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Thelma's Family Restaurant

337 W Big Bear Blvd, CA 92315
909-585-7005
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Ranked #44 of 106 Restaurants in Big Bear Region
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations
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English first
Simi Valley
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52 reviews 52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I visit Thelma's each time I go to Big Bear. Their breakfast is delicious, I've never found something I didn't like. For lunch or dinner, I love their Bleu Burger, so yummy. The only bad experience I had is when I ordered a French Dip sandwich for lunch. It did not taste good at all. The meat tasted old. When... More 

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Glendale, California
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391 reviews 391 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
208 helpful votes 208 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

My husband and I ate here twice this last weekend and we are happy with having found a new favorite breakfast spot. It can get busy here, but even with the crowds, the service was exceptionally quick and friendly. The giant cinnamon rolls and the oatmeal were stand-outs. We also liked the fresh squeezed orange juice, which is impossible to... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

You know how your "family" at your own home had meals which were both good and bad? Though most are pleasant, some were less than that; yet, you always came back to eat at the same table from the same kitchen, because, well you are after-all "family". At home we may not expect cheerful people to wait on us, see... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Thelma's is a great local breakfast spot. I can't speak for lunch and dinner because we always go for breakfast. It's cash only but they have an ATM. They have a lot of options and generous portions, we regularly split a plate. Chicken fried steak is a popular option. If you ask for something made special (like hash browns well... More 

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Folsom, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Thelma's has great meals any time of the day and the bakery is out of this world. Took home a apple pie to share with the rest of the family our last night on the mountain.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I wanted to try something new and I was looking for comfort food and friendly people. I found it at Thelma's. My server Melissa was the friendliest of all and was very efficient. They have inside seating as well as a patio. I will return.

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San Juan Capistrano
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139 reviews 139 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Thelma's in Big Bear City is a locally owned family restaurant that exudes value and quality food. Accepts only cash transactions, however, has ATM on the premises. Prices 30-50 % less than most other restaurants and portions and quality is excellent. Has outside patio seating as well as inside. Highly recommend for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Excellent baked goods and... More 

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San Diego, CA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We came here for breakfast. It was nothing special. The food was ok, the coffee was terrible, and the service was average.

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Orange County, CA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We ate breakfast here this morning. The food was OK. Service was average. Our waitress was OK with us but very rude to a couple of other tables in our room. It made us feel uncomfortable. Our table wasn't clean. The ketchup bottle was so dated and old that we didn't want to touch it. There is a lot of... More 

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ca
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013 via mobile

We ate outside. Tables were dirty. Plastic plates felt dirty. Omlette was greasy. French toast was average. Service was so slow. When i waited 20 minutes for my bill that never came i went looking for someone, anyone, to take my money. I found our waiter, told him i'd like my bill, he said it wasnt his table but would... More 

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Additional Information about Thelma's Family Restaurant

Address: 337 W Big Bear Blvd, CA 92315
Phone Number: 909-585-7005
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Bear Region
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm

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