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Billy Bear's Restaurant

Diner
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23941 Lake Drive, Crestline, CA 92325
909.338.1660
Today
2:00 am - 4:00 am
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 2:00 am - 4:00 am
Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Breakfast

The food and service was average. I would of like if they asked to see my room key so we could have gotten a 10% discount on our bill as a good faith move.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
Alicia A
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Whittier, California
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Orange, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Friendly, cozy and renamed/remodeled Crestline Cafe. Super breakfast with more than ample food cooked perfectly as ordered. We had made the ride up from the OC and were happy to find this place that was everything we'd hoped it would be. Bathrooms were clean too. Close to the Oak Tree general store with delightful goodies.

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Morongo Valley, California
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51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

It is now Crestline Cafe. It is excellent. see my other review. Billy Bears was old and Tried. Crestline Cafe has new décor and food is FABOULOUS. They used to be up the hill in Top Town. So glad they moved near Lake Gregory location.

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Whittier, California
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The food and service was average. I would of like if they asked to see my room key so we could have gotten a 10% discount on our bill as a good faith move.

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Crestline, California
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This was a good family restaurant. However it is NO LONGER IN BUISNESS. This might seem like bad news, if you have ever been through town and eaten there. However, GREAT NEWS....... It has new Owners that had a smaller restaurant in the upper end of town. Making room for their Enormously Large Following.... Their Food is Fantastic, Service Quick,... More 

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Crestline, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Billy Bear's is closed and no longer in business. The Crestline Café is remodeling the facility and will moved there soon. This will be a big improvement and give the Crestline Café a much bigger restaurant.

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Studio City
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Billy Bear restaurant is closing at the end of April. The owner has sold it and I was told it will reopen, not sure if same name or different totally. We had breakfast two mornings in a row. Good service and good breakfast.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Order: self- steak and eggs, received cardboard and eggs. Worst steak ever, it was flavorless and tough. It was supposed to be medium rare but it was beyond well done. Wife- ordered a pancake breakfast and even that was horrible pancakes had no flavor. They were flat and bland My princess wanted pasta so we ordered her pasta that was... More 

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Tehachapi, California
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

My husband and I had grilled chicken salads. The greens were crunchy, the chicken was seasoned and grilled perfectly. A great salad in every way.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

Had a good sandwich and husband had steak. You can tell the cook took pride in his meals he served. Waitress was pleasant and manager friendly. Good for a quick affordable bite in a pretty well maintained atmosphere. Could use a little updating.

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Lake Arrowhead, California
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Ordered an omelet with hash browns and toast. Food was more cafeteria style than sit down restaurant. Food was of low quality but service was acceptable. Looking forward to new ownership as the restaurant has been sold.

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Additional Information about Billy Bear's Restaurant

Address: 23941 Lake Drive, Crestline, CA 92325
Phone Number: 909.338.1660
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Crestline
Open Hours:
Sunday 2:00 am - 4:00 am  7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Diner

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 23941 Lake Drive, Crestline, CA 92325
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Crestline
  • Phone Number: 909.338.1660

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Diner
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 am - 4:00 am
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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