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Black Bear Diner

4102 California Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93309-1014
+1 661-322-5000
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“black beans” (25 reviews)
“salad” (15 reviews)
Closes in 23 min
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Diner, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
4102 California Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93309-1014
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Reviewed yesterday

I only found out about this dining delight place back in Mid July and I have been a constant patron of Black Bear Diner ever since, on a average 3-4 times a month, more so when my lady friend visits me from Los Angeles. From...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank frazierakroush
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there with a small group at 7:30 pm because BBD serves breakfast all day. I ordered a Denver omelet and chose the strip cut hash browns, and coffee. The freshly made coffee was heavenly. Best coffee i have had in week. The breakfast platter...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Nancy P
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Was greeted with a friendly smile. Seated right awsy. The server came right over and took beverage order. Went for lunch. I had the Chicken Avocado Club.It was very good.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Dorothy H
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Love black bear diners a lot, sweet cream pancakes are great. Our server in Bakersfield today named Noel was sweet and made our meal so enjoyable. Restroom was clean. The madera black bear is amazing because their entire staff is super nice. And we were...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank susannesfun
Reviewed September 9, 2018

When I say fast, I don’t mean fast food. This is home cooking you will come back for many times. I’ve had allot of things on the menu and they’re great. But, don’t skip the soups and desserts, they are a perfect compliment to a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Mark M
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Amazing Place, American style’s diner with Bears theme! Nice service, good food, wonderful place!! A great stop in the California’s desert.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 606renatod
Reviewed July 30, 2018

This was the first time we tried them out and it was good, I got a free dinner for my Birthday and I took the Family. It was a good experience indeed. The Family love$ them.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank WmGuin m
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

The food was outstanding and the service was excellent! The waffle wasn't tough like other restaurants and tasted great. My wife enjoyed her breakfast and neither of us could finish the awesome biscuits and gravy!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank OldOneNow
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

These diners are really great. The turkey today was the most tender turkey I’ve ever eaten and the service is amazing. It feels like home every time we drop into one of the black bear diners. Worth a detour.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank architecte007
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Came here with a large party and were quickly seated. Our waitress was very attentive and was very organized, making sure drinks, appetizers and main courses were served in a timely manner. The food was fresh and seasoned well. We even stayed for dessert! We...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank awhyms
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4102 California Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93309-1014
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
  • Phone Number: +1 661-322-5000
  • E-mail
Whether you want a kickstart to your day or wind down after a hard day’s work. the Black Bear Diner in Bakersfield has exactly what you need. Our restaurant provides a comfortable, home-like feel that will keep you coming back over and over. We invite you to pull up a seat and enjoy the delicious selections that we have to offer for breakfast, lunch, dinner… and even dessert.
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