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Big Sur Lodge Restaurant

) #17 of 19 Restaurants in Big Sur €€ - €€€ American
47225 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9542
+1 831-667-3100
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good37%
  • Average20%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible3%
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47225 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9542
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Lodge is fairly deserted as the park is closed due to last year's forest fire. We stopped for lunch. Barely edible quesidilla and a premade sandwich. There are better places.

Thank pmj2
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We had a late start and intended to go to Deetjen's for breakfast. For some odd reason they were not serving patrons that weren't also guests because they were training staff. Just saying - poor timing! They're closed from noon to 6 and had plenty...More

Thank Ace Y
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Really fresh food, really great service, and the most amazing views! What a wonderful way to start the day!

Thank Erin K
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Lodge for 2 nights and enjoyed the location, our room and the hikes in the area. On our first night, we had dinner at the hotel's restaurant. We experienced poor service (15 minutes to get a drink, waiting too long to...More

Thank GDebes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Great Location, party of 3, we repeatedly advised server that one party member could not eat cheese, guess what... the dish in question was smothered in cheese... I did call server... she just shrugged her shoulders and walked off. the other dishes were cold and...More

Thank Patricia F
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

This lodge is situated in a scenic state park. The restrooms were out of order, which were on convenient. We sat outside for lunch. Our meals arrived cold. One of my family specifically requested no cheese, due to a food allergy. When her meal arrived...More

Thank Brendan F
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

We were very disappointed with the food. I had a blt: lots of L, small slice of T, and undiscoverable B on white bread. Wife had a salad that was 99.9 percent lettuce. Service was terrible too. Too bad, it's a nice facility with a...More

Thank Steve I
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Turning off the Pacific Coastal Highway, we had planned to do the hike to see Pfeiffer Falls. However, it was a rather wet day and we decided that we didn't want to risk the possibly slippery conditions up- and downhill with our young children. So,...More

Thank ianwyj
Guest_Services_Inc, Guest Relations Manager at Big Sur Lodge Restaurant, responded to this review

ianwyi- Thank you for your wonderful review! Thank you for bringing your family to dine at the Big Sur Lodge Restaurant. We are happy to hear that you liked the food and service. We hope that you will be back hiking and dining with us...More

Reviewed 3 June 2016

We were staying at Big Sur Lodge so we decided to try their food. We didn't expect anything. I ordered Big Sur short ribs and it came out incredible. They charged $10 for a corkage fee so it was a perfect dish to pair with...More

Thank Skatalun
Guest_Services_Inc, Guest Relations Manager at Big Sur Lodge Restaurant, responded to this review

Skatalun- Thank you for your terrific review! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the food, service, and staff at the Big Sur Lodge Restaurant. Thank you so much for your positive feedback. We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Stopped and had lunch here after hiking and it was decent. We just had a few sandwiches and it was quite expensive. It was refreshing sitting under the big trees sharing lunch with the wildlife.

Thank WildHaireHiking
Guest_Services_Inc, Guest Relations Manager at Big Sur Lodge Restaurant, responded to this review

dosmething2- Thank you for dining at Big Sur Lodge Restaurant after a morning of hiking. We are glad that you liked the sandwiches and had fun sitting outdoors. We wish you a Happy Summer ahead!

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
are reservations necessary. We will be here on July 30th.
28 July 2015|
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Response from Emanpa | Reviewed this property |
Sorry my answer was for the rooms.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47225 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9542
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Sur
  • Phone Number: +1 831-667-3100
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