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“Food was below average and Poor service”

Whale Watchers Cafe
Ranked #20 of 23 Restaurants in Big Sur
Dining options: Lunch
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Dining options: Lunch
Reviewed 9 June 2014

The food was not very good and the service was horrible. We stopped due to the location and view of the ocean which is beautiful but were so disappointed in the service and the food was not very good. I had a burger and it was a notch above fast food at high price.

Thank Schwaby126
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Reviewed 9 June 2014

Just do not stop here.

We had breakfast here and it was a mistake. At the end of the holiday we had votes by all 4 of us for resto experiences - we didnt find a clear winner of the best restaurant of the trip BUT the winner of the worst one was very clear.... this one.

- they messed the order, claimed a omelet had salmon when it was very clear it didnt. then they brought in awhile salmon as side, said sorry, but of course remembered to charge it
- paid almost 5$ for extra bacon: 4 slices of burned bacon
- waitress inprofessional and unpleasant
- also other customers didnt seem to be so happy...

Would be good place for Kitchen Nightmares though..... ;)

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Thank mokoma
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Reviewed 29 May 2014

We found this restaurant on our drive along the coast, and stopped for lunch. The seafaring decor creates a unique atmosphere, and the view is awesome. We both had patty melts, which were very good. It was a little pricey for lunch, but it was fine, because this is the only place around.

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Thank Kokotraveler
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

This is not a four star restaurant and they don't pretend to be. This is a wonderfully scenic spot and that is what we stopped to admire.
We decided to have lunch and found a great spot outside looking right out to the ocean. We had their very good nachos and shared a tuna salad sandwich .. they were both very good and we enjoyed munching and staring at the ocean.
We would stop in the next time we are in the area ... just so we could get that same spot!

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Thank BornInHawaii
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Reviewed 14 May 2014

We ordered a salad (about $11) and Red Snapper (about $26). Salad was pretty terrible, only basic greens, snapper had absolutely no taste. This was by far the biggest dissapointment in Cali so far.

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Thank DmitriyBoy
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