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Sebastian's Gift Shop & Coffee Bar

Hwy 1 entrance to San Simeon Cove, San Simeon, CA
805-927-3307
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Ranked #1 of 12 restaurants in San Simeon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
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English first
Las Vegas, Nevada
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294 reviews 294 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Love this entire area of San Simeon....by the ocean - I wish I could move there. Such beauty. And how fun to go to Sebastian's Gift Shop ad Coffee Bar. Friendly people. Fun to shop a little bit and have good coffee.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Wait in line...it is worth it! One of the beet burgers I've ever had. Excellent coleslaw. Consistently good.

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Laguna Niguel, CA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

There was a line so that's a good sign. Our beef dip sandwich was very good. It was a neat experience in there because there was a wine tasting bar and a post office in the same building.

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Gillingham, UK
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The coffee bar was recommended by a number of locals, they were right. The options available for lunch were very wide. As vegetarians the options in USA can be very limited, not here. The portions were rather large, it would be easy to share a sandwich between 2.

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North Las Vegas, Nevada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Stopped here after visiting the Hearst Castle based on my search of restaurants in Trip Advisor. Comments and rankings are spot on! Food is very good, you need to split a sandwich unless your a big eater. We shared a hamburger, almost too large to bit (literally). Our travel companions had another sandwich and were well pleased. Because you can... More

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Lakeville, Minnesota
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66 reviews 66 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Went here on a recommendation from the hotel and we were not disappointed. It's a nice little general store with a wine tasting and cafe all together. The portions were HUGE! We got a cobb salad and my wife and I split it. We didn't even finish the whole thing between the two of us. We also got a sandwich... More

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Fresno, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Absolutely loved it. A few people recommended it to us so we went. We did not regret it. Every little piece of everything. Was finished. Big portions. Wow. You must go if you're there.

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Galt, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

You are going to have to wait because this is one of the few places to eat around Hearst castle. It is worth it. All the food was great and there was a lot of it.

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Birch Hills
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Great food and lots of it, you likely don't need to order as much as you think! Fantastic burgers, buns and fries. We sat outside and enjoyed a wonderful afternoon.

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california
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Wow! the portions are for giants and really tasty. This is a must when in San Simeon. They have been there forever and are still awesome. And the location is too special. Charming.

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