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Black Diamond Tavern

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2015, 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
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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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
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

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank rachkosakowski
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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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