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Black Bear Diner

1161 E Tulare Ave, Tulare, CA 93274-4561
559-684-9152
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Ranked #2 of 90 Restaurants in Tulare
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Visalia, California
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My wife and I went this morning for breakfast after a medical appointment that I had. The ham steak and eggs is a good choice, but they have many breakfast items to choose from. The service was very good also.

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Los Angeles, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We ate breakfast here and were not disappointed. The applewood smoked bacon was thick and delicious. The biscuits were fluffy, the gravy flavorful. The sweet cream pancakes were delicious. I only wish this chain was close to home so we could go more often!

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

It was nothing really memorable. I actually prefer dennys myself. The inside has a nice charm to it but besides that the food isn't much better than another breakfast place.

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norwalk ca
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

we have eaten at other ones in the chain and have been happy so we keep our eyes open for if there is one nearby

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Sacramento, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

they are within walking distance from the motel. the usual reliable menu I enjoyed in Northern c California. The food was well prepared and service was friendly.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We read up on this before heading to Tulare and were not disappointed. I had the bear paw (lite) chicken fried steak (lite...hah!) My husband had the full order. The food filled the huge plates that were more like platters. Everything was great including the friendly staff. Hint...if you are staying at the Best Western in town, show your room... More 

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Tulare, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

This restaurant is good food & plenty of it. Good price for amount of food you get. Staff is very nice.

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Tulare, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Black Bear Diner has a great variety of hearty and light meals for breakfast. You can hardly finish your plate and the food is delicious. Their lunch and dinner menus are good. Their bacon cheeseburgers are excellent and so are their pies. More of a down home cooking dinner menu (meatloaf, turkey, etc)

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Tulare, Ca
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 via mobile

Black Bear serves delicious food and large servings. Tri tip dinner is always a good choice. Pancakes are the best! If service could only be more consistent!

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California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The Tulare Black Bear Diner is one of the greatest restaurants in Tulare. The food is always good and ample. The service has always been courteous and fast. Great dining choice.

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Additional Information about Black Bear Diner

Address: 1161 E Tulare Ave, Tulare, CA 93274-4561
Phone Number: 559-684-9152
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Tulare
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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