Went to Nepenthe again this year, on another Big Sur trip from UK. My wife and I have been going there for around 35 years I think. Still the timeless view, still has the Ambrosia burger and the proper roast chicken. Still a good place to eat, drink, watch the sunset if you're lucky to be there at the right time......but, on our first visit for 2 year (2 visits actually), I was disappointed to see a complete absence of the really good fish specials that I've experienced there in the past. Perhaps this is a sign of the times and of fish stock depletion, but it's disappointing just the same.
Still worth it, though.......as long as you don't want too-too modern, over-fashionable California cuisine, just a decent meal from a pretty forecastable but flexible menu.