Top of the Notch Restaurant

After a 15 minute ride on the Sugar Pine Chair lift #1, guests arrive at the Top of the Notch Restaurant at an elevation of 7,800 ft. With a rich history beginning in the 1950s, the Top of the Notch provides a unique dining experience, overlooking Southern California. Guests from San Bernardino, Los Angeles, and San Diego Counties along with others enjoy excellent food and craft beers at the Notch while experiencing all that the Angeles National Forest has to offer.

* The Top of the Notch is currently working with a limited menu due to a shortage of staff!  We appreciate your understanding!  We are actively working to remedy this situation!


Friday, Saturday & Sunday: 8 am – 5 pm
* Hours vary for special events


  • All participants must be 40″ or taller to ride the chairlift.
  • Restaurant can be accessed via the fire-road hike.
Top of the Notch restaurant at Mt Baldy Resort

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