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The Pines Lakefront

350 Alden Rd, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
+1 909-866-5400
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good18%
  • 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 17 August 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to have a nice dinning experience with a view of the lake and wonder food. Try to catch them on a night they have the piano man playing for dinner

Thank Trace S
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Very nice atmosphere right on the lake. Screen needed to block setting sunlight, but nice view of sunset. Closes at 8:00 PM so not conducive to leisure dining. Good choice of food on the menu. The food was well prepared and tasted good. Shared rack...More

Thank thomasrF5892DI
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Every year my 4 brothers and I meet up at our cabin in the Moonridge area of Big Bear Lake to catch up on our lives and view the Big Bear Fun Run car show. We thought that we would try The Pines this year...More

Thank mike w
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Mussels and steak hideously over cooked - pasta sauce not even close to its description. Indifferent staff. Big Bear is a hard town to find good food but don't go to The Pines looking for it. I was offered 10% off the whole bill as...More

Thank AlexHMcD
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We are Big Bear locals and we recently celebrated our wedding anniversary at The Pines Lakefront. We had been here before quite a while back so we knew it was pricey but our most recent visit was a disappointment. It took forever to order our...More

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Everything is way overpriced! I had ordered an item and their pot pie. One of the waiters can't understand english, and when he announced my item, I said it was mine. But he walked off with my food to another table, trying to get someone...More

Thank Bill R
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We were in search of a good steak restaurant, and because of its high ratings and discription in the current Big bear guide,listing it as serving PRIME New York steaks and another publication listing it as having live entertainment on Sunday, we were disappointed when...More

Thank Priscilla G
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We decided to go to a nicer restaurant for dinner our last night at Big Bear Lake. We were expecting more of a fine dining experience and that is not what we got. We had reserved a table outside to view the sunset. When we...More

1  Thank Jane A
Reviewed 7 July 2017

The Boathouse Lakeside Tavern was closed so we wondered over to the Pines. What a great find. Beautiful patio with an amazing view of the Lake. They have a Bloody Mary Bar on the patio where you can customize by adding your own veggies and...More

Thank sallygutierrez
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Have been frequenting this restaurant a couple days a week since moving back to Big Bear from Rancho Mirage. Great location, superb menu, best selection of wines and fine dining selections in Big Bear! Husband loves the prime rib and delicious appetizers, especially the crab...More

1  Thank Carol W
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Sean W
6 November 2018|
Response from robc1234 | Reviewed this property |
You will need to contact them directly.
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.
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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
View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, 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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