Plant Based - Vegan - Vegetarian
This page highlights our favorite places to eat plant based.
All except two are within 2 minute walk our Big Bear Hostel in the village.
Big Bear Lake has mostly standard American tourist fare. But we have dug through all the menus to find some great options.
You can always cook our own if you are staying at our Big Bear Hostel.
We have a full kitchen!
I have been eating plant based since 2011.
Huge Variety on Menu
Breakfast and Lunch until 5pm close.
Cheese in everything, but just ask to leave it off.
Veggie Sandwich w/Hummus, Garden Salad
Dairy Free Fresh Fruit Smoothies
Beer, Chai Tea, Full Coffee Bar
Start with a large salad to share.
Great Curry Dishes
Substitue Tofu in any dish
Lots of delicious Plant Based options here. Local Favorite!
Cauliflower and Potatoes
Lentils (daal) Rice, Tofu
Vegetable Roll or
Vegetable Lunch Special
(lunch specials until 3pm)
Recommended: Aloo Gobi
Cauliflower and potatoes sautéed with herbs and spices
Thali refers to a traditional meal consisting of a variety of dishes served in a round platter. (Many plant based dish choices)
Pescatarian Fish Tacos Wednesdays!
Grilled or breaded Tilapia fish on corn or flour tortilla.
Veggie Burrito wet/dry (ask for low oil)
Loco Specialty Margarita Menu
Nice Patio Dining / Fresh Salsa Bar
Delicious Salsa Bar
Big Screen Sports
Check out Happy Cow for more plant based / vegan / vegetarian options in Big Bear Lake.
T E S T I M O N I A L
I wanted to let you know, my sister and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay. This was our first time staying in a hostel and we were very impressed. Thank you for making the experience so easy and pleasant. We hope to book again in the future.