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“Very Good! Wish we had one in San Diego.” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Black Bear Diner

Black Bear Diner
Ranked #3 of 103 Restaurants in Tulare
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Diner
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Very Good! Wish we had one in San Diego.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2014

We read up on this before heading to Tulare and were not disappointed. I had the bear paw (lite) chicken fried steak (lite...hah!) My husband had the full order. The food filled the huge plates that were more like platters. Everything was great including the friendly staff. Hint...if you are staying at the Best Western in town, show your room key for 10% off. We only wish there was a location close to home in San Diego area. Will make a point to stop here anytime we are in the Tulare area!

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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English first
Tulare, California
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Good home like cooked food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2014

This restaurant is good food & plenty of it. Good price for amount of food you get. Staff is very nice.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Tulare, California
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“The best breakfast in town!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2014 via mobile

Black Bear Diner has a great variety of hearty and light meals for breakfast. You can hardly finish your plate and the food is delicious. Their lunch and dinner menus are good. Their bacon cheeseburgers are excellent and so are their pies. More of a down home cooking dinner menu (meatloaf, turkey, etc)

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Kim S
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Tulare, Ca
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Great home style food!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2014

Black Bear serves delicious food and large servings. Tri tip dinner is always a good choice. Pancakes are the best! If service could only be more consistent!

  • Visited November 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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California
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Black Bear Diner”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2014

The Tulare Black Bear Diner is one of the greatest restaurants in Tulare. The food is always good and ample. The service has always been courteous and fast. Great dining choice.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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