I hope you’re hungry because the San Bernardino Mountains are home to some tasty restaurants! After long days of hiking and exploring, you’re guaranteed to have worked up a big appetite. Here you can find something for everyone and every occasion.
Locals know best, so we put together 10 of our favorite restaurants in the area. Let’s go check them out and see what they have to offer! You can find them all on our interactive Activity Map HERE.
In the mood for some Mexican cuisine? Head over to Papagayos, a local favorite with an outdoor patio overlooking Lake Arrowhead. Tasty enchiladas, tacos, burritos, and more, it’s a great place to kick back with a margarita and enjoy the views.
Lou Eddie’s is a pizza spot you just can’t miss. They serve up artisan-style pizzas and salads made with local ingredients. The restaurant is located just 5 miles from Lake Arrowhead Village. We encourage you to try the homemade Soup Du Jour, which the restaurant named Best Soup on the Mountain. Don’t miss out on this delicious food! Not to be missed is their amazing beers on tap including our favorites from Claremont Craft Ales!
At the Deep Creek Drive-In, you can chow down on all the classics in a homey atmosphere. The restaurant has a full breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu that contains everything from steak and eggs to enchiladas. Deep Creek is known for some of the most mouthwatering burgers in the area. Open until 9pm.
Over in Sugarloaf, you’ll find Kallan’s Bar and Grill, a great place to grab wings or a sandwich and sip on a couple of beers. On Fridays and Saturdays, it’s open until 1 am, and you can try your hand at a little karaoke!
Dining at Hortencia’s, you’ll have one of the best views of the San Bernardino region. The restaurant serves scrumptious authentic Mexican food and excellent drink specials. It’s located along the Rim of the World Highway and is one of our favorite spots to visit. It’s also conveniently across the street from the A-Framed Lifestyle cabin. Book your stay directly HERE or on Airbnb HERE.
Italian anyone? Puglia in Lake Arrowhead brings an authentic taste by using fresh local ingredients and imported goods from Italy. The restaurant’s name is actually a region in Italy, and the restaurant owners offer traditional entrees and desserts from the area. It’s a bit pricy, so it’s the perfect spot for a nice-night-out occasion.
When you’re ready for some Indian cuisine, grab a table at Himalayan Restaurant in Big Bear Lake. You’ll find delicious selections based on traditional food from Nepal, Tibet, and northern India. A great place to spice up your experience in the San Bernardino Mountains!
A classic spot in the Big Bear area! Big Bear Lake Brewing Co brews up must-try beers made with top-quality ingredients. The menu has a wide range of finger-licking options, and the taste is always on point.
In the San Bernardino Mountains, it doesn’t get much better than Sweet Basil Bistro! The Italian restaurant whips up homemade sauces, pasta, and meat dishes. An overall wonderful culinary experience. Try out their incredible tiramisu!
Hit the local grocery store and fire up a homecooked meal at your vacation rental! Our cabins have fully stocked kitchens for you to cook as you do at home. Grill up some burgers, chop up a salad, and enjoy your meal on the patio.