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Black Bear Diner

255 2nd St, Davis, CA 95616-4635
+1 530-756-4190
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“pancakes” (11 reviews)
“pot roast” (2 reviews)
“french toast” (3 reviews)
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American, Diner, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
255 2nd St, Davis, CA 95616-4635
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

We were very hungry on Friday night. We were seated right away and the service was good. Great comfort menu selections and good serving sizes. Food arrived in good time and hot. We ordered two dinners for 3 people and had plenty of food. Great...More

Thank D S
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Great for an impromptu lunch or dinner. Large portions and quality ingredients. Friendly and polite service.

Thank nyladeblu
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

The place looks nice enough, woody and with a bear theme. But it’s too American for my taste. The classical soup or salad choice (yes, blue cheese, thousand islands, etc) followed by a chicken steak, sounded nice but the chicken was ground to small pieces...More

Thank Tonko B
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Excellent omelette, coffee is good, the Service is prompt and polite. Everyone in our party was pleased with what they ordered, the portions are sized just right for most. I will go back.

Thank Ric E
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

First time doing their carry-out. Our meals were in very nice containers with our names on the. My Western BBQ Burger with onion rings was delicious and a good value for around $10.

Thank RetiredPE
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Let's talk about friendships first. I have a really good friend I've known since 1990 and we have done a lot of work together over the years. Today we met in Davis, CA and he asked me about where to eat. I am very particular...More

Thank nascarbilly
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Went with granddaughter. She really enjoyed chicken tenders-crispy and hot, generous portion ( adult size). Had trout which was tasty , nothing special. Had breakfast one day, generous portions, well prepared, no special taste. Service good. Good place when just need to eat and want...More

Thank Larry B
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

One of the worst things about a soccer tournament is group dining. It sounds fun in theory until everyone is hungry and it takes forever. Black Bear are the masters of group dining!!! They can seat large groups. Food is good and plenty of it....More

Thank maui_tropic
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

If you have an appetite, this is the place for you. The food is great, and the portions are huge. The last time i stopped in there for breakfast i felt like Fred Flintstone when they brought my omelette. Aside from the traditional burgers for...More

Thank Bill F
Reviewed 11 November 2017

I've been to at least 25 different Black Bear Diners throughout California, Oregon and Arizona, and they have ALL been great experiences EXCEPT for the Black Bear Diner in Davis, CA. The service and taste of food were GREAT; however, I do take exception with...More

Thank v0nm0ts
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 255 2nd St, Davis, CA 95616-4635
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Davis
  • Phone Number: +1 530-756-4190
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