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Black Bear Diner

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$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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1161 E Tulare Ave, Tulare, CA 93274-4561
+1 559-684-9152
Today
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Visalia, California
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374 reviews
291 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is still our favorite Black Bear. The service is great and so is the food. I had the shrimp and steak dinner and my wife had the turkey dinner.

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Thank Carnutz
Los Angeles, California
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is clean and the staff is nice and on it! The food is good and the prices are reasonable. The kids menu is a bargain. The drink is included in the meal as well as main entree, side and dessert. Can't complain about anything. Will stop again at this Black Bear Diner or any other with good reviews.

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Thank Maribel L
Portland, Oregon
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food at decent prices. Service was good, staff was friendly. Good location, clean, ample parking. What else can I say, liked it!

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Thank Manuel F
El Cajon, California
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63 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

Even though we read previous bad reviews of this place we overlooked them and wanted to try for ourselves since the latest reviews sounded good. From the outside it looked like a hometown restaurant with a nice mural on the outside. After being seated I put my purse and cell phone on the chair next to me. When I picked... More 

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Thank mynahbird1
Gliwice, Poland
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123 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

Typical restaurant to be honest, but with nice and fast service. Excellent food and reasonable pricing. I got there very good ribs and I recommend it to You.

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Thank kolczan
Phoenix, Arizona
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

The food was so good, what can I say. We had the corn beef hash with eggs and Reuben sandwich plus coffee. Delicious and enough to take and enjoy for lunch the next day. Coffee was excellent too. Upon learning from my husband that it was my birthday, the manager and staff brought me a desert with one candle and... More 

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Thank Vicki F
Great Falls, Montana
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

Very good food and nice staff. we were a large group and thy took very good care of us all. Prices were very reasonable.

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Thank Norman M
Gustine, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

Always packed but the portions are huge so it's worth it! Make sure to buy a pie you won't regret it!!

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Gilbert, Arizona
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79 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Black Bear Diner claims it has home-style cooking,,,and they pretty well nail it! Fresh cooked vegetables, corn bread that is delicious, pot roast so tender, you can cut it with a fork! Pretty close to a "5" rating!

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Thank sarge1234
Sacramento, California
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Always love the food at Black Bear Diner. If home made food is what you like...one can't go wrong with the food here!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1161 E Tulare Ave, Tulare, CA 93274-4561
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Tulare
  • Phone Number: +1 559-684-9152

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?