Black Bear Diner was founded in 1995 in Mount Shasta, California, by Bob and Laurie Manley. The company operates a chain of family restaurants.
Black Bear Diner offers old fashioned comfort foods, such as burgers, salads, sandwiches, and shakes. Each restaurant is decorated with bears in various forms and shapes. The restaurant is known for serving breakfast around the clock and for their huge 12 foot tall black bear carvings in front of each location.
The company currently has 82 locations in 8 states, with more than half of these being located in California. Company headquarters are now located in Redding, California.