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Black Bear Diner

) #1 of 84 Restaurants in Porterville €€ - €€€ American,
910 W Olive Ave, Porterville, CA 93257-3112
+1 559-784-3648
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (8 reviews)
“pie” (2 reviews)
“onion rings” (2 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Diner
€€ - €€€
910 W Olive Ave, Porterville, CA 93257-3112
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1 - 10 of 82 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No wonder this restaurant is rated highly! The staff is efficient and personable. The food is quality and priced reasonably! Great place to eat! The chicken fried steak and the burgers are really good! Enjoy!

Thank Travelerfrank79
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here is consistently good, the chicken fried steak is by far my favorite. Staff is friendly and knowledgeable when it comes to dealing with those who are seated or ordering. Could use some work on how to quiet other rowdy guests, but I'm...More

Thank V1552LKmelissak
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We stopped here on our way from Yosemite back down to the San Diego area. It doesn't look like much from the outside being located in a not-so-attractive neighborhood, but the food was good and the service was decent. We came in for lunch on...More

Thank Allons-y2016
Reviewed 1 June 2017

This restaurant is my family's favorite restaurant especially for breakfast, love ❤️ their breakfast 🍳 selection, aside from big portion their food 🥘 is yummy 😋 and affordable , the staff are very friendly ,they always greeted all theirs costumers with a smile.

Thank gdpaw
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

We walked in close to closing. Staff was friendly and attentive. Food portions were large and flavorful. I would definitely make a return trip.

Thank Joshua R
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

The wait staff was professional, knowledgeable, courteous, and more than willing to assist in choosing low-carbohydrate alternatives to some of the included food items. Their omelettes are fantastic.

Thank Angler406
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped on way home. Food was pretty good. We have eaten at many Black Bears and this one was just as good. Good size portions but you can order off the little less section on the menu.

Thank Tcard2013
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Everything was very clean and a nice atmosphere, our waitress was very friendly and attentive. Food was very good and nice portions. Very pleased with our decision to stop here.

Thank gcamp13
Reviewed 1 April 2017

the food wasn't bad but not good enough to go back. service was slow and when my food came it was cold

Thank edheffner46
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Staff very good and helpful. Potions are enormous but a "smaller appetite" menu still gives generous portions

Thank Tom H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 910 W Olive Ave, Porterville, CA 93257-3112
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Porterville
  • Phone Number: +1 559-784-3648
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