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Black Bear Diner

2450 Fremont St, Monterey, CA 93940-6862
+1 831-645-9700
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“hash browns” (7 reviews)
“tri tip” (4 reviews)
“meatloaf” (5 reviews)
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American, Diner, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2450 Fremont St, Monterey, CA 93940-6862
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came across this place for breakfast yesterday during our vacation. We loved the cinnamon roll French toast, pancakes, homemade biscuits & gravy, omelettes, and steel cut oatmeal--huge portions were the only downside, we were stuffed! Great hospitality, awesome people

Thank BusyFamilyUSA
Reviewed 6 July 2017

My daughter and I had heard several recommendations for this restaurant before our trip to Monterey, so when we found there was one just down the road from our hotel we had to check it out. After the first delicious breakfast, we decided we loved...More

Thank Melody M
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Just got back from Black Bear Diner. We all really enjoyed our meals. My son's chicken and pesto pasta tasted excellent. The pasta and chicken were flavorful and the chicken was very tender. My other son has cinnamon roll French toast. It tasted very good....More

Thank bphpsu
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We came here for a later breakfast, and got a very satisfying meal. The service is good and the food is delicious.

Thank Rosemary W
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Black Bear Diner is a "must" when we are on one of our frequent visits to Monterey. Breakfast all day! Burgers fit for a Hungry Bear! Giant sized, yummy cinnamon rolls !This California Diner franchise gets it right everytime.

Thank 1_Sweet_Daddy_P
Reviewed 7 May 2017

these are popping up everywhere but in San Diego, when will they grant us our wishes? great food, good prices, always a good meal

Thank mike m
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This is a great, cute, non-touristy place. Delicious, home-cooked food with huge portions, at reasonable prices.

Thank Rodney & Ja... R
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Very good restaurant. We had a meal from the 'little less' menu, to leave some space for the very delicious looking desserts the have. It was still by far enough for us and decided to share a dessert. Wow!!! Those are big and good!! I...More

Thank Rob J
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This is my first review of any restaurant but I had to say something about the great service. Delicious food, and the friendliest staff ever! We had Maria and she made us feel like we were special guests in her home. What a great asset...More

Thank Oceanwatch
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We arrived ready to eat and to be served, in other words we were good and hungry! From the moment of entering the Black Bear, the service personnel were friendly and pleasant. My friends were treating me to dinner as I visited my mother who...More

Thank uzomah
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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
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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: 2450 Fremont St, Monterey, CA 93940-6862
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-645-9700
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