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Ye Olde Lamplighter

255 E 40th St, San Bernardino, CA 92404-1349
+1 909-886-4490
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible12%
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“steak” (5 reviews)
“karaoke night” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, American
$$ - $$$
255 E 40th St, San Bernardino, CA 92404-1349
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Just got back from there tonight. Taco night is back. Moe the cook is back with awesome tacos, chips and salsa, and more. Wednesday is Steak night special and it is delicious. Rikki the Bartender is good for the Lamplighter. Holland and his wife Sharon...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 24 January 2017

To be honest it is not in the best part of town, but if you can get past that you will have a good time. The restaurant is a little old, but the atmosphere is great. All of the staff members are friendly and attentive....More

Thank wicchiepoo
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Here on business and decided to try this place because they have the best steaks. The Porter House was the special and I was not disappointed. It was tender and juicy. The server, Sharon, was friendly and nice. This place is time locked in the...More

1  Thank Leo L
Reviewed 18 October 2016

on Mondays is Taco Monday. you can order soft or hard shell. Ground beef or fish tacos. Chips and salsa. You also order anything on their regular menu as well. Tacos are $1.50 - $1,99. Also it's Monday Night Football. With every beer or wine...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We love their "Flat Iron" steak here and usually come on Wednesdays, since it's their special that night. But you can find it on their regular menu along with other choices and nightly specials, including fish, pork, other steak options, and prime rib on Saturdays....More

Thank Joan H
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

I feel like I've stepped back in time. Ye Olde Lamplighter has been around a long time. As always, sat at the bar, locals are completely down to earth and very engaging. Food is superb and portions are very filling, atmosphere is off the charts...More

Thank zazkla2
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Food is always well prepared and recently have expanded their menu. Steaks are quality and prepared exactly how you like them. Dinners also include seafood entrees.

Thank Marsha68
Reviewed 22 January 2015

I was craving steak, but feeling cheap. Luckily after reading some reviews I found this place and we gave it a try. It was $8.95 steak and karaoke night when we were there. Considering the price being less than most other entrees, it's a bargain....More

Thank Todd H
Reviewed 28 October 2014

This place is hidden away off of 40th st. On Monday is Taco night for $1.99. They are delicious, huge, with all the trimmings. Wednesday and Sunday is Steak Night, cooked to perfection. $7.99 or $8.99 with a side. There is a bar, tables and...More

2  Thank Michael G
Reviewed 31 May 2014

Why did you say the Karaoke was illegal?? I'm dying of curiosity! LOL!! I loved your review btw. :-)

1  Thank Nicky R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating
Open Hours
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
2:00 pm - 1:00 am
2:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 255 E 40th St, San Bernardino, CA 92404-1349
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Bernardino
  • Phone Number: +1 909-886-4490
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