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One of the great things about Big Bear is that it caters to visitors that know how to make the most of their vacation rental stay whether they choose to unwind indoors or seek to adventure beyond. Among the benefits of staying in a vacation rental for your Big Bear getaway is the convenience of being able to prepare your own meals, but if you’re looking to explore the tastes of the city in between preparing your own meals, we have you covered. 

Best Restaurants in Big Bear, CA

Whether you prefer to keep it light, are looking for something a bit more hearty, or are open to the possibilities, here are our top three restaurants in Big Bear that we are loving.

Peppercorn Grille

Located in the charming downtown area and nestled nearby many great shops, Peppercorn Grille is a popular go-to restaurant in Big Bear. There is truly something for everyone with their vast menu options, but some of our favorites are:

Make sure you book your reservation as Peppercorn Grille only accepts walk-ins on Saturdays and Sundays during lunch!

Himalayan Restaurant

Say hello to rich and authentic flavors made with only the freshest ingredients. Himalayan Restaurant serves a variety of dishes inspired by Nepal, Tibet, and Northern Indian cuisine. Our go-to dishes are their:

They currently feature patio dining or take-out service during the virus, but hey, enjoying amazing food at your amazing Big Bear vacation rental? Sign us up. 

Fire Rock Burgers & Brews

Their philosophy says it all – “Located in the heart of the Big Bear Lake Village, at Fire Rock Burgers and Brews we strive to serve rockin’ burgers, delicious beer battered fries, and a large selection of rotating craft beers!”. I mean, how good to these sound?

If you’re over 21, we’ll meet you at the bar! Fire Rock Burgers & Brews incredible selection of craft beers will have you finding a new favorite after each sip!

There you have it folks! We hope you get the chance to try out one, if not all, of these amazing Big Bear restaurants. Supporting our local businesses and enjoying their delicious food is the winning pair. For more ideas on great things to do in Big Bear check out our growing list of recommendations