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“Very good food for the price”
Review of Black Bear Diner

Black Bear Diner
Ranked #15 of 521 Restaurants in Modesto
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
Description: Breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, and bears — the five greatest things in the universe! That’s exactly why Black Bear Diner has developed such an eclectic collection of tasty dishes and a beautiful woodsy decor in each of our restaurants. If you’re in search of your next meal, look no further! Our Modesto location has exactly what you need for a wonderful meal.
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Description: Breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, and bears — the five greatest things in the universe! That’s exactly why Black Bear Diner has developed such an eclectic collection of tasty dishes and a beautiful woodsy decor in each of our restaurants. If you’re in search of your next meal, look no further! Our Modesto location has exactly what you need for a wonderful meal.
Reviewed July 19, 2014

First time at a Black Bear and we came here for a late lunch so there wasn't any wait. I ordered the Chicago Burger and it was very tasty along with the garlic fries. Price is about right and portion size was good.

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Reviewed June 17, 2014

Upon entering you are greeted by a friendly person (not the fake greetings you get at most places). Unless extremely busy you are seated right away. The decor is visually appealing and the menu comes in the form of a newspaper. Our waitress came to the table quickly. We got our drinks and viewed the menu. While looking around I saw a guy dump a large bag of oranges into this machine, the OJ is litterally made fresh every time. I viewed the menu again noticing most everything on the menu is made with Sweet Cream. It gives the pancakes and waffles an outstanding, wonderful flavor. Nothing compares to this flavor, the taste of their waffles and pancakes and biscuits are out of this world wonderful.
The breakfast menu: Ham , biscuits, pancakes, waffles, gravey&biscuits, eggs, fresh fruit sides are visually appealing and the portions are more than enough. You will take some home. The pies look like pot pies and come with ice cream, again, enough to take home for later. The Sweet Cream plays a big roll in the taste of their items, Just a satifying, all around, good desserts.
The wait staff is top notch. The hours are open early and stay open until late. There is plenty of parking and easy to get into and out of the parking lot.
I loved the outdoorsy, rustic, backwoods decor.
The ability to buy t-shirts and mugs to take home are fun.
The ONLY thing in the negative was the obese cook that came out of the kitchen, he was having a hard time breathing due his size and heat of the kitchen, and stood around the customers that were eating. That situstion was handled immediately and in a professional manor and did not draw the attention of the customers.
I would give this facility 5 ***** stars, family friendly, affordable, and not overly filled with noise.
I highly recommend this restaurant in Modesto California.

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Reviewed May 20, 2014

Service excellent very friendly, food okay to good in a pinch I dont frequest for a good reference point

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Reviewed April 27, 2014

The food here was very good and very large portions.
The service was great.
I would be happy to come back.

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Reviewed April 22, 2014

We had wonderful service. The food was very good and very large portions. Thank you..we will return.

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