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47200 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA
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Description: Please call 831.667.2422 between 8 AM - 8 PM for lodging & camping...
Please call 831.667.2422 between 8 AM - 8 PM for lodging & camping reservationsFernwood Tavern hours are 12 Noon - Midnight, Sunday - Thursday12 Noon to 1:00 AM, Friday and Saturday.Redwood Grill Restaurant hours are 11:30 AM - 9:00 PM - Open everydayFernwood Resort47200 Highway 1Big Sur, CA 93920
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Exactly What We Needed

We were looking for a no frills place to rest our head and have some good food and drinks after a day of hiking and exploring. We met some incredible people and loved the live music, cold beers, and delish pizza!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
Jessica H
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Casper, Wyoming
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

After driving the PCH 1 from Ventura, we were ready for a stop and snack. Fernwood was the correct choice! They had wonderful ice cream selections and the most amazing quiet back deck built in a Redwood grove. Cool, beautiful, peaceful place to take a break from the curves and traffic of that amazing coast!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We were looking for a no frills place to rest our head and have some good food and drinks after a day of hiking and exploring. We met some incredible people and loved the live music, cold beers, and delish pizza!

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Fortaleza, CE
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378 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 275 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Ask them if they have any dances, etc. scheduled. They have free Wi-Fi here, and seem willing to share their password, but it'd be a good idea to at least buy something in either the grocery or camping supply store. The restaurant is in between the two (open for lunch and dinner).

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Groveland, California
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102 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

All I needed was a sandwich and fruit for a hike, waters and ice for the cooler. Wow, what a sandwich it was! Handmade, you could tell from the wrapping and label, Big Sur Special came in turkey or ham, very fresh and tasty. It was $8 but so big could have fed two people, had to split it between... More 

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Weimar, California, United States
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We had awesome weather, so we sat out on the back deck. Very pretty amongst the redwoods. Hubby ordered fish tacos, very good. I had the ruben sandwich. Very good. They smoked all their meats, so it was more like a bacon texture, but very tasty. Great Big Sur brewery beer.

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San Jose, California
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This place is like a pizza joint. It's got wooden tables both inside and out. It has a full bar and its loud inside unless you get one of the booths. The waiter we had was spot on. He took our complete order without writing anything down and he got it all down. The food was good and not expensive.... More 

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Los Gatos, California
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

After having another bland, nondescript and expensive dinner at Ventana Inn, this was a lovely surprise. The food is very good, and you can taste the love in every bite.

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Cape Haze, Florida
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81 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

In the woods, a long way from anywhere you can catch the game on a 60" TV, high def. food drink are good, service close to great if not too busy. Fish taco's highly recommended, humus not to good( not bad just nothing to it). Very rustic bar feel

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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

The restaurant is surrounded by impressive high and woody trees. There you can eat a tasty pizza outside in the nature and observe cheeky funny blue jaybirds.

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Berkeley, California
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

All I can say is that the smoked meats were wonderful, but everything else was sauced and dressed way beyond good taste. Overdressed salad, swimming in sauce eggplant and polenta....very unappetizing!

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Address: 47200 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Sur
Cuisine: American

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  • Address: 47200 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Sur

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

Please call 831.667.2422 between 8 AM - 8 PM for lodging & camping reservationsFernwood Tavern hours are 12 Noon - Midnight, Sunday - Thursday12 Noon to 1:00 AM, Friday and Saturday.Redwood Grill Restaurant hours are 11:30 AM - 9:00 PM - Open everydayFernwood Resort47200 Highway 1Big Sur, CA 93920

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