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All 106 Big Bear Region Restaurants

Thelma's Family Restaurant

337 W Big Bear Blvd, CA 92315
909-585-7005
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Ranked #41 of 106 Restaurants in Big Bear Region
Hours:
Mon - Tue 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Sun 6:00 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
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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
2 helpful votes 2 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
3 helpful votes 3 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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130 reviews 130 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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
Senior Contributor
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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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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Hemet, California
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145 reviews 145 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We selected this restaurant because it was local and recommended by our hotel staff. Great prices. Get the large pitcher of beer if you have more than one glass and save money. I tried the chicken fried steak with mashed potatoes and steamed vegetables. The meal came with a choice of soup of the day (pea soup) or salad. The... More

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California
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337 reviews 337 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Good home style cooking. Super friendly service. The homemade pies are terrific. Nice large patio. We had a slight issue with the Big Bear Fire Department who were dining on the patio when we got there. They started to complain when we showed up because we brought our 3 large dogs. The owner of the restaurant said it was “OK”... 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 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm  4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm  4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm

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