Things To Do
Diner's Breakfast
Best Breakfast/Dessert Spots

Grizzly Manor Café

41268 Big Bear Boulevard Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 - (909) 866-6226
Biggest pancakes you’ve ever had and an old school diner small but fun (long wait at times)

 

Dank Donuts

42612 Moonridge Road Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 - (909) 547-6053
 

Teddy Bear Restaurant

583 Pine Knot Avenue Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 - (909) 866-4515
Serves lunch and pie and dinner as well (a very old school diner type feel) can get crowded and accepts cash only. ATM onsite.

Cafe Crepes

41003 Big Bear Boulevard Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 - (909) 809-2353

Amazing coffee and crepes in a drive-thru

North Pole Fudge & Ice Cream Company

618 Pine Knot Avenue Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 (909) 866-7622

Caramel apples are the best!

Best Lunch Spots

Fire Rock Burgers & Brews

618 b Pine Knot Avenue Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 - (909) 878-0696

Local draft beers & burgers in a casual, rock’n’roll-themed space with guitars on the wall.

Fuji Sushi & Teppanyaki 

41025 Big Bear Boulevard Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 - (909) 866-8108

Classic sushi rolls, ramen & Japanese entrees

Local Tropicali

40616 Village Drive Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 - (909) 878-0499

Creative, Hawaiian-inspired comfort foods are presented in a rockin’ setting as well as great smoothies an coffee drinks.

Peppercorn Grille

553 Pine Knot Avenue Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 - (909) 866-5405

Good for dinner too!

Sanora Cantina

41144 Big Bear Boulevard Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 - (909) 866-8202

Festive Mexican eatery serving breakfast, tortas and classic entrees in a colorful space.

Saucy Mama’s Pizza

618 Pine Knot Avenue Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 - (909) 878-0165

Vibrant Italian pizza also offering subs & pasta plus album-cover art & patio seating and beer.

Hacienda Grill

41787 Big Bear Boulevard Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 - (909) 866-8667

Mexican Food.

Himalayan Restaurant

672 Pine Knot Ave Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 - (909) 878-3068

Indian food.

Takeaway Meals
Outside Dinner
Best Dinner Spots

Captain Anchorage

42148 Moonridge Way Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 - (909) 866-3997

Best prime rib and free soup and salad bar which is great and right down the street a hidden gem old school feel.

Oakside

40701 Village Drive Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 -(909) 866-5555

Warm, rustic stop with indoor & outdoor seating for American dishes plus beer, wine & cocktails; Great steaks and other food. Usually need a reservation and there is a fun upstairs bar.

Santana Mavericks Bar & Grill

40771 Big Bear Boulevard Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 - (909) 878-0047

Down to earth restaurant offering Mexican, Asian, American & European dishes and patio seating.

572 Social Kitchen & Lounge

572 Pine Knot Avenue Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 - (909) 878-0307

Fun for drinks and socializing, music, etc.

Fun Things To Do In Big Bear

Action Ziplining, Segway, Snowshoe and Rope Climbing Tours

40957 Big Bear Boulevard Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 - (909) 866-0390

Alpine Slides at Magic Mountain

800 Wildrose Lane Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 - (909) 866-4626

Snow tubing in the winter, ski lift and mountain skating for kids all year round and sometimes waterslide(s), go karts and a small miniature golf area – bring CASH only takes cash has snackbar as well. *Can get crowded holiday weekends

Snow Summit Ski Resort

880 Summit Boulevard Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 - (844) 462-2327

Skiing, snowboarding and bike trails and events.

Bear Mountain Ski Resort

43101 Goldmine Drive Big Bear Lake, CA 92315  - (844) 462-2327

Skiing, Snowboarding, biking events and sometimes concerts

Big Bear Bowling Barn 

40625 Big Bear Boulevard Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 - (909) 878-2695

Multiple lanes for bowling plus comfort food & beer at this old-school, family-friendly spot.

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Big Bear Speedway

42825 Big Bear Boulevard Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 (909) 585-0075

Go karts and obstacle gym (usually less crowded than Alpine) and snowtubing in winter.

New at Big Bear Speedway is a two-story, high-octane obstacle course that towers 35 feet off the ground call Big Bear Ropes Course. This state-of-the-art aerial adventure allows participants of varying ages, from young children to adult, to face an array of challenges and features. Big Bear Ropes Course stretches over 6,400 square feet with many of its features exposed to nothing but air!

There are a variety of suspension bridges, some with wide-open gaps, some with nothing but two-inch round cables to scramble across, yet another that overhangs on a curving structure with dangling ropes to grasp onto. All in all there are 42 different obstacles on this towering two-level ropes course. There’s even an airborne element for those who wish to fly. The Sky Rail Zipline stretches 80 feet and bananas out onto a ledge, enhancing the overall excitement.

Big Bear Speedway Rates:

  • $15.00 Single Kart Race – Minimum age is 14 years old and at least 54” tall to drive single kart

  • $20.00 Double Kart Race – Must be 18 yrs. old to drive and passenger age is 4 years old and up

  • $48.00 Value Pack (per person) – 4 single kart races or 3 double kart races

  • $2.00 Per Head Sock

  • $2.00 Per Socks (for loaner shoes)

More Fun Things To Do In Big Bear

Big Bear Alpine Zoo

43285 Goldmine Drive Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 -  (909) 584-1299 (will soon be relocated to down the street)

Big Bear Charter Fishing

40375 Big Bear Boulevard Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 - (909) 866-2240

Used them before and had an amazing time on covered nice pontoon boat with guide, bait and poles – so fun!

Big Bear Jeep Experience

42011 Big Bear Boulevard A Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 - (909) 420-5828

Bear Mountain Golf Course

43102 Goldmine Drive Big Bear Lake, CA 92315  - (909) 585-8002

Designated Wakesports

603 Land Lock Landing Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 - (909) 556-3345

They drive you and supply you with all water tubing, wakeboarding, jet ski rentals etc. and the boat and gas.

Goldrush Mining Adventures

40016 Big Bear Boulevard Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 - (909) 866-5678

Goldmining mini adventure for young kids.

Leroy’s Ski & Snowboard Rentals

41925 Big Bear Boulevard Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 - (909) 866-7989

SkyPark at Santa’s Village

28950 California 18 Skyforest, CA 92385 - (909) 744-9373

Bike trails, Santa’s Village, archery, zipline

Village Theaters

602 Knot Avenue Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 - (909) 866-5115

Small quaint movie theater

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Woman Shopping for Groceries
Grocery Stores

Vons

42170 Big Bear Blvd Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 (909) 866-8459

Starbucks

42140 Big Bear Blvd., #100 Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 (909) 866-3203

Stater Brothers

42171 Big Bear Boulevard Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 (909) 866-5211

Spa's & Massages

Altitudes Massage & Spa

42184 Moonridge Road, #4 Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 - (909) 747-9696

Great atmosphere and massages (right down the street).

Soothing Cannabis Oil Mobile Massage

(909) 863-2030

Great amazing massage and will come to cabin – can be done without cannabis oil as well. Ask for Selia (massage room coming soon)

Studio Nine Salon & Spa

652 Pine Knot Avenue Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 (909) 936-2851

Beauty Salon and Nails.

Hot Stones Massage
Fireman
Emergency Numbers

Big Bear Fire Department

(909) 866-7566

Emergency Room / Nearest Hospital

(909) 866-6501

Gas Company

(877) 860-602