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Fernwood Grill

££ - £££American, ,
Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
+1 831-667-2129
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good48%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (9 reviews)
“pitta” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar, Pub
££ - £££
Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
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1 - 10 of 83 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Was needing a bit to eat and let the kids out of the car. Ate out on the deck and our guy was terrific, very attentive and polite. Food was great and prices reasonable...Beautiful location.

Thank Kelly W
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Those 3 items were pretty great! The rest of the items me and my friends ordered were not so tasty. The pizza is great to-go and warms up well if you are tenting. We were able to reheat over the fire and get it nice...More

Thank blfranks
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

The Big Sur suffered a major landslide in May and part of the Pacific highway is closed and is expected to be closed until September at least. So we drove down from Carmel for about 26 miles to enjoy the views and then turned and...More

Thank Howdidodi
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

The food was very good but the atmosphere is what makes this place so good. All of the employees were so friendly and the tables are backed up to the forest! Highly recommend

Thank mrs L
Reviewed 24 May 2017

some vegitarian options. good food, little pricey. you can sit outside, nice views, staff, good location

Thank lizzybl8
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I think the kitchen is now staying open until 10pm, but pre and post season I'd call ahead to make sure! The road and parks closures have business pretty scarce down here, but Fernwood will give you the wifi password when you come in for...More

Thank PeraMaz
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We came for a quick late dinner, as not much was open in Big Sur when we arrived at 8:30 pm midweek. Hamburgers were fine, waitstaff lovely and full of recommendations on what to do.

Thank pmj2
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We went to Fernwood Grill for dinner, which was very good. Excellent service. We returned the next night and sat at the bar for dinner and drinks. The back patio is excellent.

Thank BobbiS3
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Had to stop before going back to Monterey as a bridge was down near Big Sur and will be for months. Lovely welcome by staff. Good menu. Lovely Mac & Cheese, Sandwiches, chicken strippers, pitta pizza, burgers, drinks and deserts. Excellent selection of beers and...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Super helpful, nice people work in the bar and grill. I forgot the name of the lady but she was very helpful in providing some direction as what trails might be open for hiking as the floods have given to many slides. All in all...More

Thank Abeazzy2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920 (Formerly Redwood Grill)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Sur
  • Phone Number: +1 831-667-2129
  • E-mail
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