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Sonora Cantina

41144 Big Bear Blvd, CA 92315
+1 909-866-8202
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
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“burrito” (7 reviews)
“chili” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
41144 Big Bear Blvd, CA 92315
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As with all the restaurants I tried in Big Bear, the food here seems to lack flavor. For a Mexican restaurant, they were saved by their homemade salsa which you can douse everything in for taste. We ordered to-go so I am not sure about...More

Thank DD2286
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The owners (both own Old Country Inn next door too), are always assisting in fund raising for locals in need. They are quick to assist and recognize their impact to the community. The food is very good as well as the service. Definitely coming back...More

Thank paul s
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

One Big Juan burrito can feed a family and it is delicious. Definitely recommended and great service too

Thank mbalch30
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Good & reasonably priced Mexican Food. Went their on suggestion of Hotel clerk. Wen their on wed for one dollar street taco night. A lot of locals here. Will go back.

Thank tedkop
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff en very good food. I had the chicken mole, delicious. They have also a good choice of beer.

Thank Wen L
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

This place can't be beat. Tacos are tasty, served fast, and the margaritas are not weak. A great date night consists of dollar tacos 🌮 and a movie in the village for $5.

Thank 128joannat
Reviewed 22 April 2017

I must admit to having a penchant for Mexican food. Following a tip from staff at the hotel I stayed at in Big Bear I ate at the Sonora Cantina. It lived up to expectation. The food was terrific. I'd happily recommend.

Thank iverm
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We tried the Sonora Cantina and was a pleasant surprise. I felt welcomed by the staff, the restaurant was decorated very nicely. But the food, was great. It tasted like it was home made. I had the Chili Verde and my wife had a Carnitas...More

Thank Clifford D
Reviewed 4 February 2017

This restaurant was directly across the street from where we were staying in Big Bear, so with all the snow on the road, all we had to do is pray and cross the street! It just happened to be a Tuesday and the waiter, Carlos,...More

Thank Evelina62
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Sonora Cantina is a wonderful traditional family owned Mexican restaurant. The have a great menu, good bar, and very reasonable prices

Thank Trace S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41144 Big Bear Blvd, CA 92315
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Bear Region
  • Phone Number: +1 909-866-8202
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