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Black Diamond Tavern


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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2018 Winner

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Sweet Potato Fries
Parmesan, truffle oil, sea salt
Crispy Calamari
Spicy marinara & lemon wedge
Diamond Nachos
Smoked chicken, black beans, jack & cheddar cheese, avocado, sour cream, pico de gallo
Daniel's Wings
chicken wings, served w/ house-made buffalo or BBQ sauce
Spinach-Artichoke Dip
Goat cheese, made fresh pita chips
Garlic-Herb Breadsticks
House-made ranch & spicy marinara
Add organic chicken 4 add shrimp 5 add flank steak 5
Bison Black Bean Chili
House-made cornbread & jalapeno butter
Heirloom Tomato Bisque - Cup 3 / Bowl
Blistered cherry tomato & petite basil
Baby Green Salad
Carrot ribbons, cherry tomatoes, house-made ranch
Classic Caesar Salad
Fresh‎ made croutons & aged parmesan
The Wedge
Bacon lardons, blue cheese crumbles, red onion, cherry tomatoes, house-made blue cheese dressing
Heirloom Tomato Salad
Burrata‎ cheese, shaved fennel, balsamic reduction, fresh basil
Served w/ choice of fries or house salad
Grilled Chicken Sandwich
Roasted peppers, basil aioli, French roll, parmesan cheese
Tavern Burger
1/2 pound angus beef, aged cheddar, applewood smoked bacon, house spread, arugula
Fish & Chips
Lemon pepper & malt vinegar aioli
Prime Rib Dip
Prime rib, caramelized onions, swiss cheese, French roll, au jus
Fresh tomato, mozzarella cheese, garden basil
The Hangover
Spicy‎ chorizo, jalapenos, maui gold pineapple
Black Diamond
Blend of 3 cheeses & black truffle oil
Barbeque Chicken
Smoked chicken, red onion, cilantro
The Classic
Italian sausage, pepperoni, button mushrooms
The Mediterranean
Garlic puree, artichoke hearts, eggplant, cherry tomatoes, parmesan cheese
Served from 5pm-9:30pm
Salad $+2.00
Soup $+2.00
Penne Pasta Primavera
Market vegetables & basil pesto
Salad $+2.00
Soup $+2.00
Spaghetti Bolognese
Rich meat ragu & garlic bread
Salad $+2.00
Soup $+2.00
Pitman's Farms Organic Smoked Chicken
Garlic mashed potatoes, market vegetables, chardonnay pan sauce
Salad $+2.00
Soup $+2.00
Braised Natural Beef Short Ribs
Garlic mashed potatoes, jumbo asparagus, cabernet glaze, onion strings
Salad $+2.00
Soup $+2.00
Caramelized Bay Scallop Fettucini
White wine cream sauce & fine herbs
Salad $+2.00
Soup $+2.00
Pan Seared Loch Duarte Salmon
Herb roasted fingerling potatoes & market vegetables
Salad $+2.00
Soup $+2.00
Prime Rib
Hand cut 8oz serving, garlic mashed potatoes, market vegetables
Salad $+2.00
Soup $+2.00
Sterling Farms Prime Filet Mignon
Jumbo asparagus, garlic mashed potatoes, button mushrooms, cabernet glaze
Sea Salt Fries
3-Cheese Mac N Cheese
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Jumbo Asparagus
Olive Oil Vegetables
Bittersweet Chocolate Brownie
Tahitian‎ vanilla ice cream, salted pistachios
Old Fashioned Hot Fudge Sundae
Vanilla & chocolate ice cream, thick hot fudge, whipped cream, shaved almonds
Harry's Berries Strawberry Tart
Mascarpone‎ cheese & meyer lemon
S'mores Pot De Creme
Milk chocolate, caramelized marsh mellow, graham cracker
Cava, Blanc De Blancs, Freixenet
Blanc De Blancs, Francis Coppola, California
Prosecco, Mionetto, Italy
Champagne, Brut, Nicolas Feuillatte.
White Zinfandel, Beringer, California
Riesling, St. Michelle, Columbia Valley
Torrontés, Trapiche, Mendoza.
Pinot Grigio, Ruffino, “Lumina”, Venezia
Pinot Grigio, Santa Margherita, Alto Aldige
Sauvignon Blanc, Oyster Bay, Marlborough
Sauvignon Blanc, Charles Krug, St. Helena
Fumé Blanc, Robert Mondavi Winery, Napa Valley
Chardonnay, Estancia, Monterey County
Chardonnay, Paul Dolan, Mendocino County
Pinot Noir, Parducci, Mendocino County
Pinot Noir, Rodney Strong, Russian River Valley
Pinot Noir, Wild Horse, Central Coast
Shiraz, Rosemount Estate, South Eastern Australia
$9.00 32.00
Zinfandel, Xyzin, “10 Year Old Vines”, California
Zinfandel, Paul Dolan, Mendocino County
Red Blend, Dreaming Tree, “Crush”, Mendocino County
Merlot, Blackstone, California
Merlot, Ferrari Carano, Sonoma County
Merlot, Northstar, Columbia Valley
Black Diamond Tavern offers contemporary, American cuisine in a mountain approachable setting. With a bar, lounge and community table for casual dining and a fireplace framed dining room set with booths, Black Diamond can provide a range of experiences from intimate dining to a more interactive, social environment. Black Diamond provides weekend live entertainment along with 7 day a week happy hour from 3-6.30pm.
USD 10 - USD 25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
American, Bar, Pub
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews black diamond short ribs nachos calamari filet live music the heirloom tomato salad big bear some great food a late lunch bdt chateau servers
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Reviewed 9 January 2019

