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Black Bear Diner - CLOSED

2301 Hamilton Blvd, Sioux City, IA 51104-4041
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good16%
  • Average27%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible16%
11 Aug 2013
“Almost laughable "hostess" service, excellent food today”
24 Jun 2013
“Always enjoyable comfort food.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
2301 Hamilton Blvd, Sioux City, IA 51104-4041
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Reviewed 12 August 2013

This review is for the Lakeport Commons Black Bear. The Hamilton Blvd Black Bear closed months ago. If you read my other reviews, you know I am not a huge fan of Black Bear. I go back because it is a favorite of friends who...More

1  Thank IowaLakeGirl78
Reviewed 24 June 2013

I've been here multiple times both with friends & with family, in groups ranging from 2-10 people. Overall they offer pretty standard diner fare comfort foods at below average to average pricing & with way above average portions. With the exception of one Mother's Day(which...More

Thank CTCharity
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Reviewed 5 June 2013

Nightmare diner in every aspect. Food, cleanliness, customer service bad, Bad, BAD. Pick any drive through and you will be better off!!!

1  Thank Innchef
Reviewed 28 May 2013

I liked the atmosphere and the staff were very friendly! Waitress was very attentive. The food was average. This is a casual atmosphere. The menu has a good variety to pick from.

Thank ItsME43
Reviewed 8 May 2013 via mobile

I have been here a few times. The last two and I mean last, I ordered a burger cooked medium and it came raw. The other time I ordered a stuffed chicken thing and it was ice cold. Terrible!

1  Thank Robie D
Reviewed 13 April 2013

Ive tried this place several times, each time My experinece has been horrid. My order gets mixed up, food is put on the table cold, and their service is HORRIBLE. I found myself asking for refills, trying to get price clarification and then when the...More

2  Thank Tisha N
Reviewed 17 March 2013

I have rated Black Bear before but enough time has passed to allow me to review it again. Today, I am a bit upset. We were in the mood for comfort food today but sure didn't find comfort at Black Bear. It was about 1:30,...More

4  Thank IowaLakeGirl78
Reviewed 11 January 2013

Black Bear always seems to be busy and personally, I just do not get it. I have had decent food here and while the prices are indeed reasonable, there are far better places to go in Sioux City. This restaurant was a favorite of someone...More

2  Thank IowaLakeGirl78
Reviewed 5 January 2013

The Black Bear Diner is a fun place to go for reasonable prices with huge servings of good food. I've never gone without taking at least half my meal home, or splitting it with someone. The menu is varied; everything from breakfast to sandwiches to...More

Thank mtcowgirl
Reviewed 26 December 2012

The portions are big and the quality of food was great. It was a wonderful way to end our trip! The pulled pork sandwiches was great! Friendly people and good servers. Thank you, we will stop by again.

Thank jbotha
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  • Address: 2301 Hamilton Blvd, Sioux City, IA 51104-4041
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Sioux City
"Outstanding quality, bake on site, great menu, huge portions".
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