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“views are amazing”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Cafe Kevah

Cafe Kevah
Ranked #8 of 22 Restaurants in Big Sur
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Cafe
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Good for: Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Romantic
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout
chicago,il
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“views are amazing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012

Was driving big sur on the way to Monterey and stopped here around 9 am since Nepethe was not open yet. Cafe Kevah has a nice breakfast/brunch menu and the views are just as good if not better than Nepethe upstairs.

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“Can't go wrong with this location - stunning views”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2012 via mobile

That said they don't take your business for granted and the food was very good. They were busy and there was a wait for food, but they were clear about that upfront and delivered exactly when they said. When you're in the sun looking down on the Big Sur coastline the time flies by.

Great shop too.

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“Inpromptu stop whilst driving through”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2012

Heading on our way from Glen Oak down to LA we decided to stop off for breakfast. With the more promoted Nepenthe only opening at 11.30am we decided to try Cafe Kevah.

The Eggs Benedict was sufficiently welcome, with quick, polite service and the same epic views that Nepenthe shares, it did make us wonder how the bigger restaurant uphill (Nepenthe) could be better.

It's not The Sierra Mar, but is pleasant enough

Visited October 2012
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“Why queue at Nepenthe?”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2012 via mobile

The proverbial Big Sur drive. Concierge had suggested lunch at Nepenthe. Arrived to a jam packed car park and an estimated 45 minute wait. Discovered Cafe below with perhaps more limited choices but immediate table availability, excellent sandwich choice, more reasonable price so went for it. Views excellent and as good as restaurant above and more relaxed atmosphere......loved it.

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“Great food and view!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2012 via mobile

Stopped here for a bit while in Big Sur-

Great food and service. The views are breathtaking and well worth a stop while seeing the sights!

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