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Black Bear Diner

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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2200 Plaza Pkwy, Ste D, Modesto, CA 95350-6222
+1 209-529-1440
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06:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 06:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 23:00
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Mariposa, California
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had ordered fish tacos and 3 kids plates. It was very busy and our order took more than 45 minutes before we were served. The meal was excellent and then the cook came out to apologize for the long wait. He credited us the kids meals..I thought it was very kind to come out to a table and apologize... More 

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Thank lica0526
Lafayette, California
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150 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We’ve eaten as this restaurant off and on for a few years now and have never been disappointed. Off all the other big chain restaurants, this one is always the best. The review is about breakfast which was very good. The portions are not small, but not over the top. There is a good variety of items to choose from.... More 

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Thank casilva54
Spokane, Washington
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

Black Bear Diners are our favorite place to stop to eat while traveling. The service is always excellent, the food is good, and the service is quick. They have menu items for "less" if the regular item appears too big. Comfort food, for sure!

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Thank jmleo
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Nice and clean staff is friendly. Food is good and cost reasonable. Bacon cheeseburger salad was great!

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Thank Melissa P
Las Vegas, Nevada
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

stopped here for dinner with daughters and grandchildren, the food was good and portions were large, you could easily share a dessert, service was a bit slow

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Thank jjhbem
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Loved it! Big fan of the baked potatoes and beans! Loved the cornbread! And a good salad! I don't eat much meat... So can't say much about that. But my boyfriend loved the bbq pork ribs! Recommended to everyone!

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Thank Ellen D
Waukesha, Wisconsin
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85 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

really nice décor, well done, service was very good, I liked that the person seating you asks what you would like to drink and brings it quickly. food was very good and presented well. I liked the parmesan chips a lot. burger was excellent. friend had BLT which she said was also good.

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Dallas, Texas
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Was here for dinner on a weekday night and the place was practically deserted. My salad came in minutes and the steak minutes after the salad. It was like the kitchen staff was bored and pounced on an order like a Tasmanian devil. Overall the food was average and the server was excellent.

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Thank Wil3coyote
Modesto, California, United States
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

If your hungry go here... The amount of food and quality is very good. The fresh squeezed orange juice is something else. Good assortment of items on the menu which looks like a newspaper. Friendly staff and good food.

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Thank Noreen S
Loughborough, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We were staying local to the Black Bear after visiting from the UK and went there for tea. Great food, friendly service and good prices. Would well recommend!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 22:00
Monday
06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 22:00
Thursday
06:00 - 22:00
Friday
06:00 - 23:00
Saturday
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2200 Plaza Pkwy, Ste D, Modesto, CA 95350-6222
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Modesto
  • Phone Number: +1 209-529-1440

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