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Black Bear Diner

2323 S Virginia St, Reno, NV 89502-3410
+1 775-827-5570
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2323 S Virginia St, Reno, NV 89502-3410
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I've eaten at the Black Bear Diners before and looked forward to a good meal. No. Not at this location.

Thank Shaweety
Reviewed 1 week ago

When I am in Reno visiting family, I love to come to this restaurant. The food is great, reasonably priced and it has a fun atmosphere.

Thank Judy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Met for breakfast before a customer visit. My friend had biscuits and gravy and raved about them. Waitress was a delight and all had a great time.

Thank Silvo62
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recommend the salads, they're huge and well made. The beary atmosphere is cheerful with lots of cute decor to look at. Lunch menu offers good selections of salads burgers & sandwiches. Prices are reasonable for all you get. Be hungry or you will have to...More

Thank terryglad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The servings are ridiculously large. My wife and I shared the senior citizens chicken fried steak and still left food on the plate. The quality was good but the quantity was overwhelming.

Thank A7041GL
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Best diner around. The wait staff was very friendly .the restaurant was clean and easy to get to. the food was outstanding and there was a lot of it on your plate. We ate here on a regular basis while here on vacation and will...More

Thank Letha H
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Predictable, which is nice. Good for kids. Clean with friendly staff. Breakfast is their best meal. Everything else is fine, but nothing spectacular. A nice roadside stop for a meal.

Thank Liz L
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Very very popular, especially for breakfast. Diverse diner type menu, nothing exceptional. They are a chain of a zillion restaurants so some people are keeping them open. Reasonable prices. My hamburger was good, but not good enough to ever order it again. I personally would...More

Thank cary n
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

No wonder there's an obesity problem in this country! We had a good breakfast at this Black Bear Diner and it was way more than we could eat. The coffee and California omelette were very good. My daughter, the hot chocolate connoisseur, did not care...More

1  Thank ChicoRanMan
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Visited Black Bear Diner in Reno over New Years 2017, and it was very disappointing. When we walked in, there was at least six or seven families waiting to put their names on the waiting list and nobody at the hostess station to help anyone....More

1  Thank Darcy G
denisejohnson2016, Guest Relations Manager at Black Bear Diner, responded to this review

I am so sorry to hear that your experience was not what you should expect from Black Bear Diner. My manager would like the opportunity to address this directly with you. Please email me your contact information at: denise.johnson@blackbeardiner.com so she can contact you. Thank...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, 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: 2323 S Virginia St, Reno, NV 89502-3410
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Reno
  • Phone Number: +1 775-827-5570
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