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Black Bear Diner


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner


US$5 - US$20
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Our biggest portions for the hungriest bears. Served with your choice of strip-cut hash browns (380 cals.) OR country red potatoes (330 cals.) OR fresh fruit (70 cals.)
The Grizz! (1480 cals.)
2 sweet cream pancakes, 3 eggs*, 2 slices of hickory smoked bacon, 2 sausage links & a smoked ham steak
Bigfoot Chicken Fried Steak & Eggs* (2300 cals.)
Served with 3 eggs & 2 housemade biscuits
Hearty portions featuring the finest meats available. All 2-egg classic combos come with 2 eggs* plus your choice of strip-cut hash browns (380 cals.) OR country red potatoes (330 cals.) OR fresh fruit (70 cals.) and housemade biscuit (460 cals.). Egg whites are available (subtract 70 cals.)
Chicken Fried Steak (750 cals.)
Tender steak, breaded and deep-fried then smothered in our country gravy
Patty Sausage (750-760 cals.)
Mild or Spicy. We make our own, in-house from a recipe passed down through generations of Italian families
Portuguese Linguica Sausage (710 cals.)
A special recipe that originated from Central California Portuguese settlers
Chicken Apple Sausage (380 cals.)
A delicious blend of smoked chicken, sweet apples & seasonings
Link Sausage (380 cals.)
3 large links of our specially seasoned pork sausage
10 oz Cut $16.49
New York Steak* (550 cals.)
Center Cut Choice
Hickory Smoked Ham (600 cals.)
We use a generous, thick-cut slice for this traditional breakfast favorite
Thick-Cut Smoked Bacon (470 cals.)
Our hickory & applewood smoked bacon is some of the best you'll ever have
Corned Beef Hash (400 cals.)
Slow-roasted corned beef brisket, shredded then griddle-fried with potatoes
No Meat, Just the Eggs Please (140 cals.)
All 3-egg omelettes and 2-egg scrambles are served with your choice of strip-cut hash browns (380 cals.) OR country red potatoes (330 cals.) OR fresh fruit (70 cals.) and a housemade biscuit (460 cals.). Unless otherwise noted
Southern Scramble (1160 cals.)
Split biscuit covered with 2 sausage patties, 2 scrambled eggs & country gravy
Shasta Scramble (360 cals.)
Avocado, spinach, tomato, onion, bell pepper & jack cheese
California Omelette (480 cals.)
Avocado, mushroom & jack cheese
Joe's Hobo Omelette (620 cals.)
Smoked ham, link sausage & thick-cut bacon, jack cheese, cheddar cheese, spinach & onion
Bruce's Meat Lover's Omelette (670 cals.)
Smoked ham, thick-cut bacon, link sausage & jack cheese
Denver Omelette (460 cals.)
Smoked ham, bell pepper & onion, topped with cheddar cheese
Vegetarian Omelette (400 cals.)
Mushroom, onion, tomato, bell pepper, spinach & jack cheese
Avocado Toast (680 cals.)
Fresh avocado on a toasted Stirato® roll served with sliced tomato and fresh fruit
Breakfast Croissant Sandwich (1180/1190 cals.)
A buttery croissant lightly spread with pesto aioli and your choice of mild (610 cals.) OR spicy (620 cals.) hand-pattied sausage, thick-cut smoked bacon, cheddar cheese & an egg* cooked to order. Served with your choice of strip-cut hash browns (380 cals.) OR country red potatoes (330 cals.) OR fresh fruit (70 cals.)
Our one of a kind buttermilk and sweet cream batter makes a hearty waffle or decadent pancake. Served with syrup (190 cals.)
2 Cakes (990 cals.)
Waffle (490 cals.)
Cinnamon Roll French Toast* (1460 cals.)
3 slices of thick-cut cinnamon roll dipped in French toast batter and grilled. Topped with powdered sugar and drizzled with icing. Served with fresh fruit
Thick-Cut French Toast (580 cals.)
Bear Claw French Toast (1580 cals.)
Classic bear claw, dipped in French toast batter and grilled for a uniquely delicious experience. Topped with powdered sugar. Served with fresh fruit
Bear's Choice (630-1510 cals.)
Two eggs* (130 cals.) Plus - Choose one: pancakes (970 cals.), sweet cream waffle (470 cals.), French toast (390 cals.) OR 2 biscuits & gravy (1200 cals.). Choose one: 2 slices thick-cut smoked bacon (90 cals.), 2 sausage links (160 cals.) OR 1 smoked ham slice (180 cals.)
The Volcano (1710 cals.)
3 cakes, 2 link sausage, 2 slices of thick-cut smoked bacon, 2 eggs* stacked
The Scrambowl (1560 cals.)
A hearty all-in-one bowl of smoked ham, smoked bacon, link sausage, eggs*, bell pepper, onion & pickled jalapeño, scrambled over country red potatoes, then topped with cheddar cheese & country gravy. Served with a housemade biscuit
Served with your choice of strip-cut hash browns (380 cals.) OR country red potatoes (330 cals.) and fresh fruit (70 cals.)
California Bacon (850 cals.)
Split English muffin, thick-cut smoked bacon, avocado, spinach, grilled tomato slices & 2 poached eggs* covered in Hollandaise sauce
Classic (700 cals.)
Split English muffin, sliced smoked ham & 2 poached eggs* covered in Hollandaise sauce
Served with your choice of strip-cut hash browns (380 cals.) OR country red potatoes (330 cals.) OR fresh fruit (70 cals.). Unless otherwise noted
Fiesta Scramble (930 cals.)
Scrambled eggs, tortilla strips, pickled jalapeño, cheddar cheese, onion, & cilantro, topped with black olive & avocado. Served with a warm flour tortilla & housemade salsa
Chorizo Scramble (910 cals.)
Chorizo sausage & jack cheese. Served with a flour tortilla and housemade salsa
Breakfast Burrito (1060 cals.)
Chorizo sausage, refried beans, scrambled eggs, cheddar cheese, onion, pickled jalapeño & cilantro wrapped in a warm flour tortilla. Served with housemade salsa
Huevos Rancheros (1200 cals.)
Crispy corn tortillas topped with chorizo, refried beans, two sunny side up eggs, chile verde sauce, avocado, cherry tomatoes, jack cheese, topped with sour cream & cilantro. This one's served with your choice of potato (330-380 cals.) and fresh fruit
Smaller portions of our same great comfort food. Perfect for seniors or those with a lighter appetite. The following Little Less selections are served with strip-cut hash browns (380 cals.) and housemade biscuit (460 cals.)
The Mini Volcano (1030 cals.)
All stacked high! 2 cakes, 1 link sausage, 1 slice of thick-cut hickory & applewood smoked bacon, 1 egg*
1 Biscuit & Country Gravy with 2 Slices of Thick-Cut Hickory & Applewood Smoked Bacon
OR 2 sausage links. (680 cals./760 cals.)
Ham & Cheese Omelette (270 cals.)
Made with 2 eggs*
1 Egg* & 2 Slices of Thick-Cut Hickory & Applewood Smoked Bacon (170-240 cals.)
OR 2 sausage links OR 1 hickory smoked ham steak
Country Red Potatoes (330 cals.)
Strip-Cut Hash Browns (380 cals.)
Loaded: Add cheddar cheese & diced bacon to any potato
2 Biscuits & Gravy (1290 cals.)
McCann's Steel Cut Irish Oatmeal (740 cals.)
Served with cinnamon, Craisins®, nut medley, 2% milk
Fruit Bowl (230 cals.)
Or 1 Ham Slice (220 cals.) $4.99
Specialty Meat
4 slices of smoked bacon (170 cals.), 2 mild (610 cals.) OR 2 spicy (620 cals.) sausage patties, 3 sausage links (240 cals.)
Toast or English Muffin (360/460 cals.)
spread with European butter blend
Fit & Focused - 2-Egg Combo (500 cals.)
2-eggs* any style served with chicken apple sausage, sliced tomato & fresh fruit
Fit & Focused - Chicken Apple Sausage Scramble (500 cals.)
Made with egg whites, jack cheese, spinach, sautéed mushroom & avocado. Served with 1 dry piece of wheat toast & fresh fruit
Classic Bear Claw (910 cals.)
housemade, with almond filling
Java City Coffee (0 cals.)
Assorted Juices (180-270 cals.)
Large - 16 oz (220 cals.) $4.99
Small - 10 oz (140 cals.) $3.49
Fresh O.J.
Squeezed Fresh Daily
Lemonade (280 cals.)
Arnold Palmer (140 cals.)
Pepsi Soft Drinks (0-300 cals.)
Iced Tea (0 cals.)
Sweet Tea (160 cals.)
Hot Tea (0 cals.)
Hot Chocolate (80 cals.)
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All reviews black beans chicken fried steak pies comfort food ate here nice atmosphere service was great portions hobo
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and I went for dinner. It was very busy but we were ok with that. The food was very good also. Nice visit.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bkr123
Reviewed 16 January 2019

