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Black Bear Diner

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1161 E Tulare Ave, Tulare, CA 93274-4561
559-684-9152
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6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Local cuisine
Breakfast/Brunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night

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  • 45
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Very good place to large groups not a problem

Good food and with 14 of us they did not get the orders mixed up, we will be back next year.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2012
WanderingFarmer
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Payson, Utah
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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111 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Payson, Utah
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2012

Good food and with 14 of us they did not get the orders mixed up, we will be back next year.

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Salem, Oregon
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

My wife and I had dinner while traveling. Both of us got food poisening, We ate different meals but both had dessert to go out of the case and we think this is where the issue happened. My wife went to urgent care today and food poisening was diagnosed. I called Black Bear and all I got was how well... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2011

I had dinner at this restaurant before game time and I have to say the hostess sat us down fast, the service was great and we received our meal in a timely manner. Our server, albeit on the young side, served us like she was a seasoned server. Our salads were chilled and not skimpy, our main dish arrived in... More 

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Los Angeles
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2011

I had called in advance to see if I needed reservations on Saturday night and how late they were open. I was happy to hear no reservations were needed and they were open until 11:00 as I was driving from Southern California and had no idea when I would get there. I know I would like the place when I... More 

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Glendora, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2011 via mobile

Good food, great place to take your family. Atmosphere is nice with excellent wait staff. A must stop if ur in the Tulare area.

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Los Angeles County
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67 reviews 67 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2011 via mobile

Good food good service good value. Definitely a must stop in Tulare Ca.

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Desert Hot Springs, CA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2011

The food was great and the service was excellant. The price reasonable. I always make a point of going to this restaurnat when I'm in the area.

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Fort Worth, Texas
Top Contributor
139 reviews 139 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2011

Black Bear has been a family favorite for several years now. There are several in the San Joaquin Valley but we most frequently go to the one in Tulare. We went again last week and were seated promptly. Service was excellent. A family member mistakenly asked the hostess who seated us (instead of the waitress) for two of their giant... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2011

Visited the diner at the suggestion of friends. The service was a bit slow. The meal was very average. The deserts were the shining star of the establishment.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2011 via mobile

It's a good place to eat big portions good homecooking

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1161 E Tulare Ave, Tulare, CA 93274-4561
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Tulare
  • Phone Number: 559-684-9152

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?