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The Lumber Mill Bar & Grill

) #9 of 24 Restaurants in Idyllwild ££ - £££ American,
25985 State Highway 243, Idyllwild, CA 92549
+1 951-659-0315
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good49%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“hamburger” (17 reviews)
“fries” (18 reviews)
“fish tacos” (6 reviews)
Opens in 25 min
All hours
American, Bar
££ - £££
25985 State Highway 243, Idyllwild, CA 92549
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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Walking in, you can immediately tell this is local favorite. Outdoor patio seating is much nicer than the small indoor area and dogs are allowed which is great. Their veggie burger was DYNAMITE! Topped with extras such as mushrooms and avocado with a side of...More

Thank nedarosa
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Shared the chicken sandwhich which was enough for both of us. Couldnt complain with nice diner style food and friendly service.

Thank Will O
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This is a fun local bar and restaurant. They have locals and visitors singing karaoke on Saturday nights.

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I love this place. Offers Mexican and American and full bar. Indoor or outdoor seating. Always great food.

Thank mtismyhome
Reviewed 22 May 2017

My car club invaded these folks last Saturday and took over their patio. And they rose to the occasion. There were seventeen of us and we all got our orders in and served and gone in an hour. Absolutely great service. 1/2 lb hamburgers offered...More

Thank kenmac1
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

We went to the lumber mill for dinner one night. It wasn't really busy, and we sat down (seat yourself). We sat in the corner table by the door that goes out into the patio. Service was not good at all, I'm not really sure...More

Thank PhotoLover2426
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We were hesitant to go in at first since no one else was there and it looked like they were about to close, but after 10 hours a hiking we had the Best Burger Ever! Seriously, it was amazing. And also by the time we...More

Thank Catherine P
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We went mid-week for a late lunch. The service was good, there were only a few patrons. This place lacks atmosphere or charm so don't come here for that. The appetizers are a bit pricey ($8-12) for what you get. We tried the fried onion...More

Thank Renee S
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Small bar and grill that is perfect in this rustic vacation spot. Local beers and numerous burger selections. Ample servings...you won't depart hungry. Many great appetizers too.

Thank raven27
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Staying in Coachella Valley we drove to idyllwild for the day and really enjoyed lunch here. No wait, pleasant waitress and great food. Mushroom burger was excellent and so was the macadamia panko chicken sandwich. The latter uniquely differ and well worth trying. Burgers were...More

Thank Chicagonative_7
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25985 State Highway 243, Idyllwild, CA 92549
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Idyllwild
  • Phone Number: +1 951-659-0315
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