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Oakside Restaurant & Bar

40701 Village Drive, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
+1 909-866-5555
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
40701 Village Drive, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
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Reviewed 1 week ago

stopped in for dinner once and lunch another time, food was great and the service was fantastic, we even had live music that was awesome, will love to go back to this place when we are in big bear again

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank bem2jjh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant was rated high. So we had high expectations. We got seated fairly quickley. Waited a long time for even water. Waitress rarely to be seen. Food took forever. Perhaps it’s okay if you have lots of time. We just felt they were short...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Renae J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a table here based on the reviews. Had to change the time of our reservation over the phone with no problem at all. When we arrived went downstairs to the main restaurant. There was a live band playing upstairs so was nice to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank I_Evers84
Reviewed 7 November 2018

From the moment I stepped into this cozy, yet top rated restaurant, I felt important as a customer. The waiter Michael was very attentive and friendly. And Sly, the Hostess, was quite hospitable. I thoroughly enjoyed the Alaskan salmon. It was very flaky and delicious....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mary F
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We enjoyed a girls lunch on the patio in perfect weather! The Ahi burger (done lettuce wrap style) was outstanding! We will be back!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sherry M
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

The Oakside is a busy place on weekends. The place is large so there are a number of seating options both indoors and out side. We chose to eat in the bar area because the wait was long for the dining room. Strangely, they do...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BoboTravlr
Reviewed 10 October 2018

They have a delcious caeser salad, and steak sandwich. They also had a soup that was like a cheese beer soup with steak in it... oh lordy that was amazing!! and our waitress Hayley was super fast and friendly !

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 919juani
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

The fish was excellent. The kids enjoyed their food. My daughter in Law said the chicken cordon blue was also excellent. What can I say more but bravo . Next visit up to Big Bear I will be there.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank P1487VDwilliamm
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Great appetizer menu. Nice welcoming place to go for drinks and appetizers. Good selection. Fair prices and very well trained accommodating staff.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Alan H
Reviewed 30 September 2018

The exterior bar has a long fireplace at bar height seating at least 10 people great ambiance and food I had the imitation crab salad sandwich: crab with red and yellow bell peppers, celery, green onions, carrots mayonnaise, romaine lettuce and tomatoes on sourdough bread...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Diane E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$50
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40701 Village Drive, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Bear Region  >  Big Bear Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 909-866-5555
  • E-mail
Big Bear's latest and greatest restaurant! Come and enjoy some delicious food, craft cocktails, craft beers, 17 taps and over 100 whiskeys, a great wine selection and all of your favorite sports events on over 10 flat screens. Enjoy live entertainment on weekends both on our large patio with a fire pit, or in our beautiful upstairs bar. The second story balcony has stunning views of the patio below as well as the Village. Also available is our third story loft for private events. All in a beautiful building that is an architectural masterpiece full of amazing woodwork and stone! Reservations highly recommended
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