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Black Bear Diner

) #3 of 88 Restaurants in Tulare ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American,
1161 E Tulare Ave, Tulare, CA 93274-4561
+1 559-684-9152
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pot roast” (6 reviews)
“cobbler” (4 reviews)
“huge portions” (10 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Diner
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1161 E Tulare Ave, Tulare, CA 93274-4561
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Reviews (199)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped off at the Black Bear Diner for lunch on the way from LA to Yosemite and it delivered exactly what we wanted and more. The menu is extensive with almost too much choice! (Just kidding), but we had an excellent burger with avocado...More

Thank Kittster1
Reviewed 15 May 2017

clean, friendly, quick service, fair prices but not cheap. lots of $12 economy meals and lots of $14 regular meals and a few $16 deluxe steaks etc but sides can be pricey -- onion rings for SIX bucks?????

Thank The_Hobes
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Very good food, service is good but the wait time is poor. They have a good selection of food. Family friendly and have a jukebox with oldies. Not to cry about the breakfast (as I do not like a bunch of herbs in my sausage)...More

Thank jtatom
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We were starving and the menu offered so many great choices that we struggled to choose. However, after it was over we were a bit disappointed. For example if you order garlic fries expect to get fries with your garlic. The garlic was tossed on...More

Thank Melaney68
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

This is comfort food at its best. The menu is full of yummy choices. Salad is always great and fresh. Best ranch ever! Nightly specials are always fabulous. The stuffed chicken is my fave! Super kid's meals at great prices. Real food. Scrumptious desserts...blackberry pie...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Good good we enjoyed the service. We were a group of 10 and everyone was satisfied w their food. Thanks

Thank rmendoza117
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

I have been eating in this Black Bear for several years. They do breakfast the biggest best pancakes and biscuits. But of late it has been my goto location in Tulare for dinner. Great pot roast, or tri-tip dinners. I know the Chicken/Country fried steak...More

Thank WmDCook
Reviewed 6 March 2017

While traveling US 99 I look forward to eating at least once per trip at a Black Bear Diner. Known for ample portions of good food and warm breakfasts in a comfortable atmosphere, its always an enjoyable experience. Wait, not always anymore! Being a solo...More

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

I asked for an extra tortilla with the expensive breakfast. I was charged 3 for it with out being told there was an extra charge. The next time I asked for a bowl of gravy with my breakfast. They charged me an additional 3 to...More

Thank JohnG1944
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I would highly recommend this location for anyone. Huge portions. Low cost. Amazing customer service. Thank you for all the great service we received

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, 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: 1161 E Tulare Ave, Tulare, CA 93274-4561
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Tulare
  • Phone Number: +1 559-684-9152
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