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Fernwood Grill

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920 (Formerly Redwood Grill)
+1 831-667-2129
11:30 - 21:00
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Denver, Colorado
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954 reviews
316 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,102 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in for nachos and drinks. Friendly atmosphere, good service. There is a great deck in the back but it was a little too chilly for us to enjoy.

Thank denver60
Atlanta, GA
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458 reviews
288 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While we didn't eat at Fernwood Grill, we did enjoy some beers on the back deck which is amongst the Redwood trees. It's a nice setting. They have some good draft beers available.

Thank ATL-travel71
Mobile, Alabama
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

They had high hopes but food was stale and the pulled pork sliders were like pulled pork jerky sliders. We were in California and yet they only had one white wine and ewwww it was awful, really. You have the best wines in the world and you are a bar. What happened there? It's beautiful but the cost for our... More 

Thank Sharon D
San Jose, California
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182 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We stayed at Fernwood for three nights and had dinner in the grill on the last night. They have several pizza combinations to pick from or you can build one from the ingredient list. We opted for the goat cheese, sun dried tomato and fresh basil. We did however ask for the pesto sauce instead of the red sauce. It... More 

Thank daveb914
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Great service and lively atmosphere. We had the nachos with chicken and tri-tip and they were awesome!!!

Thank Michelle K
London, United Kingdom
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349 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We were camping at the side of Big Sur and came here for dinner. The menu was't huge, but there was enough choice for supper, nothing fancy, but tasty American food.

Thank Helen S
gold coast, australia
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Came here for lunch one day, the staff were friendly and helpful with menu items. The food servings were large and tasty. Would recommend to anyone staying close by or driving through for a casual meal.

Thank rachelcooke11
Los Angeles
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69 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Love this little gem. Casual indoor/outdoor dining. A great bike or rest stop on the way up or down PCH. Be sure to check out the back and eat at the tables under the redwoods. Oh and play a bit of ping pong!

Thank KCCowgirlLosAngeles
Cerritos, California
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

A very cozy place in the middle of the woods. Gotta love the friendly vibe and very large selection of drinks.

Thank nycchen
Woodland Hills, California, United States
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

After my first visit to Fernwood Grill April 2015, I gave it 5 stars and said that we would "definitely return." Well, we did... and it was completely different experience... and not for the better. First of all, there was huge fire in the area so we could not sit outside. That's okay, we found a nice, quiet spot inside...... More 

Thank Rich W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920 (Formerly Redwood Grill)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Sur
  • Phone Number: +1 831-667-2129

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?