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Black Bear Diner

#34 of 210 Restaurants in Napa
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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303 Soscol Ave, Napa, CA 94559-4005
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came in for lunch with another couple. I had a giant, delicious Rueben sandwich. One of the best I've ever had! My friend had a salad that was huge! Everything at the table was excellent and our server was fast & friendly. A great experience!

Thank Teresa O
Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here for lunch during a day exploring Napa. All the staff were extremely friendly. Meal portions were massive, couldn't even get through half my meal. Even the drink sizes were huge. Wouldn't hesitate to visit again.

Thank Kimothy555
Lakeport, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had to wait to be seated while the host was selling pies. They have newpaper menus so make sure u wash your hands after handling them as they can't be cleaned and tend to collect germs. Cute bear carvings decorate the lobby. My partner had a burger and fries and seemed to like it. I made the mistake of ordering... More 

Thank joannebO2578ED
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sort of like Denny's, but much better food. Great soup. Really good BLT sandwich with a mountain of french fries. Good desert too.

Thank Onthebeachgene
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Visited today as our last breakfast of the holiday . Food was good and price was ok. What stood out was the great service by Mike who smile beamed from ear to ear. Best service of the holiday. Will go back to one of these diners again. Also good service to young dinners with slings.

Thank PAC2207
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Great breakfast spot to hit before any wine tasting! Big portions, decent quality, very reasonable prices, kind service. I had the Steak & Eggs with Pancakes - sooo good I ate it all! The strip steak was not big but a bit thin but great for the price & tasty. Hubby liked his pancakes & Eggs with huge Bisquit with... More 

Thank Justsaygrace
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Good home type cooking. All of my meals have been good except for one a few years ago when I ordered Prime Rib And it was 60% fat. I vowed I wouldn't go back. I should have sent it back. It was a long time before I went back. All my meals have been good since.

Thank Roy G
Napa, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

I love the eggs Benedict, hash browns, and dish of fruit. I have this whenever I need a breakfast treat. Plenty of food here. You don"t go away hungry. Wait staff very friendly and work very hard to make sure you are satisfied.

Thank elainep036
Winter Springs, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

We stopped in for breakfast this past Sunday morning and had a delicious meal! What a treat to find this place! I had no idea that they have 75 locations! Good to know when traveling on the West Coast. I would recommend to anyone who is hungry!

Thank PattiG333
Media, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

Their shtick is huge portions and they are not kidding! We had breakfast for dinner and it was really good. The pancakes and the 7 grain pancakes were both really good. Hash browns were yummy. Everything else was good, too. We couldn't finish our meals. They have hot sauces that are really good, too. Good find and we'd recommend.

Thank Heather S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 303 Soscol Ave, Napa, CA 94559-4005
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Napa
  • Phone Number: 707-255-2345

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?