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Reviewed 8 August 2021

We make this a regular stop when we visit Kernville. They are always friendly, always efficient and thank God Almighty they are not cowed by the current "scam demic". What a refreshing relief from that spirit of fear that numbnuts i mean newscum I mean...Newsom is trying to perpetrate on us. Oh yes, and the coffee is great and so are the cookies, pretzels, sandwiches and ice cream. One of our favorite stops.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 14 November 2020

Had a homemade apple twist that was one of fhr best bakery items I have had in years. Pleasant people and good coffee.

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 31 August 2020

Great sandwiches cold and hot. Great coffee and cookies too. Very nice staff but why NO masks. We have been doing a cross country trip and even towns with population 100 in idaho are wearing masks in the restaurants. This was the only restaurant/place staff...weren't wearing masks. all the customers were though. So sad in my home state so only gave it 3 stars then instead of 5.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 7 August 2020

Always has been a friendly place to stop in and get a coffee drink or smoothie. So I was VERY DISAPPOINTED that none of the workers in the cafe were wearing masks and clearly working in close proximity to others. They did have social distance...markers on the floor but otherwise really didn't seem to care much about following public health protocol.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 2 August 2020

staff is friendly. they do get busy and do enforce social distancing. overall coffees are good. the cookies tastes fresh and satisfied my sweet tooth. my boyfriend ordered a sandwich that he seemed to enjoy. overall good coffee place for the locals and travelers.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 26 July 2020 via mobile

My husband ordered a mocha with an extra shot of espresso, he quie enjoyed it and said it was made exactly how he likes them. Thank you Big Blue Bear!

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 21 July 2020

We were in Kernville for the weekend and made this our go to place. Food was fresh and good. Service was pretty fast and friendly. Definitely a go to again place.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 10 October 2019

I think this place is cute but like everything else in Kernville, kinda pricey. If you order something that needs to be cooked, it takes awhile. Guess I'm just spoiled. Also, it's a big space and everything is spread out. Because there's so much space,...they also sell pricey decor & gifts. Just seems like it could be utilized better.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 19 July 2019 via mobile

Very nice and relaxed place to eat. In the morning we had coffee and in the afternoon lunch and they still remembered my wife’s name Sandy. For lunch we had a great salad and two very tasty sandwiches. The pastrami sandwich was out of this...world! We come back for sure!More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 10 March 2019 via mobile

Freindly service good food. A little on the pricey side. Once dinning area and also outside seating.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Big Blue Bear is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5