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The Pines Lakefront

350 Alden Rd, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
+1 909-866-5400
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good17%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
350 Alden Rd, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

According to all information, they are only closed on Tuesdays. We walked down there on a Monday night and it was like a ghost town. Nobody around, no signage to indicate they were closed. Just looked deserted. Was disappointing (although with the lake being so...More

1  Thank BadDiver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We sat outside and the view was amazing. Got there at sunset. All the staff was very accommodating. I don't usually get salmon but decided to try. It was very good. The tables outside were a little close, but all in all it was a...More

Thank Debra Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the only restaurant I could find on the lake and the setting was lovely. The food was very tasty and the service was wonderful.

1  Thank 8305San
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Working in the Big Bear area the locals suggested this spot. Walking up we saw there was a wait but they had live entertainment. We got on the list and was told the wait was an hour. The wait was truly an hour BUT it...More

2  Thank photohistorians
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

We visited this restaurant and were quite surprised. It’s tucked away off of big bear Blvd and you’ve got to look for the small sign. The food was outstanding, the service was just right, and the live music was very enjoyable. I would recommend a...More

1  Thank robc1234
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We originally had dinner reservations when a local told us he didn't like the new management here. We had seen a review saying there was bread pudding on the menu, one of our favorites so we stopped in for just dessert. Glad we changed our...More

1  Thank Karen D
Reviewed 9 July 2018

One of my favorites in Big Bear Lake and we usually frequent this restaurant for lunch and/or dinner a few times each month. Food is outstanding and staff is always on point. Their menu also offers Vegetarian, Gluten Free and Children's Menus (including steaks), to...More

1  Thank Diane S
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

What a lovely experience. Service was amazing. Full bar, unique appetizers (we had artichoke hearts with melted mozzarella), delicious mixed greens salads. Hubby had mahi mahi and raved. I had boneless short ribs which were tasty. Hubby loved his garlic mashed potatoes but I preferred...More

Thank travellingatty
Reviewed 3 March 2018

This is the 3rd time I tried to go to this place and it's been closed. They advertise in all the local tourist guides but once u get there it's closed

Thank ReneeGrandieri
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Holidays or not this is always a wonderful place for date night, family dinner, or Sunday Bloody Mary brunch.

Thank Alisa D
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Carolynn L
19 May 2018|
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Response from diverdownfbh | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Ask for a window seat
1 July 2017|
Response from arlene821 | Reviewed this property |
The fireworks are over the lake, so any restaurant with a lake view should be nice.
23 June 2017|
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Response from Carol W | Reviewed this property |
The Inn at Fawnskin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 350 Alden Rd, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Bear Region  >  Big Bear Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 909-866-5400
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