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Restaurants in Big Sur + Monterey Bay

  • Marinus at Bernardus Lodge

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    At dinner, go for broke at Marinus, where you can enjoy an elaborate seafood-focused tasting menu by a roaring fireplace. More
  • Nepenthe

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Enjoy an “Ambrosiaburger” on the terrace of a house reputedly once owned by Orson Welles and Rita Hayworth. More
  • Old Monterey Café

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Fill up on morning blueberry pancakes or cinnamon raisin French toast at this local breakfast haunt. More
  • Old Mountain Inn

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    On the way into the park, stop at the Old Mountain Inn in Boulder Creek for breakfast. More
  • Panolivo

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Begin the day with lobster eggs Benedict at this downtown joint. More
  • Passionfish

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    For dinner, pull the kids away from Bubba Gump and head for Passionfish in neighboring Pacific Grove. On the menu: more grown-up dishes such as sea... More
  • Seabright Brewery

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Hang out on the patio with a burger and microbrew. More
  • Sierra Mar

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Diners gaze out on the Pacific Ocean and rocky headlands from the Post Ranch Inn’s restaurant, Sierra Mar, perched on a secluded cliff 1,200 feet a... More
  • The Sea Chest Oyster Bar and Restaurant

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Catch a spectacular sunset at The Sea Chest Oyster Bar and Restaurant, reminiscent of a New England cottage, while feasting on fresh oysters and ga... More
  • Villa Creek Restaurant

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Dig in to butternut squash enchiladas or brick-roasted chicken; the chef promotes the local and sustainable. More
  • Zachary's Restaurant

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Start your day with “Mike’s Mess”—a mountain of eggs scrambled with potatoes, mushrooms, and bacon, topped with cheese and sour cream—at this local... More

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