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Black Bear Diner

395 Leavesley Rd, Gilroy, CA 95020-3606
+1 408-842-9901
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“pies” (6 reviews)
“pot roast” (4 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Diner, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
395 Leavesley Rd, Gilroy, CA 95020-3606
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped in while traveling. We had the chicken pot pie which my son enjoyed and I had the prime rib. My prime rib was a little lacking but still hit the spot. Pretty much the same quality as the other places. Our waiter was very...More

Thank toohuge
Reviewed 4 days ago

The chicken fry was so peppery that you count not eat it. The potpes and gravy where ice cold. The veggie were just nasty.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This family restaurant is well managed and the service was good. A good stop for a family dinner on the road. I had the chicken pot pie and it was very good. My wife had the turkey dinner. Her meal fit the bill for hot...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided for this restaurant because was very convenient as it was in front of hotel. The price is quite good, food is average. Our steak was asked to be cooked medium and came almost done, vegetables tasteless cooked. At the end, after reading other...More

Thank DS-BR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Never had a bad meal here, and the portion size is large. Normally go here for a great breakfast, but the "hamberger salad" for dinner was amazing.

Thank Chester F
Reviewed December 4, 2017 via mobile

We have previously visited other restaurant locations and have left with good and not so good experiences. We came weary of what to order but were very surprised at this location. Ordered BLT sandwich which was AMAZING and nowhere near as good at out local...More

Thank Tanya M
Reviewed November 25, 2017

Wanted to try something different for Thanksgiving- so I decided to try Black Bear Diner. Seems like a fair number of people had the same idea - Thanksgiving @ Black Bear. Location was busy, but I happened to arrive at a good time & was...More

Thank cmasc
Reviewed November 18, 2017

Was next to my hotel, so decided to try it out. Quite disappointed. Staff was great, food was mediocre. Huge menu and you can order from the whole thing, breakfast, lunch and dinner. We chose simply toasted cheese sandwiches with a slice of tomato. I...More

Thank inthewind65
Reviewed October 20, 2017

We got the senior meal. Smaller portion but adequate and enjoyable. Nice setting, Great server. Great location and accessability.

Thank Donald H
Reviewed October 8, 2017

The Black Bear Diner chain of restaurants has exploded throughout the Western US in recent years - due to the great numbers of people who like the generous portions of good food and the cozy atmosphere with lots of carved wooden bears to greet guests....More

Thank sincityterry
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April 27, 2016|
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Response from Eric M | Reviewed this property |
On the dinner menu, Fried Chicken. Have not had but everything I have had has been good. Large portions too!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 395 Leavesley Rd, Gilroy, CA 95020-3606
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Gilroy
  • Phone Number: +1 408-842-9901
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