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Thelma's Family Restaurant

337 W Big Bear Blvd, CA 92315
+1 909-585-7005
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (7 reviews)
“ribs” (6 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 21:00All hours
$$ - $$$
337 W Big Bear Blvd, CA 92315
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been eating at this restaurant on multiple occasions during this last week..and whether it's in the morning (with the birds chirping) while I'm chowing down on pancakes OR in the evening when we were sipping wine and wolfing down one of their signature pot...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here this morning for breakfast. Had not been here for a while and as we remembered the food was terrific! Nice portions and nice presentation. And, all for what we thought was a good $ value in a very touristy area. We will eat...More

Thank jima800
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We ate here a couple years ago and had prime rib and it was great and the place was clean. Now it's not! We had the steak & shrimp special. The chowder was good, but it could have been a little hotter. It was the...More

Thank Sandra H
Reviewed 11 April 2017

When you think of Mountain Eats you probably think "GOOD FOOD" that is what Thelma's is all about. A Substantial and diverse menu filled with Good Eats at reasonable prices. Definitely a must do for visitors or locals. Thelma's has delivered quality and satisfaction for...More

Thank mtfulmer
Reviewed 11 April 2017

My wife and I discovered Thelma's one morning and now we are regulars whenever we visit Big Bear. Their food is delicious! The bacon or sausage and eggs $11.95 comes with perfectly cooked IMO hashbrowns and some of the best tasting wheat bread I have...More

Thank SouthernCalMan
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Delicious food and pies. Good size portions. If there on their Chicken Pot Pie night (Fri or Sat???) it is a must have.

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent "Mom-Pop restaurant. Homemade corn beef hash on the "Irish Benedict". Best I've had in years. Also yummy sausage and home fries. Great stop.

Thank Sheridan B
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We fly into the Big Bear airport and walk to Thelma's for breakfast, lunch but have not tried dinner yet. Very nice people and descent food. J

Thank Ronald C
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

I have had ribs here a few times I ordered all you can eat ribs last sat I only had one order the only charged me for Reg rib dinner not all you can eat price Food is always great Great place for a fair...More

1  Thank David S
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The wife and I live in the Big Bear Valley and have been to this place once before several years ago. We were not impressed on our last visit and decided to give it another try recently. This is one of a very few places...More

Thank Steven C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 337 W Big Bear Blvd, CA 92315
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Bear Region
  • Phone Number: +1 909-585-7005
  • E-mail
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