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Black Bear Diner

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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HUNGRY BEAR BREAKFAST
Our biggest portions for the hungriest bears. Served with your choice of strip-cut hash browns (380 cals.) OR country red potatoes (330 cals.) OR fresh fruit (70 cals.)
14.49
The Grizz! (1480 cals.)
2 sweet cream pancakes, 3 eggs*, 2 slices of smoked bacon, 2 sausage links & a smoked ham steak
14.49
Bigfoot Chicken Fried Steak & Eggs* (2300 cals.)
Served with 3 eggs & 2 housemade biscuits
CLASSIC 2-EGG COMBOS
Hearty portions featuring the finest meats available. All 2-egg classic combos come with 2 eggs* plus your choice of strip-cut hash browns (380 cals.) OR country red potatoes (330 cals.) OR fresh fruit (70 cals.) and housemade biscuit (460 cals.). Egg whites are available (subtract 70 cals.)
12.49
Chicken Fried Steak (750 cals.)
Tender steak, breaded and deep-fried then smothered in our country gravy
10.79
Patty Sausage (750-760 cals.)
Mild or Spicy. We make our own, in-house from a recipe passed down through generations of Italian families
11.29
Portuguese Linguica Sausage (710 cals.)
A special recipe that originated from Central California Portuguese settlers
11.49
Chicken Apple Sausage (380 cals.)
A delicious blend of smoked chicken, sweet apples & seasonings
10.49
Link Sausage (380 cals.)
3 large links of our specially seasoned pork sausage
16.49
New York Steak* (550 cals.)
10 oz Angus choice cut
11.49
Hickory Smoked Ham (600 cals.)
We use a generous, thick-cut slice for this traditional breakfast favorite
10.49
Thick-Cut Smoked Bacon (470 cals.)
Our hickory & applewood smoked bacon is some of the best you'll ever have
11.49
Corned Beef Hash (400 cals.)
Slow-roasted corned beef brisket, shredded then griddle-fried with potatoes
8.99
No Meat, Just the Eggs Please (140 cals.)
OMELETTES & SCRAMBLES
All 3-egg omelettes and 2-egg scrambles are served with your choice of strip-cut hash browns (380 cals.) OR country red potatoes (330 cals.) OR fresh fruit (70 cals.) and a housemade biscuit (460 cals.)
11.49
Southern Scramble (1160 cals.)
Split biscuit covered with 2 sausage patties, 2 scrambled eggs & country gravy
10.99
Shasta Scramble (360 cals.)
Avocado, spinach, tomato, onion, bell pepper & jack cheese
12.49
California Omelette (480 cals.)
Avocado, mushroom & jack cheese
12.49
Joe's Hobo Omelette (620 cals.)
Smoked ham, link sausage & thick-cut bacon, jack cheese, cheddar cheese, spinach & onion
12.49
Bruce's Meat Lover's Omelette (670 cals.)
Smoked ham, thick-cut bacon, link sausage & jack cheese
11.99
Denver Omelette (460 cals.)
Smoked ham, bell pepper & onion, topped with cheddar cheese
11.99
Vegetarian Omelette (400 cals.)
Mushroom, onion, tomato, bell pepper, spinach & jack cheese
PANCAKES, WAFFLES & FRENCH TOAST
Our one of a kind buttermilk and sweet cream batter makes a hearty waffle or decadent pancake. Served with syrup (190 cals.)
7.99
Add Fruit & Whipped Cream (70 cals.) 2.69
2 Cakes (990 cals.)
9.29
Add Fruit & Whipped Cream (70 cals.) 2.69
Waffle (490 cals.)
9.39
Cinnamon Roll French Toast* (1460 cals.)
3 slices of thick-cut cinnamon roll dipped in French toast batter and grilled. Topped with powdered sugar and drizzled with icing. Served with fresh fruit
8.99
Thick-Cut French Toast (580 cals.)
10.39
Bear Claw French Toast (1580 cals.)
Classic bear claw, dipped in French toast batter and grilled for a uniquely delicious experience. Topped with powdered sugar. Served with fresh fruit
10.49
Bear's Choice (630-1510 cals.)
Two eggs* (130 cals.) Plus - Choose one: pancakes (970 cals.), sweet cream waffle (470 cals.), French toast (390 cals.) OR 2 biscuits & gravy (1200 cals.). Choose one: 2 slices thick cut bacon (90 cals.), 2 sausage links (160 cals.) OR 1 smoked ham slice (180 cals.)
10.99
The Volcano (1710 cals.)
3 cakes, 2 link sausage, 2 slices of thick-cut bacon, 2 eggs* stacked
SPECIALTY BREAKFAST
11.49
The Scrambowl (1560 cals.)
A hearty all-in-one bowl of hickory smoked ham, hickory smoked bacon, link sausage, eggs*, bell pepper, onion & pickled jalapeño, scrambled over country red potatoes, then topped with cheddar cheese & country gravy. Served with a housemade biscuit
11.99
Add 2 Eggs* (140 cals.) 1.99
Avocado Toast (680 cals.)
Fresh avocado on a toasted multigrain Stirato® roll served with sliced tomato and fresh fruit
BEAR'S BENEDICTS
Served with your choice of strip-cut hash browns (380 cals.) OR country red potatoes (330 cals.) and fresh fruit (70 cals.)
12.49
California Bacon (850 cals.)
Split English muffin, thick-cut hickory smoked bacon, avocado, spinach, grilled tomato slices & 2 poached eggs* covered in Hollandaise sauce
11.99
Classic (700 cals.)
Split English muffin, sliced hickory smoked ham & 2 poached eggs* covered in Hollandaise sauce
SOUTH OF THE CAVE
Served with fresh fruit and your choice of strip-cut hash browns (380 cals.) OR country red potatoes (330 cals.)
10.99
Chorizo Breakfast Tacos (1200 cals.)
Scrambled eggs mixed with chorizo sausage, red & green bell peppers, onion & cheddar cheese on warm corn tortillas topped with avocado & cilantro. Served with housemade salsa
10.99
Breakfast Burrito (1060 cals.)
Chorizo sausage, refried beans, scrambled eggs, cheddar cheese, onion, pickled jalapeño & cilantro wrapped in a warm flour tortilla. Served with housemade salsa
11.99
Huevos Rancheros (1200 cals.)
Crispy corn tortillas topped with chorizo, refried beans, two sunny side up eggs*, chile verde sauce, avocado, cherry tomatoes, jack cheese, topped with sour cream & cilantro
FIT & FOCUSED
10.99
Fit & Focused - Veggie Hash (510 cals.)
2-eggs* any style with a hash of sautéed red bell pepper, mushroom, zucchini, yellow squash & diced red potato. Served with cherry tomato, avocado and 1 dry piece of wheat toast
10.99
Fit & Focused - Chicken Apple Sausage Scramble (500 cals.)
Made with egg whites, jack cheese, spinach, sautéed mushroom & avocado. Served with 1 dry piece of wheat toast & fresh fruit
LITTLE LESS
Smaller portions of our same great comfort food. Perfect for seniors or those with a lighter appetite. **The following Little Less selections are served with strip-cut hash browns (380 cals.) and housemade biscuit (460 cals.)
9.49
The Mini Volcano (1030 cals.)
All stacked high! 2 cakes, 1 link sausage, 1 slice of thick-cut hickory & applewood smoked bacon, 1 egg*
8.49
1 Biscuit & Country Gravy with 2 Slices of Thick-Cut Hickory Smoked Bacon
OR 2 sausage links. (680 cals./760 cals.)
8.99
Ham & Cheese Omelette** (270 cals.)
Made with 2 eggs
8.99
1 Egg* & 2 Slices of Thick-Cut Hickory Smoked Bacon** (170-240 cals.)
OR 2 sausage links OR 1 hickory smoked ham steak
BREAKFAST EXTRAS
5.99
Classic Bear Claw (1110 cals.)
with almond filling
4.49
Country Red Potatoes (330 cals.)
4.49
Loaded Add (200 cals.) 1
Strip-Cut Hash Browns (380 cals.)
Loaded: Add cheddar cheese & diced bacon to any potato
5.49
2 Biscuits & Gravy (1290 cals.)
6.49
McCann's Steel Cut Irish Oatmeal (740 cals.)
Served with cinnamon, Craisins®, nut medley, 2% milk
5.69
Fruit Bowl (230 cals.)
4.69
Or 1 Ham Slice (220 cals.) 4.99
Specialty Meat
4 slices of & smoked bacon (170 cals.) OR 2 mild (610 cals.) OR 2 spicy (620 cals.) sausage patties OR 3 sausage links (240 cals.)
2.69
Toast or English Muffin (360/460 cals.)
spread with European butter blend
About
The residents of Davis certainly love their home-cooked meals… and that’s exactly where Black Bear Diner comes in. We make sure that every meal delivered to your table is the very best that it can be, and that you always receive the most exemplary service around. We invite you to bring your family and friends to our lovely diner. You’ll be glad you did.
PRICE RANGE
$5 - $20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Diner
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Maybe we ate the wrong things. However, after seeing billboards as we travel out of Sacremento airport, we decided to stop since we got on the road about 5 to head home.. Firt the dinners appeared to be way more food and calories than we...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Pat B
Reviewed March 23, 2019 via mobile

