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“Great Food, service, atmosphere”
Review of Black Bear Diner

Black Bear Diner
Ranked #40 of 306 Restaurants in Monterey
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Reviewed August 17, 2012

Our kids love breakfast food, so we take them to the Black Bear Diner in Monterrey or Gilroy when we're visiting or passing through. The food is great--large portions, but not crazy, with lots of wholesome all-American comfort foods that make you feel at home. The wait staff has been unfailingly friendly, courteous, and good with our kids. Service is generally fast and the prices are good. we love this place

1  Thank Dan H
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Reviewed August 10, 2012

Love the Black Bear's. This was the second one we found on our trip to OR and CA. Good food at a good price! We will definately look for others when we travel!!!

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1  Thank luv2travl23
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Reviewed August 10, 2012

Decided not to eat breakfast at the hotel but to search for somewhere local. Stumbled across the Black Bear diner which had a number of motor bikes outside, so thought this was probably a good place to try. Food was excellent and there was a huge choice of dishes available. The decorations inside were interesting and the service good. We would probably have gone back there if we had been around for another breakfast.

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1  Thank Lorraine G
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Reviewed August 8, 2012

The food here was excellent. You can choose between breakfast and lunch/dinner all day. The actually restaurant isn't super fancy by any means but the food was fantastic. I had the turkey with gravy and it was to die for. Would definetely make a trip back.

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1  Thank Jennifer M
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Reviewed August 1, 2012

Decided to eat here based on other reviews. Wish we had gone elsewhere. A 40 minute wait for breakfast when there were only 4 other people there. Then when it arrived my husband's omelet was mushy and lukewarm and my eggs and potatoes had obviously been sitting out for a while. The potatoes also didn't taste fresh - maybe reheated from yesterday. Silverware was dirty. Restaurant itself was freezing. When we left, the outside temperature was warmer than it had been inside. All in all, not the best. Would skip it if I were you and try somewhere else.

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