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Cafe Kevah

Certificate of Excellence
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48510 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9549
+1 831-667-2345
11:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 23:00
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Gilroy, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 March 2017

My favorite...Black Forrest Gouda Panini and arugula salad...and a glass of wine....heaven... the view is to die for...

Thank kjhatmaker
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

The view was stunning, the food mediocre, adult beverage list intersting. Overall it was a good experience. Steps are navigatable for most, but plentiful. The downstairs gift shop was the other highlight, but the view trumped all.

Sacramento, California
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158 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Very popular lunch stop for people travelling on Hwy 1, cheaper option to more expensive restaurant upstairs. Although bit expensive but views are great, food portion are generous and food tastes great!.

Thank Tulika_sac
Pasadena, Ca
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

A wonderful alternate to its sister restaurant Nepenthe. Same view at a fraction of the cost. I was sceptical of this place at first. You stand in line to order from what's basically a brunch menu with beer and wine options. They were able to recommend a dish suitable for a gluten allergy and it was fantastic...I was actually surprised!... More 

Thank RainyDayVisitor
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016

This is a less expensive option if you are visiting Nepenthes and don't have the budget for a more full dining experience. You still get the great views as it sits just below Nepenthes. It is also a cool spot to get a nice latte!

Thank Kathryn O
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Cafe kevah is located just below the famous restaurant Nepenthe. We stopped here on our way to Cambria. It is an all day brunch cafe. We had the ham panini and breakfast burrito which was delicious. The best bit about the cafe is it's amazing view. Cafes quite atmosphere lets you enjoy the beautiful surroundings!

Thank 167rheap
North East Englnad
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

What could be finer to an Englishman abroad but an idyllic sea view, great toasted sandwich and the most exquisite cup(s) of English breakfast tea served from a proper tea pot. Worth coming over the pond for just this one stop!

1 Thank Turner239
Agoura Hills, California
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704 reviews
393 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 283 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Stopped for breakfast on a Saturday morning and it was delicious. A bit pricey but that is true for whole area. It was a beautiful day and the views were great. Got some great photos. It was busy but we got a good table in the shade with a nice view. It took a few minutes to get breakfast but... More 

Thank Craig-World-Travelle
Munich, Germany
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Great place for breakfast. right beneath the Nepenthe Restaurant, which is for lunch and dinner. Perfect spot to start the day.

Thank Sabtrick
Ridgeville, South Carolina
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100 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We stopped for lunch at Nepenthe but didn't want to wait over an hour to be seated. So we went down the hill to Cafe Kevah. We had coffee and a ham snadwich. The coffee was old but the sandwich was good. We mostly enjoyed the view and being pestered by scrub jays that boldly came up to us to... More 

Thank 244maryellena

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48510 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9549
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Sur
  • Phone Number: +1 831-667-2345

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