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Black Bear Diner

5791 Clark Rd, Paradise, CA 95969-5146
+1 530-877-0877
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“breakfast” (16 reviews)
“black beans” (27 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 9:00 pm Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5791 Clark Rd, Paradise, CA 95969-5146
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Reviewed yesterday

Whenever we visit our family in Paradise, we have to go to the Black Bear Diner at least twice. Once for the wonderful breakfasts they serve and a second tome for anything else on the menu. We have never had a bad meal there! Great...More

Thank Gail L
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Black Bear consistently delivers good food / service across the substantial menu. This restaurant provides breakfast, lunch and dinner. A good place to fill the family with diverse tastes.

Thank johngF6862JQ
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We went to BBD on the recommendation of friends we visited in the area (Paradise/Magalia). Both my husband and I had wonderful breakfasts. Had the chicken fried steak Benedict & the lovely, attentive server Brandy recommended I replace the whole grain pancake instead of whatever...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Paradise, CA in the foothills is small town USA with a lot of quaint. Black Bear Diner is in a good looking modern building and stands out as nice. First time I went to a Black Bear was in Shasta off of I-5 and I...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 4 April 2018

For this type of cafe/diner food ...this is way better than average with huge portions and plenty to choose from. The food is fresh and the staff is eager to serve with a smile. The coffee is very good! The inside has a "woodsy" atmosphere...More

Thank Cheryl R
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Ate here recently after visiting some friends. Ordered the Prime Rib which was the special of the day. Could have been a risky move, but as it worked out, it was great, in fact one of the best I’ve had in a while. Great service...More

Thank micyer
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Visiting city to see retired co-worker and took him and his wife out to Dinner here, as I had visited this Diner once before with a Sister. All three of us took home after eating out fill with enough food for our lunch the next...More

Thank Ted1942
Reviewed 25 February 2018

The service was good and the food as excellent. I've been to several other Black Bear Diners in Northern California and the portions seemed larger in the Paradise location. Of course we'll be back. The bill for a Salmon dinner and a Pork Rib dinner...More

Thank Leonard C
Reviewed 21 December 2017

I enjoy this place for more homestyle cooking than any other in Paradise. It's Black Bear! Where else can you get a blackberry pie. YUM! I've enjoyed their sandwiches, salads and dinner meals. Waitresses seem sometimes to be slower than some, but I think that...More

Thank backpackingfools
Reviewed 10 December 2017

I had the cream waffle,scrambled eggs and wonderful sausage.When it is your birthday,you get a free breakfast.Wonderful service and great chef that prepared our meal.

Thank Lainers60
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nancy a
26 December 2016|
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Response from Tracy H | Reviewed this property |
I took a look at the menu and there are some Vegetarian options, though none that are Vegan. Some Vegetarian options could be; Trail Cakes, Cinnamon Roll French Toast, Fiesta Scramble, Shasta Scramble, California Omelette... More
nancy a
26 December 2016|
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Response from denisejohnson2016 | Property representative |
While we do not have a vegetarian menu - there are many options depending on what type diet you follow. If you see something on the menu and want it altered a bit to suit your needs, just ask your server! However, keep in... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5791 Clark Rd, Paradise, CA 95969-5146
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Paradise
  • Phone Number: +1 530-877-0877
  • E-mail
What’s better than living in Paradise? Well, eating here, of course. That’s why our fantastic staff takes such meticulous care to ensure that your visit to Black Bear Diner is a special one. Our menu is full of so many selections for breakfast, lunch, and dinner that you’ll need to come back again and again to try everything. And that’s perfectly is fine with us — we’ll be right here!
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