The following are places where one can sit down and order an
alcoholic beverage and watch sporting events in the Idyllwild
area. Full bars are noted when applicable.
American Legion Post 800
Mostly known for their spirits, the Legion does offer small pizzas, chips, popcorn, burritos and beer nuts. On major holidays, you can bet there will be a major BBQ. Good place to relax and watch sports on one of 4 big screens. There is ample outdoor seating. The ceremony for American fallen soldiers on Memorial Day should not be missed. Open 7 days a week. Full Bar.
Hours: Daily (11am-8pm) Dinner on Fri (5pm-8pm) Brunch on Sun (9am-12pm)
Fabulous dinners on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday with regular entertainment. Great Place to have your wedding or party. The outdoor setting may be the best in all of Idyllwild as its in a forested area on Strawberry Creek. The salad bar is best in town. Back in the day, this was one of the original Chart House restaurants. The tables in the dining room reflect this with old nautical maps as the permanent tablecloth. Full Bar.
Hours: Thurs-Sat (4pm-9pm) Sun (3pm-8pm) Happy Hour till 5:30pm Dinner
Located in the exact center of town, Jo'An's Restaurant is under new management as of July 2010. There is extensive outdoor seating which is popular with the weekend motorcycle enthusiasts. There is almost always live music during the warmer months on the Saturday and Sunday. There are some high definition screens for sporting events. Full Bar.
This is a fairly large market near the center of town. They have a large bakery and can make just about anything. Custom birthday cakes are a real treat. There is limited outdoor seating. There is a big screen in a large capacity area for viewing sporting events.
Hours: Daily (7am-9pm) Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner