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If you are driving along Highway 1 and in the Big Sur area be sure to stop into Nepenthe for a great lunch and a view you will never forget. The cliff restaurant is perched above the ocean and indoor and outdoor dining is offered...More
You can't go to Big Sur and not stop at Nepenthe! The parking is terrible, so be prepared, but to be out on one of their decks, overlooking the Pacific Ocean with the long view down the coast is heavenly. Go to the Kevah Grill...More
This place was recommended to us but was hard to miss. Great for lunch and dinner (did both!). Busy spot! A Blue bird dove at ya and ate some of my lunch, though! Added to the experience...loved the shop below. Couldn’t get enough of the...More
We stop at Nepenthe for dinner when we drive to San Francisco from San Diego along Hwy 1. In fact one of us has been eating here since 1972. Road closures have prevented us from eating here for a few years. We love the 60's/70's...More
I showed up with my wife after a long drive from Lompoc area without reservation. We were seated right away at a table close to the rear door to the balcony. Although the view wasn’t spectacular because of the overcast, the hostess and server was...More
My family stopped at Nepenthe for lunch while en route from LA to San Francisco. We had a short wait, then were seated inside at a window table that offered an excellent view of Big Sur. My husband and I had the special shrimp BLT,...More
It's expensive but the servers were knowledgeable and friendly. We shared a couple of appetizer plates and some big tasty reds. Everyone there that we spoke with (servers and guests) were knowledgeable about wine and had tasted all around the area. The sunset off the...More
Nepenthe is a beautiful spot to sit and relax during a Big Sur visit. The building is unique, though chilly on a cold day. The coastline view is sublime. The food and wine was very good, but that is not why you would come here.
I love outdoor dining, especially along the beautiful Pacific Ocean with fresh breeze whispering alongside. The staff was very friendly and informative. I learned that the (great) grandmother insisted that the site didn't belong to the family alone, but to all people. And, thus, Nepenthe....More
Response from forevergypsy60 | Reviewed this property |
Yes as stated by previous reply party's of five or more. Request seating out door if possible on either the large front patio or the back patio. Bon Appetit! I don't give the food high ratings but you cannot beat the view... More
Yes as stated by previous reply party's of five or more. Request seating out door if possible on either the large front patio or the back patio. Bon Appetit! I don't give the food high ratings but you cannot beat the view! Bon Appetit!