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Black Bear Diner

#46 of 739 Restaurants in Reno
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2323 S Virginia St, Reno, NV 89502-3410
775-827-5570
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner

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  • 61
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  • 58
    Very good
  • 12
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  • 0
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  • 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
Papa Bear sized breakfast

I’ve visited several Black Bear Diners in California and Nevada and they are always consistent hearty meals. As so many reviewers have commented, you will not go home hungry! But it’s nice to know you can order from their “little less” menu, if you are not in the mood for gut busting plate of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
Steve P
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Citrus Heights, California
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  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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Reno, Nevada, USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Great service, and the food was pretty good. Atmosphere was enjoyable as well. A good economical choice and much better than Denny's.

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Citrus Heights, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I’ve visited several Black Bear Diners in California and Nevada and they are always consistent hearty meals. As so many reviewers have commented, you will not go home hungry! But it’s nice to know you can order from their “little less” menu, if you are not in the mood for gut busting plate of food. If you are a fan... More 

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Orange, California
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69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Was here for lunch, and had an amazing taco salad. Came with a choice of pulled pork instead of beef... wonderful. My favorite coffee shop in this part of the country. Don't miss it.

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Black Bears are our must stop. We enjoy this type of food and the service is always attentive. We haven't had a bad meal there yet.

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

While we were in Reno for a week, we dined at the "Black Bear" three times. The portions are huge, so be ready to leave food on your plate or be prepared to take a 'bear bag' of it home with you. I love restaurants that offer breakfast at any hour and "BB" does. I cannot bear the thought of... More 

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Abbotsford, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Black Bear diners are located all over the mid-west states. We have eaten there in numerous locations and have always been happy with the food and service. It is ''diner food'', with generous portions, well cooked, and served by friendly staff. This location did not disappoint.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Katie, the waitress went above and beyond in helping me change my order around to fit with in my guide lines of my diet. Super gal. Food was great and even big so I had left overs for the next day. Been here twice and I live out of state and great both times.

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Tucson
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Large breakfast bring your appetite... Once again an ample meal at the black bear and we will look forward to returning the next time we r in town...

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Ione
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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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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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Additional Information about Black Bear Diner

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