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Barnstorm Restaurant

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501 W Valley Blvd, Big Bear City CA, CA 92315
+1 909-585-9339
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07:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sun 17:00 - 21:00
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Fawnskin
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83 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 

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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 2 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 

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Thank skiddered
Fawnskin
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83 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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 

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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 

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Thank Paula M
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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215 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 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 

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Thank michelewelker
Dallas texas
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288 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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 

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Thank eeplebneesta
Big Bear Lake, California
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 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 

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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!

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Thank Karen B
California Desert, California
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191 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 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.

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Thank VEFlowers
Thousand Palms, California, United States
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60 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015

While visiting Oktoberfest we decided that their menu choices were limited and the place was really noisy. Their program had a listing for Barnstorm Restaurant with German specialties, so we thought we would carry on with Oktoberfest there, since it is only about 3/4 mile east of the convention center. It was a little hard to find, since it is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, German
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:00
Thursday
07:00 - 15:00
Friday
07:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?