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Happy Bear Restaurant - CLOSED

40824 Big Bear Boulevard, Big Bear Lake, CA
(800) 766-9776
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Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Jul 29, 2014
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  • English first
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English first
san Diego
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93 reviews 93 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This restaurant was busy but with outdoor dining available our wait was minimal. The food came in good portions and prices were decent.

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ventura county
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

The location has since been remodeled and is now Chad's Sports Tavern, which was formerly in the village.

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Livermore, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

Nice place to check out if you're in town. Food is pretty average, everything comes out quick and the staff is pretty friendly. Would give it another shot in the future.

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San Diego, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Very cute restaurant. Had breakfast there which was very good..fit for the mountain air. Bought a mug. Good food for a reasonable price. In the village so you can walk off your meal shopping!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

If you want to go to a local place, with good burgers, this is your place. Kid friendly, although didn't let my kid pick up things from the floor since it was not the cleanest. Staff really nice and food was great. Make sure you bring cash

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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92 reviews 92 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

We originally planned to have breakfast elsewhere, but it was the slow season and many restaurants were closed certain days. So after trying to find someplace to have breakfast, we found this place. The food was average. Nothing special here. The staff was very friendly. We almost didn't eat here because they are a cash only establishment and that's a... More

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Los Angeles, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

I had a delicious breakfast that fueled me for the day of Snowboarding! The egg dishes are delicious.

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Bullhead City, Arizona
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54 reviews 54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

What a great place. Had a nice lunch. The staff was great and the service friendly. We will be back that's for sure.

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Riverside, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

We eat here at least twice during our stay in Big Bear for the Big Bear Lake Antique Classic Car show each August. Good food, good service, friendly staff and owner.

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Big Bear Lake, California
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315 reviews 315 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

This location used to be an IHOP restaurant and recently switched to a private name. The food was ok and the service was decent. However, the whole experience was nothing to write home about. It is far from the worst restaurant location in the Big Bear Valley however, there definitely better places to eat.

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