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Black Bear Diner

1161 E Tulare Ave, Tulare, CA 93274-4561
+1 559-684-9152
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pot roast” (7 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Diner, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1161 E Tulare Ave, Tulare, CA 93274-4561
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the Chicken Fried Steak. The mashed potatoes are great. The greens beans were not good, stringy and my husbands were from the bottom of the barrel. He did not like his Rib Eye. They could use some management here at this location. We...More

Thank kelkel90
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Had dinner with my family. We eat here quite often food is very good, portions excellent. Staff is very curtious and friendly. Love there pot roast and There giant hamburgers very tasty. If you want a good breakfast, lunch, or dinner I advise Black Bear.

Thank Leticia S
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We were traveling on Rt 99 when everyone was ready for lunch. We found it at Exit 87. Love these easy on, easy off when traveling. The kids will love the bears! Go inside and order, then come out for a photo shoot while you...More

Thank Joy E
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This is a great family dining venue with a unique kid-friendly ambiance but not rowdy at all. Our server was impressively professional and knew the menu inside out, as well as the specials (despite covering several tables). Breakfast was available during dinner so that was...More

Thank pinotgrigi0
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Black Bear have good location (free parking), nice little garden and decor, good food and good service. We had dinner twice there and we loved it. We didn't get the chance to try the desserts (they looked so yummy...) because we were to full. Maybe...More

Thank Costin D
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Great food ,good service and very friendly. I have been to about 10 Black Bear Diners and they have all been excellent..I was in the first one in Mount Shasta 20 plus years ago and they now have many in many states and I have...More

Thank felix2020
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Black Bear has lots of comfort food, as well as breakfast served anytime. The food is good, the service is fine, the staff is friendly. It's not gourmet, but it's good an filling. Great for families.

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Diner-type food. We stopped here for lunch, and I ordered the soup & sandwich. Food is nothing to brag about, service was average at best; but on the flip side, I was digging the decor (outside & inside). I've been at the Black Bear for...More

Thank ricsandimas
Reviewed 20 August 2017

The restaurant has a bear/backwoods theme, very cool as a change for me. Basic American food which was served very quickly and was very good. If you are looking for a homey meal, I recommend this restaurant. Pot pie was very good with lots of...More

Thank Phil R
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Incredible tasty food. Wide verity on the menu. Very pleasant atmosphere with wonderful attentive staff.

Thank gluvsd1959
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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
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, 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: 1161 E Tulare Ave, Tulare, CA 93274-4561
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Tulare
  • Phone Number: +1 559-684-9152
  • E-mail
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