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Big Sur Taphouse

47520 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9632
+1 831-667-2197
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub
47520 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9632
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

Needed some grub on the way to Julia Pfeifer Park from Monterey. This place had a deli, pub and bakery. We ate at the pub. Small menu but good road eats. I had the BBQ chicken sandwich. Good slow cooked chicken with tangy sauce. They...More

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped on our way onwards down Highway 1. The tacos and the Reuben were delicious. The selection of beers and boardgames really topped it off nicely.

Thank badgermonkeygout
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We stopped in to watch some football. Friendly help and nice selection of beers. We had the Chips and Salsa and Fish Tacos. Fish Tacos were Great. Prices reasonable. A great place to drop in for a beer and a bite to eat.

Thank daveb914
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Visited this cosy place in June. Great tacos. Reasonable prices, very good for the area. Unfortunately the girl working by the bar desk was not very nice both upon arrival and when I asked about the restroom she seemed very annoyed about this simple question....More

Thank rickykr10
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

This place has great food & drinks and at a perfect price! We stopped along our way down the coast and it was worth it!

Thank kaytravel82
Reviewed 8 November 2016

with everything being so expensive in the area, it was nice to be able to buy a $4 beer and $7 tacos. And they were good. Nothing gourmet here, but it hit the spot.

Thank DaveManhattanBeach
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Stopped in for a cold one on a beautiful and warm Saturday afternoon. Loved the stout and Flying Dog Red. Cool place and really nice patio with benches, tables and comfortable wooden chairs. Also, some shade for a hot day. The also serve food which...More

Thank Craig-World-Travelle
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Stopped here for lunch and was greatly surprised. It doesn't look like much and is small but the food was good and the service fast. It is right on Highway 1. They have a good variety of beers. It was a good value and attached...More

Thank Steve063
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We had decided while staying in Big Sur that we would give this place a try. The food was good basic bar food (e.g. burger and fries). There was an amazing choice of beer - all craft beers. The seating was interesting - rows of...More

Thank GerMar60
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Tiny pub in Big Sur, right off the highway. Attached to a grocery store that has a deli. Good for souvenirs. Awesome selection on beers. Especially when it's the only pub/brewery. Great decor! Nice staff... It was hot inside, although it was a hot day....More

Thank Sheree A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47520 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9632
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Sur
  • Phone Number: +1 831-667-2197
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The Taphouse is located right next to the Big Sur Deli and the Big Sur Post Office. We have a pet friendly, large outdoor patio with a beautiful view of the Santa Lucia Mountains. Stop by and try one of our 10 craft brewes on tap or a glass of wine. We also feature live music on Friday and Saturday nights. Come stop by and see us!
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