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Review of Black Bear Diner

Black Bear Diner
Ranked #38 of 244 Restaurants in Santa Maria
Price range: US$5 - US$20
Description: Black Bear Diner, founded in 1995, is a fast-growing, community-oriented, family dining concept that offers a one-of-a-kind experience in a fun, bear-themed atmosphere. Black Bear Diner was born from a desire to bring home-style comfort food classics and personal service back to the dining experience. The brand is strategically growing its national footprint, with a goal of 100 locations by 2018.
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Description: Black Bear Diner, founded in 1995, is a fast-growing, community-oriented, family dining concept that offers a one-of-a-kind experience in a fun, bear-themed atmosphere. Black Bear Diner was born from a desire to bring home-style comfort food classics and personal service back to the dining experience. The brand is strategically growing its national footprint, with a goal of 100 locations by 2018.
Reviewed April 4, 2018

This is a casual, cozy diner with home style comfort food and lots of it! You'll take some home, even if you are a hearty eater. I love the main dishes and sides and how home made they taste. Their mac and cheese and pot roast are like mom's only better and the service is friendly and welcoming.

Thank thawsout
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Reviewed March 24, 2018

Excellent food, good size portions, extensive menu, and good friendly service are consistent pluses for this restaurant. We've visited 4 times and have always had an excellent meal. The only downside is that it's very popular and there is often a wait.

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Thank PismoPat
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Reviewed March 13, 2018

Very busy, expect to wait unless you hit it at the perfect non peak time. Food was good, service was great.

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Thank Eric M
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Reviewed March 6, 2018

We had a late breakfast today and both very pleased. Unfortunately the service was very slow, especially considering the place was not full. The food was extremely good with large portions. The apple sausage outstanding. Biscuit was large and good, unfortunately they charged an extra &.99 for the gravy. Pancakes as good as we have ever had. Looking forward to trying a dinner soon.

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Thank billkathy88
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Reviewed February 20, 2018

The Diner looked cute well decorated and clean. Not many customers and after we got our meal I could see why. The food tasted like it came as a frozen meal sealed in plastic then dropped in boiling water to heat. The food was good and hot, however the turkey tasted like prefab mush. The soup Mediterranean Vegetable had an odd flavor to it. I have gotten better meals from the frozen food section of the market. Very disappointed I will not go back.

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Thank S C
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