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Cafe Kevah

48510 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9549
+1 831-667-2344
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (26 reviews)
“panini” (11 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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48510 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9549
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1 - 10 of 145 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nepenthe had a long waiting list and after seeing this place, we changed our minds. It was well worth it. Kevah may not offer a full dining experience but has more open view. A better place if the weather is good.

Thank Rawa13
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Great stop off if you are doing H1. Toasted Sandwiches very filling and great cup of coffee or tea. Other drinks also available.

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Came to this Cafe to check it out, realized it had just closed for food service but decided we could return and have lunch the next day. Walked up to the restaurant above, the sunset looked beautiful so we thought we would enjoy that before...More

5  Thank TravelFoodWine101
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Our hotel did not serve breakfast, so we ventured here for a late breakfast. I had poached eggs w/ crab & avocado; excellent. Go downstairs to their store.

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

The brunch is incredible! Crab meat eggs Benedict, breakfast burrito, cinnamon roll, cheese and fruit plate...no disappointment at all. Each dish delicious and hot. Some renovations going on but the view to the south from the sunny, sheltered patio was amazing. Small children in tow...More

Thank Lorleila B
Reviewed 18 November 2017

We stopped for lunch during our drive from Carmel into Big Sur. Just picked it by chance as it is right on Highway 1. We spent more time than planned because the ocean view was so lovely! After our morning hike in the sun, we...More

Thank al416902
Reviewed 6 September 2017

WE visited this place after doing a 24 mile bike trip on Highway 1 and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The food was outstanding and the view was spectacular. Plenty of games to entertain the whole family. Just a great place all around and I highly recommend...More

Thank Theil13
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
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.

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
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Questions & Answers
18 April 2016|
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Response from Diane O | Reviewed this property |
Why don't you check the online menu for Kevah. I'm not sure if Nepenthe serves that, but give them a try also. The only other clifftop, ocean view restaurants in the Central Coast area would be in the Avila Beach, She'll... More
Noel Z
28 July 2015|
Response from Jackie M |
I think they do, on a lead only
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Takeout
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48510 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9549
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Sur
  • Phone Number: +1 831-667-2344
Currently closed due to construction and repairs, set to re-open on Saturday, March 31, 2018. Beautiful outdoor seating with spectacular view of 60 miles of California coast. Brunch menu/counter service.
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