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Deetjen's Big Sur Inn Restaurant

48865 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9512
+1 831-667-2377
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (15 reviews)
“paella” (29 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (49 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
48865 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9512
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1 - 10 of 438 reviews

Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Love it since 1970. Big Sur is magic. Stayed in many gorgeous places. With many more amenities. But this is special for the soul.

Thank judy b
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We stayed at the inn. We had dinner both nights and breakfast. The meals were big, gourmet and delicious. We enjoyed the dining room ambience at night. breakfast was a delight with big blueberry pancakes and a intimate garden feeling dining experience.

Thank Kira O
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Quaint and cozy and full of history. The walls are covered with articles and photos of Big Sur's rich and beautiful history. Take a quick hike in the canyon area and enjoy the incredible coastal redwoods. The food is home cooked delight and delicious every...More

1  Thank Erinrafa2014
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Do not eat here if you even remotely enjoy good food. Please read my detailed review of overall experience.

10  Thank Shannon O
Reviewed 12 January 2017

I love Deetjen's for breakfast. The coffee is delicious and the eggs always perfectly cooked. There is not much more to say except the breads are wonderful as well. A warm tidty place with a great staff.

Thank Jeanne R
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Deetjen's is a gem in Big Sur. Quaint, rustic, Yes, but cozy and charming. food is always good. Beautiful dining room. No electronic signals, but isn't that what a get away is all about? I have been going here to 20 yrs. A special place...More

Thank warbler44
Reviewed 2 January 2017

If one loves wood especially Redwood Giants come to Deetjen's You can reach out of your room and hug one, well maybe about 15% of one as they have a 25+ foot circumference. Built in the Thirties when California Route 1 was being built. Those...More

Thank DoubleDee2020
Reviewed 26 December 2016

The rustic atmosphere and candlelit tables make for the perfect romantic or social outing in Big Sur. Every picture and artifact is a conversation piece. The food is delicious and the wine is superb. I ordered the mushroom soup and black cod and it was...More

Thank shaunissima
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Authentic romantic cabane, in a nice lovely diningroom, menus are delicious, in an nice atmosphere, outsite romantic vegetation, friendly service, excellent wine; one of the best foodstore for gourmets.

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 17 December 2016

I have been going to Deetjens for over 25 years and it has maintened its charm, authenticity and food quality.

Thank Jan181965
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Eloisedonn
1 December 2016|
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Response from ShanaRS | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, DeetJens says they love pets but requests that you do not bring them on the property. So I guess in your case, this place would not be pet-friendly. If you are looking for a pet-friendly place to stay in... More
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Karen D
23 April 2016|
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Response from Gabriela V | Reviewed this property |
Didnt make reservation and found a table...dont know if its that higly recomended (unless its a weekend brunch time)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48865 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9512
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Sur
  • Phone Number: +1 831-667-2377
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