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Sebastian's Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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442 Slo San Simeon Road, San Simeon, CA 93452
+1 805-927-3307
11:00 - 16:00
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Wed - Sun 11:00 - 16:00
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152 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sebastian's Cafe is rustic with no frills - but it serves a great chile and pepper jack cheeseburger. My husband and I split the burger and were pleased that the kitchen served each half in its own basket. We also had an order of onion rings, which were very good. The Cafe is expensive ($13 for our burger - sides... More 

Thank NevermindCA
Platte City, Missouri, United States
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here for some lunch after visiting the Hearst Castle. The menu has a lot of offerings but we went with the hamburger. The hamburger was huge ( one is enough for two people!) and was made from Hearst beef. Great stop for a meal!

Thank js_mo_50
Irvine, California
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Beautiful Stop here: we had the burgers here all grass fed beef from the Hearst Ranch, very nice setting for a nice afternoon lunch, nice variety to choose from for snacks & lunch.

Thank Ruby C
San Diego
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86 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

People were very friendly. Food was just fine and reasonably priced. We had the hamburger and fries. There are bathrooms and free drinking water. Great views.

Thank anniedutch13
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Great reviews brought us here after touring the Hearst Castle, but I wasn't convinced. We sat outside on a dirty table with many flies feeding with us. My fish and chips was excellent and the prices were good. It was a struggle to get some water and there's one not-so-nice bathroom with a line. There has to be better around... More 

Thank Jon A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

After our Hearst Castle Tour we stop here to grab lunch. The day before we did wine tasting in Paso Robles and our driver recommended it to us. It was a Sunday and this place was buzzing when we rolled into the parking lot ...good sign. It is SUPER casual which I love places like it. I ordered the Fish... More 

Thank Yougotmeatvacation
Arcadia, California
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I came here because recommended by app. I ordered cheeseburger $12/each. Too expensive! I prefer in-out burger than this one😔

Thank ashamta
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

We had a good experience with the food although it is expensive. I am not a "burger person" but I made an exception and really liked the bread and how juicy it was. We shared some fries and they were tasty, also.

Thank MLTtraveler
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch and a beer after a visit to Hearst Castle. We sat outdoors because it was a nice day. Although it is near the beach, the view is blocked by buildings across the street. The 1/2 pound cheeseburger was excellent and had a great bun as well. The side order of fries was enormous. A single burger... More 

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Cambria, CA
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

First it is very expensive. $14 for an avocado, bacon and cheese burger, and that is WITHOUT French fries or any other side dish. Just the burger. The burger was tasteless. They put some kind of sauce that erases the flavor of the bacon or the beef. It was very messy dripping goop on my hands every time I held... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 442 Slo San Simeon Road, San Simeon, CA 93452
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Simeon
  • Phone Number: +1 805-927-3307

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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