Sweet Basil Bistro

Founded in 1907, we have served over 1.3 million guest nights over the last 113+ years!

Big Bear, California captivates visitors from near and far with its wonderful balance of options for outdoor adventure, relaxation, and rejuvenation. Guests make their way to this vacation destination in the name of hiking, biking, lakeside fun and options for shopping and dining that are sure to please. After a day of exploring, it’s likely that there’s an appetite or two to tend to. When you’re in the mood for something savory that transports you to the Tuscan countryside, be sure to make time for lunch, dinner or brunch at Sweet Basil Bistro when you find yourself in Big Bear.

Italian in the Heart of Big Bear at the Sweet Basil Bistro

There’s something comforting and inspiring about a delicious Italian meal and when you enjoy a meal at Sweet Basil Bistro, this is exactly what you get and more. Located at 40629 Big Bear Boulevard, Sweet Basil Bistro Big Bear sits in the heart of the city and provides guests with an opportunity to relax and unwind in an intimate and elegant setting while being served authentic and savory Italian cuisine. Sweet Basil Bistro is open Wednesday through Sunday from 11:00 am until 9:00 pm and invites diners of all ages to come and enjoy time together at this popular Big Bear culinary stop. The fare is always fresh and the sophisticated place settings and atmosphere at Sweet Basil Bistro make it a great place for a romantic dinner night out that’s also suitable for a family brunch on Sunday.

Menu Highlights

Antipasti options at Sweet Basil Bistro Big Bear are always a treat and include everything from garlic shrimp and deep-fried cheese ravioli to sautéed crab cakes and grilled artichoke. Lunch paninis are a favorite amongst the mid-day crowd and can be customized to include portobello mushroom, tuna, meatballs or chicken curry salad just to name a few. When you’re in a creative mindset, feel free to select the “build your own pasta” option. If you’re here for dinner, don’t miss out on options to indulge in everything from filet mignon and chicken picatta or grilled salmon and chicken parmesan. Sweet Basil Bistro features a kid’s menu for little ones that are here to enjoy a sit-down dinner. When it comes to dessert option, vanilla bean gelato and tiramisu come highly recommended.

Stay and Enjoy Big Bear

There’s never been a better time to book a Big Bear getaway. Let the team at Big Bear Vacations book you into a comfortable and convenient vacation cabin during your stay. Contact us today for more details and to start planning.

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