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Top 4 Restaurants in Big Sur and Cambria

Here are some casual dining options for you!

 Natalie Kowalewski
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Top 4 Restaurants in Big Sur and Cambria

Get ready to loosen those belt buckles as we uncover a lineup of casual dining hotspots that will satisfy your cravings. Whether you're craving a mouthwatering seafood feast, a comforting burger, or a refreshing salad, the coastal dining scene near Wander Big Sur Coast has you covered. Here are our top 4 restaurants in Big Sur and Cambria.

The Restaurant at Ragged Point

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This iconic establishment has been serving visitors for over 60 years, providing a memorable dining experience in an outdoor, natural setting. The menu offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner options and showcases a delightful array of dishes, including fresh seafood, prime meats, and vibrant produce from the region.

Tip: The Wine Bar, Espresso Bar, and Sandwich Stand are also great options if you are on the go and want something quick but delicious to eat.

Cavalier Coastal Kitchen

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  • Distance from Wander Big Sur: 17.3 miles

  • Location: 9415 Hearst Dr, San Simeon, CA 93452 (Inside Cavalier Oceanfront Resort)

  • Hours: 7AM-9PM daily 

  • Phone: (805) 927-3276

  • Website: https://www.cavalierresort.com/dining/

Open from breakfast to dinner, Cavalier Coastal Kitchen serves a robust menu from land and sea to fit a variety of tastes. Indulge in a diverse menu that features mouthwatering options such as the BBQ burger, fish and chips, grilled salmon salad, ribeye steak, pacific halibut, chicken fettuccini alfredo, and more.

Cambria Cafe

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  • Distance from Wander Big Sur: 22.7 miles

  • Location: 2282 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428

  • Hours: 11AM-9PM daily  

  • Phone: (805) 927-8519

  • Website: https://cambriacafe.com/ 

Experience the delights of traditional Mediterranean cuisine at this casual restaurant, where old-world flavors are combined with freshness. The menu features classic favorites like hummus, chicken kabob, and beef shawarma. There is also a kid's menu and of course, baklava for dessert.

Linn's Restaurant

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Discover the charm of Linn's Restaurant, a beloved hub for American country-style fare and bakery goods, with origins dating back to 1989. This inviting venue on the Central Coast offers contemporary country meals, including comfort food classics like pot pies, handmade soups, and more. Indulge in the locally raised Hearst Ranch beef, while enjoying a curated wine list showcasing Central Coast wines.

Tip: Be sure to try the Olallieberry pie, it's a local specialty! It is the primary fruit grown at the Linns' family farm, and is a cross between a Loganberry and a Youngberry.


If you don't have a place to stay yet, check out Wander Big Sur Coast! For personalized recommendations on things to do around St. George Island, you can also text our concierge desk.

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