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“Hidden Gem”

Whale Watchers Cafe
Ranked #20 of 23 Restaurants in Big Sur
Dining options: Lunch
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Dining options: Lunch
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We were so warmly welcomed for dinner at this cafe and the staff attend to us with great care. I had the special which was calamari, abalone-style and completely delicious. My husband had the vegetarian fajitas also delicious and a very generous portion. We sat outside at sunset and were enchanted by the view! We will definitely return here next time we are touring the PCH!

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Reviewed 2 June 2017

cute little dinner looking place and in a good spot right off HWY 1, but the food taste like something from a hospital cafeteria and it took forever for us to get food.

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Reviewed 23 April 2017

Stopped here during a drive up the PCH, there's not around on that drive and this is an decent place to stop off. You do get a great view with your food. There's nothing special about the food here. I had a sandwich with some fries with was okay.

The bathroom here could do with some serious cleaning, it wasn't the best, but maybe something that's expected given the number of people stopping here, which is a shame.

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Reviewed 27 March 2017

Loved this place. We were driving the San Fran to LA trip when we came across this gem. We sat in the window, had lunch and felt the warmth on our faces from the last of the days sun shining in. Definitely go back when I do this trip again.

Thank BootsGalore
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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We were here in January 2016 for breakfast on our way through, nice cafe with beautiful views. Food was a little pricey but yummy.

Thank Melissa D
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