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Peppercorn Grille

553 Pine Knot Ave., Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
+1 909-866-5405
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (63 reviews)
“clam chowder” (25 reviews)
“salad” (66 reviews)
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Italian, American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
553 Pine Knot Ave., Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been in Big Bear Lake for many years and sadly I can say we never had a chance of a good meal in restaurants. This time we checked Tripadvisor first. Thank you, Tripadvisor contributors! It was excellent! The restaurant has a very cosy...More

1  Thank LATraveller_12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here for dinner and had a reservation. The ambience is warm and welcoming, We were seated in a timely manner, but after ordering our food it took a looong time to be served. Warm spinach salad was not warm at all, and it looked...More

Thank Andrea P
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Restaurant was busy which is always a good sign. We received a friendly welcome and did not have to wait long for a table. Pleasant and efficient service plus delicious food which was nicely presented. We shall be pleased to recommend the Peppercorn - and...More

Thank sawyerhja
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

My husband & I had lunch and definitely agree with the #1 rating. Sandwiches were so delicious & huge portions. I had the chicken salad with sweet potato fries and he had the pork with wedges. The hostess was very friendly and our waitress, Gabriella,...More

Thank walkingsp
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

This was... okay. It was expensive for what it was; it was trying to be way more fancy than what it could pull off food-wise. Peppered steak was not a very good cut of meat, and the waiter recommended halibut was okay, but again, nothing...More

Thank Pecas123
Reviewed 30 January 2018

We were originally going to eat at the Big Bear Brewery next door but after sitting at a table the middle of the bar/room for 20 minutes with no service and a weirdly put together menu we decided to go next door and I'm glad...More

Thank cburnsesq
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Very nice place, probably one of the best restaurants in Big Bear, if not the best. The food and service were excellent, the whole family including small kids loved it. Make sure you reserve well ahead (like a couple of weeks ahead) unless you don't...More

Thank M D
Reviewed 27 January 2018

The restaurant is located near the starting point of the village, which probably helped its business. The decor is elegant and unoffensive. The host, busboy and waiter are all very nice and friendly. Although the price is slightly higher than what one gets from Los...More

Thank Madeleineshi
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Outstanding little restaurant in the village. Fair pricing, great service and food. Their fish items on the menu are excellent and side dishes are excellent. This is one of the places where I walk away and rave about the quality of the side dishes.

Thank Lon B
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Food was very good, server was outstanding! We had an angry two year old that caused us to make constant requests; our server couldn't have been more accommodating!

Thank hhredevil
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James Y
4 October 2016|
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Response from Gogs42 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do have a wine list and from memory it was very good
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 10 - USD 45
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 553 Pine Knot Ave., Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
    (Stone Road)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Bear Region  >  Big Bear Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 909-866-5405
  • E-mail
Come in and see why the Peppercorn Grille has become a local favorite. We offer the largest and most versatile menu in Big Bear. Choose from Certified Angus Beef, Seafood, Chicken, Pasta, Specialty Salads, Brick Oven Baked Pizza and more. All soups, bread and fabulous desserts are prepared fresh daily. Enjoy dining in our cozy intimate dining room or on our heated patio, street-side in 'The Village.' We offer an extensive wine list and cocktails. Come and experience the finest in dining Big Bear has to offer.
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