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The Captain's Anchorage Restaurant and Bar

42148 Moonridge Way, CA 92315
+1 909-866-3997
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“prime rib” (36 reviews)
“steak” (22 reviews)
“soup” (13 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Bar, Seafood
42148 Moonridge Way, CA 92315
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very warm and cozy feel,unique old building with lots of history. Service was very good. Nice salad bar and soup included with your meal. Artichoke appetizer was delicious. Prime Rib was excellent along with the Spinach Tortellini. Definitely worth another trip.

Thank lynwaz
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our go to spot in Big Bear. The bartender here is amazing. I don't know how long she has worked here but she has wonderful stories and makes a great drink.

Thank d C
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We were recommended to try the captain's anchorage and were not disappointed. The staff were friendly, the service excellent, an ambient setting and great food - hard to beat that. It was also clearly popular with the locals which is always a good sign. This...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Captain Anchorage Restaurant is amazing. The service was excellent, never ran out of water or other drinks. The scallops, Tuna, and pork chops were perfectly cooked. Flavor was amazing. Must try the clam chowder... delicious. The staff were friendly, warm, and professional. The 70 year...More

Thank roadtripusa2017
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Classic supper club fare. I had the scallops. My husband had the fresh halibut. Both fantastic. Comes with delicious bread, soup and a trip to the salad bar, and a side choice. Cocktails were strong and tasty. Wine choices acceptable. Service was impeccable in the...More

Thank Eileen D
Reviewed 9 July 2017

My wife and I spent a month in Big Bear and ate at many places.Captains Anchorage was highly recommended by locals. We tried it on our last night in town. I had the prime rib with baked potato and salad bar. My wife had the...More

Thank CAK45
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Great place to have a drink and a delicious dinner. It has an old school vibe and every time we've been there we've had a great dinning experience. It's rumored to be haunted. Food is very good and staff is very friendly and helpful.

Thank S B
Reviewed 14 April 2017

My sister, who was staying with us up at Big Bear, along with her daughter, suggested sea food. We had had steak the previous evening. Captain's Anchorage Restaurant (CAR) fit the bill. From pork steak to salmon, the food was plentiful and good. The water...More

Thank Edward J
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Stopped by Captains anchorage for dinner. At first glance prices seemed a little high, but after realizing meal came with full salad bar and soup, got to say it was worth every penny. Portions are generous, meat was cooked to perfection. The Prime rib was...More

Thank Charles R
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We have enjoyed the Captain's Anchorage for many many years. My husband grew up in Big Bear, and he still owns the house, so when we come up we never miss an opportunity to come here. Unfortunately, this experience wasn't up to the usual standard....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42148 Moonridge Way, CA 92315
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Bear Region
  • Phone Number: +1 909-866-3997
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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