It’s important to step away from the stress of a daily routine and find a new perspective from time to time. When you’re looking for a place where you can enjoy the great outdoors, make the most of lakeside fun and enjoy a variety of bold flavors, make your way to Big Bear Lake for a one-of-a-kind getaway that’s sure to rejuvenate and inspire! After all, Big Bear holds all the things we look for in a vacation destination, from wonderous urban activities that will have you never wanting to leave to the great outdoors complete with countless trails and areas for you to explore and find excitement. After a day of adventure on the waves, or time spent on the slopes, if you find yourself here in the winter months, there’s something great about dinner at a fun, and friendly dive bar where the food is savory, and the company is captivating. There is something almost magical about spending a day outside, then stepping into a warm and relaxing environment to end the day on the perfect note. To find this and more, be sure to make your way to Murray’s Saloon and Eatery when you’re next in Big Bear.
A Cozy and Casual Eatery
Located at 672 Cottage lane, Murray’s Saloon and Eatery has long been a staple of flavor and fun in the Big Bear area, and for 30 years they have been feeding the hungry locals and tired travelers, making it not only a great place to eat, but truly a part of Big Bear culture. This family-run bar and restaurant is often referred to as Big Bear’s favorite dive bar and comes with a reputation for friendly service, good drinks, delectable food, and prices that are reasonable for anyone. Casual and laid-back are the definition of Murray’s Saloon and Eatery where you can either grab a table indoors or slide up to the bar and enjoy a night sipping beer, wine or hand-crafted cocktails upon request as you chat and visit with your co-patrons and make lasting friendships. This is a popular local hang out and a great place to have wonderful conversations with locals. Look for the bright red door upon arrival as well as a collection of motorcycles parked leisurely outside.
Menu Favorites at Murray’s Saloon and Eatery
Murray’s Saloon and Eatery serves customers a collection of savory bar-style food as well as American classics and comfort foods from all corners of the country. Guests can order up small plates that are to be shared with their party, or just a good nibble to satisfy a growling stomach or pair with a good drink. You’ll find all manner of classic starters from cheesy and gooey nachos to crisp and flavorful deep-fried zucchini or mushrooms, and even the class jalapeno popper for those looking to add an extra kick to their meal. When you’re in the mood for something more, don’t hesitate to ask about their other full-sized entrees such as the mouth-watering and towering burgers such as the Classic Cheese, or if your hungry go for the Double Stack; or one can even go for something new and unique with their Jalapeno Bacon Burger! One can also enjoy a variety of sandwiches ranging from the classics such as BLT or the typical Club to beef dips, BBQ beef and cheddar, and even pastrami.
Of course, there is also a range of entrees for those looking for something a bit more substantial, or those coming during the dinner hours. You’ll find such items as a classic American hotdog, a variety of tacos, a juicy ribeye cooked to perfect, wild salmon, crab cakes, and all other manner of phenomenal meals and comfort food. It truly becomes apparent rather quickly that not only has Murrays become famous for the atmosphere, but also for their expertly crafted meals which are sure to bring disappointment upon finishing the last bite. No matter what you order up, be sure to state your spice preference. Murray’s Big Bear has a collection of house sauces on hand which means burgers can be customized from mild but complex to fiery hot, to a nice middle ground between the two extremes at a moment’s notice.
Book a Big Bear Stay
When you’re in town to taste your way through Big Bear, make sure you’ve booked accommodations that keep you close to all the savory stops like Murray’s Big Bear. you’re excited to try. The team at Big Bear Vacations is happy to handle your rental details so you can focus on having a delicious time. Contact us today for more information on our many options.