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Black Bear Diner

) #81 of 238 Restaurants in Walnut Creek ££ - £££ American,
700 Bancroft Rd, Walnut Creek, CA 94598-1531
+1 925-941-0000
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good49%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“tri tip” (2 reviews)
“cakes” (2 reviews)
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American, Diner
££ - £££
700 Bancroft Rd, Walnut Creek, CA 94598-1531
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Reviewed 6 July 2015

If my husband could eat here every day he would! He likes good, home style food and this never disappoints. The portions are huge, and the prices are very reasonable. If you come for breakfast / lunch on a holiday or a weekend then you...More

Thank Superdella
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Think of a favorite family meal and this place has it on the menu! Breakfast fare in plentiful and almost more than you can eat at one sitting!

Thank djdulac
Reviewed 28 June 2015

Met friends here for lunch and since we have eaten in other locations, knew what to expect. We were greeted and seated promptly. Menu was quite extensive and had something for everyone. Had the tuna chef salad and the reuben sandwich and both were very...More

Reviewed 17 June 2015

While the menu selections were plentiful, good choices were available. The flavors were very average as was the service. Ambiance, clearly average. The decor definitely 60's. Not a bad place for a casual meal.

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 24 February 2015

Love their sweet cream pancakes and their 7 grain granola pancakes. HUGE portions. Warning: definitely adds to the waistline, but enough to take home and savior for the next day if you can control yourself. For the weight conscious, they have senior portions and lite...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 11 January 2015

We went here for breakfast and were sure to get there before the Saturday morning rush. We were seated quickly, which wouldn't have happened if we got there after nine. I had the eggs and link sausages with their hash browns. My dining companion had...More

Thank Dale W
Reviewed 10 December 2014

Stopped at the Black bear Diner around lunch time on a Friday. 1st trip to a Back Bear, and I was mostly impressed with the large portions and how comforting the food was. This is no upscale place, very casual. My wife and I both...More

Thank Henneman
Reviewed 15 November 2014

Went to Black Bear Diner for a dinner with my wife. She had been there before and thought the food was o.k. I ordered the chicken parm and she ordered chicken fried steak. They both came with mixed Veggies and as all salad. The salad...More

Thank Jim P
Reviewed 3 November 2014

Been there multiple times always a great place to eat very comfortable place with one of the best and quickest service restaurant in Contra Costa.And as always the food is always done write there is only 1 thing that they need in all of there...More

Thank CalifWineAssc
Reviewed 6 August 2014

Promptly seated at the booth area we wanted for Breakfast. Many menu choices, order promptly taken. there wee man other customers for breakfast, but order arrived in about 10-15 minutes. Portions were large, everything was as ordered, and hot. Water and coffee refilled frequently, food...More

Thank lightyear
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, 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: 700 Bancroft Rd, Walnut Creek, CA 94598-1531
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Walnut Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 925-941-0000
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