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Whale Watchers Cafe

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Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

The salads we ate was paltry, without taste and expensive! Don’t stop there just because it’s the only place, save your money and your stomach! you can find better places

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 379simoneg
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We were hungry after a long drive and at least I was expecting something decent or just not too bad but this is actually terrible. There were couple of burgers and one of them was a whale burger. I ordered it because I was hungry...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Jeon J
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was a disappoint. We were very hungry after stopping and viewing all the beautiful views of Big Sur, We received very slow service, and the food was adequate at the most . The fish was okay, the calamari was very small and the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank susanakhoondan
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

While we didn’t feel totally welcome when we walked in, our waiter soon warmed up. His service was good and the food was what you’d expect. I didn’t read reviews before stopping, because we were too hungry to care.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Acrenename
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped here because we weren’t willing to risk it being the better part of an hour to get to another restaurant. Mistake. We were asked if we wanted to sit inside or out, then handed a menu and told to sit anywhere. It was over...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Leadville98
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is the worst we have been during these 3 weeks long trip. Appalling service, waiters are rude and take very long to serve you. Overpriced and mediocre food., anywhere else on US1 is better than this venue.

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Javi R
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

On our way down Highway one we ran into this place, what a dreadful place. Staff was rude, food expensive, and in addition they added a lot of gratitude on our bill. I would not eat here again if I got paid to do it.

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank Bo B
Reviewed 12 June 2018

We hiked and stayed nearby Whale Watchers Cafe recently. We had a regular burger and fish burger and both were very good. To top it off, we actually had two humpback whales frolic right off the coast in front of the cafe for almost the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 692troyk
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Gorda is located at the extreme southern end of Highway 1 in terms of the road closure due to a huge landslide. You can not access it from the south (ie, from Ragged Point). These poor folks are struggling for customers, so we made the...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank juliewren2001
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Terrible place. Incredibly overpriced ($4.50 for a draft coke which wasn't even a full cup). The female behind the bar was the rudest person we have met on any trip abroad. How she is still there despite reviews is beyond me. Please don't make the...More

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank Excursion661734
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