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Big Sur River Inn Restaurant

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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

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Menu

$12.95
Spinach & feta benedict $12.95
Crab & avocado benedict $14.95
Smoked salmon benedict $14.95
Eggs Benedict
Poached eggs, canadian bacon, hollandaise, wolferman’s English muffin, rosemary country potatoes
$10.25
Two Eggs Any Style
With​ rosemary country potatoes and toast
$9.25
Fresh Fruit Parfait
Fresh seasonal fruit layered with crunchy organic granola and creamy nonfat yogurt
$12.45
Ben's Breakfast Sandwich
Scrambled egg, cheddar cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomato, on a wolferman’s English muffin, rosemary country potatoes
$13.45
Huevos Rancheros
Corn tortillas topped with two eggs, cheddar cheese, house made salsa, rice and beans
$16.25
Lox and Bagel
Tomato, lettuce, red onion, cream cheese, capers
$10.95
Home Baked Biscuits & Pork Sausage Gravy
House made gravy, rosemary country potatoes
$8.25
Raisins $+6.25
Brown sugar $+6.25
Old Fashioned Oatmeal
Bananas, walnuts, strawberries, blueberries, raisins, brown sugar
BEVERAGES​
$4.25
Orange
Grapefruit
Pure Squeezed Odwalla Juice
$4.25
Hot
Cold
Apple Cider
Gizdich ranch
$3.75
Cranberry
Pineapple
Tomato
Other Juice
$4.00
Ghirardelli Hot Cocoa
$3.25
Iced Tea
$4.25
Chai Tea
$3.00
Milk
$3.25
Chocolate Milk
$3.25
Coffee
Organic, fair trade, shade grown
Single $3.75
Double $4.25
Espresso
Short stack $8.95
With two eggs $10.95
Tall stack $9.95
With two eggs $11.95
Buttermilk Pancakes
Short stack $9.95
With two eggs $11.95
Tall stack $10.95
With two eggs $12.95
Banana Walnut Pancakes
Short stack $9.95
With two eggs $11.95
Tall stack $10.95
With two eggs $12.95
Berry Pancakes
$11.95
Nutella and fresh strawberries $+2.95
Cinnamon Swirl French Toast
HOUSE OMELETS​
Served with rosemary country potatoes and toast
$14.95
Turkey and Swiss Omelet
Carved turkey, swiss cheese, hollandaise sauce
$14.95
Fiesta Omelet
Chorizo, green bell peppers, onion, tomatoes, cheddar cheese, house-made pico de gallo, sour cream
$14.25
Spanish Omelet
Marinated olives, green & red bell peppers, onion, tomatoes
$13.95
Captain Cooper Omelet
Spinach, mushroom, onion choice of swiss, cheddar, feta or bleu cheese
$12.95
Redwood Camp Omelet
Spinach and ricotta cheese
$16.95
Smoked Salmon Omelet
Smoked salmon and cream cheese
$13.95
Little Sur Omelet
Swiss cheese, ham, bell peppers, onions and mushrooms
Substitute toast for English muffin, biscuit, or bagel 1.25
Substitute toast for biscuit and gravy 3.00
ON THE SIDE​
$5.00
Ham
$5.00
Bacon
$5.00
Sausage
Pork, turkey, veggie
$13.00
Ny Steak
$2.50
(1) Egg
$3.50
(2) Eggs
$3.25
Rosemary Country Potatoes
$3.95
Croissant
$2.25
Toast
Sourdough, wheat or rye
$2.50
Wolferman's English Muffin
About
Renew your spirit at the full service restaurant and bar at Big Sur River Inn. Enjoy a fabulous breakfast, lunch or dinner in the historic dining room or outside on the deck, the lawn or along the bank of the Big Sur River. Have a seat on one of the bent willow chairs in the river and let the smooth current cool your feet as you enjoy the best Big Sur lunch around. What sets us apart from other Big Sur restaurants is our 100-year-old tradition of locally grown fine food, friendly, efficient service and warm hospitality. And yes, we still serve the original homesteader’s version of "Hot Apple Pie!"
PRICE RANGE
US$ 10 - US$ 40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
American, Bar
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here for my daughter's 17th birthday dinner. She was craving lemonade since we had been hiking all day. The lemonade was made from a mix and $5, ridiculous. We ordered a wonderful green salad with apples, walnuts and blue cheese. I would order...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank KarenEph320
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From outside, the sign says Country Comfort Food...When we walked in, it is totally unexpected and welcoming with updated decor, good food, river in the back patio area. Overall great experience especially when we had spent a day in the cold exploring.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mariajanuaryhb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place and area, not cheap. Same dishes more expensive than other better places. Worth the visit if you are around Big Sur around lunch/dinner time: by Pfeiffer Beach, for example.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RamonFP1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beef loaf and Lamb Stew, are both well done, served generous with nice puree and crisp green beans pan fried, nice local draft beer. And people is welcoming even on a busy Christmas day.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Belot_Family
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here for lunch. Very cute place, nice staff, and beautiful location. I thought the prices were a bit high, but the food was good. We weren't too hungry so we split the chicken sandwhich and a salad with lemon vinegarette. Even though we...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Robin V
Reviewed 9 November 2018

We had breakfast during our stay and the food was great. Very nice atmosphere and is a great place to have a wedding!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Earl C
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Good food, large portions, reasonable prices. Several Veggie and Vegan options and delicious homemade hot apple pie. Serves locals in a big roadhouse style restaurant. Large Patio deck is great for breakfast and lunch.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank John B
Reviewed 26 October 2018

We stopped in for lunch as we were heading south. We were seated in a perfect spot, overlooking the river, and the food was very good. We both had a cheddar cheese-broccoli soup and their version of a caprese salad (tomatoes, mozzarella and pesto). Both...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank RAKlein
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Stopped at the inn for a break from driving & just to get a drink. The young lady serving at the bar was very pleasant & chatted with us, we only ordered teas & coffees & went out the back on the decking with them....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sandie-mitch
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

During our trip, we stayed at the Big Sur River Inn and went over to the restaurant for breakfast. It was so delicious and you just can’t beat the view! You sit creekside (if you choose to sit outdoors, there is inside seating too). Definitely...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank samanthaa984
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I was there Saturday. Call the restaurant.
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I did not know they had that sorry. Try calling restaurant.
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We are usually a small party and have not encounter this situation. Best to call and ask.
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