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Hortencias at the Cliff Hanger

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Eat, Drink, Repeat

June 27, 2018

By Paola Zarate

Lake Arrowhead is one of the best destinations in Southern California for a number of activities and interests. Foodies of all kinds will be pleased to learn that the communities around Lake Arrowhead are a virtual paradise for dining opportunities. You can find fine dining, comfort food, and amazing sweets designed to satisfy any palate. Here are some of the hotspots and hidden menu treasures you can find:

Hortencias at the Cliff Hanger

Hortencias is a Mexican restaurant that is a little different than the norm. Located in Crestline, this restaurant includes a stunning atmosphere and gorgeous views. Consider Hortencias as a spot for a delicious breakfast with a number of specialty dishes available. The Spanish Omelet is a treat for the taste buds, as is the Chorizo and Eggs. Mexican restaurants aren't always known for their breakfast items, but Hortencias at the Cliff Hanger makes it one of their specialties.

The Lakefront Tap Room

The Lakefront Tap Room in Lake Arrowhead is one of those amazing local spots where you can find something unique and exciting every time you dine! With one hundred different available beers, there's something for everyone, including craft beers and local brews. One particular appetizer you'll want to try are the Irish Nachos, made with potato twists, fat tire cheese and loaded with tomatoes, onions and bacon. You can also enjoy any one of their creative and locally sourced burgers or sandwiches. The Asian Gyro is another "must try" on the menu. A local favorite: sweet potato tots!

Dogwood Tavern

Dogwood Tavern, located in Blue Jay, is just a great local pub for socializing, dining and enjoying live music! While you're there, make sure you try their Seared Ahi Tuna. This non-traditional pub dish is the talk of the lake with mouthwatering flavor! Pubs like Dogwood Tavern are great hot spots for entertainment as well, so make sure you stop-by this staple on Lake Arrowhead.

These are just some of the amazing restaurants and specialty dishes you can find at Lake Arrowhead and the surrounding communities. There are many other hidden gems for dining and entertainment on the lake that are just waiting to be found!

About the author

Paola Zarate

Paola Zarate

Paola Zarate traded in her hometown in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado to Arrowbear Lake in the San Bernardino Mountains of Southern California several years ago. She now attends college and is pursing a teaching career.

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