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“Honest good food served with penuche!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Big Sur Lodge Restaurant

Big Sur Lodge Restaurant
47225 Highway One, Big Sur, CA 93920
(831) 667-3100
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Ranked #17 of 20 restaurants in Big Sur
Price range: $15 - $20
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Istanbul
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Honest good food served with penuche!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

We ate there with a family of 7 and started a bit grumpy due to the bad bad service of the Lodge.
Soon we had been advised to drink great local beers and the food was good.Fish & chips the best ever and our 3 kids were eating well.
Service was excellent

Visited December 2012
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Ithaca, New York
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Chef quality and varied menu”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

We ate breakfast and dinner at the restaurant. All of our meals were good. The granola is excellent. I like the taste of honey. The shortribs were exceptional. The service was simple for the off season. Great sandwiches and sorbet for a treat in the store.

Visited November 2012
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San Diego, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Just ok.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

Wait staff was slow, but food is ok. The place wasnt very busy, but you would think it was a madhouse with the 2 waiters bustling around. Took forever to seat us and take order. The food was good, so it made up for the wait.

Visited August 2012
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Berlin, Germany
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Restarant Commander”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

The lady that brough the food was the 60+ commander style person. I guess she had worked in a prison before. The food was far too expensive, fast food style at restaurant rates.
The restaurant is pretty ugly. A big hall that is decorated with white wooden bars to make it look smaller. But still you feel like sitting in a train station and waiting for your connections.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
“Drive right by, do not stop here”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

I was very disappointed in this restaurant. The waitstaff seemed to be inexperienced, but they did try. The chicken sandwiches that we ordered were bland. The food costs too much here for what you get. Go somewhere else.

Visited June 2012
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