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“Great View”

The Pines Lakefront
Cuisines: American
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

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 good experience. I will go back.

Thank Debra Z
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

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
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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 was an enjoyable wait. We were able to go upstairs and have drinks and were welcomed with another live band. Listening to the music and having drinks made the wait bearable. We ordered the steak and we were NOT disappointed. Our waiter (I think his name was Tyler) was very knowledgeable of the menu and was a great server. If you're in the area drop in!

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2  Thank photohistorians
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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 table with a view towards the lake at sundown. John, one of the owners, is very friendly and quite the musician on Thursday nights.

1  Thank robc1234
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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 dinner plans! We must have had at least 6 separate people visit our table - all we wanted was dessert which we told one server (the hostess was no where to be found). The bread pudding was such a disappointment. It was served in hallow ramekins like what you would serve crime brûlée in. It was thin and plain and the "special sauce" couldn't transform it. Definitely not worth going out of the way for. The was was older- 60s or 70s. There was live music...a duo singing 70s and early 80s covers which was part amusing, part sad.

There is a lake view...over the cars and parking lot. The outside patio seems promising but the food and service quality really makes this place most memorable - in a bad way!

1  Thank karendU3998WG
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