So here's my advice... stop in to the Big Sur Deli inside the Big Sur General Store, grab a quick lunch and take it with you to your next beautiful stop so you can enjoy the view and enjoy a good sammich. I had the pastrami sandwich and my traveling companion had the meatloaf sandwich. The portions are huge; you can easily share a meal or have leftovers for later (we had a cooler with us). It is a busy place but they were pretty quick. I thought the prices for the sammiches were reasonable, particularly considering their size. (Be aware, though, that the prices of the other snacks and goodies in the general store are on the pricey side.)
The turnoff to Pfeiffer State Beach is north of there on the left; take your lunch there and enjoy the scenery!
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