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Barnstorm Restaurant

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501 W Valley Blvd, Big Bear City CA, CA 92315
+1 909-585-9339
07:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Fri - Sun 17:00 - 21:00
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Whittier, California
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

This is a must eat at place. We watched the planes take off and land. A great view of the snow covered mountains. The food is very good and the portions are large. My wife enjoyed the wine. For a unique experience and enjoy seeing something different than four walls a real treat

Thank rwheeler1952
Level Contributor
88 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

After being in the desert and Puerto Vallarta for five weeks, was so great to dine at the Barnstorm! Olivia was so great as I needed to chill for an hour and have wine, a great tuna sandwich and order food to go for the next day as we have been out of town so long! Renee Wagner is one... More 

Thank Carol W
Los Angeles
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

I'd only recommend coming here if you love the idea of being able to watch small, single-prop airplanes taxi out to the runway at Big Bear Airport. The service is fine, the food is adequate, but this would only be acceptable if the food was priced to match and the airplane taxiing was a spectacular side show. A breakfast entree... More 

Thank skiddered
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88 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Just love dining at the Barnstorm and looking out the window to see the pilots take off and land! Always someone interesting flying in for breakfast or lunch! You never know who you may meet! Great breakfast, lunch and dinner menus! Love the breakfast burrito with hash browns and the albacore tuna salad with veggies, sunflower seems and hard boiled... More 

Thank Carol W
Sugarloaf, California
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90 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

If you're in Big Bear and looking for a big breakfast try the Barnstorm. The portions are large as are the menu choices, it took me awhile to decide what to have. The restaurant faces Big Bear airport so watching the small planes land and take off is a treat for old and young alike. The facilities are clean and... More 

Thank Paula M
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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215 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

My family of 5 went here for breakfast because it seemed to get good reviews. We were greeted and seated right away by the very busy hostess/waitress/cashier. Next came the wait. We waited about 10 minutes for her to have time to come back and get our drink order, then another 20 for her to take our food order. The... More 

Thank michelewelker
Dallas texas
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296 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Went for a late lunch with a couple that had flown into this airport before & had enjoyed the food. Agree it is a little pricey, but also agree that the staff is very friendly, if a little slow. 2 of us had the garlic burger-really good! Turkey sandwich (Jim & Sue) was bland, but the meat was good quality.... More 

Thank eeplebneesta
Big Bear Lake, California
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

We wanted to watch the airplanes takeoff and land, so we went to the Barnstorm for breakfast. This place is relatively small and is right below the tower. The restaurant is very clean and the waitress was really nice. You're literally right next to the taxiway and fuel pumps to watch the private airplanes refuel. I think the food was... More 

Thank Arnold T
Los Angeles, California
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

The ambiance is this restraints best feature. My friend and I also loved their specialty blueberry French Toast plate. We are going to return for lunch later in the week, their menu looks fantastic!

Thank Karen B
California Desert, California
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200 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

We sat at a window table looking out on the small airport runway. We saw one plane take-off and it was a beautiful morning. Our server was friendly and efficient. We liked our egg dishes and also had a small side of a biscuit and gravy. Everything was hot and tasted fine.

Thank VEFlowers

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, German
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 W Valley Blvd, Big Bear City CA, CA 92315
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Bear Region
  • Phone Number: +1 909-585-9339

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?