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Sierra Mar

47900 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9576
+1 831-667-2800
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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47900 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9576
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I recently dined at Sierra Mar and found the food exquisite, staff was delightful and very friendly!! And words can not even describe the magnificent beauty of the masterpiece laid out before you in the Pacific Ocean!! It feels the soul with humility at true...More

Thank dalismama1
Sean A, Restaurant Manager at Sierra Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello dalismama1, Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us and we are so happy to hear you had a great time. We genuinely look forward to welcoming you back to our home! All the best,

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had been to Post Ranch for dinner 20 years ago when we stayed there for our anniversary. We also visited for drinks in between the years...The view has not changed- it is as stunning as ever! The floor to ceiling glass windows, the breathtaking...More

Thank Judy K
Sean A, Restaurant Manager at Sierra Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Judy K, First of all, we are so honored that you have come back and visited us after 20 years. We are thrilled to hear that you and your friends from Seattle had a great experience and that Rachel took great are of you....More

Reviewed 17 March 2018

We recently dined at Sierra Mar twice for dinner while staying at Post Ranch Inn. The food was good but not great. We were a little disappointed because we had dined previously under the prior chef and it had been our favorite restaurant for many...More

1  Thank brownie804
Sean A, Restaurant Manager at Sierra Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello brownie804, Thank you so much for taking the time to provide us with some constructive feedback. We, as well, are disappointed to hear that your experience this time was not as memorable as past experience. We will take your feedback to heart and will...More

Reviewed 15 March 2018

One of a kind view! Went to have lunch here with my wife. As usual the person who has contact with guests first, is the rudest they could find. The lady at he gate as you enter the property was RUDE! Once we got through...More

Thank mps7777777
Sean A, Restaurant Manager at Sierra Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello mps7777777, Thanks so much for visiting us at Sierra Mar. It is certainly a climb to the restaurant but once you get to the top it is truly spectacular! I sincerely apologize about your negative interaction with our Front Gate and I have passed...More

Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Sierra Mar is perched on the edge- the view is watching the sunset over the ocean. Truly spectacular setting as is their menu- delicious. Their bar and outdoor patio is pretty fabulous too -

Thank majoresq
Sean A, Restaurant Manager at Sierra Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello majoresq, I am so delighted to hear that you enjoyed our special corner of the earth as much as we do. It is truly a special property and setting. Please come and visit us soon! All the best,

Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

We stayed at Post Ranch Inn. Food is ok -but you feel ripped off because the price point is ridiculous for the value. Just not there. Dinner for 2 without drinks is $250.00 for. 4 course fixed price. The service is fine the food was...More

Thank Wendy H
Sean A, Restaurant Manager at Sierra Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello Wendy H, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your constructive feedback with us at Sierra Mar. While we always strive to provide an exceptional experience for all of our guests, we are genuinely disappointed to hear we did not meet...More

Reviewed 7 March 2018

We had dinner while staying at Post Ranch. There is a new chef and we like her. They’ve instituted a fixed price four item menu and the evening we had dinner it had a nice range of items. I ordered the oysters and marrow bone...More

1  Thank Beth C
Sean A, Restaurant Manager at Sierra Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello BethC, We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Post Ranch Inn and your experiences at Sierra Mar. We genuinely appreciate your visit and we definitely look forward to hosting you again soon! All the best,

Reviewed 4 March 2018

We went here for lunch and enjoyed the great food and views. We had a prix fix lunch which was perfect portion size and choices. The service was excellent. Only thing I didn't like is they did not let you walk around the ranch after...More

Thank Acurcuru8
Sean A, Restaurant Manager at Sierra Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Hello Acurcuru8, We are so thankful that you came and visited us at Sierra Mar and ecstatic that you had such a wonderful experience! Although we keep our property private to our house guests, we would be more than willing to give you a guided...More

Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

I would rate Sierra Mar as 6 stars if I could. They could serve me a Big Mac and Fries and still get 5 stars for the view alone. However, they outdo themselves each and every evening. From the fresh micro greens from Anton’s garden...More

Thank Brian F
Sean A, Restaurant Manager at Sierra Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2018

Hello Brian F, On behalf of Sierra Mar, we are so happy that you had such a great time! We are so appreciative the work Anton does in our Chef's garden as it provides us with such incredible produce to put on your plate! We...More

Reviewed 1 February 2018

We had all of our meals, breakfast, lunch and dinner, at Sierra Mar during our stay at Post Ranch Inn. The food was superb: delicious, inventive, and beautifully presented. The menus were completely different every day so we never repeated a dish (though we would...More

Thank BrynMawrBK
Sean A, Restaurant Manager at Sierra Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

BrynMawrBK, Thank you so much for being our guest at the Post Ranch Inn. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed our Ranch Dinner. We can't wait to have you back! All the best,

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Bonnie R
23 June 2016|
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Response from activeguy88 | Reviewed this property |
This response is a little late. I've never been to Nepenthe, but did have lunch once at Sierra Mar at the Post Ranch Inn. If you're interested in a restaurant with great views, I would consider Rocky Point Restaurant... More
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gator32016
15 May 2016|
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Response from Mohyna | Reviewed this property |
No harm in reserving earlier. We called in March and were told it was booked till June but we were not staying there! But this was dinner. We managed to get lunch booking much more easily. Lunch prices were lower as its... More
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HSG_12
15 February 2016|
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Response from banchewmn | Reviewed this property |
You must have a reservation. Go for lunch if you are on a budget. While expesive, the experience is well worth it. However if you want to "hang" @ a bar go to Nepenthe's for great views, food and drink. Deetjen's also... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$45 - US$120
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Monday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47900 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9576
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Sur
  • Phone Number: +1 831-667-2800
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Description
High atop the cliffs, offering breathtaking views is Sierra Mar, winner of Wine Spectator's prestigious Grand Award. Offering an unconventional fine dining experience, Executive Chef John Cox presents inquisitive food creations featuring ingredients highlighted by a sense of place and culture. Selections from the award-winning wine cellar enhance the innovative, inspired cuisine.
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