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Cafe Kevah

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48510 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9549
+1 831-667-2345
10:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 23:00
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cafe kevah is located just below the famous restaurant Nepenthe. We stopped here on our way to Cambria. It is an all day brunch cafe. We had the ham panini and breakfast burrito which was delicious. The best bit about the cafe is it's amazing view. Cafes quite atmosphere lets you enjoy the beautiful surroundings!

Thank 167rheap
North East Englnad
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What could be finer to an Englishman abroad but an idyllic sea view, great toasted sandwich and the most exquisite cup(s) of English breakfast tea served from a proper tea pot. Worth coming over the pond for just this one stop!

Thank Turner239
Agoura Hills, California
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645 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 266 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Stopped for breakfast on a Saturday morning and it was delicious. A bit pricey but that is true for whole area. It was a beautiful day and the views were great. Got some great photos. It was busy but we got a good table in the shade with a nice view. It took a few minutes to get breakfast but... More 

Thank Craig-World-Travelle
Munich, Germany
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Great place for breakfast. right beneath the Nepenthe Restaurant, which is for lunch and dinner. Perfect spot to start the day.

Thank Sabtrick
Ridgeville, South Carolina
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73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We stopped for lunch at Nepenthe but didn't want to wait over an hour to be seated. So we went down the hill to Cafe Kevah. We had coffee and a ham snadwich. The coffee was old but the sandwich was good. We mostly enjoyed the view and being pestered by scrub jays that boldly came up to us to... More 

Thank 244maryellena
Key West, Florida
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Outdoor snack bar with very good food but a bit pricey. The view is incredible and there is a good gift shop below.

Thank PSGKeyWest
New York City, New York
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56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

We came here for the views but unfortunately missed them due to the fires and fog. The cafe was easy to find from the road, and the prices weren't too bad considering the location. There's a cute shop next door and this is overall a nice place to start your day of driving!

Thank SnappleSpice
Scranton, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Stopped driving north on the PCH and had a Brunch. Decent food, we had an Eggs Benedict and a Pannini, both were good. Outdoor seating on a Deck overlooking the Pacific from a high location. Beautiful area, bring a sweatshirt.

Thank 751kevin
Hawthorne, New Jersey
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

This cafe is amazing! Your definitely going to get the best views in Big Sur here. They have awesome music and wind chimes that offer a relaxed vibe. I could sit there all day. The Nepenthe restaurant above is great to eat at and the gift shop below is a must see.

Thank Lmt73
Woodinville, Washington
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220 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Nice place to stop for lunch or dinner. I enjoyed shopping at the Phoenix Shop, an upscale arty place that sells housewares, books, jewelry and clothing. This little cafe is upstairs from the Phoenix Shop and overlooks the ocean. Gorgeous views. Stop and have coffee, dessert or a meal after shopping. very scenic. Very romantic.

Thank Brin651

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48510 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9549
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Sur
  • Phone Number: +1 831-667-2345

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