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Black Diamond Tavern

42172 Moonridge Road, Big Bear Lake, CA
+1 909-366-0871
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
42172 Moonridge Road, Big Bear Lake, CA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

1  Thank michael_from_canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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

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.

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..

Thank DGoodman76
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

My fiancé and I make it a point to stop in here for some great food when we come to visit a couple times a year. The bar staff is great, very personable. The manager, Jessica, went out of her way to strike up conversation...More

Thank rachkosakowski
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Black Diamond Tavern is the best restaurant in Big Bear! From the food to the staff to the live music, everything is impressive! Special thanks to Jessica for making our visit extra nice! She not cede we had kids with us and gave them extra...More

Thank kvince1207
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Amazing food, staff was very friendly and service was fantastic! Will definitely be back in the future. Worth a visit if you are looking for a great place to eat in Big Bear.

Thank Bonnie K
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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped into black diamond this weekend and loved it. Place is legit, not many restaurants in big bear have good cocktails and food. To along with that, they got live music on weekends. Bartenders and servers are great with the menu. This is definitely a...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

I make my way to Big Bear twice a year with friends and we always make sure we stop in tavern....the manager Jessica knows us by name now which makes us feel pretty special...the cocktails are nice, atmosphere is great...i always order the filet....definitly gets...More

Thank Danilo2990
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42172 Moonridge Road, Big Bear Lake, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Bear Region  >  Big Bear Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 909-366-0871
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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.
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