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40824 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 am
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

Excellent service and really good music playing. I was impressed with the French fries chicken wings and dinner menu really cool environment in a really cool place to hang out

Thank Gabriel A
Lancaster, California
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130 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

Beer was ice cold, and so was the bar tender We had visited this bar a few years back and know it can improve on this visit, although late in the afternoon the bar was pretty empty, and the service should have been out standing, but we had 1 beer and could see this place wasn't what we were looking... More 

Thank inspectrdad
Upland, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Chad's Place has an excellent choice in entertainment! they do offer food, but it is bar food with a limited menue. The people there are very nice, i wish it was still in the village, but they did a great job remodeling the old IHOP.

Thank jennine h
Simi Valley, California
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

I remember going to Chad's Place in the Village. It has now taken over the old IHOP. The bar is huge. Love it! It is clean and big! Super friendly staff. I went in there at 3:00 and the place was empty. I ordered the chicken strips with fries. Delivered so hot I had to let them sit. Very good!

Thank Cheryl S
Cypress, California
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Slow with low energy. Typical bar food, basic not great. Pool tables and good seating. Medium size dance floor. Bar drinks could be better, happy hour 3 to 7 but tasted weak. Nothing exciting. Good line dancing with lessons but it shut down by 9.

Thank shakespeare39
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80 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

Well the place is basically a bar that serves food. We came in with a group of 20 and it took them a long time to serve us, literally one hour from order to everyone getting their food. They are more set up to be a bar. Food when it came was decent, and the servers were friendly. I suppose... More 

Thank Edger P
San Diego, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

They got great wings, if you like spicy try the inferno. The bartender is really nice, sorry i forgot your name. He worked the night of 2/15. They have pool tables, darts and a live band. Slingshot was there. Overall great time, great music and great bartender.

1 Thank Lorraine M
Whitefield, Maine
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

4 people in the place and it took 13 minutes to get a beer Too many places in the area to wait that long At 7pm on a Saturday 2 customers and 6 staff behind bar having a great time with bad launage. The menu is limited even for a bar

Thank Myron S
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Nice place but bad service if you have a tan! was in Big Bear for weekend an wanted to watch the Patriots vs Colts. saw this place and decided to give a try. Walked in and sat at bar, made eye contact with the three bartenders working (2 older ladies and a man). 20 min later and still no greeting... More 

1 Thank jvrsol
Redlands, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Came here for a few drinks before dinner on a quiet Friday night. Overall? Meh. It could be that it was just really early, but hardly anyone was there. We ordered beers at the bar and then played a game of pool. Pool equipment wasn't in great shape and they didn't have a rest to reach. Chad's didn't do anything... More 

Thank Alyssa D
KandieP, Owner at Chad's Place, responded to this review

Hi Alyssa- Thanks for the feedback. Not sure what time you were there but Friday nights around dinnertime is usually the "calm before the storm" for us. Most people come to Chad's for the DJ and live band on Friday and Saturday nights after dinner (till about 1:30am). November is also kind of an in-between season for us in Big... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40824 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Bear Region
  • Phone Number: 909-866-2161

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?