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Black Bear Diner

2605 Hilltop Dr, Redding, CA 96002-1020
+1 530-221-7600
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pot roast” (7 reviews)
“pancakes” (16 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2605 Hilltop Dr, Redding, CA 96002-1020
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on 12-1-2017. We were immediately seated in a cozy booth. Our waitress was excellent coming to the table quickly and friendly. This is truly an old fashioned, All American food place. Large portions and food tastes fresh and homemade. We had meatloaf and...More

Thank Lori H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Breakfast was once again a home run! Excellent service with a smile!! Would like to see the furnishings updated as they appear to be getting hard to clean. Thank you for a great experience!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here on a road trip home from Portland. It was 5:00 PM on thanksgiving, and we just wanted some food. We chose to sit at the counter, so we have a front row show to how much hustle was happening. Our waitress was...More

Thank Tina C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great restaurant for good home style cooking. This is the second one that we have eaten in and enjoyed it both times. Lots of food and good quality. Nice staff too.

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was excellent, as usual. Quantity was more than sufficient. Wait for seating was kind of lengthy when there were several open tables. Service was slow and erratic. Music was MUCH too loud and prevented conversation. We stop at this restaurant often while traveling along...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We were a family of 5, and two giant breakfast plates were more than enough. Good value and decent food

Thank Carlos W
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Doing breakfast for dinner with chicken fried steak and eggs with hash browns. The other entre is linguica and penne pasta. Add tomato juice and modelo. Good food night

Thank toohuge
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Breakfast in the afternoon was good. The wait for food was too long. No wait for a table. Short wait for order to be taken. Large biscuits but dry.

Thank Betty P
Reviewed 7 October 2017

The first thing I noticed was the cute bear display outside the restaurant. Good spot for family pics on our vacation. The food was delicious, the portions were huge, and the prices were low. Good service. Cute little gift shop, too. Highly recommend for a...More

Thank Michelle T
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Locals recommended the original location of this 100-unit chain diner in Shasta City, CA. The BBQ ribs sounded promising, but they were chewy, fatty and very skimpy on meat. A real disappointment. Another diner enjoyed the pot roast, however. Service was perfunctory (it was a...More

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6 September 2016|
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Response from Dennis S | Reviewed this property |
No they don't serve alcohol.
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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
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2605 Hilltop Dr, Redding, CA 96002-1020
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redding
  • Phone Number: +1 530-221-7600
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