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“Very Good! Wish we had one in San Diego.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Black Bear Diner

Black Bear Diner
1161 E Tulare Ave, Tulare, CA 93274-4561
559-684-9152
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Ranked #2 of 92 Restaurants in Tulare
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
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“Very Good! Wish we had one in San Diego.”
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 key for 10% off. We only wish there was a location close to home in San Diego area. Will make a point to stop here anytime we are in the Tulare area!

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Tulare, California
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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“Good home like cooked food”
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.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Tulare, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“The best breakfast in town!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 via mobile

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)

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Tulare, Ca
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40 reviews
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“Great home style food!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

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!

  • Visited November 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Black Bear Diner”
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.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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