Dining and Night Life in Big Bear

Exploring Big Bear all day sure can work up an appetite. From the brilliant brunches to delicious dinners, Big Bear doesn't disappoint.

Whether you are looking for a cold beer during the summer months, or a drink to warm you up in the winter, you are sure to find a restaurant or bar perfect for you.

Dining in big bear California

The Pines Lakefront

The Pines Lakefront is Big Bear's ONLY restaurant right on the lake featuring boat slips for those who choose to dine with us using their own boats. Lunch, dinner and weekend breakfasts will be remembered with attractive prices. Family gatherings, weddings, business meetings or any event will be welcomed at The Pines Lakefront.

Amangela's Sandwich and Bagel House

Amangelas, located in the center of the Village featuring fresh bagels and cappuccinos. Enjoy sandwiches made with the finest Boars Head meats and homemade focaccia breads. A full line of fresh fruit smoothies and blended coffee drinks will make your day, or enjoy a cold beer or glass of wine.

Santana & Mavericks

Unique Crafted Food- all homemade! Offering American, Mexican, Italian, French, and Asian. Amazing appetizers as well as gluten free and vegan options. Can accommodate parties of up to 150. Best view of lake in town!

Gourmet Personal Chef

Relax and enjoy a Gourmet Meal without leaving home. With one phone call to Chef Allan, all the arrangements from menu planning to food preparation through clean up are handled for you. Chef Allan takes care of every aspect of your special event while you relax and enjoy your own party. Hire a personal chef at your private home rental or cabin today!

The 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. The heated patio is ever popular and is the perfect place to enjoy a cocktail or glass of wine as you watch the passers-by.

Sweet Basil Bistro

Fresh country Italian cuisine in a quaint and cozy atmosphere. The varied and delectable favorites include pressed french dip panini with gruyere, grilled portobello baguette, smoked salmon salad, lobster lasagna, and Angus New York steak.


Dynasty's menu has a wide assortment of Chinese favorites to choose from. Start off with won ton soup, egg rolls or fried dumplings. Dynasty features a live lobster tank, house specialties, and an extensive wine list. family-style dinners are served daily and lunch specials Monday thru Friday.

The Bone Yard Bar and Grill

The Bone Yard is a family style restaurant that has a plethora to offer: BBQ, chicken, Flat breads, salads, burgers, sandwiches, fish and more! There are over 200+ spirits and 44 tap handles for the spirit and beer connoisseurs. Enjoy a meal in the main dining area or bar that have 18 big screen TV’s or one of the patio tables looking over the heart of the village.


Big Bear Lake Brewing Company

Home Of The Freshest Brew Above 6,500′. Stop On By To Try A Craft Beer, Or Grab A Bite To Eat On The Dog Friendly Patio! With 300 Days Of Sunshine In Big Bear, There Is No Bad Time To Warm Up With A Drink, Or Cool Down With A Beer.

The Cave

The Cave Is A Truly One-Of-A-Kind Concert And Comedy Venue In The Heart Of Big Bear. The Lighting, Sound, Laser Light Shows, Gourmet Concessions, Craft Beer, Comfortable Seating, Room To Dance, And Of Course Amazing Acts Are Not Common For Such An Intimate Venue. It Is This Perfect Mix Of Location, Amenities, And Amazing Live Entertainment That Make The Cave A Venue That Will Bring You Closer To Your Favorite Bands Than You Ever Thought Possible.

Big Bear Lake Convention Center

The Convention Center At Big Bear Lake Is Southern California's Largest Mountain Meeting/Event Facility. They Offer An Experience That Is As Unique As Your Group Or Event. From Full Service Coordination, Catering And Entertainment To Simple Ala Carte Options And Facility Rental. Wyatt’s Cafe And Saloon Is Truly The Simple Place Where The Good Folks Of Big Bear Gather! Bring The Family And Join Us For The Best Ranch-Style Food On The Mountain.

Oakside Restaurant And Bar

A Fun And Family Friendly Restaurant And Bar With California Cuisine With Great Service, Quality Food And Good Drinks. Located In The Village, Oakside Offers Live Music Friday & Saturday Nights With Casual Dining Or A Cool Upper Bar. With 17 Taps Of Mostly Craft Beer, Over 100 Whiskies And Boutique Spirits, And A Large Selection Of Wines, There Is A Bounty Of Options To Choose From At Oakside.