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Black Bear Diner

174 W Calaveras Blvd, Milpitas, CA 95035-5202
+1 408-946-2327
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“black beans” (27 reviews)
“pancakes” (12 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
174 W Calaveras Blvd, Milpitas, CA 95035-5202
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Like Your Hash Browns Crispy? No problem, just tell the waitress you want them crispy. She'll lead you to believe that's what will arrive. Foolish expectations. You'll get what everyone else gets.

1  Thank hoodinki
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

When I want a good breakfast this is the place to go. The food is satisfying because they give you a large portion and it's delicious. I order the steak and eggs or the linguisa sausage with eggs and the country potatoes and toast on...More

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We have dined at this Black Bear Diner on several occasions. The food and the service are hit and miss. Sometimes all is good and other times we have left without dining due to order confusion from the staff.

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We went to Black Bear Diner on a Friday night. I enjoyed their ham steak and over easy eggs with fruit. The biscuit was huge. My husband enjoyed the fish and chips; big portion so left overs for later snack or meal. For dessert, of...More

Thank mini
Reviewed 24 August 2017

My wife and I hit up Black Bear twice over a long weekend for 'breakfast' but after seeing plates of what looked to be good eggs / omlettes, I opted to split the difference and order the chicken fried steak breakfast plate. The steak itself...More

Thank Adrian S
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Cheesy broccoli soup was burnt - tasted awful. My half-turkey sandwich was drowning in mayo and there was about a quarter inch of turkey on it. Other Black Bears give you about a half-inch of good turkey meat. Brought a replacement soup - minestrone righ...More

Thank mickdlt
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

I went here for breakfast and I was pleasantly surprised to hear that I could order from the lunch and dinner menu although it was clearly morning hours. The food was good and it came out fast. Our waiter was okay, not spectacular but not...More

Thank wendy h
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I ordered the "Joe's Hobo Omelette" along with the "Country Red Potatoes"; it was all excellent tasting, well prepared and HOT when served. Also ordered coffee & cup never had a chance to get empty; server came by often to check on things, etc.

Thank Gerald A
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

I've been to the Milpitas several times and it's always been a positive experience. The wait staff are pleasant and attentive, and the food consistently good and reasonably prices. The Benedicts are spectacular and on the dinner menu the trout was surprisingly good! It's become...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 7 July 2017

a wonderfully crowded experience. wait time less than 5 minutes. large open, clean seating area. the great american breakfast . eggs, hashbrowns, and sausage... a large menu to choose from. not that expensive in california dollars... a great stop on my train trip

Thank genejohnson2015
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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, 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 - 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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