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40824 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
909-866-2161
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11:00 am - 12:00 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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  • 6
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  • 5
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  • 1
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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 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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San Diego, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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160 reviews 160 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 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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Diamond bar
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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Malibu, California
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69 reviews 69 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We went to the new location and was surprised at how accommodating and friendly the help was. As compared to other places, they seem to really appreciate your business and strive hard to make your visit fun. The food was great. The chef himself came out just to see how we liked the burgers. The bartender was extremely nice to... More 

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Top Contributor
123 reviews 123 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Chad's has long been a staple of the Village in Big Bear and they recently moved to the old Bank of America building. It was amazing that it still looked the same inside and that's because they took everything with them, the bar, the pool tables, the furniture, the decorating and set it up like a clone of the old... More 

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Lancaster, California
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

The new location is great, the staff was friendly, and the beer was cold. The owner came around with some deep fried pickles he was thinking about putting on the menu, they were alright, but if he want to make them a hit he needs to come up with a beer batter.

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Mira Loma, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Rode our bikes there, be prepared for any type of weather pros: Good drinks Location...right on the Village but they are moving to new location this week, will still have good location. Friendly staff...Bartenders Karla and Bob are awesome and know all the history on the place Rick the food dude is very nice and an actual chef, munches are... More 

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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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