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Big Sur Bakery

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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CUISINES
American, Cafe
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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Menu

APPETIZERS
Wood Fired Bread Board
with organic butter + sea salts
Plate of Mixed Olives
with olive oil
Soup of the Day
cup and bowl
Mixed Lettuces, Feta
shaved radishes, pistachios, olive oil + meyer lemon
Grilled Sourdough Toast
corn puddin' + smoked trout roe
Salad of Shaved Summer Melon
fennel, dressed with lime
Heirloom Tomatoes
purslane, olive oil + our chive blossom vinegar
Grilled Octopus
blistered dragon tongue "green" beans + anchovy dressing
WOOD FIRED PIZZA
Traditional Tomato Sauce + Buffalo Mozzarella Pizza Pie
Creamed Greens, Mushrooms + Taleggio Cheese
Roasted Red Peppers, Fontina
red sauce + prosciutto crudo
Green Olive Tapenade
mushrooms, cherry tomatoes + taleggio
Benny's Chili Verde
with chicken, queso fresco + purslane
World Famous Meat Balls
red sauce, mozzarella + micro greens
VEGETABLES
Wilted Kale
cabbage + greens with olive oil, garlic + meyer lemon
Saute of Baby Zucchini
green beans, tomatoes, fennel confit + ham
Braised Romano Beans
with olives, tomato + almonds
Creamy Risotto
with mushrooms, corn, roasted garlic + hint of lemon
WOOD-GRILLED AND ROASTED
served with your choice of vegetable
Butter-Braised Local Halibut Scented
with big sur lemons + sage
Wood-Fired Half Chicken + Savory Garlic Gravy
Wood-Fired Local White Sea Bass
topped with wild fennel butter
Grilled Dry-Aged Prime Beef Strip Loin + Fresh Horseradish
DESSERT
Strawberry Rhubarb Pie
with vanilla ice cream and whipped cream
Lemon Ice Cream Pie
with pistachio crust and lemon curd
Flourless Brownie
with hot fudge, candied walnuts + walnut ice cream
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely breakfast on our way out of town, the veggie frittata was excellent and I’m not kidding that Chai was worth every penny. We also tried the pastries, which were good.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank ATLjen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A real gem go For breakfast and lunch. Try the bacon roll. Soup is good too. friendly and great service.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Loiskraus
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to go for dinner here and absolutely loved the laid back atmosphere but truly enjoyed the high end cuisine

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank austin_TexasLkd
Reviewed January 24, 2019 via mobile

Previous reviews have recommended this place for breakfast but unless you want a scone or a pastry of some sort you will be caught short. Go elsewhere. And at $6.50 for a small hot chocolate they are kidding themselves. Look more abroad.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MurrayF_13
Reviewed January 24, 2019

Enjoyed back-to-back breakfasts at the Big Sur Bakery, the second day sitting outside with a view of the surrounding mountains! Walnut cranberry scones might have been the best I've ever had. Our great breakfasts led us to make a dinner reservation - which was also...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jodi K
Reviewed January 20, 2019

Very interesting place. At first I was disappointed because there were only 3 things on the menu, but the food is excellent. Best hamburger I have ever had. French fries really good. Excellent soup; the chocolate cookies were wonderful. Yes, it is pricey, but you...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank lmdallas
Reviewed January 17, 2019

The food is excellent, the vibe is cozy hideaway mountain cabin, the service and wine direction are outstanding. Our meal was beautifully prepared and artfully presented. This is a MUST visit if you are lucky enough to find yourself on this stretch of coast.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Judith V
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Went there for lunch with my family of 4? Ordered 3 burgers with certain request on the food and they were not met. Food-burger had an odor, not cooked to our request and cost $19 each. The pastry was ok. The coffee was lousy. Total...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sa C
Reviewed January 11, 2019

Had the candied bacon bowtie which was so unbelievably good! My daughter enjoyed her scone. It was pricey but worth a one-time indulgence. We planned to go back to try other baked items but the bakery doesn't open until 8am. They also offer coffee drinks...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank KarenEph320
Reviewed January 6, 2019

We stopped here to grab a few things to tide us over until dinner. Trying to maximize daylight so wanted something quick. We were going to get lunch there until we saw they literally only offered 3 things and one of them was a $19...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Alett G
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Response from fatsoknacki | Reviewed this property |
You will need a reservation for the evening - it was rammed when we were there.
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