This restaurant was clean, service was efficient and the food good. Nice atmosphere as well. I have eaten at one other Black Bear Diner and that was in Woodland, CA and the first time was great, the second time, horrible. One girl waiting and serving...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Debbedoo
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

This was the best omelet I have ever had. It was Joe's Hobo omelet. I thoroughly enjoyed it. The portions were huge.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank margierivera987
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

We travel a lot by car, and stop at black bear diners all over. The food is the same from one to the next (like McDonald’s!) consistently good! They have a huge menu, covering all the meals - breakfast, lunch & dinner- anytime. I am...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Karen M
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Black Bear has always been known great food and generous portions ... The last 6-8 months the service and speedy delivery of food has been lacking ..... Even the best food is lacking when it is delivered cold ... It’s not the waitress fault they...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank garygS3881BG
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We have been going to this diner for over 15 years. Love the consistently excellent food, great service and reasonable prices. We have been going to church early on Sunday so restaurant is not as busy at 8:00 in the morning. Love the Juevos Rancheros.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Frank O
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

I usually come in by myself or with my boyfriend after church on Sunday’s. Although the restaurant is always busy, we usually sit at the bar, and the service is always great. The food is amazing, I’ve never had anything there that I didn’t like!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank dalyaaaaa
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Was in Hanford for a week and ate here twice. For lunch I had the Reuben sandwich and for breakfast, I had Bruce's Omelette. The service was good and the decor was incredible. They make their own sausage, and it is great. The biscuits are...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank ugacarter
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Always get a decent meal at a good price. I can count on friendly staff and a clean place. As many times as I have eaten at Big Bear diners I have never been disappointed. Especially in their breakfast

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank bdzipnbyu
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Food was very good, The serving where huge we spit a meal & we had food left. They have pies that are very tempting, so we took one to go.

Date of visit: February 2018
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