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Ripplewood Resrt Restaurant

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47047 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9556
+1 831-667-2242
08:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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Detroit, Michigan
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Perfect ambience. Delicious food - not a single complaint. Friendly staff. Good coffee. Would definitely visit again.

Thank melissa f
San Diego, California
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

The Ripplewood is tiny but friendly, and the food is good. I had eggs scrambled with chorizo, served with avocado, pintos and soft corn tortillas. Mexi-Cali at its best and piping hot. It's definitely a tourist stop, but the prices are reasonable.

Thank escapeartist49
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Had some of the best eggs Benedict here. Service was fine. Ambiance was quaint. Prices were as expected in that area. We would go back.

Thank Neratliff
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279 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 252 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

We stopped here whilst driving the Big Sur initially just for a drink. It's not much to look at from outside but there is a lovely patio area at the side of the restaurant. The menu looked good as did the food being served to other diners and so we decided on an early light lunch. We ordered the half... More 

Thank TheBurgers
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Good food, good portions, and friendly service. Great atmosphere. Mostly Mexican food with excellent quality.

Monterey, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

Service was ok. The little cups of half-n-half was perhaps sitting out too long. When I added it to my coffee, bits of curdled milk floated to the top. I had the Benedict. At $15 bucks, I expected a nicer product. I'm fairly certain that hollandaise was out of a packet. Hollandaise is the easiest of the four sauces to... More 

Thank Orostudio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

lovely people, great food, great service....great coffee...Great choice. We were staying nearby so it was perfect for us.

Thank Jean B
San Jose, California
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

This is our other favorite place in Big Sur for breakfast. It's easy to miss if you're zooming by on Highway 1. There are a couple gas pumps out front and it shares its building with a funky camp store, and it's easy to miss the restaurant. But give it a try. There is dining inside in a homey, knotty... More 

Thank Jerry W
Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

I have been spending time in Big Sur for many many years but this was the first time I had tried the Ripplewood restaurant. I had been out hiking all day and decided to stop for a bite.Igot out of the car and as I was walking to the door a server came out and turned the closed sign. I... More 

1 Thank Imadaisey
Willits, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

We ate breakfast at the Ripplewood Resort Restaurant all 3 mornings we were in Big Sur. Nice, pleasant space. Excellent service. Good food, not greasy. Fresh ingredients. Great coffee. I recommend for breakfast but did not eat lunch there. Based on their breakfasts am sure there lunches are good too.

1 Thank jktk95490

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47047 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9556
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Sur
  • Phone Number: +1 831-667-2242
The restaurant for Ripplewood Resort in Big Sur.

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