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Black Bear Diner

#30 of 213 Restaurants in Napa
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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303 Soscol Ave, Napa, CA 94559-4005
+1 707-255-2345
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Lake Forest, California
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate at the Black Bear Diner two times during our recent stay in Napa. My dad, who lives in Napa, recommended it as a very good place to eat while not spending a bunch of money. The diner sports yummy home-town breakfast, lunch and dinner fares and all are reasonbly priced. The staff are friendly, upbeat and are customer... More 

Thank Tony D
Winnie, Texas
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290 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten at this Black Bear Diner 3 different times while visiting Napa valley and it never disappoints!! Wonderful service and excellent food!! The pancakes are absolutely wonderful - the sweet cream makes so good!!! Huge amounts of food - you won't leave hungry!! We have also dined at a Black Bear Diner in San Jose twice - Wish... More 

Thank Bretmcbunch
Warner Robins, Georgia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised to find diner open on Christmas Day. Great coffee and very large portions of yummy breakfast fare. I had whole grain pancakes that were cooked perfectly Crunchy at edges and soft in middle Eggs and bacon cooked to your liking We've eaten breakfast here twice and sure will go there again before week's over

Thank JMFGA2000
Kapaa, Hawaii
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First, we were surprised to find Black Bear was open. As usual, the staff were upbeat, welcoming, attentive and friendly. The tradition black bear large portions and quality did not disappoint.

Thank tom_roberts09
Reno, Nevada
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36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Black Bear Dinner to eat after a funeral every one enjoyed what thay had, I had the fajita steak special it was fantastic thay should do this more often the waitress Rachael is a fantastic waitress and a asset to the restaurant I recommend that you go there if you get the chance.

Thank 675dalem
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

This is like the best place ever. Food is awesome, stuff is friendly, coffee is great. we had breakfast there twice, both tasty and biiiiig 😊

Thank Jagoda R
Gainesville, Florida
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

This restaurant in Napa is a real gem. It provided a nice late dinner after sightseeing. I had fish and chips and the batter was like the pub in London--light, crispy and no grease at all! Same with the French fries--the have mastered the art of frying at the right temperature and time interval. We returned for breakfast twice. Plates... More 

Thank Nancy N
Syosset, New York
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

When we decided to try the Black Bear Diner for breakfast my buddy and I had no idea it is a chain. We're from Long Island, New York. What did we know about Black Bear Diners? Zip, until our recent trip to Napa's wine country. Napa is loaded with superb gourmet eateries. Everywhere you look up and down the valley... More 

Thank dcaraz
Fort Lauderdale, FL
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166 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

This is a great place for a good old fashioned yummy American breakfast away from the pretense that can surround Napa. It's a typical diner, with good home cooking, friendly service and large portions.

Thank KingTheWanderlust
Oakville, Canada
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

Black Bear Diner has some good food choices but the portions are extremely large. We ordered the portion size for smaller appetites and couldn't come close to finishing them. We were told that the regular size portion offers all items at double the size. Our server was friendly and efficient. Prices were reasonable. We would go there again!

Thank Marilyn L

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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
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, 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: +1 707-255-2345

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