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The Pines Lake Front

Established in the 1920s, The Pines offers both lake and mountain views, serving upscale family-friendly American fare like burgers, sandwiches, steak, salad, Vegan. Reservations accepted. Delicious breakfast served Saturday and Sunday. Try the Bloody Mary!
The Tavern across the street has lake views, pizza, Santa Maria BBQ and live music on weekends. Best kept secret in Big Bear. A personal favorite.
 
350 & 330 Alden Road, Big Bear Lake, CA.
909-866-5400
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Captains Anchorage

3 minutes from the cottage.The Captains Anchorage Restaurant has been a Big Bear Lake tradition since 1947. Originally known as the Sportsman’s Tavern,the restaurant has witnessed years of history,entertained Hollywood celebrities,and is the home of a
cool and friendly “Ghost” by the name of George. Be aware that George
may be your unexpected dinner guest,as he evidentially feels that
Captains Anchorage Restaurant is his home, too. Upscale and positively delicious. Indoor and outdoor dining when weather permits.
42148 Moonridge Way, Big Bear Lake, CA  909-866-3997
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peppercorn

Peppercorn Grille

The Peppercorn Grille treats diners to a beautiful dining room with several cozy and private booths, as well as tables with views of the Village. Our heated patio is ever popular and is the perfect place to enjoy a cocktail or glass of wine as you watch the passers-by. Our extensive menu offers items sure to please every appetite.
Come and experience the finest in dining Big Bear has to offer.
553 Pine Knot Ave. Big Bear Lake, CA
909-866-5405
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saucys

Saucy Mama's Pizzeria

Home of the best dough on the mountain!
Great Grandma’s recipes. Sauces and dough made from scratch every day.
Only hand tossed pizza in Big Bear. Beer and wine, outside patio, big screen TV’s, great atmosphere.
 
618 Pine Knot Ave, Big Bear Lake, CA
909-878-0165
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oldgermandeli

The Old German Deli

One of the most popular eateries in Big Bear, this deli shop offers specialty sandwiches and Kraut dogs, Brat and apple strudel. Closed on Mondays.
An authentic old world German Deli, offering assorted sausages & cold cuts, cheeses, pastries, grocery items & International beers, primarily German.
 
40645 Village Dr, Big Bear Lake, CA.
909-878-0515
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pickles

Pickle's Pie Shop

This family friendly restaurant specializes in amazing homemade pies. Closed Mon-Tues. Order a pie ahead or pick up a slice. Pick up a homemade pot pie to take home.
We are a slow food establishment, a lot of thyme and love goes into each pie we create. Our crust is 100% butter, we use this as the vehicle to showcase our seasonal pies. In order to ensure you get the pie you desire-we recommend pre-ordering and please remember- great pie takes time.
829 W Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear City, CA.
909-547-6214
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sweetbasil

Sweet Basil Bistro

Big Bear’s most intimate restaurant, Sweet Basil Bistro has been setting the scene for romantic evenings and casual lunches since 2006. Enjoy a cocktail or wine while you wait for whichever authentic, country Italian dish you choose. Savor our signature Lobster Lasagna for dinner or a gourmet panini for lunch. Don’t forget to ask about our daily specials, and keep us in mind the next time you need catering for a crowd.
40629 Big Bear Blvd Big Bear Lake, CA
909-866-9212
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fuji

Fuji Japanese Cuisine

Teppanyaki and Sushi is served at the Fuji Japanese Cuisine restaurant in Big Bear Lake. Th Teppanyaki is a type of Japanese cuisine made famous by the Benihana restaurant chain that uses an iron or stainless steel griddle to cook food. At Fuji, the large teppans, including the surrounding counter from which diners eat, can seat as many as 16 people, allowing the diners to sit comfortably while watching the chef prepare their meal on the grill in front of them.
41025 Big Bear Blvd Big Bear Lake, CA.
909-866-8108
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firerock

Fire Rock Burgers & Brews

Located in the heart of the Big Bear Lake Village, at Fire Rock Burgers and Brews we strive to serve rockin’ burgers, delicious beer battered fries, and a large selection of rotating craft beers!
Come enjoy a rock and roll atmosphere, dog friendly patios, have your kids design a guitar pick kid’s menu for our “pick wall” and don’t forget to check out our local live music!
618 Pine Knot Ave, Suite B, Big Bear Lake, CA.
909-878-0696
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grizzlymanor

