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Black Bear Diner

) #9 of 217 Restaurants in Sparks $$ - $$$ American,
235 N McCarran Blvd, Sparks, NV 89431-5439
+1 775-356-1138
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“pot roast” (3 reviews)
“pie” (4 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Diner
$$ - $$$
235 N McCarran Blvd, Sparks, NV 89431-5439
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Black Bear Diner is just off I 80 and is easy on and off of the freeway. Plenty of parking, the property is well lit, clean and inviting. The staff is friendly, knowledgeable, cute as can be, and are the definition of "service with a...More

Thank Cindy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for breakfast, good food, and good service. Large generous portions for your value. Clean restaurants and large gift shop with 'bear' items. Good place to stop if you want comfort food and hungry.

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

I had the lite fare portion of the ribs with mashed potatoes and brown gravy and it was very tasty! The squash and broccoli not so much but it was edible. The carrot portion was good, as was the corn bread and the clam chowder....More

Thank Selway M
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Unlike the last time I went to a Black Bear Diner a few months back (see Mix up at Table Nine) this was outstanding service. An extra drink was brought to me before I finished. The side was great and my chicken fried steak was...More

Thank sm4soccer
Reviewed 8 April 2017

If you're seeking elegant dining, this is not the place for you. It has a rustic, casual ambiance, where the focus is on comfort food. I took my family there for breakfast and was satisfied with the quality of the food and the service. I...More

Thank Charles L
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We usually get there for mid morning breakfast on Sunday. If you wait until lunchtime you will have a 15-30 minute wait. Breakfast is way too much food. Perhaps share someone! Pies and desserts are fantastic. Service very good.

Thank Muriel T
Reviewed 21 February 2017

This is down home cooking. The food is great, service very good and reasonably priced. Burgers are awesome.

Thank John S
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I was real excited to finally try this place, I was a little disappointed, the prices are higher than I expected. The food was good, and portion size was good. I do not I guess I expected a little better from all the reviews. oh...More

1  Thank straight08
Reviewed 9 January 2017

One of the few places open to eat dinner on Xmas day. Food was delicious and plentiful. Staff very friendly. Close to the Nugett Casino

Thank laculturevulture
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

The food is always good here, the music jukebox is always cranking up there really good Tunes, kids love it too

Thank looper25
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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: 235 N McCarran Blvd, Sparks, NV 89431-5439
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Sparks
  • Phone Number: +1 775-356-1138
  • E-mail
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