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Black Bear Diner

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2605 Hilltop Dr, Redding, CA 96002-1020
+1 530-221-7600
06:00 - 23:00
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Fort Bragg, California
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our food was decent staff was very friendly and super kid friendly. Prices were ok.. overall a decent experience.

Thank dezrat
Redding, California
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was a favorite to go to but they had a change in owners I think it is now a corp ownership they have lost most of their waitresses and waiters in my area people that had been their 15 abd over years. So what ever that change is about I don't know...Food is still about the same you get... More 

Thank smanprin
Weaverville, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There hamburgers are the best around.. and there orange juice is the best I have ever had. Kid friendly

Thank csavage123
Eugene, Oregon
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446 reviews
300 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm picky about my eggs and they did them to my specifications! Great sausage, toast, potatoes and a very attentive staff!

Thank Steve G
Lake Forest, California
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218 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

friendly, nice and caring staff. Like they want to help you and enjoy working there! What a treat:) Large breakfast, fresh eggs all good. A beautiful display of desserts in the entry, which we had to get a peach cobbler to go. I had never eaten at this "chain" thinking ...Denny's which is not my favorite. From the silly cute... More 

Thank Lucy M
1 review
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent corned beef. Very tender and not too salty. Plenty to go home with. Had the coconut cream pie and shared it around just the right amount.

Thank Patrice H
San Francisco, California
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87 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The Black Bear does a good job in general, but this is one of my favorite Highway 5 spots to stop and get some food.

Thank WinoExtreme
Milford, Connecticut
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

My husband and I went to Black Bear after attending service at Bethel Church. I had their pancakes and bacon! By far these are the best pancakes I've ever eaten. The bacon was really good too! My husband had the Tri-Tip Combo and thought is was just okay. Our waiter was nice. They seemed a little short handed especially since... More 

Thank lswight
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

The food is great and plenty of it. Staff friendly and knowledge of food wonderful. Eat there and prices are great!

Thank Donna D
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115 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

This is truly your classic American diner! The menu is full of choices and breakfast is served all day! The service is fast and the waitresses are very helpful and personable. My wife loved her Chinese cabbage salad and I had a huge taco salad! This is our first time at Black Bear and when we're back up north, we'll... More 

Thank Michael A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2605 Hilltop Dr, Redding, CA 96002-1020
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redding
  • Phone Number: +1 530-221-7600

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