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Big SUR California Cafe

9290 Castillo Dr, San Simeon, CA 93452-9748
805-927-5258
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Ranked #5 of 12 restaurants in San Simeon
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
Most recent review
- Nov 30, 2009
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
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English first
San Francisco
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2009

Guest, beware--Rip off!!! That ran-down diner was the only place open...BIG mistake on our part. Unexpectedly overpriced and terrible at the same time food. Seeing my unhappy face, the waiter/owner whoever he was said--"You'd spent this money anyways"....how do you like that? They get you once and obviously they realize that you aren't coming back...and have the guts to smile... More

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Bay Area
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2009

We tried this restaurant maily because it is located in the parking lot of the hotel we were staying at and after a long drive to get here, it was convienent. My husband had the "Big Sur Platter" and a cup of their "best clam chowder in town" I had a terriaki chicken sandwich. None was anything special. Husband's soda... More

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OZ
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2009

Very consistant quality, fairly priced great food. Always clean and servors are in good spirits.

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Amsterdam, the Netherlands
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2008

Best and cheapest breakfast in San Simeon

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