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Black Diamond Tavern

42172 Moonridge Road, Big Bear Lake, CA
909.366.0871
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $25
Cuisines: American, Pizza, Steakhouse, Organic
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Black Diamond Tavern offers contemporary, American cuisine in a mountain approachable setting. With a bar, lounge and community table for casual dining and a fireplace framed dining room set with booths, Black Diamond can provide a range of experiences from intimate dining to a more interactive, social environment. Black Diamond provides weekend live entertainment along with 7 day a week happy hour from 3-6.30pm.
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Glendale, California
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339 reviews 339 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

The Black Diamond Tavern is located very close to our house in Moonridge and we finally gave it a chance after driving past it countless times. It was also a place that we heard rave reviews from other businesses in town. This is a well liked restaurant. My husband and I arrived about 1pm last Saturday. It was quiet in... More

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Riverside, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We were looking for a special place to celebrate our 31st wedding anniversary. Our first choice was closing early, our second choice was closed for remodeling, and a third choice wasn't open mid-week. I've always enjoyed happy hour at Black Diamond Tavern, particularly the grass-fed burgers. Both are amazing. Lucky us, the rsstaurant was taking part in Inland Empire Restaurant... More

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Hacienda Heights, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

Tried for the first time and dinner was very good. Had the poblano chicken, Louisiana sausage and potato soup. Only negative is chicken came with bell peppers which was never mentioned on the menu. Was told later that I could have had veggies instead so be sure and ask.

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goldcoast qld australia
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121 reviews 121 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

We were doing the tourist thing and walked the main drag in Big Bear Lake.Being summer it was very quiet and it was a pleasure to come across The Black Diamond Tavern.It's got a great Tavern Atmosphere,lots of big screens,dark and nice cold beer.Enjoyed by all:)))))

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Redondo Beach, California
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94 reviews 94 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Found the food a bit mediocre for the price, and the service a bit excessive. Which you wouldn't think that would be a bad thing, but being asked if we wanted more water over 20 times, by more than 3 people made for a very unnerving dinner.

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Santa Ana, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

First off I was a little concerned by the many high scores and the few very low scores for the restaurant. But we decided to give them the benefit of the doubt and tried it. We walked there from our hotel, BW Big Bear Chateau, 100 yards away. It wasn't too busy and we were seated quickly. They asked if... More

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San Diego
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69 reviews 69 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

When first because of location and then went back because the food was so good. We were just expecting burgers and steak, but the offering are quite good. Not only were the entrees good, but the sides seemed freshly made.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Cool bar setup, lots of draft beers to chose from and some very good wings! Our bartender was very friendly and outgoing the entire time. We didn't end up ordering anything from the lunch or bar menu but the appetizers were excellent. Definitely my type of joint!

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Laguna Beach, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Stopeed in here with some friends our last day on the mountain for some drinks. Bartender was extremely friendly and made us some excellent margaritas! The four of us split the hangover pizza and the salmon burger for lunch, both of which were very tasty. They have a cool little menu here with a lot of different choices, surprised we... More

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RICHMOND
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

My wife and I visited Black Diamond Tavern with our 2-year old on Saturday 5 July. It was early and less than half full so we were able to find a table easily on a busy weekend. The staff were great and the service was fine. However, we were both very disappointed with the food. We shared the Louisiana sausage... More

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Additional Information about Black Diamond Tavern

Address: 42172 Moonridge Road, Big Bear Lake, CA
Phone Number: 909.366.0871
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Bear Region  >  Big Bear Lake
Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
Cuisine: American, Pizza, Steakhouse, Organic

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