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Black Bear Diner

) #2 of 101 Restaurants in Madera ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Gluten Free Options
Almond Ave., Madera, CA
+1 559-675-1332
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (7 reviews)
“parking lot” (7 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Diner, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Almond Ave., Madera, CA
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Reviews (138)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love the Black Bear Diner. They serve great food with really large portions for a good price. The salads are always super yummy. And I love that they have the smaller portions for dinner available as well. Everything I've ever had is great. Our...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped at this diner on our way to Santa Maria. They never disappoint. We had a new dish that was shown on the placemat. We barely finished it all. If you're in Madera or passing through, make Black Bear your stop. I'm sure you...More

Thank VickiG95340
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This diner has an extensive menu list. From breakfast to dinner full of choice. One thing you need to remember nothing in this place less than 500 calories. You can easy find over 2000 calories item. I ordered a pecan crusted trout with red skin...More

Thank deb-5584
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Over the years, we've eaten breakfast, lunch & dinner at many locations of this chain. Typically, we find the food pretty average. When this location first opened, we dined here while staying at the adjacent motel. Main thing I remembered was the convenience of the...More

Thank Les J
Reviewed 22 March 2017

My husband and I were really excited about the opening of the Black Bear Diner in Madera. When we ate there, we felt that the hype overstated the results in the restaurant. The food was o.k. but not as good as Perkos or Maria's. The...More

Thank Stephanie G
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Service was decent, food was just average and price was fair. We ordered a coconut cream pie to take home and were very disappointed. It had a graham cracker crust, which I was not expecting and it tasted very distinctly like old refrigerator - yuck....More

Thank Kimberly S
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This restaurant has a little bit of everything so you will have a variety of choices. Large seating area. Good breakfast.

Thank kelliejs6
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Well you could probably guess by the name of the restaurant the theme is bears and the outdoors. It's really nicely done. Clean, modern, outdoorsy. It is noisy, so it's not for a quiet, intimate dinner IMHO. Staff is very hard working and friendly. High...More

Thank Phil L
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We visited on a very busy Sunday morning. We were seated promptly, and asked for our beverage order. Our waitress apologized for the delay. She provided our chicken fried steak pretty quickly, considering how busy they were. We have been here before and have always...More

Thank meanjeanne47
Reviewed 23 December 2016

My son & I arrived at Black Bear about 6 pm on Thursday evening. The rustic decor is very homey. Our waitress Terri was wonderful! She has a great personality & is generous with the extras. The portions are very large & the food is...More

Thank Donna D
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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, 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: Almond Ave., Madera, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Madera
  • Phone Number: +1 559-675-1332
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