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Sierra Mar

47900 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9576
+1 831-667-2800
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“oysters” (31 reviews)
Opens in 30 min
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
47900 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9576
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1 - 10 of 625 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The food was very tasty and beautifully presented. The staff friendly and helpful and knew what they were serving. The view from the restaurant was spectacular.

Thank Jack T
Sean A, Restaurant Manager at Sierra Mar, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Jack T, Thank you so much for joining us at Sierra Mar - Post Ranch Inn. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the service, food, and view. We certainly hope that you visit us again soon! All the best,

Reviewed 1 week ago

Room rates at the stellar Post Ranch Inn aren't part of our current reality. But we splurged on lunch here and are thrilled we did. All guests are pre-screend at the entry gate. Without a reservation for a meal or staying there, you're not allowed...More

1  Thank Gloria L
Sean A, Restaurant Manager at Sierra Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Gloria L, Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us! We are humbled to hear that you a great experience at Sierra Mar for lunch. We certainly have a special corner of the earth that I, too, consider magical. Please do come...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Post Ranch Inn and ate here every day. World class destination and the food does not dissapoint.More

Thank brucef12018
Sean A, Restaurant Manager at Sierra Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello brucef12018, We are so happy to hear that you had a wonderful time during your stay with us at Post Ranch Inn. We are all excited about the food that Executive Chef Elizabeth Murray and her team is curating as well. Please come visit...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is on top five Restaurants I have ever been to! Absolutely perfect - views, quality, wine selection , service - everything!!! We will be back ! It was worth of two hours drive to get there !More

Thank Chataranga
Sean A, Restaurant Manager at Sierra Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Chataranga, We are so humbled to hear what a wonderful time you had while visiting us at Sierra Mar - Post Ranch Inn. We certainly have a special corner of the earth and we love to take care of all of our guests that...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Helen and I ate dinner here twice in March. The food is tremendous, the cocktails excellent, the view amazing, however, the stand out feature is the sublime service. Truly exceptional. If you’re in the area you really should visit.More

2  Thank Mike L
Sean A, Restaurant Manager at Sierra Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Mike L, We are so humbled to receive such great feedback. Post Ranch Inn was built on family values and it is certainly part of the ethos we live continue to live by. We try to welcome each and every guest of ours in...More

Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

I recently dined at Sierra Mar and found the food exquisite, staff was delightful and very friendly!! And words can not even describe the magnificent beauty of the masterpiece laid out before you in the Pacific Ocean!! It feels the soul with humility at true...More

Thank dalismama1
Sean A, Restaurant Manager at Sierra Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Hello dalismama1, Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us and we are so happy to hear you had a great time. We genuinely look forward to welcoming you back to our home! All the best,

Reviewed 28 March 2018

We had been to Post Ranch for dinner 20 years ago when we stayed there for our anniversary. We also visited for drinks in between the years...The view has not changed- it is as stunning as ever! The floor to ceiling glass windows, the breathtaking...More

Thank Judy K
Sean A, Restaurant Manager at Sierra Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Hello Judy K, First of all, we are so honored that you have come back and visited us after 20 years. We are thrilled to hear that you and your friends from Seattle had a great experience and that Rachel took great are of you....More

Reviewed 18 March 2018

We recently dined at Sierra Mar twice for dinner while staying at Post Ranch Inn. The food was good but not great. We were a little disappointed because we had dined previously under the prior chef and it had been our favorite restaurant for many...More

1  Thank brownie804
Sean A, Restaurant Manager at Sierra Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Hello brownie804, Thank you so much for taking the time to provide us with some constructive feedback. We, as well, are disappointed to hear that your experience this time was not as memorable as past experience. We will take your feedback to heart and will...More

Reviewed 16 March 2018

One of a kind view! Went to have lunch here with my wife. As usual the person who has contact with guests first, is the rudest they could find. The lady at he gate as you enter the property was RUDE! Once we got through...More

Thank mps7777777
Sean A, Restaurant Manager at Sierra Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Hello mps7777777, Thanks so much for visiting us at Sierra Mar. It is certainly a climb to the restaurant but once you get to the top it is truly spectacular! I sincerely apologize about your negative interaction with our Front Gate and I have passed...More

Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Sierra Mar is perched on the edge- the view is watching the sunset over the ocean. Truly spectacular setting as is their menu- delicious. Their bar and outdoor patio is pretty fabulous too -

Thank majoresq
Sean A, Restaurant Manager at Sierra Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Hello majoresq, I am so delighted to hear that you enjoyed our special corner of the earth as much as we do. It is truly a special property and setting. Please come and visit us soon! All the best,

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Bonnie R
24 June 2016|
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Response from activeguy88 | Reviewed this property |
This response is a little late. I've never been to Nepenthe, but did have lunch once at Sierra Mar at the Post Ranch Inn. If you're interested in a restaurant with great views, I would consider Rocky Point Restaurant... More
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gator32016
16 May 2016|
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Response from Mohyna | Reviewed this property |
No harm in reserving earlier. We called in March and were told it was booked till June but we were not staying there! But this was dinner. We managed to get lunch booking much more easily. Lunch prices were lower as its... More
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HSG_12
16 February 2016|
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Response from banchewmn | Reviewed this property |
You must have a reservation. Go for lunch if you are on a budget. While expesive, the experience is well worth it. However if you want to "hang" @ a bar go to Nepenthe's for great views, food and drink. Deetjen's also... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$45 - US$120
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47900 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9576
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Sur
  • Phone Number: +1 831-667-2800
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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.
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