Had a great experience this AM here in Davis. Our waitress was amazing, she was so helpful and perceptive to what we needed, a rare find indeed. The Black Bear chain can be a different experience at each one, what makes this one different is...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank art4purpose
Reviewed March 23, 2019 via mobile

While traveling from Reno to berkely needed A breakfast spot. This place had the look and location. Their coffee was great but could not make their featured special properly. The “well done corned beef hash” was almost raw as was the home fries. There is...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Allansha
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Standard American food, much beef, much bacon, lots of calories and not much nutrition. Huge portions that cannot be eaten in one sitting by a healthy person of average height and weight, better to order one entree and to split it between 2 people. Very...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bander_Bob
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Went for breakfast with my wife. I had the chicken fried steak with eggs that was a generous serving, with tasty fried potatoes. The fluffy biscuit was terrific. My wife had the scrambled eggs with hash browns and enjoyed it along with the biscuit. Service...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Stanley N
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

I don't think a Guy will be visiting this diner chain. The food is average and for the locals a definite value. I had dinner and got a salad, veggies potatoes and salmon for a great price. The taste was bland and had to add...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Chacha562013
Reviewed September 27, 2018

We were tired from traveling and chose this restaurant because it was near our hotel. There are many choices - it's basically diner menu items - lots of choices, with choices for smaller portions too - which I thought was a good idea. I had...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank E656MBlisad
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Breakfast with family and daughter’s roommate. Sunday morning but didn’t have to wait long. Good food especially the bacon! Staff very friendly a good diner!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank PAmarkie
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We arrived at the diner and were greeted promptly, and seated straight away. The wait staff were friendly and helpful. The decor is country sheik, with bears everywhere of course. The food wait was around 15 min. The portions are large. Everything was prepared as...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Koda1Raven2
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Consistently good food and generous portions at this casual family restaurant. The breakfasts and the burgers are our favorites.

Date of visit: April 2018
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