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Black Bear Diner

303 Soscol Ave, Napa, CA 94559-4005
+1 707-255-2345
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“black beans” (35 reviews)
“pancakes” (13 reviews)
“potatoes” (7 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
303 Soscol Ave, Napa, CA 94559-4005
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1 - 10 of 206 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Down to earth comfort food and large portions. Busy but friendly atmosphere. There’s nothing fancy just good food. Start the day with a big, really big, breakfast. All the basics and a “cat head” biscuit. You may not be able to eat it all.

Thank Charles M
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Had dinner at the Black Bear Diner while visiting Napa. Nice selection of "comfort food". Portions are pretty large, so bring your appetite. Service is good.

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Black Bear Diner hearkens back to "Coffee Shops" of decades ago. Their servings are very large, so you can share or order from the "A Little Less" section of the menu if you do not have a robust appetite. I ordered Chicken Enchiladas and Sweetheart...More

Thank Jo W
Reviewed 30 March 2018

We have eaten at a few of the many Black Bear locations and have come to the conclusion we "won't give it another chance". The food is average American and plenty of it but, when coupled with the spotty service and noise factor it just...More

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Comfort food is a good description of the food here and is certainly a place we won’t go away feeling hungry. Staff are friendly, and the food was good value for money. I only criticism was that my food rested for five minutes before it...More

Thank NikJ
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Especially (to coin a Yogi Berra phrase...no one goes there any more because the place is too crowded) around noonish on a recent Sun. HolyMoley! Considering the number of people waiting, I returned the next day for a terrific (Hobo Omelett with country potatoes done...More

Thank DianeXit98
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Had a wonderful breakfast, my husband had so much food that he couldn't finish the meal! Wish we could have a pot of coffee at our table to drink at our leisure, but staff did return frequently to refill cups, but did have to wait...More

Thank rnjlaue
Reviewed 19 December 2017

I went to dinner at Black Bear Diner in Napa. It has the cute Bear Decor. Since it is December, the Christmas tree was also up, as well as other holiday decorations. I had ice tea. For dinner, I enjoyed their tasty pork ribs, mashed...More

Thank mini
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had a late lunch at the Black Bear Diner and it was delicious and plentiful. We were greeted as if we were family or friends by everyone that worked there. It was a very welcoming environment and we had great service....More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 10 November 2017

After eating at one of the other Black Bear Diners I thought I would have my dinner here. It was a mistake. The food was cold and my soda was flat. No help from the employee who served my food. Hardly anyone in the place...More

Thank Barbara M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 303 Soscol Ave, Napa, CA 94559-4005
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Napa
  • Phone Number: +1 707-255-2345
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The Napa Valley area might be best known for its wine, but at the Black Bear Diner, what we really care about is providing the best food and service available in the area. We invite you to stop by for a meal and see for yourself. What you’ll find is an exceptional staff that will bend over backwards for your needs and home-style cooking that hits the spot. What are you waiting for?
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