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Black Bear Diner

174 W Calaveras Blvd, Milpitas, CA 95035-5202
+1 408-946-2327
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
06:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
174 W Calaveras Blvd, Milpitas, CA 95035-5202
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

Right off the main road in Milpitas, Ca. Calaveras Boulevard, with lots of parking. They have an outstanding menu, smaller meals for the little ones, and hearty meals for us grown-ups. My wife and I ordered the big bear burger, all I can say is,...More

Thank Dave L
Reviewed 19 April 2017

OK, so I could barely bear the bear schtick upon arrival here (you'll be groaning over all the references), but that all faded away quickly when the food arrived. The chicken and waffles selection brought the best fried chicken breast I've ever had -- and...More

Thank WheelsOnFire
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

When one goes to Black Bear Diner, he or she'd better bring along a hefty appetite. Not only is the food delicious, but the portions are generous. The manager told us that, if the restaurant has the ingredients, they'll make anything the customers want. I...More

Thank Raginggranny
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Good Food / Decently Priced / Comfort Food / Mix and Match to make your meal healthy - like replace the rice with Salad - replace the Potatoes with Fruit etc. Great place for larger number of people to meet and fellowship

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We were in Milpitas for a family function. This diner was recommended by our son. It has big portions and the price is good.

Thank mskatieco
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We have been to a lot of different Black Bear Diners in different locations! Tonight's experience was the worst! First, when we got here around 7:40pm, we got ignored for 15 - 20 minutes while there was no line. Second, the food was served very...More

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

The food and service here were about what I've come to expect at other BBD's - friendly service and good food in large quantities. Recommended if you don't mind a raucous atmosphere when large families are present with screaming children, like it was today.

Thank Gregory M
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We love their food. Especially their corned beef and pancakes. What we love most is their service though. Dee Dee made our day! She is the absolute best. Their food is great but she is what will keep us coming back. Also their habanero sauce.

Thank Nicole L
Reviewed 13 January 2017

I can't get enough of this place. i rate it better than most restaurants my bus has lead me to. I SO appreciate being appreciated when I step into your establishment. The portions are fit for a bear or me. Skinny guys like me eat...More

Thank Driver_316
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We pulled into the Black Bear Diner in Milpatis as out of towners in town for the Seahawks Game in SF and had never eaten at a Black Bear Diner before. From the moment we came inside everyone here was so friendly and we were...More

Thank AarikaRenaa
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Richard H
7 May 2016|
Response from Al S |
they have wine, only thing I know for sure
2 October 2015|
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Response from edwardkupa | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, we went for breakfast so a little early.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 174 W Calaveras Blvd, Milpitas, CA 95035-5202
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Milpitas
  • Phone Number: +1 408-946-2327
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