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Ripplewood Resrt Restaurant

47047 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9556
+1 831-667-2242
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hash browns” (8 reviews)
“egg breakfast” (3 reviews)
“chorizo” (5 reviews)
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47047 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9556
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Deceiving from the outside, totally charming on the inside. Fantastic service, simple menu, great coffee, and nice patio. Only negative is the restroom facilities - there is only 1 for all.......

Thank selaki
Reviewed 8 May 2018

I ordered the yogurt, granola, and a side of bacon for breakfast, and everything was good, including service. I'd eat here again if in the area.

Thank julie248
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Experience excellent , although the Bridge is washed out at Big Sur don't let this put you off driving down, great views and at the end just before the road closure is the smallest petrol station I have seen, and along with it you will...More

Thank Mikethebikegs1000
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We stopped - so found this place by accident en route passing through Big Sur. So glad we did. The breakfast was huge, we shared! Its well worth a stop, do give it a try.

Thank MarinaandStuart
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Of all the places I explored, this place had the best prices for lodging. It was just fine. The restaurant and gift shop were excellent. Really great to go to such a tourist destination and not feel at all gouged. Kudos to the owner. Thank...More

Thank GoodKarmaTraveler
Reviewed 30 September 2017

I have been going to Ripplewood -- restaurant, Inn, stores -- for decades, and have always enjoyed the true spirit of Big Sur in this area. Yesterday I took my 86 year old uncle there for lunch, and we had a wonderful time. The weather...More

Thank Linda T
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We had breakfast at Ripplewood Cafe three times during our recent stay in Big Sur and really enjoyed their excellent food. We liked everything we ordered, which included pancakes (very fluffy), chorizo, one of the omelets that came packed with veggies, French toast, the egg...More

Thank LovingtheJourney
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Wow, we had amazing lunch here during out short trip down the open part of Hwy 1. Top 3 most delicious meals I had on our 3 week roadtrip, don't miss the side salad! They had a lovely patio/garden in the back with lots of...More

Thank Hanna A
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Our trip to Big Sur was disappointingly cut short due to the closure on Highway 1 and we had to turn back before we could get to the Pfeiffer Beach. On our way back we stopped at this restaurant for lunch. It is a small,...More

Thank M-Dasgupta
Reviewed 1 June 2017

The owner could not have been more obliging, telling us a good route to avoid road closures. He makes a great coffee and hot chocolate too!

Thank CaravannersDandK
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47047 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9556
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Sur
  • Phone Number: +1 831-667-2242
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