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Review of Sierra Mar

Sierra Mar
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Ranked #2 of 23 Restaurants in Big Sur
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $45 - $120
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: High atop the cliffs, offering breathtaking views is Sierra Mar, winner of Wine Spectator's prestigious Grand Award. Offering an unconventional fine dining experience, Executive Chef John Cox presents inquisitive food creations featuring ingredients highlighted by a sense of place and culture. Selections from the award-winning wine cellar enhance the innovative, inspired cuisine.
Reviewed January 16, 2013

The complementary breakfast was amazing and the restaurant is beautiful and the view breathtaking. All the staff was also very friendly. We had dinner there the night before and the food was good but we would have liked a more diverse menu.

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Reviewed January 10, 2013

My wife and I dined here with some friends and had a wonderful experience. The service was good for this price restaurant but not over-the-top. The food was very good and very well prepared. The wine list is award winning. But by far the best part of the restaurant is the view! It is a truly breathtaking look down on to the Pacific Ocean, it simply makes the restaurant (and hotel). It is worth a visit!

I recommend going for lunch since the daytime view is even more spectacular.

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Thank Bwm7211
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Reviewed January 5, 2013

Floor to celing windows really make you feel at one with the ocean - breakfast was a real treat the view and deer wandering under the window was magical - we had a really special dinner New Years Eve great food only nag please lose the tacky gallons and confetti next year these did not go with the relaxing natural environment of the restaurant and hotel and do not think they were Eco friendly which is so much of what this place is about

Thank matchdb
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Reviewed January 1, 2013 via mobile

Service superb but food too "frou-frou". Little food, big price. Worth the view but better to go for cocktails for and not menus. I like fresh and pretty but a little more substance would be better.

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1  Thank Harris14
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Reviewed December 28, 2012

The food is spectacular, the new chef John Cox is amazing (and humble), the wine selection (and wine director Dominique DaCruz) are fantastic. The view is second to none. The servers are amazing--every last one. Are you sold yet?

1  Thank RKLeBlanc
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