When you visit Big Bear, you might be surprised to find so many delicious places to eat in Big Bear, featuring a variety of national and international cuisines. But there are! And that’s just one of the many reasons we love Big Bear, California!
During your next alpine escape, there are 10 places to eat in Big Bear that you shouldn’t miss!
Top 10 Places to Eat in Big Bear, California
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Bone-Side Down Barbecue & Grill
Bone-Side Down Barbecue & Grill is our number one pick for places to eat in Big Bear! From Thursday through Sunday, visit this restaurant for perfectly smoked ribs, tri-tip, brisket, and other delicious cuts and types of meat, plus sides like corn on the cob, mac and cheese, and baked beans!
Bone-Side Down sells out of its savory, smoky goodness toward the early evening, so arrive early and be ready to eat!
Get The Burger
Get The Burger is home to Big Bear’s best cheeseburger. That much is nonnegotiable!
You’ll have to try it to believe it; all I will say is don’t be surprised if you enjoy one of the best burgers ever at Get The Burger. It happens often.
You might also be surprised to find awesome Indian food in Big Bear, of all places. But Masala Craft is the real deal. Try the chicken tikka masala, saag paneer, naan, and a mango lassi!
Grizzly’s Bear Belly Deli
If you’re ready to try a great sandwich, Grizzly’s Bear Belly Deli is your place! The pastrami here is always a crowd-pleaser, but no matter what you choose, you can’t go wrong!
Peppercorn Grille is Big Bear’s premier restaurant.
If you’re ready for a night of prime, juicy steaks and red wine, there is no place better!
Like Grizzly’s Bear Belly Deli, Amangela’s is another awesome place to grab some sandwiches in Big Bear.
Everyone raves about Amangela’s homemade focaccia, as well as the bagel breakfast sandwiches!
Here’s another curve ball: a Himalayan Restaurant!
If you’re interested in trying something new, this restaurant serves up spicy dishes from the Himalayas that will send your tastebuds into a frenzy!
For a legendary breakfast, from waffles and French toast, to breakfast burritos and omelettes, Mountain Munchies is a local favorite!
Grizzly Manor Cafe
Just like Mountain Munchies, the Grizzly Manor Cafe is another great breakfast place.
This place closes every day at 2:00 pm, so get in early for an awesome brunch and then get out for a memorable day of adventure!
Big Bear Lake Brewing Company
If you’re a beer fan, make sure to stop by Big Bear Lake Brewing Company. With seasonal craft brews and pub fare, you’re sure to have a great time trying out new beers and enjoying the company of your friends and family!