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Black Bear Diner

235 N McCarran Blvd, Sparks, NV 89431-5439
+1 775-356-1138
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“pot roast” (4 reviews)
“corn muffins” (2 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
235 N McCarran Blvd, Sparks, NV 89431-5439
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Good food and service; the prices are reasonable for the large portions of food you get served at most all Black Bear Diners. This is not the only Black Bear Diner we have near us, there is also one in Carson City, Nevada as well....More

Thank 587kitb
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Breakfast with family. Great food south great service. Steak and eggs was cooked perfectly. Denver omelet was scrumptious. Prices are great, quantities are huge, bring your appetite or share!

Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When you order pot roast, you get carrots, lots of carrots, in the pot roast. The meat was very tender. I also received a big pile of red skin mashed potatoes, and a vegetable. Wait, there is even more. You get a salad or soup...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I decided to stop and get a bite to eat before we checked into the house we rented while staying in the Reno area for my father-in-law's funeral. As it was our first time, we had no idea what to expect. Upon...More

Thank PattiP0414
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The people are always kind and helpful with the little one. It's a great place to eat with family or friends. Fun place to enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner. The prices are comparable to how great the food is. It's always a great time.

Thank Laurie P
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Food was great but the portions are large !!! We ordered the half sizes which works good unless you are really really hungry.

Thank _kathynelson458
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We love most Black Bear Diners, this one met all of our expectations! We have been to one and we won't go back to it. We will go back to this one in Sparks when we are in the area.

Thank Butts48a
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Black Bear Diner is just off I 80 and is easy on and off of the freeway. Plenty of parking, the property is well lit, clean and inviting. The staff is friendly, knowledgeable, cute as can be, and are the definition of "service with a...More

Thank Cindy C
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Visited for breakfast, good food, and good service. Large generous portions for your value. Clean restaurants and large gift shop with 'bear' items. Good place to stop if you want comfort food and hungry.

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

I had the lite fare portion of the ribs with mashed potatoes and brown gravy and it was very tasty! The squash and broccoli not so much but it was edible. The carrot portion was good, as was the corn bread and the clam chowder....More

Thank Selway M
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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, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 235 N McCarran Blvd, Sparks, NV 89431-5439
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Sparks
  • Phone Number: +1 775-356-1138
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