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Willows Black Bear Diner

246 N Humboldt Ave, Willows, CA 95988-2610
+1 530-934-3797
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good39%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“omelet” (8 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
“fries” (8 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
246 N Humboldt Ave, Willows, CA 95988-2610
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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

As expected with chain, good food and great portions. Pancakes, eggs, etc., all good. Service was very good. Ambiance and black bear theme fun, especially for young ones. This location very convenient to I-5, plenty parking.

Thank Erich M
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

When traveling through out California, Oregon & Nevada. I try to make it a point to eat at Black Bear Diner. I think I have made it a bucket list to try all of them ­čśë You can never go wrong with so many choices....More

Thank cjkrimm
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

The staff is friendly enough, but not customer savvy. For really the best choice for a "clean" restaurant, the staff acted like they were over worked. For large party, expect to keep reminding them for water, coffee, etc. Check glasses, silverware and dishes for cleanliness!

Thank Bryan N
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Great food, fun atmosphere and heavenly dessert, just what we needed after 9 hour drive. We were very pleased ­čśüThank You

Thank U5545NSjenniferl
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We often google Black Bear Diners when in CA and have learned to arrive hungry. We both had their special and were not disappointed. Fresh fruit, great omelet and a huge biscuit. Great food.

Thank Otwoma
denisejohnson2016, Guest Relations Manager at Willows Black Bear Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Thanks for the great review! Glad to hear that you left full :)

Reviewed 14 June 2017

While researching a vegetarian option for lunch on a road trip to Oregon, saw the "vegetarian-friendly" comment so decided to stop in. Besides a standard garden salad or grilled cheese sandwich, there were no menu items without meat. Even the salads. Mentioned our confusion to...More

1  Thank KarenR456
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

I had the ham and eggs. Very nicely cooked and huge portion. The coffee was unexpectedly good. I've driven by this place before but never stopped. I'd stop again.

Thank Barbara D
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

This is a first for me. I love Black Bear dinners and try to stop at any I have never eaten at when I travel. Timing worked out, what I thought, as just right traveling up the I-5 corridor of California, to stop at the...More

Thank Jimmie R
denisejohnson2016, Guest Relations Manager at Willows Black Bear Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Thank you for letting us know. We are deeply sorry and horrified to hear this was happening in our diner. We are a family diner and want all to feel comfortable when with us, and this behavior is not something we encourage or tolerate. We...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017

The food and service are good. Generous servings of comfort food and fast service. The place is filled with locals. You'll leave with a smile.

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Stopped here after the lunch hour. Had a great Omelet. Very good homemade biscuit. Prices reasonable. Clean and great service. Will return when in the area.

Thank Joe H
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Gayle M
3 May 2017|
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Response from denisejohnson2016 | Property representative |
Stella, Bud and Bud Light, Coors and Coors Light, Sierra Nevada, Blue Moon, and Heineken Murphey Goode Sav Blanc Kendall Jackson Chardonnay, Merlot, and Cabernet
Carol L
22 November 2016|
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Response from denisejohnson2016 | Property representative |
Yes there is! When you are in the diner, you will be handed a separate menu with kids activities on it. If you look our menu up online, go into the menu and then cubs section - you will see it in another format.
10 June 2015|
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Response from ann h | Reviewed this property |
I don't think animals are allowed except service animals.
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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
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 246 N Humboldt Ave, Willows, CA 95988-2610
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Willows
  • Phone Number: +1 530-934-3797
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