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Big Sur Bakery & Restaurant

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47540 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
831-667-0520
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine

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  • 247
    Excellent
  • 137
    Very good
  • 51
    Average
  • 28
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  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good coffee, nice pastries and baked goods.

Worth a visit. Nice place to stop for a latte and pastry. Pretty little outside area. Service was a bit slow but the barista was nice.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
AmyBDC
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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Sollentuna, Stockholms Län, Sweden
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015 NEW

I insisted on eating here after reading reviews, big mistake. We ordered the pancakes, pizza, soup and the chicken sandwich. We are not picky eaters, but found food bizarre, especially pancakes. The pizza and the bread was good.

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Los Angeles, California, United States
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

great spot to get a quick morning coffee before heading out to check out Big Sur. lots of options and some really good food options too. Gets busy, so be prepared to be patient, although the line does move fast.

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Fountain Valley, California
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

Having read a few favorable reviews, my husband and I stopped at Big Sur Bakery on our way to Cambria on a Sunday afternoon. We got a table after a short wait, but the service at our table was poor. A long wait to order and a longer wait for the food. A small salad, a 12 inch pizza, a... More 

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Denver
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

After reviewing the menus of other restaurants in the area we decided to try the Big Sur Bakery. It is very charming and cozy. The grilled octopus and heirloom tomato salad were both delicious, but dinner fell short. Because they do a lot with the wood fired theme much of the food tastes the same. The service was not great,... More 

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Oakland, California, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

the pastry makes me want to cry -- cookies were unbelievable, shrimp and grits yummy even the scrambled eggs and bacon for the dog were so good (I tried the bacon since they served her a generous rasher. The eggs were cooked perfectly. Sophie turned down my green eggs when we got back home and seems depressed :-( ) Mais... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Not that there are tons of places to go around there, but it's a real bakery and coffee experience. Good service and people. Also, there is some expensive gas if you're in a bind.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Worth a visit. Nice place to stop for a latte and pastry. Pretty little outside area. Service was a bit slow but the barista was nice.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

Their salad and pizza are fabulous! We stopped by the bakery to buy a loaf of fresh baked bread and decided to stay for dinner. Their staff is very friendly and cheerful. The fresh salad was very refreshing. Their pizza was superior to any we've eaten in the States. We highly recommend this unique restaurant to all who travel to... More 

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San Diego, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Tucked away back behind the "Shell" gas station (2 pumps) on the the west side of Highway 1 just south of Pfiffer State Park is this excellent place to get some good grub. My wife and I stopped by for some coffee and breakfast but the menu looked like it offered decent-to-good food throughout. Check it out!

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Los Angeles, California
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Absolutely worth a visit while in Big Sur. The restaurant is darling and the food is wonderful. The BBQ brussel sprouts are not to be missed. We enjoyed it so much we stopped by in the morning to pick up some treats on our drive out.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 47540 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Sur
  • Phone Number: 831-667-0520

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?