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40824 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
909-866-2161
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
great little rock bar!

They got great wings, if you like spicy try the inferno. The bartender is really nice, sorry i forgot your name. He worked the night of 2/15. They have pool tables, darts and a live band. Slingshot was there. Overall great time, great music and great bartender.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
Lorraine M
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San Diego, California
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Upland, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Chad's Place has an excellent choice in entertainment! they do offer food, but it is bar food with a limited menue. The people there are very nice, i wish it was still in the village, but they did a great job remodeling the old IHOP.

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Simi Valley, California
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

I remember going to Chad's Place in the Village. It has now taken over the old IHOP. The bar is huge. Love it! It is clean and big! Super friendly staff. I went in there at 3:00 and the place was empty. I ordered the chicken strips with fries. Delivered so hot I had to let them sit. Very good!

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Cypress, California
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Slow with low energy. Typical bar food, basic not great. Pool tables and good seating. Medium size dance floor. Bar drinks could be better, happy hour 3 to 7 but tasted weak. Nothing exciting. Good line dancing with lessons but it shut down by 9.

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28 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Well the place is basically a bar that serves food. We came in with a group of 20 and it took them a long time to serve us, literally one hour from order to everyone getting their food. They are more set up to be a bar. Food when it came was decent, and the servers were friendly. I suppose... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

They got great wings, if you like spicy try the inferno. The bartender is really nice, sorry i forgot your name. He worked the night of 2/15. They have pool tables, darts and a live band. Slingshot was there. Overall great time, great music and great bartender.

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Whitefield, Maine
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

4 people in the place and it took 13 minutes to get a beer Too many places in the area to wait that long At 7pm on a Saturday 2 customers and 6 staff behind bar having a great time with bad launage. The menu is limited even for a bar

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Nice place but bad service if you have a tan! was in Big Bear for weekend an wanted to watch the Patriots vs Colts. saw this place and decided to give a try. Walked in and sat at bar, made eye contact with the three bartenders working (2 older ladies and a man). 20 min later and still no greeting... More 

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Redlands, California
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4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Came here for a few drinks before dinner on a quiet Friday night. Overall? Meh. It could be that it was just really early, but hardly anyone was there. We ordered beers at the bar and then played a game of pool. Pool equipment wasn't in great shape and they didn't have a rest to reach. Chad's didn't do anything... More 

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KandieP, Owner at Chad's Place, responded to this review

Hi Alyssa- Thanks for the feedback. Not sure what time you were there but Friday nights around dinnertime is usually the "calm before the storm" for us. Most people come to Chad's for the DJ and live band on Friday and Saturday nights after dinner (till about 1:30am). November is also kind of an in-between season for us in Big... More 

Gold Coast, Australia
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86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

We had been on 6 week ride to many states from LA to Sth Dakota,and our last few nights we spent at Big Bear Lake.We were staying at a resort next to Chad's and decided to have late afternoon drinks at this bar.OMG entered this great bar to music and what appeared to be a huge party happening.To my surprise... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

There are so many dining choices in Big Bear I would suggest avoiding Chad's Place. Prices were fair, but the service was poor and the outdoor patio was very dirty. The food was okay but nothing special. I will not go there again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 40824 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Bear Region
  • Phone Number: 909-866-2161
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 2:00 am

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