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Lucia Lodge Restaurant

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62400 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9533
(831) 667-2391
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Riverside, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 269 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I arrived at this restaurant on a Saturday at 11:30 a.m. The restaurant says it opens at 11:00 a.m. The restaurant still had a closed sign. There were 25 to 30 bikers in the parking lot, many consuming alcohol and smoking marijuana. The one unisex restroom had a long line. The store was open, The store clerk said the restaurant... More 

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Sacramento, CA
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed the fish and chips and the salad that we ordered. The view was superior to Nepenthe in my opinion. Definitely worth a stop.

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Thank margaret68sf
Manchester, England
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fabulous place. You must stop off at restaurant if you are passing. Their veranda overlooks the cliffs and the ocean and is served by very pleasant and attentive staff. The food is good and the drinks reasonable. Fabulous place!

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Thank doyle65
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We'd originally planned to stop at Nepenthe for lunch but it was closed because of the Soberanes wildfire. As I hadn't researched anywhere else for lunch we originally stopped at Lucia Lodge just to use the restrooms. Nosing around the lodge I saw the restaurant terrace and the fact that it had some free tables. The menu looked good, the... More 

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Montpelier, Vermont
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93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 271 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As other reviewers attest, there's a stunning view of the Big Sur coastline from this cliffside restaurant. That alone would make a stop here worth it. But there's much more. PEOPLE: The servers with whom we interacted were especially friendly, personable and good-natured. We enjoyed chatting with them and learned a lot from them about this special place and what... More 

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Thank CarolDM1900
London, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the best salad I ever had - with Wasabi dressing. The whole family loved their lunch. The view is stunning - not cheap but really worth a stop.

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Thank Francesca_in_London
Shelton, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed and are here on our drive down the PC highway earlier this week. Good value and good food. This area has only a few options and we enjoyed our time and meal at Lucia.

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Thank Eric D
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant options along this stretch of coast are limited - fortunately Lucia Lodge is excellent. Easy going, great food, efficient (non nonsense) service. Decent value considering the relative isolation of this spot. A great choice for lunch.

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Thank Kevinjbarry
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small restaurant, amazing views. Food was very good, friendly waitress. Stayed here for one night, after dinner short walk to our room.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Yummy food, gorgeous view. Excellent gift shop. Reasonable prices. Right on highway 1. Perfect. Will be back for sure.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $40
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62400 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9533
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Sur
  • Phone Number: (831) 667-2391
  • This restaurant is at Lucia Lodge

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?