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“Amazing View and burger!”
Review of Nepenthe

Nepenthe
Ranked #1 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: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, 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 17 August 2013

This place is worth the wait!
Million-dollar view and awesome Ambrosia Burger!!
Great way to relax, sit back and enjoy the view!
They even have a huge outdoor waiting area lined with pillows to rest on.

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Thank mytravels68
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Reviewed 17 August 2013

Seriously, this was one of the best steaks I've ever had. Get the Nepenthe steak, a bottle of red wine, and the berry pie a-la-mode to finish it off. Nepenthe has fantastic food and it's that much more enjoyable when you sit outside to soak up the gorgeous view. As the sun is setting over the mountains they turn this breathtaking fiery-orange. You won't be disappointed.

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Thank LT1385
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Reviewed 17 August 2013 via mobile

On our drive up the coast, we had to stop in for lunch based on all the reviews. Parking on a Thursday was a nightmare!!! Had to wait almost 45 min for a table. The view was so beautiful though which made the wait worth it. Ordered the Ambrosiaburger based on the reviews. It was very good. And very pricey. Service was very very slow. Never had my ice tea refilled. Not sure if I would eat here again. May try somewhere different next time.

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Reviewed 16 August 2013

We were there last week and it was very busy. During this time of the year, it is full all the time.

We asked for some help in getting a table with a view to celibrate a special occassion. We were at Nepenthe 15 years ago and this visit to Nepenhte was something we have been looking forward to for a long time.

Jose took the time to listen. He really helped us. THANKS.

On this day there was very little fog. You could Russia from our seat over the cliff. Hamburger was OK.

The Nepenthe drink was not on the menu this time. However our server asked around with the staff and came up with the Nepenhte drink that my wife wanted to have for memories.

Just a nice day at Nepenhte.

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Thank bostonjames
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Reviewed 16 August 2013 via mobile

The food was just ok, nothing noteworthy. All staffs in front have a good hospitality. The big thing is location, you get food with amazing view.

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Thank Bob4411
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