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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%
Travellers talk about
“venison” (7 reviews)
“prime rib” (12 reviews)
“salad” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 10:00 pm Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
350 Alden Rd, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
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51 - 60 of 144 reviews

Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

This place is wonderful. Especially when they have live piano at dinner. Great food that's more than worth it. The staff is friendly and a lake view make this place perfect for a beautiful evening.

Thank Trace S
Reviewed 11 October 2016

The view of the lake at sunset was the best part of the restaurant and the food was good. The service was very friendly but somewhat disorganized. I would recommend making a reservation because there were only about 30 tables and they close at 8pm...More

Thank Chelsey B
Reviewed 6 October 2016

View of Lake is Great! Food is Excellent, having had the Ribs! Service matched the Excellent Food! Waitress VERY Helpful as was the Entire Staff! A Must Try place when in Big Bear at the Lake!

1  Thank Tom F
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We chose this restaurant for our anniversary based on the reviews here! We had a window seat at sunset, but all the tables have lake views! The owners, Dr Jerry and John, take pride in the service, ambiance and food. They have a special Oktoberfest...More

1  Thank 77LisaL77
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Good place and not too pricey. Not to fancy dress wise but would wear a top with a collar to look the part I would recommend. Nice menu with something for every taste

Thank heather s
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

The food was delicious and price was surprising for sea food . All the tables have lake view and the atmosphere were romantic.

1  Thank May A
Reviewed 22 September 2016

My husband and I came for an early dinner. They had a special menu that offered a game sample plate. We decided to share that and are glad we did. It had a sample of wild boar, duck, elck ribs and ??? on it. It...More

1  Thank SaWa2012
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Came to this restaurant to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Unfortunately we had not made reservations. They were able to accommodate us at the bar. I like the people, service and especially the food. We had the prime rib and pork, enjoyed both. The ambiance is...More

1  Thank Clifford D
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful view; attentive, friendly service; live music; and very reasonably priced; what more could you ask for? We will be back!

Thank James C
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner here in the sunset, Super nice staff and the owner came to the table to talk he's so lovely. Fresh and tasty food... but, the peppercorn sauce didn't taste anything 😒. Mashed potatoes was amazing and salad, veggies to!

Thank Sara L
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Questions & Answers
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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View, 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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