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829 W Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear City, CA 92314
909-585-3762
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Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Big Bear City, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Madlon's offers both mid-week and 'early bird' dining with 5-6 main courses from which each dinner may select. Appetizer, soup or salad, house wine, and dessert are included. Excellent meals at a very reasonable price. The regular menu, higher priced, is also supplemented with specials. The husband/wife owners and chefs are both Cordon Bleu graduates. Steak and potatoes I can... More

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West Hollywood, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Let me preface this review by saying that the manager did try her best to remedy what was a disaster of a breakfast. My group of girlfriends ate here last year, and we decided to return because we previously enjoyed the food. The restaurant was only 1/3 full on Sunday morning. We arrived around 10:30, hungry, and were seated. Let... More

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California
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

For our family of five on vacation celebrating an anniversary and a birthday there was no question of where to dine. I called to make a reservation. I was asked if anyone in my party had special dietary needs. I said yes. When we arrived we were promptly seated by the owner Rob Orr. We were all brought water to... More

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Surprise, Arizona
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

My husband and I were delighted to see a French restaurant close to our lodging, so we made reservations for dinner. The service was slow. I believe the owners need to hire more assistance even during the low season. My husband ordered the Filet which arrived smothered in a mushroom sauce. The steak was average for the $45 price- not... More

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Riverside, California
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Arrive about 10:15am. There was about 4 tables being served at that time. One server, which I thought was plenty. Took about 35 minutes to receive our food which was very simple. Two eggs, bacon, hash browns, and a 1/2 of waffle. The food was okay but bad but not good. No seasoning was used on this food. Server was... More

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San Diego, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Small restaurant, quaint, cozy, and FABULOUS food, excellent service. Great wine selection. A bit pricey, but well worth it.

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Yucaipa, California
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79 reviews 79 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

When we arrived at madlons the doors had just opened up for the evening and of course there was no one in the restaurant so we were quite surprised when the maître d' insisted on knowing whether we had reservations or not. Things kind of went downhill from there. The menu is very limited and the prices were through the... More

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Palm Springs, California
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168 reviews 168 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

My dining companion was excited to have found " a real French restaurant" in Big Bear City. We hit it mid Saturday evening and it was quiet - maybe 5 or 6 tables taken. When we entered the sole server was attending to a table but we were ignored for an appreciable time till she was free. OK, I will... More

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Coronado, California
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

We came here because the outside of the restaurant looked so interesting and found a treasure! A fine dining French restaurant where owner/chefs, Rob & Chelsie Orr prepare and serve your meal. They are Le Cordon Bleu trained chefs and prepare everything from scratch. I was not very hungry when we went there and just had a salad; however, it... More

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Thousand Oaks, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

Great food, but don't come here if your in a hurry. It takes about 45 minutes. I highly reccomend S'mores pancakes or waffles.

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Additional Information about Madlon's

Address: 829 W Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear City, CA 92314
Phone Number: 909-585-3762
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Bear Region  >  Big Bear City
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: American

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