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Sonora Cantina

41144 Big Bear Blvd, CA 92315
+1 909-866-8202
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
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“burrito” (7 reviews)
“cake” (2 reviews)
Closed Now
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
41144 Big Bear Blvd, CA 92315
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food average, prices high for what you get. I would try a different restaurant. Prices listed on internet not accurate. Service average. I would say average is a good word.

Thank bill b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always enjoy going here on Wednesday evenings for the dollar menu and great Margarita's! The patio is always a lovely place to eat during the summer months. The owners and the staff are always very accommodating.

Thank Dionne O
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Sonora Cantina is a must visit request whenever friends come up to Big Bear Lake. Great atmosphere, indoor & outdoor seating, great food & selection, reasonably priced, fantastic staff and a full bar.

Thank K-D_BBL
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

This Mexican place is fun and has a big selection at the bar but the food is not the best. Portions are big and the servers are nice. The nachos are great! We would come back again!

Thank LGT86
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

We had the carne asada burrito, the shrimp burrito and chicken tostada. All were huge! Very good, we had leftovers for the next day. Service was wonderful, it was very busy, but waitress was still attentive.

Thank 707ginak
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Was staying in Big Bear for our anniversary and was looking for a Mexican restaurant to go to. After reading reviews we decided on the Sonora Cantina. Wow what a surprise! The reviews were favorable but this place was very good. Having a Mexican wife...More

Thank pismobound
Reviewed 2 November 2017

As with all the restaurants I tried in Big Bear, the food here seems to lack flavor. For a Mexican restaurant, they were saved by their homemade salsa which you can douse everything in for taste. We ordered to-go so I am not sure about...More

Thank DD2286
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The owners (both own Old Country Inn next door too), are always assisting in fund raising for locals in need. They are quick to assist and recognize their impact to the community. The food is very good as well as the service. Definitely coming back...More

Thank paul s
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

One Big Juan burrito can feed a family and it is delicious. Definitely recommended and great service too

Thank mbalch30
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Good & reasonably priced Mexican Food. Went their on suggestion of Hotel clerk. Wen their on wed for one dollar street taco night. A lot of locals here. Will go back.

Thank tedkop
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41144 Big Bear Blvd, CA 92315
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Bear Region
  • Phone Number: +1 909-866-8202
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