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“WOW”

Willows Black Bear Diner
Ranked #1 of 20 Restaurants in Willows
Cuisines: American, Diner
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Good for: Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Madera, California, United States
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“WOW”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2012

This is one of the best Black Bear diners I have been to. The service is fantastic and the food is excellent. Waitresses are friendly and quick to respond to any requests. I would definitely recommend

Visited June 2012
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English first
Chandler, Arizona
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77 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Pretty good for chain restaurant”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2012

Atmosphere was nice. Fish tacos and special black & blue steak were quite good. Waiter was very friendly. They have small fresh pies about 1/2 normal size, which is nice for travelers.

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Thank DDLVKL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Served raw battered chicken strips to my child”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2012

When my 8 year old child said he didn't want to eat the chicken strips because they didn't taste so good, I picked up the piece he had been eating, and was horrified to see that the chicken portion was fleshy pink. I couldn't believe it. His father's hamber was raw in the middle as well. We live local and will NEVER eat or recommend this place. The service was t great either. It was the most horrifying food experience for me. What a great beginning to a holiday weekend (sarcasm). They deserve a negative score.

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Helendale, California, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“YUM”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2012

we stayed at the Baymont and we got a coupon from the hotel and we went to eat at the Black Bear Diner and the service was great. The food was fantastic and portion sizes were great! would recommend to anyone!

Visited March 2012
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San Francisco, California, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Impressive sounding menu, average food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2012

We had a long wait before our order was taken and another long wait before we were served. During our wait, we were so excited by the menu choices we discussed eating here for all our meals during our stay in Williams. Unfortunately the quality of the food was lacking. My stuffed chicken breast was overcooked, chewy, and lacked flavor. Even the big corn muffin that all customers get and seemed to be a trademark was mealy and lukewarm. We were disappointed.

Visited March 2012
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