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Ripplewood Resrt Restaurant

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47047 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9556
+1 831-667-2242
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Atlanta, GA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate breakfast at Ripplewood resort and it was really expensive. It's not uncommon for Big Sur, but it was even pricier than normal for really average food. I would not recommend them, but there are limited choices.

Thank ATL-travel71
San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

Try the potatoe gratin instead of regular hashbrowns, they are tasty. The service was great and the food was delicious.

Thank WinoExtreme
New York City, New York
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

I had delicious blueberry pancakes, and my other half had a huge omelette--we ate every scrap and had enough energy for a day of hiking. The waitress was also really sweet and had advice on hiking trails (even looking up a location for us). There was also good wifi.

Thank emarienyc
Detroit, Michigan
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Perfect ambience. Delicious food - not a single complaint. Friendly staff. Good coffee. Would definitely visit again.

Thank melissa f
San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

The Ripplewood is tiny but friendly, and the food is good. I had eggs scrambled with chorizo, served with avocado, pintos and soft corn tortillas. Mexi-Cali at its best and piping hot. It's definitely a tourist stop, but the prices are reasonable.

Thank escapeartist49
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Had some of the best eggs Benedict here. Service was fine. Ambiance was quaint. Prices were as expected in that area. We would go back.

Thank Neratliff
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171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016

We stopped here whilst driving the Big Sur initially just for a drink. It's not much to look at from outside but there is a lovely patio area at the side of the restaurant. The menu looked good as did the food being served to other diners and so we decided on an early light lunch. We ordered the half... More 

Thank TheBurgers
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

Good food, good portions, and friendly service. Great atmosphere. Mostly Mexican food with excellent quality.

Monterey, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016

Service was ok. The little cups of half-n-half was perhaps sitting out too long. When I added it to my coffee, bits of curdled milk floated to the top. I had the Benedict. At $15 bucks, I expected a nicer product. I'm fairly certain that hollandaise was out of a packet. Hollandaise is the easiest of the four sauces to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2016

lovely people, great food, great service....great coffee...Great choice. We were staying nearby so it was perfect for us.

Thank Jean B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47047 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9556
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Sur
  • Phone Number: +1 831-667-2242
The restaurant for Ripplewood Resort in Big Sur.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?