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All 106 Big Bear Region Restaurants

The Captain's Anchorage Restaurant and Bar

42148 Moonridge Way, CA 92315
909 866 3997
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Ranked #12 of 106 Restaurants in Big Bear Region
Price range: $15 - $35
Hours:
Sun - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Bar
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Historic Big Bear is alive at the Captain's Anchorage----complete with a ghost named George.The restaurant has been a tradition in Big Bear since 1946. Originally called the Sportsman's Tavern, the Captain's Anchorage has enjoyed visits by Hollywood celebrities, weathered fires, and has hosted gambling and the ghost of a former employee.Today, the rustic stone and log building invites guests to enjoy a good meal in a comfortable atmosphere. Enjoy cocktails and appetizers in the Andy Devine bar, or stay for dinner in the dining room. Every meal comes with the soup and salad bar, even the under $20.00 dinners.Visit the website for the menu and for more stories about the history of Big Bear and the Captain's Anchorage Restaurant.
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Santa Barbara, CA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

If you like an old school steak house this one's for you. The service was very good, the cocktails and wine list were impressive and the steaks were big, juicy and delicious. The hearty home made soups and classic salad bar completed the meal. The kids menu includes prime rib and shrimp, which my picky eaters loved. We had a... More 

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Tustin, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

I have to admit I haven't been to many places here but this is a winner. Our second visit and as good as any place we've ever been. Great food, great service, great value. What more could you ask for?

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great ambiance, just the kind of place you want to find when visiting Big Bear. The food Salmon and Primve Rib was delicious and the staff was very attentive and friendly.

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Long Beach, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

We've eaten two sumptuous meals there this week while enjoying our week in Big Bear. Monday I enjoyed the $19.95 prime rib dinner. They prepared it blackened and was it delicious! My wife had the salmon and enjoyed that too. All meals come with the soup and salid bar and the restaurant has a certain ambience from the fifties. Christmas... More 

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San Diego, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We went for prime rib and found it unexpectedly excellent. The 12 ounce dinner was one of the best prime rib dinners I have ever had (and I've had a lot of them all over the country). Perfectly prepared with a side of baked potato and a salad from the salad bar. A cozy decor adds to the warmth of... More 

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San Diego, CA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Loved the atmosphere, because it's like a time warp in here. Everyone was extremely friendly, helpful and nice, -from the hostess on the phone to our server. Food was really good. I had the Mahi Mahi. My friends enjoyed the prime rib. Nice dinner.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

My husband and I like to go there about 2 times a year for our anniversary or his birthday. We always have a few drinks at the bar, then proceed to be seated upstairs. Our favorite is the Lobster/Crab dish. It is so big that we can share it. The price range is between $80 to a little over $100... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Charming place with old world feel. Cozy, with fireplace, near forest, but close in, Ghost sightings add to its intrigue.. Menu is quite varied, we ate fish and prime rib, fish was good, not great, but prime rib was great! Wonderful salad and soup bar compliments dinner. Great bar!

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

I go to Big Bear quite often and have for many many years captains Anchorage is a great place to eat! The atmosphere is cozy.The food is always delicious. Some of the choices are a little expensive but well worth the price. It's also a place that you can still make a reservation. We always have a very nice time... More 

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Indio, CA
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52 reviews 52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This restaurant has wonderful prime rib, pricey but worth every penny. We visited the restaurant three times for dinner and had the same waitperson, Lynn, each time. She was super. She made us feel welcome, had good recommendations, and was very efficient. One time my husband had King Crab Legs, pricey, but he thought they were great. Each time we... More 

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Additional Information about The Captain's Anchorage Restaurant and Bar

Address: 42148 Moonridge Way, CA 92315
Phone Number: 909 866 3997
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Bear Region
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 35
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Bar

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