48510 Hwy 1, Big Sur, California 93920 USA

2,321 Reviews
Open Now
Fri 11:30a-10p
  • Independent
  • Credit Cards
  • Wheelchair
  • Outdoor
  • No Wifi
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“Food & Drink in CA”

Nepenthe Restaurant is a family owned enterprise which includes a Restaurant, Cafe (Cafe Kevah) as well as a Gift Shop (The Phoenix Shop.) Built by the Fassett Family, the restaurant opened its doors in 1949. Still in the family over six decades later, the restaurant, cafe, and gift shop continue to serve the visitors to Big Sur with pride. Nepenthe Restaurant serves lunch every day of the year from 11:30 - 4:30. We serve dinner from 5:00 - 10:00 every day except Thanksgiving & Christmas. Cafe Kevah is now open 9am-3:30 pm.The Phoenix Shop is open 10:30 to 7pm seven days a week.

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Francisco D.

Nepenthe, a sign that you pass all the time on your way into Big Sur from the North. What is it? Is it worth the stop? For starters, Nepenthe is a restaurant with some pretty awesome views.... Read more

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William H.

The views alone give this place five stars. Incredible location and the beauty you can stare at forever. Overlooks the ocean in just about every direction off the cliffs in Big Sur. The food was... Read more

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Princess H.

I love this place. My bestie and I pop in here for drinks a lot. The bar is small, but you can snag a drink and sit on the benches for the view or hang and chat at the bar. Sander Is their... Read more


48510 Hwy 1
Big Sur, California
93920 USA


Open now until 10:00 pm
  • Sun - Sat: 11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Pets Allowed
  • Restrooms
  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Credit Cards Accepted
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  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Drinks
  • Drive Through
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Waitstaff
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