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Black Bear Diner

951 Merchant St, Vacaville, CA 95688-5315
+1 707-448-1500
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good44%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“black beans” (27 reviews)
“pies” (6 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Diner
$$ - $$$
951 Merchant St, Vacaville, CA 95688-5315
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

I was told by a few locals that this place was great and that the portion size was awesome... but, to be honest... it was kinda gross. I love good food, but i was not impressed at all.

Thank Candyce A
Reviewed 16 February 2017

After a long drive down the mountain due to road closures, we were looking for a convenient restaurant close to the highway and stumbled on this Diner. What a nice surprise. Comfort food, big portions, fast and delicious. I had the Fried Chicken & waffles...More

Thank 785karenf
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The Black Bear Diner has been around for many years; although, it is respectfully a recent addition to Vacaville. We are sad to say, this is not one of our favorite Diner locations to eat. While the menu's are the same, the food is just...More

Thank SnM0126
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped to have salad. We had the cheese burger salad. It was very good, service was fast and efficient. We will definitely go back.

Thank Lillian5142
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Great selection of food all prepared perfectly. My wife gets the eggs Benedict which she says are among the best she's had. I eat everything and everything is delicious, with large portions. I usually take food home. This is a great place for couples and...More

Thank Jack T
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our meals here. Generous food serving. Very tasty. Reasonably priced. Good for families. They have huge pies here too. Pumpkin pies. I didnt try one cause I was so full from the food. Make sure to try the parmesan cheese chips. They were...More

Thank Desiree C
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for late breakfast (breakfast is served all day) while in the area. The wait was longer than we would have liked but we were able to find seats at the counter. Our meals were outstanding. I had chicken fried steak, which was...More

Thank Hoopsdad
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We were in Vacaville for a few days and visited the Black Bear twice. Both times my husband and myself had something different and it was all delishious. It's nice to get home cooking on the road.

Thank Sookee123
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

My husband, father and mother in law and i, went there this morning for a quick breakfast, the food came out quick and hot. They are a little stingy with the gravy. They give you big biscuits and then just cover the top. So over...More

Thank Lillian5142
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for an early breakfast on the way to SFO. Service was fast and efficient. The food was a good - typical for a decent breakfast. Black Bears are consistent. Good solid food. Nothing special.

Thank BEN P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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: 951 Merchant St, Vacaville, CA 95688-5315
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Vacaville
  • Phone Number: +1 707-448-1500
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You know the best thing about the Black Bear Diner in Vacaville? We don’t, either — because everything about it is so great! Maybe it’s the tasty food. Perhaps it’s the friendly employees. Most likely, it’s a combination of both… and that’s exactly what brings our customers back for more. We hope you’ll come down for your next breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
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