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Big Sur Restaurant

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9290 Castillo Dr, San Simeon, CA 93452
+1 8059275258
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Fresno, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped there for breakfast before heading out for the day. There were only 2 clean tables. There were only 2 other tables that had customers. It was right after the breakfast rush so we didn't think that much about it. We were sat facing the kitchen. I ordered the biscuits and gravy. When the food came, the gravy had... More 

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Thank JanaM07
Stockholm, Sweden
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We made a quick food stop. It was ok food, service and had a nice garden patio. There is also a ha station, but you also have another gas station and restaurant further down the road,

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Thank Thornrosa
Laguna Hills, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love the restaurant, the service was fast and food is delicious, its a little bit pricey but they give you a lots of food. and if you stay at the days Inn, they give you a discount

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Thank Connie K
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the tri-tip sandwich and a side salad, the steak was tasty but the sandwich could have used some sauce. The salad was refreshing and the ranch dressing was light and tasty (not too rich).

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Thank DavidHayesBC
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23 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

had ameal hear on stop off from big sur. when we arrived it was very empty but within 10 minutes or so the restauant was packed. how evr we was quite upset that most people that arrived after us were getting there food served first. we got it eventually but reckon they forgot about us , foos was ok ut... More 

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Thank Mark R
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came in around a busy time and they still did a great job. The portions were much bigger than others around here, and the food was good enough to wish we didn't choose to share (though we couldn't have moved if we hadn't). They had a discount for neighboring hotels, and the diner feel made us immediately at home... More 

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Thank Katie A
Christchurch, New Zealand
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was a convenient walk from our Motel 6 accommodation and options for dining were few. It was ok. The decor and furnishings were old and the place smelt damp but it was clean and the food was freshly cooked. We both had a glass of the house red which was reasonably priced and surprisingly good. Overall definitely value... More 

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Thank Ali H
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was very surprised about this little place , great service, tasty food , good local wines !! Veggie burger with portobello mushroom amazing and great clam chowder👍🏻👍🏻

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Thank Onesimo L
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent restaurant!! Clean, food was great, good prices and the best service. Waitress/host Cynthia was so friendly (from the heart) and helpful. Everyone else were soooo nice. Highly recommended!

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Thank Eddie R
Oakton VA
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I both got breakfast and really enjoyed it. The staff was very cheerful and helpful. I'd come back here again.

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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9290 Castillo Dr, San Simeon, CA 93452
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Simeon
  • Phone Number: +1 8059275258

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