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“Bar Review” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Stillwells Restaurant

Stillwells Restaurant
40650 Village Dr, Northwoods Resort, CA 92315
800 866 3121
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Ranked #60 of 102 restaurants in Big Bear Region
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Glendale, California
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252 reviews 252 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 83 cities Reviews in 83 cities
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
“Bar Review”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

My boyfriend and I had drinks at Stillwells last Saturday night. We stayed at Northwoods for our Big Bear vacation and decided to check out the bar after catching a movie in the village.

It was around ten on a Saturday and the bar was very quiet, only a few other people. Our bartender was very nice and chatty. Like my boyfriend, she was also from England. She made is Irish Coffees that were excellent.

The bar has a cozy, woodsy vibe. I felt like we should have been there in the middle of winter with snow falling outside.

The prices, like most places in Big Bear, were very reasonable. I call it "reverse sticker-shock" from being so used to the high prices in Los Angeles.

Good overall experience.

Please visit my blog for extensive trip reports and pictures of our Big Bear vacation.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Ventura, CA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Upscale and Friendly”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

The location is great our friends were staying there and they really liked everything about the hotel. I went there for happy hour and really liked the bar, service, and décor. It was a very nice place for drinks .We did not have enough time in Big Bear to go there for dinner. When we come back we will eat there for sure!

Visited July 2013
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Hemet, California
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118 reviews 118 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 41 cities Reviews in 41 cities
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
“Excellent Sunday Champaign Brunch”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

We had the Sunday brunch for father's day. It was excellent. The service was great they kept the mimosas comings. The made to order omelets had an excellent selection of choices including lobster. They also had small waffles with a blackberry raspberry combo sauce that was very rich but great. All for under $20.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Hesperia, California
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3 restaurant reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“O WOW”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

This was one of my best dining experiences, they surpassed my expectations it was relaxing the chef made us sea food pasta and omlettes, was very patient, I mean really helpful, every item I had gotten they complemented it which made me want it even more I mean I havent had that in a while and the bar Fugi Apple Martini the one and only Romi. My Husband and I will be back and maybe every other weekend

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Prescott, Arizona
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Used to be great-now it's a must-miss!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

Couldn't even get seated without going back to the bar area. Did not even have basic brands of beer or bourbon available. WE excused ourselves and left! This was supposed to be my wife's birthday dinner-thank goodness we found Nottinghams!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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