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Black Bear Diner opens Monday in Pleasanton

Original post made on Dec 7, 2013

Black Bear Diner will open its newest California restaurant Monday in Pleasanton, offering its famous breakfast specials that fill the plate, and then some.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Saturday, December 7, 2013, 8:57 AM

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Posted by Welcome!
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Dec 7, 2013 at 9:05 am

A wonderful place. Love the steak and eggs breakfast

Always good and a fair price

I am happy to see them locate here


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Posted by Chubby
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Dec 7, 2013 at 11:19 am

Got Grease?


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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Dec 7, 2013 at 3:48 pm

I can't imagine eating meat for breakfast...steak? NOT!

I prefer tea, one bagel, yogurt with fresh fruit...nothing more...ugggggg...small serving,

The Brits eat big breakfasts but I just couldn't do it.


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Posted by Welcome!
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Dec 7, 2013 at 4:37 pm

Chubby: spoken like someone who hasn't eaten there. The new restaurants are beautiful and very clean. And the food is not 'greasy'


Cholo: You can get your bagel, tea and fruit there as well

Bon appetite


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Posted by Right
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Dec 7, 2013 at 6:36 pm

I hope the diner makes a go of it, despite cholos negative comments about their menu selection. While we can only guess at cholos gender ( which is considered a positive attribute only in this state) we do know he/she is protein deficient. That explains a lot, come to think of it......


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Posted by Jill
a resident of Foothill Place
on Dec 7, 2013 at 8:01 pm

It's a great family place we can't wait


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Posted by Lucas
a resident of Downtown
on Dec 8, 2013 at 8:31 pm

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Posted by motschatzi
a resident of Livermore
on Dec 8, 2013 at 8:58 pm

So Gad you've come to the tri-valley area. Love "The Griz" and the "Volcano" and the "Sweet cream pancakes". Have never had anything I did not like there. No more driving to Tracy or Concord.


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Posted by William Tell
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Dec 8, 2013 at 9:02 pm

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Posted by Danita
a resident of Ironwood
on Dec 9, 2013 at 8:54 am

My husband and I LOVE eating at Black Bear Diner and can't believe how much food you get for the price. Thanks for opening one so close to home. As much as we love the friendly atmosphere I'm even looking forward to having a lunch time take out spot for work. Welcome to Pleasanton!


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Posted by sensible
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Dec 9, 2013 at 9:00 am

Welcome, Black Bear Diner!! Glad you're here - great food whenever we've stopped on road trips. If you watch your diet, exercise, don't go out to eat every day, every meal, you really shouldn't worry about having a fantastic meal once in a while (grease and all!) Enjoy life! :)


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Posted by Carnivorous Vegeterian
a resident of Jensen Tract
on Dec 9, 2013 at 9:03 am

Great hometown service and fresh food!!! I suspect Cholo and Chubby would be delighted to have everyone up on the hillside flatulating methane with the other bovine.


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Posted by puritanical
a resident of Canyon Oaks
on Dec 9, 2013 at 9:08 am

sensible, that sort of rational thinking just will not fly around here.


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Posted by What? Not an Italian restaurant?
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Dec 9, 2013 at 9:46 am

It's nice to have a BBD in P-town, but what we really need is an Italian restaurant! Wake up people! How long do we have to wait!....

Merry Christmas everyone! (Yeah, I said it. You get no PC greetings from me!)


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Posted by Sirena
a resident of Val Vista
on Dec 9, 2013 at 10:52 am

Black Bear is here to stay, not like the previous resturants. As someone said we need an Italian Resturant too.


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Posted by Adam T.
a resident of Stoneridge Orchards
on Dec 9, 2013 at 10:58 am

Love it! We have always stopped at the Black Bear Diner in Morgan Hill on our way driving down to Santa Barbara and have always had a fantastic meal!

Eat where the truckers, cops, farm and other laborers eat and you'll rarely be disappointed!

Bagel, tea & fresh fruit...well that answers my question of just what do Trolling/Blogging malcontents eat for breakfast.


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Posted by Buddha
a resident of Jensen Tract
on Dec 9, 2013 at 3:10 pm

Love Black Bear Diner and so glad to have one closer than Tracy or Milpitas!


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Posted by anon
a resident of Birdland
on Dec 9, 2013 at 11:40 pm

There are alot of italian restaurants in Pleasanton!!


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Posted by Erin
a resident of Birdland
on Dec 10, 2013 at 7:58 am

Our go to for Italian is La Vite. Have never had a bad meal there.


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Posted by Dan
a resident of Highland Oaks
on Dec 10, 2013 at 8:19 am

I'll continue to go to the locally owned and operated places for breakfast.


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Posted by What? Not an Italian restaurant?,
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Dec 10, 2013 at 12:04 pm

It was a joke people! There are far too many Italian restaurants in this city, especially downtown. Merry Christmas!


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Posted by Hanna
a resident of Pleasanton Valley
on Dec 12, 2013 at 5:10 am

Dan: This is a locally owned business, its owned by a couple from Contra Costa County... They've lived here for practically their entire lives

Thanks to this awesome couple for bringing BBD to town and bringing some new jobs open to the community


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Posted by Diner
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Dec 13, 2013 at 12:43 am

I had lunch there yesterday. Actually, ordered breakfast. The platter was a foot and half long!!! Every seat was filled the hour and half my friend and I were there. I had to park a bit illegally in the lot. Every parking space was filled the entire time. They definitely need more parking...best to carpool. Need to study the huge menu before going.
I think they have a Northern Ca following, and will get lots of business right off the freeway,..asking "closest Black Bear' will lead drivers right to Hopyard.


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