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“Beautiful service”
Review of Nepenthe

Nepenthe
Ranked #3 of 23 Restaurants in Big Sur
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$30
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Highway 1 is open both north and south to our location in Big Sur. Northbound travelers will need to use Nacimiento-Ferguson Road through Ft. Hunter Liggett Military Reservation to access Highway 1. Southbound travelers can proceed south of the Monterey Peninsula directly to our location.
Reviewed 2 April 2018

went for drinks and a bite for lunch. The views are fantastic! The food very average. It is always packed and parking can be an issue.

Thank yannis63
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Approximately one hour drive from Monterrey. The views are breathtaking. Plenty of outside sitting area for enjoying the views. The restaurant was very crowded and we were told the wait time was over an hour. They said they didn't serve outside so we ordered items from the bar and sat outside and enjoyed the views.

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Thank elturcogrande
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Friendly staff and great atmosphere. I would go almost for the view alone. The restaurant is a in a stunning location! Food felt slightly overpriced and the menu wasn't super inspiring but some great vegetarian options. They made a mistake with one of our food orders and made sure to apologise and correct it immediately.

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1  Thank Malin_Gisela
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

While it is true that a restaurant like this could lean on their priceless view, Nepenthe does a solid job of food and service. The ingredients were excellent quality, our steaks perfectly prepared, well; made cocktails and the service and overall experience were excellent.

The view is spectacular and they leverage that with abundant outdoor areas, with tables, benches, pillows as well as ping pong and a gather-round style fire pit to enjoy the outdoors at night.

The styling is true to the Big Sur coast, with rustic wood and warm tones. I would go here again.

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Thank CaliforniaBrad
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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

What an amazing view of the Big Sur coastline! This is a great spot to watch the sunset either over appetizers or dinner. The wine selection is good, and the service great!

Thank Christopher N
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