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Black Bear Diner

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American, Diner
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235 N Mccarran Blvd, Sparks, NV 89431-5439
+1 775-356-1138
06:00 - 22:00
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Sparks, Nevada
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is down home cooking. The food is great, service very good and reasonably priced. Burgers are awesome.

Thank John S
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

I was real excited to finally try this place, I was a little disappointed, the prices are higher than I expected. The food was good, and portion size was good. I do not I guess I expected a little better from all the reviews. oh well Next time I am in the area I may go again and try something... More 

Thank straight08
Lake Charles, La
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200 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

One of the few places open to eat dinner on Xmas day. Food was delicious and plentiful. Staff very friendly. Close to the Nugett Casino

Thank laculturevulture
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The food is always good here, the music jukebox is always cranking up there really good Tunes, kids love it too

Thank looper25
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

There are all kinds of restaurants in this area to eat breakfast and Black Bear never disappoints when I want a good, filling breakfast. Our party had everything from oatmeal to eggs and everyone was satisfied. Always good service.

Thank 277jacquelyns
Mexicali, Mexico
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Black Bear Diner is a chain in the western US that strives for a "local diner" feel. I've eaten at their locations in Tulare and Gilroy, CA, as well as Sparks, NV, and all three meet that goal with friendly service and good comfort food. Portions are large so bring your appetite. On my most recent visit I had sausage... More 

Thank John D
Sparks, Nevada
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69 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

The service is excellent. Tammy and Taylor are so efficient as well as friendly. The food is delicious. If you want a terrific hamburger come to Black Bear. They give you huge serving that you could easily split. The price is very reasonable.

Thank 723jackie
Enterprise, Utah
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Very good food. Serving proportions are big. Very filling. Nice home feeling. Good waitresses. Good deserts.

Thank cjshousekeeping
Salem, Oregon
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116 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

As always Black Bear Diner delivered great home style food at a reasonable price. I wish we could finally remember to split a meal as we never can eat all of the dinner at a Black Bear Diner. This is one of the most consistent chains for good quality food that we have found in the northwest.

Thank twobuttes
Great Falls, Montana
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

The restaurant reminds me of a down to earth country eatery. The service was good. The portions are well sized. We split a burger and fries and portion was large. The burger was really thick and had a hard time fitting in mouth but was very tasty we shared a coconut cream pie and it was huge

Thank Jean M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?