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Black Bear Diner

#25 of 703 Restaurants in Reno
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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2323 S Virginia St, Reno, NV 89502-3410
+1 775-827-5570
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Toronto, Canada
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33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

We ate here with friends & enjoyed the atmosphere, & the food. Servers were very informative & we shared an order because of the size of the orders. Lots of choice. Hhighly recommended. Not too expensive. would return.

Thank samjones15429
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

We were very pleased!! Picked from trip advisor. More food than we could eat and was delicious. We are traveling from North Carolina and hate these are only out west.

Thank Alice W
Secaucus, New Jersey
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

Best Breakfast Anytime and Much More ID#: 424242937 Black Bear Diner is a friendly place with quirky newspaper style menus. The food portions are generous, fresh, and delicious. I had a huge fluffy omelette with mushrooms, peppers, onions, and cheese - - my favorite. The menu has options - I choose the red potatoes or you could have hash browns.... More 

Thank sfallon
Spring Lake Heights, New Jersey
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242 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

We both wanted to give this place five stars- it has the potential for that kind of rating. The atmosphere is comfortable and whimsical. The menu is large but not too large- and printed as a newspaper from years ago- a nice touch. The prices are reasonable. The portions are advertised as huge, and there's nothing false about it. I... More 

Thank TeamPidge
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

If you are in for a big family meal, this is a great place to eat. We usually go for breakfast but has all types of meals.

Thank Ron W
Highland Beach, Florida
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129 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

i have eating here many times and found the food to be tasty and pretty well prepared. The offer a great range of foods and all are giant portions. Add reasonable prices and great service and you have a nice place for a meal.

Thank luckyus1949
Reno NV
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146 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

You can always count on the Black Bear Diner to give you great food and service and huge portions at reasonable prices. My 2-egg breakfast combo came with a giant biscuit, a huge portion of hash browns, two scrambled eggs and two excellent spicy house-made sausage patties. (Also available in mild.) The service was prompt, and our server returned numerous... More 

Thank Dave_in_Reno
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

This seems to be a Reno staple and I can see why. The service is nice, the portions are a bit too big but the food is great. I particularly liked the biscuits and the poached eggs. And the coffee keeps coming.

Thank george251ny
Centerville, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

This is the first time we have seen a Black Bear Diner and we visited twice in one week. The portions are large, the food is good and the prices are reasonable. Wish we had one in Pa.

Thank lafs22
Las Vegas, Nevada
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75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

Ran in here to grab a homestyle meal on the way to the airport and I was pleasantly surprised. The staff are young & friendly and they offer a large variety of homey meals and the food tastes good. I'm a foodie but sometimes you just want some chicken potpie or a tuna melt - this is a good place... More 

Thank nancyloveswine

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, 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: 2323 S Virginia St, Reno, NV 89502-3410
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Reno
  • Phone Number: +1 775-827-5570

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