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Lucia Lodge Restaurant

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62400 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
(831) 667-2391
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 80
    Excellent
  • 63
    Very good
  • 35
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice place to stop for lunch

We stopped here while doing the Big Sur. Not much along this highway for food options. Excellent views from the dining room, and outside terrace. I had the California sand which. It would be more that enough for two people to share. My wife had the fish and hips. Both were very good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
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Moncton, Canada
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Scenic view
  • Romantic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I just stopped because I was hungry and en route. What a wonderful surprise! The food was good and the view is spectacular. The sandwiches are a little pricey, but I could tell the ingredients are top quality.

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Hong Kong, China
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155 reviews 155 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We arrived here about 2:45pm on Sunday 10 May 2015. There were a few places to sit down and we were greeted in that American / Californian way. There seemed to be two wait staff who were busy taking orders and serving meals. After 5-7 minutes one of the wait staff noticed us and came over and when i asked... More 

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Moncton, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We stopped here while doing the Big Sur. Not much along this highway for food options. Excellent views from the dining room, and outside terrace. I had the California sand which. It would be more that enough for two people to share. My wife had the fish and hips. Both were very good.

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Los Gatos, CA
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98 reviews 98 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Stopped for lunch and hotel. No vacancy but really great food and view. Fish and chips out of this world. Good place to stop on Big sur drive.

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Salinas, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This restaurant we went to when we recently stayed at the Lucia Lodge for the night. We had eaten at the restaurant before, so we knew what to expect. We were pleasantly surprised because our visit was even nicer this time and the food was just as excellent. Don't forget to whale watch through the big windows as you are... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

We had dinner here on a table overlooking the sea. The views itself were well worth the detour but the food was fantastic and great service. Highly recommend!

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Jersey Shore
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56 reviews 56 reviews
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190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

My wife and I ate dinner overlooking the great Pacific and it was a perfect moment in time together. The restaurant has some amazingly well prepared food. My wife and I were not starving so we ate a few different small plates that were well made. The little touches made all the difference as the Chef roasted the nuts for... More 

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San Luis Obispo, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

On a recent bike tour down the Big Sur Coast, we stopped at the Lucia Lodge for lunch. I had the Savory Salad and french fries. Both tasted wonderful (but everything does when one has just cycled 20 miles on a fully loaded bike). Although the prices were steep ($4 for an ordinary coffee, $6 for fries, $14 for a... More 

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Beijing, Beijing, China
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The food was excellent, service was cheerful and efficient, and the views were lovely. We did not expect the food to be so good given past experience of semi-isolated roadside restaurants (with little competition for some distance either way), but the quality of ingredients and preparation were great, very enjoyable.

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Oakland, California
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 via mobile

Lucia Lodge is in a beautiful spot and the staff is sweet. The restaurant is expensive so one should consider reviews. My husband and I shared a ceasar salad which was large but the house dressing was strangely hot. My husband's chicken was undercooked--the thigh was bloody. I ordered a cod fish with a mix of brown and wild rice.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 62400 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Sur
  • Phone Number: (831) 667-2391

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 40
  • Cuisine: Californian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Scenic view, Romantic

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?