Grizzly Manor Cafe

The best breakfast in town! Locally owned. No charge for entertainment or strange moods of the help. We serve grizzly size portions especially if you keep the cook smiling. We work great together as a team. We know nothing of the game, but we’re great players. *Due to our small size we cannot guarantee that parties larger than 5 will be seated together or at the same time.
41268 Big Bear Blvd., Big Bear Lake, CA
909-866-6226
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572

572 Social

Usually with live music on the patio, this American fare restaurant serves what some consider the best burgers in town, along with seafood, including poke, steaks and salads.
572 Pine Knot Ave,  Big Bear Lake, CA 
909-878-0307
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Gaby's Latin Flavors

Gaby’s Latin Flavors restaurant in Big Bear Lake serves delicious Mexican food and tasty, authentic Bolivian specialties, as well as traditional American fare, such as burgers, salads, and pastas.
If you enjoy great Mexican food, are curious to experience the wonderful flavors of Bolivian food, or just crave a hamburger, Gaby’s restaurant is certainly worth a visit.
41618 Big Bear Blvd. Big Bear Lake, CA.
909353-8839
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Hacienda Grill

A Taste of Mexico!
Amor por nuestra cultura y tradiciones translates to our passion to share our culture, our art, our food and our love for what we do.We hope you enjoy it as much as we do.
Family-friendly Mexican restaurant, with fare like fish tacos, enchiladas, molcajete, tortilla soup.
​41787 Big Bear Blvd. Big Bear Lake, CA.
909 866-8667
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HimalayanRestaurant

Himalayan Restaurant

The Himalayan Restaurant in Big Bear Lake is proud to serve a variety of authentic menu selections popular in Nepal, Tibet, and in northern India.
We use the freshest ingredients, herbs, and spices to prepare our many healthy and delicious meals which are served in a pleasant, relaxing setting.
672 Pine Knot Ave, Big Bear Lake, CA.
909-878-3068
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Dynasty

DYNASTY in Big Bear serves delicious asian cuisine. We provide chinese, szechwan Manderin style (hot & spicy) food, Black Bean Sauce, and Mongolian BBQ Grill style. We are the only company in town that serves live Maine LOBSTER! We have a nice selection of fine wines and food pairing suggestions with Peking Duck included as one of the dishes. Besides our special food and wine pairing dishes, we also have dishes for vegetarians. With a full bar and roomy atmosphere we know you will enjoy your dining experience with us.
40989 Big Bear Blvd. Big Bear Lake, CA.
909-866-7887
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tropicali

Tropicali

This Hawaiian poke bowl restaurant ranks No. 1 on Yelp in the area and No. 15 in the nation.
Popular dishes include sashimi bowls, pulled pork, spicy ceviche, tofu, teriyaki chicken and barbacoa beef.
All natural California Island style grinds tropical bowks and poke and smoothies and groundwork coffee.
40616 Village Dr, Big Bear Lake, CA.
909-878-0499
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murrays

Murray's Saloon & Eatery

For over 25-years, Murray’s Saloon and Eatery has been serving the Big Bear area. We are locally family owned and operated, and we’re a local favorite for bikers, skiers, and hikers. We’re open 7-days a week. We don’t close for fire, flood, snow, or electricity malfunctions so come hang out and enjoy a delicious meal at our bar and grill.
672 Cottage Ln Big Bear Lake, CA.
909-866-1444
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lapergola

La Pergola Trattoria

Located in The Village, this cafe and marketplace has delicious Italian cuisine and espresso.
A tavola non si invecchia
English translation: You don’t get old at the table.Time gathered around the table with wonderful friends is time well spent. So pull up a chair and find happiness in a simple yet seriously savory meal and the comfort of friends.
40821 Village Dr, Big Bear Lake, CA.
909-878-0555
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royalthai

