The 5 Best Lunch Spots In Big Bear

Updated: May 2, 2022

Need a quick lunch or a spot to have a fancy business lunch? These Big Bear lunch spots have you covered. To bring you only the best Lunch in Big Bear we analyzed top review, articles, and ranking sites. If you need quick service tacos or you have time for a sit-down buffet you will find your next lunch spot here!

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BJ's Restaurant and Sandwich Shop

American, $, Big BearAmerican, $Big Bear
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Broadway Cafe

American, $, Big BearAmerican, $Big Bear
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Cocina De Mexico

Mexican, $, Big BearMexican, $Big Bear
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

The Barnstorm Restaurant

German, $$, Big BearGerman, $$Big Bear
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

No Name Pizza

Pizza, $$, Big BearPizza, $$Big Bear
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

How does it work?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Big Bear. We pored over ratings for 10624 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Big Bear and 264 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. These top contenders have appeared in . If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. These ten options are sure to delight.

Most common questions

The highest-rated restaurants in Big Bear for boozy lunches are BJ's Restaurant and Sandwich Shop, Broadway Cafe, and Kallans Bar and Grill Sugarloaf.

The highest-rated lunch restaurants with outdoor seating in Big Bear are BJ's Restaurant and Sandwich Shop, Broadway Cafe and Lumberjack Cafe.

The highest-rated restaurants in Big Bear for group lunches are BJ's Restaurant and Sandwich Shop, Broadway Cafe, and Lumberjack Cafe.

The Barnstorm Restaurant is the highest-rated lunch restaurant for delivery in Big Bear.

No Name Pizza is the highest-rated vegetarian-friendly lunch restaurant in Big Bear.

Drink pairing tips

  • Cilantro Chile Cooler with your banh mi

    A cocktail, like Cilantro Chile Cooler, is a good partner drink to with banh mi because cuts through the fattiness of the sandwich.

  • The perfect match for banh mi

    Experts recommend pairing a banh mi with a glass of Riesling, a popular white wine.

  • Pair Muscat de Alexandria with banh mi

    When considering what goes best with banh mi, we recommend a glass of Muscat de Alexandria, it truly complements the dish as it cuts through the fattiness of the meat.


  • A perfect match: red wine & teriyaki sauce

    One should always compliment their food with a drink that doesn't take away from the meal. If it’s teriyaki sauce you’re eating, we recommend pairing it with a red wine. The sweet flavors of the red wine won’t detract from the flavors of your teriyaki sauce.

  • The priciest dish

    Chef Angelito Araneta Jr. made anigiri in 2010 that sold for p$1,978.

  • International Sushi Day

    Grab your sushi to celebrate International Sushi Day! Don’t forget, it’s on June 18.

Parking tips

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