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Black Bear Diner

1209 E Almond Ave, Madera, CA 93637-5746
+1 559-675-1332
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1209 E Almond Ave, Madera, CA 93637-5746
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are hungry and looking for a down home meal. This is your place. We go here all the time and are never disappointed. The service is great, staff is so friendly. Food is fantastic. My husband loves the steak and egg special. The...More

Thank Jana T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always super yummy and never disappointed. Again the chicken fried steak and mashed potato’s with gravy are the best this side of the Mississippi. Love it here!!!

Thank tntntnt2017
Reviewed 30 January 2018

We walked through the parking lot to this restuarant. It was clean and had good food. Prices were medium but you did get a lot of food for your dollar.

Thank Jacquelyn B
Reviewed 3 January 2018

If you like to overeat at an average restaurant. Go for it! You will always have leftovers here, its the one "plus" that comes with about any Black Bear diner you step into. Service here is good, food menu is getting stale.

Thank Christopher D
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

The chicken fried steak dinner is the best anywhere. The restaurant is clean and the service is very good! Always fast as well.

Thank tntntnt2017
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Appears to be great. first visit had watery pancakes second try had plastic wrapper from cheese in hamburger received discount! Will not return.

Thank aliciagH3717XD
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful breakfast. Short wait to be seated. Little longer wait for food than usual but well worth it when it arrived. Would recommend.

Thank Bgm65
Reviewed 7 September 2017

A group of us went for breakfast. The pancake combo is absolutely delicious. The pancakes are huge, fluffy and have a great flavor. The sausage links were okay. The over medium eggs I ordered were a tad bit runny. Our server had a GREAT attitude....More

Thank Summer G
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We don't live on the West Coast, so we didn't know about Black Bear Diner chain. We were very surprised about the good food, good service, nice variety. Also the restaurant is very nice decorated.

Thank Hockeysharky
Reviewed 27 August 2017

The restaurant offers a full menu, home style cooking with generous portions. Service is relatively quick and the restaurant is clean. The steak I had tended to be little tough, with light flavor and the corn was way over cooked.

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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
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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: 1209 E Almond Ave, Madera, CA 93637-5746
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Madera
  • Phone Number: +1 559-675-1332
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