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Willows Black Bear Diner

$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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246 N Humboldt Ave, Willows, CA 95988-2610
+1 530-934-3797
06:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 06:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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Placerville, California
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Over the years we have become less impressed with food and service. Quality of food has declined at the willows location and the service is spotty. The experience is hit and miss.

Thank someyawhoo
Malin, Oregon
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came into this Black Bear because they are usually reliable wherever you go. I had a nice experience here in Willows and would recommend it! I ordered a Denver Omelette. My server (Scott) was very attentive and did a great job. My order was taken quickly, food arrived quickly and was delicious. He checked on me several times but... More 

Thank H W
Simi Valley, California
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We had visited two locations quite some time ago, and I was underwhelmed. However, the food on two occasions in Willows, and one in Yreka, was quite good. We will return on our next visit.

Thank CindyLeeLee
Ivanhoe, California
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89 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We have visited many black bear restaurants and have always been pleased but this one slipped quite a bit in service. The food was super as always. We were sit down and told our server would be right there. After about 5 minutes somebody else asked if we had our drinks coming we said no so they took our drink... More 

Thank fred3235
New Braunfels, Texas
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116 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

I had lunch with my peers as I had never been to this diner before. They warned me that the portions were generous. One person had a turkey club, one had friend chicken tenders and one had chicken fried steak. I chose a lighter fare - spinach salad with chicken breast. None of us left hungry ! They were not... More 

Thank Cazzintexas
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

I was in Willows for one night only, and this was a good choice for a bite to eat. I had the Cuban Sandwich and a couple of beers - delicious.

Thank Jonathan H
Signal Hill, California
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We are fans of Black Bear Diner as the menu has a lot to choose from and the food is always good. This Black Bear did not disappoint. Our waiter, Caleb, was excellent. He was attentive, knowledgeable of the menu and had a fun sense of humor. The salads are gigantic and very fresh. We actually chose to stay in... More 

Thank Leslie M
Lake County, California
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107 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

I had the pot roast to salty and to much gristle place is clean people are friendly my meal with coffee was 15.04

Thank krwhome w
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Good food large portions moderate prices you can't go wrong in a black bear diner my wife loves her fried chicken I had the meatloaf just good old fashion comfort food

Thank Hal D
Miami Springs, United States
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Our large group of 12 (3 Families) stopped for breakfast on our way to Oregon. We were received by a pleasant hostess/waitress who sat us down right away. The service was good and the food was plentiful and delicious. We all had the sweetest, freshly-squeezed orange juice of our lives, and that's a lot to say for native Floridians, lol.... More 

Thank springvisions

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 246 N Humboldt Ave, Willows, CA 95988-2610
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Willows
  • Phone Number: +1 530-934-3797

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?