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Black Bear Diner

303 Soscol Ave, Napa, CA 94559-4005
+1 707-255-2345
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“black beans” (35 reviews)
“pancakes” (13 reviews)
“potatoes” (7 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
303 Soscol Ave, Napa, CA 94559-4005
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Black Bear Diner hearkens back to "Coffee Shops" of decades ago. Their servings are very large, so you can share or order from the "A Little Less" section of the menu if you do not have a robust appetite. I ordered Chicken Enchiladas and Sweetheart...More

Thank Jo W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have eaten at a few of the many Black Bear locations and have come to the conclusion we "won't give it another chance". The food is average American and plenty of it but, when coupled with the spotty service and noise factor it just...More

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Comfort food is a good description of the food here and is certainly a place we won’t go away feeling hungry. Staff are friendly, and the food was good value for money. I only criticism was that my food rested for five minutes before it...More

Thank NikJ
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Especially (to coin a Yogi Berra phrase...no one goes there any more because the place is too crowded) around noonish on a recent Sun. HolyMoley! Considering the number of people waiting, I returned the next day for a terrific (Hobo Omelett with country potatoes done...More

Thank DianeXit98
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Had a wonderful breakfast, my husband had so much food that he couldn't finish the meal! Wish we could have a pot of coffee at our table to drink at our leisure, but staff did return frequently to refill cups, but did have to wait...More

Thank rnjlaue
Reviewed 19 December 2017

I went to dinner at Black Bear Diner in Napa. It has the cute Bear Decor. Since it is December, the Christmas tree was also up, as well as other holiday decorations. I had ice tea. For dinner, I enjoyed their tasty pork ribs, mashed...More

Thank mini
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had a late lunch at the Black Bear Diner and it was delicious and plentiful. We were greeted as if we were family or friends by everyone that worked there. It was a very welcoming environment and we had great service....More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 10 November 2017

After eating at one of the other Black Bear Diners I thought I would have my dinner here. It was a mistake. The food was cold and my soda was flat. No help from the employee who served my food. Hardly anyone in the place...More

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 9 November 2017

In looking for a late dinner, decided to stop at Black Bear Diner, in an area with fast-food eateries nearby. This was an excellent choice as the trout, vegetable medley and mashed potatoes (maybe garlic) were well-prepared and very good. The peach cobbler was also...More

Thank bahiadreaming
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We moved our daughter to Napa and wanted a good lunch after unpacking. This was an excellent choice. Everything we ordered was delicious and served in good quantities. I will definitely be back when we fly out to visit her next time.

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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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, 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: 303 Soscol Ave, Napa, CA 94559-4005
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Napa
  • Phone Number: +1 707-255-2345
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