We made reservation a week in advance for my daughter in low birthday party - for five adult and one child - for January 3d, 7.30 pm. But when we came to the restaurant (at 7.30 pm even) there was the sign "closed". We went...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Yelena S
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Absolutely great service as in super friendly and competent. It’s a bar restaurant so it is a bit noisy. A negative was how chilly it was inside. We ended up eating with our winter coats on. We ate from the appetizer menu. I had the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SMB4_1958
Reviewed 12 October 2018

This is a great place just off the beaten path of the main highway in Big Bear. It's got a nice bar and large eating areas and clean, inviting atmosphere. The menu choices are varied so there is something for everyone, not boring, run-of-the-mill. Some...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Laurie L
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We always enjoy the diverse menu and delicious meals we have there, and the staff is super knowledgeable and always very friendly which makes for an enjoyable evening every time we visit.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Dionne O
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Was here recently (in Moonridge) for a crafting weekend and we decided to venture out one night for a yummy dinner. We headed over to Black Diamond Tavern because some of the girls we were traveling with had remembered it fondly. We were NOT disappointed!!...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank fyremaven
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We liked the live music - nice touch. The food is good, if expensive for what it is. A good variety of food and drink.

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank michael_from_canada
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Sadly, we can't speak to the food or decor. We made a reservation about one month before our family trip to Big Bear -- celebrating my Dad's 70th birthday. With 11 people in our group, we planned ahead. When we arrived, they were closed. We...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank seattlefamilytravels
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Came in during the day for a late lunch. We ordered the calamari and it was delicious. Their house sauces are amazing. Service was great and smooth

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Cberry18
Reviewed 30 November 2017

We stopped in for some food while in Big Bear. The food was delicious and the service was great. We will be visiting again any time we are in Big Bear. Everyone in our party was satisfied.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank kimrn83
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

I found this spot while working in Big Bear for the week. Great food and great service. I went back 3 times.. couldn't get enough! Try the filet..

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank DGoodman76
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Joaquin D
29 October 2017|
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Response from eddydctx | Reviewed this property |
I agree, not really kid friendly.
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