Royal Thai Cafe

The Royal Thai Bistro, located in the center of the bustling Big Bear Lake Village, offers a variety of menu items inspired by the regional dishes of Thailand. Our cooking staff, schooled at fine restaurants in both Asia and America, prepares our flavorful menu items using only the freshest, highest quality ingredients, many obtained directly from farms in the Southern California area. We constantly strive to create a pleasurable dining experience for you, your family and friends.
40766 Village Drive, Big Bear Lake, CA.
909-866-2808
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stillwells

Stillwell's Restaurant

A memorable dining experience is about more than the food. It’s when the warm host, witty bartender, and savvy waiter treat you like family. Our old-time favorite recipes have been combined with progressive California-style cuisine and an added local flair. Our Chef and his staff use only pure, natural ingredients combined with premium meats, selected seafood and poultry and specialty produce. Stop by, relax, and soak in the rustic mountain atmosphere while enjoying inventive gourmet cuisine at Stillwells Restaurant.
40650 Village Drive, Big Bear Lake, CA.

Nottinghams

Join us at Nottinghams Tavern for our California Cuisine featuring steak, hamburgers, salads, seafood, vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free options! We offer three full bars and two levels.
Enjoy The Dining Room, our cozy dining room featuring a fireplace; The Pub, our casual dining area, The Tavern, our upstairs dining area; or The Patio, a pet-friendly outdoor dining patio, available May through October. 
40797 Big Bear Blvd. Big Bear Lake, CA.
909-866-4644
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Maggio's Pizza

Italian restaurant specializing in homemade Italian cuisine in Big Bear Lake.
Our food is baked in Brick Deck Ovens prepared with our unique time honored family recipies.
Our sauce and dough are made fresh daily on our premises.
 
42160 Big Bear Blvd Big Bear Lake, CA
909-866-8815
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Oakside Restaurant & Bar

We offer a dining downstairs with several cozy and private booths, as well as tables with views of the Village. Our heated patio is ever popular and boasts a large fire pit with surrounding bar-height seating with live music on the weekends. This is the perfect place to enjoy a cocktail or glass of wine as you watch the passers-by. Upstairs you will find a full-bar with bar seating, bar tables and a large lounging section. Watch your favorite sporting event on one of our many TV’s at the bar.
40701 Village Dr, Big Bear Lake, CA
909-866-5555
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teddybear

Teddy Bear Restaurant

The Teddy Bear specializes in home-style cooking. We make all of our own pies from scratch on the premises. Customers have been known to drive up the hill just for a piece of pie. My mom Gladys has been making our pies since 1971. Our soups, chili and machaca are all original Teddy Bear recipes. We serve old fashioned shakes and malts. We’ve added a number of items over the years. One of our latest is our homemade chicken pot pies made from scratch and baked fresh daily.
583 Pine Knot Ave Big Bear Lake, CA
909-866-5415
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jaspers

Jasper's Smokehouse

Our goal is to provide a casual atmosphere where really good food and fun is served. We are family owned and operated. All of our items are prepared fresh daily and we use only the finest Corn Fed Midwestern Beef and Pork available. All of our meats are smoked only by wood, no propane or natural gas is means that you get real Wood-Fired BBQ, not stuff from some oven that just claims to be the real thing. You can and will taste the difference. So, sit back and enjoy some good food and fun.
607 Pine Knot Ave., Big Bear Lake, CA
 909-866-2434
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grind and grill

The Grind And Grill Cafe

Home of “The Avalanche.”
Big Bear’s friendliest diner serving outstanding breakfast and lunch seven days a week.
Monstrous Pancakes, tasty biscuits and gravy, omelettes, burgers and salads.
Providing the very best home made meals to our customers on a daily basis.


42011 Big Bear Blvd Big Bear Lake, CA
909-866-5219
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northshore

North Shore Cafe

The thing most people don’t realize about Big Bear is that there is a whole other side of the lake. What the north side might lack in ski resorts and Sizzlers, it makes up for with giant rental homes, great views, and the sleepy little town of Fawnskin. And in the center of Fawnskin is North Shore Cafe. The all-day roadside diner has been around for decades and serves a solid breakfast as well as sandwiches, burgers, and salads during the day. If you’re looking for an unaffected Big Bear experience devoid of all tourists, a quick lunch at North Shore Cafe is a must.
39226 North Shore Dr, Fawnskin, CA
909-866-5879
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