When visitors arrive in Big Bear Lake, they often do so with images of mountains, lakes and forested surrounding in mind. Fortunately, the scenery that makes up this vacation destination lives up to its reputation and it doesn’t take long to realize initial expectations were right on point. Big Bear is a scenic spot perfect for those looking for a charming and relaxing getaway that provides beauty, excitement and plenty of flavor too. When you’re looking to make the most of the view and can’t wait to cure a craving, head over to The Pines Lakefront where the best in vantage points and delicious dishes await.
Lakeside Dining at its Best at The Pines Lakefront
It’s pale yellow façade and charming red awning make The Pines Lakefront an easy find in Big Bear. This delicious establishment is located at 350 Alden Road and is a great place to dine for those that appreciate prime real estate that comes with a touch of history too. The Pines Lakefront dates back to the 1920s and has long been a place where visitors and residents of Big Bear find common ground over a delicious meal and spectacular lake view. Today, the interior of The Pines Lakefront has been entirely redesigned to be a comfortable and modern space complete with cloth-covered tables. Vaulted and exposed beam ceilings dotted with wooden chandeliers give this restaurant rustic charm that reminds guests of its longevity in the area. No matter where you find yourself in the dining room, the highlight of a visit is always the view. Gaze out over the marina and mountains from indoors when there’s a chill in the air or make the most of patio-seating options when summer is in full swing. The Pines Big Bear is closed on Tuesdays but open to the dining public every other day of the week from 11:30 am until 10:00 pm with adjusted opening hours Saturday and Sunday starting at 9:00 am.
The Pines Lakefront hosts a diverse menu that caters to a variety of taste preferences; however, this location is well-known for its delightful seafood and meat selections. Guests with a passion for seafood will want to try the fish sandwich or catch of the day while meat lovers will be thrilled with the prime rib, filet mignon or rack of lamb. Those looking to dine lean or green have a variety of salad options readily available at The Pines Big Bear while plenty of gluten-free selections make this a diverse stop for those with dietary restrictions as well.
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When you’re ready to experience the best of Big Bear, do so in style by booking accommodations with the team at Big Bear Vacations. Contact us today for more details on how to get started!