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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Airport
“The Air port has a good restaurant, a great Air show and a nice viewing area ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
  • 1 local recommends
Furniture / Home Store
“This is our favorite place to go if you are looking for some mountain decor. They have the cheapest wood carvings in town. A lot of the decorations in our lodge came from this place. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Corner Shop
  • 1 local recommends
Furniture Store
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

American Restaurant
“Nice atmosphere, upscale, good food. Best to make reservations for weekend nights ahead of time. During busy seasons, they can book up a week or so in advance. ”
  • 75 locals recommend
Diner
“Pancakes!! A great place for breakfast. It's tiny and fills up fast so go early. Best for small groups.”
  • 103 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“A family friendly pizza joint with good grub. The pizza has lots of cheese (yummy!), they have a kids' menu, and great portions all-around. There is a big brick oven at the entrance and record album covers adorn the walls inside. It gets VERY packed during busy times, and they don't take reservations, so go early or be prepared to put your name in and walk around the town for a bit.”
  • 65 locals recommend
Restaurant
“We really enjoy this place in the evening. You can cozy up next to the fire pit or lounge on the outdoor sofas while dining and listening to a nightly live band. ”
  • 82 locals recommend
Bar
“If you foresee a little liquid courage mixed with belting out your favorite jams is in your future, head on out to Karaoke at Murray’s Saloon. Don’t forget to video your friends for some giggles the next morning, but you didn’t hear that from me. [3.1 miles from the cabin]”
  • 62 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“This is our favorite Mexican restaurant in Big Bear. Off the beaten path—on Big Bear Blvd on the way towards Big Bear City— it has really good grub! A local favorite!”
  • 56 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Serving delicious pizza, pasta, meatball sandwiches, salads and more! and also has delivery service. Plenty of gluten free pizzas and pastas as well. ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“We went with 8 people and we all loved our food. Great service and cozy seating. Great specials on food and margaritas! ”
  • 34 locals recommend

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