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Big Sur Restaurant

9290 Castillo Dr, San Simeon, CA 93452-9748
+1 805-927-5258
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good28%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“breakfast” (64 reviews)
“french toast” (12 reviews)
“oatmeal” (3 reviews)
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9290 Castillo Dr, San Simeon, CA 93452-9748
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here as we needed the parking lot has a Tesla Charging station. The staff was friendly and the selection was great. I had the Eggs Mexicana. Would highly suggest this place for a quick easy breakfast.

Thank Dillon P
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Located right next to the Silver Surf Motel walkable with good food and prices. I enjoyed the fish and chips for dinner and went back for a nice breakfast omelet the next morning. I think they close after breakfast hours and reopen a bit later...More

Thank Mallory T
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

The food was great. We got the daily fish special. Yummy! The atmosphere was outstanding with the ocean in sight & the cozy woods. It's worth the time to visit. If you like well done meat, get them to cut the beef in half, then...More

Thank Judy L
Reviewed 26 July 2017

a bit on the pricey side for what you gete, food was good though. restaurant was clean. service a bit on the slow side

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

On our visit, we found out that the Big Sur Restaurant is one of the oldest eateries in the San Simeon area. I suggested to the employees that they should advertise this to bring in more tourists. It's really casual and quaint. Mostly folks that...More

1  Thank pulido1011
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We did not took time to look for another restaurant and were given a discount since we stayed at the hotel. for the first time I was asked how I liked my tri top, but could only choose from medium and worse. seemed that it...More

Thank Paul N
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Nothing Fancy but we weren't looking for that! We went here for breakfast. It was good portions, average value. Good service. We would definitely stop by again when in town.

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 3 July 2017

The food portions are ample here and the food is good and reasonable in price. Good family fare, not necessarily fine dining but relaxed atmosphere.

2  Thank kellijohnston
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

What a surprise- Right near where we are spending the night is this gem. Good menu lots to choose from. Service was good Food was excellent- fresh salad, charbroiled burger done to perfection. Quesadilla was excellent. Desserts looked good but no room- dang it.

1  Thank kathiev_13
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Hubby and I had dinner here, nothing fancy but we had a great dinner, friendly service, meals arrived quickly, would eat there again.

Thank Jules141110
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9290 Castillo Dr, San Simeon, CA 93452-9748
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Simeon
  • Phone Number: +1 805-927-5258
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