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Black Bear Diner

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American, Diner
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951 Merchant St, Vacaville, CA 95688-5315
707-448-1500
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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: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch

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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great diner food and so much of it

The plates were huge. Breakfast at night for me. Wish I had left room for the pie that was in the case in front. Looked yummy.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
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College Station TX
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The plates were huge. Breakfast at night for me. Wish I had left room for the pie that was in the case in front. Looked yummy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Best diner in town! Great admosfere, friendly people and good prices, prime rib dinner Was exelent !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Vacaville, California
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Great breakfasts, great value, great service. Doesn't get much better than that for a breakfast place. Sometimes there's a wait, since it's so popular.

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Vacaville, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

If you like eating at grandma's this is the place for you. Big portions, great prices, great service

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Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Was out looking for a place for dinner we were hungry and were thinking of a buffet, but someone said that the black bear had large potions, and great food. this was a family sit down dinner so we went with it. Everyone ordered something different and everyone enjoyed their meal and no one finished their meal. I came close... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We met family at the Black Bear Diner in Vacaville, CA recently. There were six of us and needed a space to sit and talk and have lunch. This place fit the bill. It's home cooking and the portions are very large and the food was tasty. I had the grilled chicken sandwich with bacon, avocado and tomato and asked... More 

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Wetumpka, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We met my husband's brother and his wife at the Black Bear in Gridley, CA for lunch. We ordered breakfast and was not disappointed. The meals are extremely large portions served on a huge platter and were very delicious. Service was excellent and prices very reasonable. Biscuits were huge, fluffy and very good to eat! Others had club sandwiches, homemade... More 

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kittypf
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Good food and great prices. Staff is great. Ate here for breakfast and lunch while on vacation.Big portions. You have to try the pies!!!

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Fairfield, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I had breakfast at Black Bear Diner in Vacaville and was pleased. The food was good and the portions were generous. The cost is average. The customer service was average. The restaurant was clean and inviting, Yes, I would go back for another breakfast!

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Black Bear is a definite family diner. Lots of space, decent menu with healthy options and portions. We ate at different Black Bears because they are a chain in Western CA. All of them had consistently satisfying food. The service is friendly and efficient.

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Additional Information about Black Bear Diner

Address: 951 Merchant St, Vacaville, CA 95688-5315
Phone Number: 707-448-1500
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Vacaville
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, Diner

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 951 Merchant St, Vacaville, CA 95688-5315
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Vacaville
  • Phone Number: 707-448-1500

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Diner
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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