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Black Bear Diner

174 W Calaveras Blvd, Milpitas, CA 95035-5202
+1 408-946-2327
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
174 W Calaveras Blvd, Milpitas, CA 95035-5202
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My mom, and old friend and I went to Black Bear Diner for one reason, dessert. This would have been fantastic if they had any. No pies (except coconut cream) no brownies, no anything! Except ice cream. We were told that they did not have...More

Thank Getawaywhenwecan
denisejohnson2016, Guest Relations Manager at Black Bear Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are sorry to hear your disappointment in the lack of desserts. We are not your typical chain restaurant whose desserts are frozen and heated up as ordered. We actually have a team who comes in every day to bake cobblers, pies, pot pies, and...More

Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Visited the Black Bear in Milpitas in May of 2018 while in town for business and rated this restaurant high at the time. Wanted to provide a follow-up review based on another business trip in August of 2018. Still great service and food quality. Definitely...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 18 July 2018

We dined at Black Bear Diner. The bears are so cute. I had their tasty open face turkey sandwich. My husband enjoyed his chicken fried steak. We shared a bowl of huckleberry ice cream for dessert. Service was very good.

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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Visited the Black Bear in Milpitas in May of 2018 while in town for breakfast. Restaurant is close to major hotels and the prices and quality are great. We asked for a table in the back to go over a presentation that we were giving...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 5 June 2018

We dined at Black Bear Diner on a Monday night. We both had ice tea. I had their bacon burger; which was good. My husband enjoyed his tuna melt. Food was good. We shared a scoop of huckleberry ice cream for dessert. Service was good....More

Thank mini
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Went for an early lunch and it was already busy. We still had good service from a friendly waitress. We decided on a smaller lunch so we both had the grilled cheese sandwich and chicken noodle soup as we knew this place was known for...More

Thank 2butterfly
Reviewed 3 April 2018

This is a nice place to eat. I really enjoy the buttermilk waffles.the servings are huge. The servers are a delight. They play music in the back ground. The full menu offers something for everybody. It has a little gift shop, lots of "bear" themed...More

Thank patricia49er
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Went for Breakfast , portions are HUGE . Wife loved the cinnamon roll French toast. It was more food that a person should eat but tried. The service was good and was fairly inexpensive for SJ standards.

Thank martyh00
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Black Bear Diner is a place for people who are hungry. Portions are large. Best for breakfast foods at any time of day.

Thank Milpitas_traveller
Reviewed 18 January 2018

Lots of food, friendly service. Plates are piled high. Their signature hamburger could feed two or three people.

Thank la901
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Richard H
6 May 2016|
Response from Al S |
they have wine, only thing I know for sure
2 October 2015|
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Response from edwardkupa | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, we went for breakfast so a little early.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 174 W Calaveras Blvd, Milpitas, CA 95035-5202
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Milpitas
  • Phone Number: +1 408-946-2327
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People are simply in love with the food at Black Bear Diner! Maybe that’s because we always make the extra effort to ensure the very best taste to go along with our exceptional service. And it doesn’t end there — head outside for a quick photo op with one of our bear statues, or browse through our bear-centric items for that special someone in your life. Be sure to stop in and see us Milpitas!
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