Built on the same grounds that once held the classic Robinhood Inn, Nottingham’s Tavern features Californian charm in its menu and historic décor. Read on below to learn more about this fantastic place to grab food in Big Bear, CA!
Classic Californian Fare and Food in Big Bear
Adorned in vintage details like a tour bus from 1918, a hostess station from the 1890s, an organ from the 1920s, a canoe from the 1930s, a back bar from a diner-turned-brothel, a stairway from the 1920s, and craftsmen era doors, Nottingham’s Tavern is brimming with as much history as it is brimming with good food in Big Bear.
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served at Nottingham’s Tavern. Start your day off with breakfast dishes featuring machaca, steak, bacon, ham, sausage, and eggs, as well as waffles, pancakes, and French toast. Try the crab cakes hollandaise, the Sherwood omelette, eggs Benedict, and the croissant sandwich, or one of the waffle or pancake combos. Kids can choose from items like pancakes, waffles, French toast, or two eggs and toast.
Lunch at Nottingham’s includes items like seared ahi tuna and grilled salmon salads, buffalo wings, onion rings, seafood quesadillas, gourmet sandwiches and melts, burgers, and wraps. The tri-tip sandwich, Notti Burger, and patty melt are all excellent choices. The lunchtime kids’ menu includes grilled cheese sandwiches, cheese quesadillas, and chicken fingers.
For dinner, appetizers like duck wings, potato wedges, caramelized brie, and pretzel bites start you off right. Inventive takes on the burger, such as the meat loaf marinara and the sriracha burger, keep things interesting, while classics like filet mignon, chicken picatta, barbeque pork ribs, and salmon are comfortingly familiar. Try the chicken ravioli, shrimp scampi, mostaccioli, southwest chicken salad, tortellini, and the French onion soup for other mouthwatering flavors and textures. Kids can choose from spaghetti, cheese quesadillas, chicken fingers, or mostaccioli.
Whether you’re traveling with kids or are simply a kid at heart, the desserts at Nottingham’s Tavern are calling your name. Crème brulee, brownie sundaes, root beer floats, and Greek yogurt cheesecakes are top off your meal perfectly.
Adults, meanwhile, will enjoy the full bar, draft and bottled beer, and wine available for a wonderful meal pairing.
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