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Lucia Lodge Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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62400 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9533
+1 831-667-2391
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Anderson, South Carolina
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

It said on the menu that the fish n chips was awarded top honors in sunset magazine. So I ordered the fish n chips. It was $24. I got two little pieces of fish and some cold French fries. The fish was mediocre. My guess is that the day sunset magazine reporters came to the restaurant, the chef made them... More 

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San Francisco, California
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed March 27, 2017

You will have to come up from the south to visit Lucia as there are road closures for a few more weeks. But this is definitely a wonderful visit with comfortable rooms, good lunch or tea and stunning views.

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Thank Jeanne R
Bergamo, Italy
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108 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed January 30, 2017

Really an amazing view of the ocean... I suggest the (great) fish and chips and the home made burger!

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Thank Cassandra009
USA
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117 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed January 21, 2017

We went to eat lunch here on our trip to Big Sur; Unfortunately, Highway 1 was closed at Lucia due to Mudslides in Jan 2017. We stopped to eat lunch on a cool but sunny day. Views were spectacular; food was OK. But the view is worth it ! Will recommend it to friendly & family.

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Thank ShivUSA
Melbourne, Australia
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75 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed January 7, 2017

Came to Lucia Lodge by chance and were so glad we did. The food was really good cafe level food and the service was very personable. Even better was the stunning view. All in all, a magical little moment on our trip to Monterey.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

I had the fish and chips. Not sure how this was rated in the top 10 in the US. Small fillets in batter for $24. My husband had the turkey Reuben and was very happy. Stop for a glass of wine and enjoy the view!

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Thank Katrina F
San Mateo, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed December 20, 2016

My window table view was unbeatable, and the waitress was friendly, funny, and attentive. I would give those aspects 5 and 4 stars, respectively. Also, delicious French-roast coffee. On the downside, fish-n-chips did not do justice to the fish, which was thin and not enhanced by the batter (tho' nicely crisp). Blackened salmon fish tacos were tasty, yet needed more... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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3,737 reviews
1,800 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 766 helpful votes
Reviewed December 19, 2016

In this aera it's a famous restaurant with an amazing view over the ocean, for a relaxing special moment, super ambiance. friendly staff.

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Thank Manuela L
Dallas, Texas
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40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed December 18, 2016

Take a break from your drive and savor the food, serenity, and view from one of the most scenic dining perches overlooking the ocean in all the West Coast. The ambiance is unparalleled. Before your dinner is served, warm bread and butter are brought to your table. I ordered the Bruschetta before realizing this, but had no regrets since it... More 

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North Oxford, Massachusetts
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169 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed November 26, 2016

Service was nice and the restaurant was not crowded at all, so those were positives. But the menu was very limited and very expensive, and the food was only average in quality.

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Restaurant Details

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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?