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Cute little village

This vilalge is very small but beautiful as well. All the buildings and shops look thematic. It is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Torrance, California
Nice Walk

Nice walk and nice shops. Sad to see so many shops have closed since last year. After visiting the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Thousand Oaks, California
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This vilalge is very small but beautiful as well. All the buildings and shops look thematic. It is a good place to walk around. It is difficult to arrange a spot for street parking, but there are a decent number of spaces at public lots.

Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice walk and nice shops. Sad to see so many shops have closed since last year. After visiting the shops took a stroll to Pine Knott Marina.

Thank BlackRoseCher
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

We initially decided to tour the village to find a restaurant for lunch...we found Jasper’s BBQ but that is for another review. But Main Street was pleasant...walking around...stopping in shops...finding Christmas ornaments...ice cream... We were lucky, but parking can be an issue. Because of the...More

1  Thank Tahoe2
Reviewed June 30, 2018

The main street is not pedestrianized bythere is ample room on the side walks. There are also plenty of restaurants, ice cream parlors and other entertainment options. There are also plenty of gaudy souvenir shops which are probably best avoided. Otherwise come in as a...More

2  Thank vincemc
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Stroll up and down the Village streets, get a bite to eat, enjoy live entertainment, or just sit and people watch! Plenty of parking in the near by parking lots.

Thank Diane J
Reviewed June 14, 2018

The Pine Knot Village area is what I would call a typical touristy type of shopping area. There were a lot of Big Bear logoed items for sale.

Thank ebtide73
Reviewed June 4, 2018

Things have changed since vacationing in Big Bear over 30 yrs. ago. There are still the souvenir shops you would expect to find but the additional restaurants with outside seating and the newer movie theatre showing 3 different films has livened up the three blocks...More

2  Thank 385eileenz
Reviewed March 13, 2018

At Pine Knot Village, you’ll find a medley of restaurants and a wide variety of shops... something for everybody. They even have a movie theater. If your timings right, you’ll be in town for the weekly Farmers Market where local venders and artists exhibit and...More

1  Thank Irene C
Reviewed February 26, 2018

Pine Knot Village is the heart of the city. It has all the restaurants and bars to give you a great variety to choose from and several shops to wander through. While it is not a huge area it was nice to visit and kill...More

1  Thank xhighjumper
Reviewed February 15, 2018

Everything you are looking for you will find here. With all the shops,restaurants, bars, and candy you could spend all day with the family here.

Thank Javier T
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