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Black Bear Diner

1161 E Tulare Ave, Tulare, CA 93274-4561
+1 559-684-9152
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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6:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Diner, Gluten Free Options
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1161 E Tulare Ave, Tulare, CA 93274-4561
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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Excellent diner food. We had been fighting a stomach bug while traveling for three previous days. We needed good old home cooking. We both had an excellent homemade chicken noodle soup and shared the meatloaf and mashed potatoes with brown gravy. Most brown gravies are...More

Thank pugloverinyakima
Reviewed 1 January 2018

This is not a fancy restaurant. It's a typical family restaurant with loud conversation and music. The servers are friendly and efficient. The hot food is well cooked and the salads are fresh and crisp. The prices are reasonable. But the entries are so large...More

Thank ronlk
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

When we travel we always look for a Black Bear dinner. Food is always great. We eat in Tulare & Visalia a lot. It’s close to home you can’t get any better service or food It always consistent

Thank batwater
Reviewed 29 November 2017

I love the Chicken Fried Steak. The mashed potatoes are great. The greens beans were not good, stringy and my husbands were from the bottom of the barrel. He did not like his Rib Eye. They could use some management here at this location. We...More

Thank kelkel90
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Had dinner with my family. We eat here quite often food is very good, portions excellent. Staff is very curtious and friendly. Love there pot roast and There giant hamburgers very tasty. If you want a good breakfast, lunch, or dinner I advise Black Bear.

Thank Leticia S
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We were traveling on Rt 99 when everyone was ready for lunch. We found it at Exit 87. Love these easy on, easy off when traveling. The kids will love the bears! Go inside and order, then come out for a photo shoot while you...More

Thank Joy E
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This is a great family dining venue with a unique kid-friendly ambiance but not rowdy at all. Our server was impressively professional and knew the menu inside out, as well as the specials (despite covering several tables). Breakfast was available during dinner so that was...More

Thank pinotgrigi0
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Black Bear have good location (free parking), nice little garden and decor, good food and good service. We had dinner twice there and we loved it. We didn't get the chance to try the desserts (they looked so yummy...) because we were to full. Maybe...More

Thank Costin D
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Great food ,good service and very friendly. I have been to about 10 Black Bear Diners and they have all been excellent..I was in the first one in Mount Shasta 20 plus years ago and they now have many in many states and I have...More

Thank felix2020
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Black Bear has lots of comfort food, as well as breakfast served anytime. The food is good, the service is fine, the staff is friendly. It's not gourmet, but it's good an filling. Great for families.

Thank Steve H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1161 E Tulare Ave, Tulare, CA 93274-4561
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Tulare
  • Phone Number: +1 559-684-9152
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