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Fernwood Resort

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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47200 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9542
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Duluth, Minnesota
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a couple of evenings here watching the last two games of the 2016 World Series. Service was friendly, and one of the nights there was a $2 beer special on cans of macro brews like Bud and Pabst. Place is well set up for watching a ball game. A deli and small store are next door in case... More 

Thank Aaron B
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our short stay - four adults in a cabin for six - a tight squeeze! Everything there we needed. Bought a bag of firewood for $12 and lit a fire and made some s'mores - very enjoyable. Interesting to read the comments about the staff being rude, must admit, they were not particularly friendly or helpful.

Thank Susan W
Taunton, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere here. Busy locals bar scene mixed in with tourists. Beers good as was service. Food we had mostly Mexican and was superb. Proper home made food that was well presented, fresh and of good quality. Bar has a real relaxing feel and we for sure will be returning. Good place this.

Thank Simon F
Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Great beergarden in the woods, right off PCH. Prices are steep due to remote location, but service and selection are great. Funny place with free table tennis.

Thank pegsulli105
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

This campsite is a great place to stop whilst travelling through Big Sur along PCH. We booked a Queen size Cabin for ourselves including our teenagers, which whilst set back from main road provided a quiet and tranquil nights sleep. The cabins allow you to experience a traditional camp vibe without needing to pitch a tent. Although glamping facilities are... More 

Thank Kerryjane23
Parrish, Florida
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

We went here for dinner since our lodge had no power or generator. The food was fantastic and the waiter was probably the best we have ever had (wish I remembered his name)!

Thank Stupjansky
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We got caught on the Pacific coast Highway coming from Pismo beach to Monterey. The kids were hungry. We were tired after a long day riding ATVs in Pismo beach. The drive was scary and hard in the dark! We were on the road at 10 thinking that we wouldn't be able to find anything to eat in Monterey so... More 

Thank sally b
Montreal, Canada
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102 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

The food is very good for pub food. ORDER THE WINGS!!! The chicken in the chicken caesar salad was also great.

Thank ShaunT22
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77 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Cool relaxing, outdoors, underneath the massive tress on rear patio. Fresh ingredients, great tasting pizza, portions seem to be larger than average. Recommend a must stop. Reasonable prices

Thank D T
Hickory, North Carolina
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236 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Stopped in for lunch and sat outside on the deck. Beautiful redwoods all around. As impressive and relaxing a view as you could have outside at any restaurant. They had a meat smoker going and it smelled so good but we just went with sandwiches as we were looking for something light. Would recommend this place to anyone, it doesn't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47200 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9542
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Sur
Please call 831.667.2422 between 8 AM - 8 PM for lodging & camping reservationsFernwood Tavern hours are 12 Noon - Midnight, Sunday - Thursday12 Noon to 1:00 AM, Friday and Saturday.Redwood Grill Restaurant hours are 11:30 AM - 9:00 PM - Open everydayFernwood Resort47200 Highway 1Big Sur, CA 93920

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?