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Black Bear Diner

#52 of 802 Restaurants in Reno
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2323 S Virginia St, Reno, NV 89502-3410
775-827-5570
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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, Breakfast, Dinner

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Visitor rating
  • 58
    Excellent
  • 54
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Home town Diner

Black Bear Diner in Reno NV is a cozy restaurant with a home style menu. I ordered their taco salad and it was not just big, it was huge. It could have fed 3 people. The other 5 people in our group liked their meal so much we went back the next night. Good food. Great desserts.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
MtnGram
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Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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Ione
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We've eaten here several times for breakfast, lunch & dinner. The serving sizes are enormous and the food is tasty and delicious. The service is always friendly and accommodating. It would be hard to beat the value at Black Bear.

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Trenton
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

If you're staying at the Peppermill just go up Virginia street for a great breakfast at a very reasonable price. Highly recommend it.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

Black Bear Diner in Reno NV is a cozy restaurant with a home style menu. I ordered their taco salad and it was not just big, it was huge. It could have fed 3 people. The other 5 people in our group liked their meal so much we went back the next night. Good food. Great desserts.

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Ukiah, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We went with a friend who had never been to a black bear. So glad we went! Food was so good. Best patty melt.the service was great. The decor made the experience.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Hostess said restaurant closed at 9 when it is posted opened until 10. Not sure what the reason was, but I won't be back.

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Newnan, Georgia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

While on vacation because of favorable reviews we had dinner & it was very good with good service. We went back for desert 2 days later & told them we were so stuffed earlier that dessert was not possible. We ordered with 2 coffees. The wait person asked us to poke into the cobbler because she thought there might be... More 

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Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

One of the best chicken fried steaks I've ever had. Huge breakfast. Good service. Had breakfast here 4 times during our stay at Peppermill-(We walked) Great home style cooking.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Bacon is thick cut, biscuits melt in your mouth and breakfast is always amazingly good. Have never done dinner at a Black Bear, but sure can attest to lunch and breakfast. Great friendly service too.

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Newcastle, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Limited menu but what is offered is fresh, tasty, well presented and HUGE servings. Soft drink refills. Diner is very clean. Toy bears & witty signs are a welcoming touch

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Virginia City, Nevada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I've eaten at 10 of these restaurants. But, Reno and Sparks have the best service and staff. The food is always good the Black Bear and I have never been disappointed at any that I have eaten at. But here Reno the food is just a step up from the others. WHile your here, if you want a great breakfast... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2323 S Virginia St, Reno, NV 89502-3410
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Reno
  • Phone Number: 775-827-5570

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?