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Black Bear Diner

2700 El Centro Rd, Sacramento, CA 95833
+1 916-641-2327
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pot roast” (5 reviews)
“pancakes” (10 reviews)
“baked potato” (4 reviews)
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American, Diner
$$ - $$$
2700 El Centro Rd, Sacramento, CA 95833
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Reviewed November 15, 2016

We had to meet for a family function and this was the half way spot. It was our first time to this Black Bear Diner location and was not disappointed. It was after Church so it was busy but we were seated with in 15...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed October 20, 2016

Great food! The decor is very cute..Very clean and friendly staff. We had dinner in the Resturant and had our desert to go. The Resturant was busy with a steady flow of customers. The location to our hotel could not be better.. Nicole our server...More

Thank AcaSusie
Reviewed October 13, 2016

Leaving Sacramento was impossible without visiting with our old friends of forty some-odd years. And, the best place to see them was at the Black Bear. My favorite breakfast place in the world. That's right Buck-O, the world. As a matter of fact, there is...More

Thank Bryan B
Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Still my favorite breakfast spot! Their orange juice is always on point, their 9 grain honey and pat pancakes are heaven, and they always cook my eggs (over medium) exactly how I want them. Service is great, atmosphere is perfect for families, and their menus...More

Thank RachelleFlowers0913
Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

I had a layover and ventured over here. I wasn't disappointed. Service was very good. The prime rib was cooked perfect to how i like Rare. Be back again!

Thank Gary H
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

This by far was the best breakfast restaurant I have been to. The restaurant was very clean and maintained. The staff was friendly and attentive. The food was fabulous and fresh. I have been to other Black Bear Diners and this one exceeded my expectations....More

Thank April W
Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Wow. I sat at the conference buyer and watched the staff work together while waiting on my meal. Very friendly and attentive. Staff suggestion was the Tri-tip dinner and it was fantastic. Several different staff members made a point to engage me in conversation. One...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed September 13, 2016

This is a great place to eat when you're hungry! ig plates of food and tasty stuff!! We especially like the breakfasts--. parking can be tough since the lot is shared with motels, but it's worth the effort. Good service, great personnel. Good value for...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

I hadn't been to Black Bear Diner before until a few years ago. I'd see them in my travels and on commercials. I finally went and indulged in the multi grain pancakes. They were light, fluffy and not like other multi grain products that you...More

Thank Cassandra F
Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for dinner instead of the truck stop. Amazing food quality! Lots of food! Small price!!!! Service was great everyone very exceptional in doing what needed to be done! Hope they venture to the east coast soon!

Thank justmediana3872
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Joyce T
May 25, 2017|
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Response from Debbie K | Reviewed this property |
This is located at West El Camino & El Centro, right off Hwy 80 W/B. It's probably less than 15 minutes from Sac Int. Airport. You would need to go 80 E/B & go I-5 north to get to the airport from the Diner. Hope this... More
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
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: 2700 El Centro Rd, Sacramento, CA 95833
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +1 916-641-2327
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