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Cafe Kevah

48510 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9549
+1 831-667-2344
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (27 reviews)
“panini” (11 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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48510 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9549
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The cafe opens earlier than Nepenthe so that was a nice option. The view is wonderful but the way they operate is really unpleasant. So unpleasant that I would not recommend it. There is always a huge line so you get in it right away....More

Thank NextstopNewZealand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped off at Cafe Kevah this morning whilst driving from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco up Highway 1. We had left really early- about 6:30am so were glad to come across the cafe at 9am, just as it was opening. The food and...More

Thank Steven K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Views are lovely but thats not what this review is about. The cafe is a nice place to go in the sense that you do see the views. But the cafe in terms of its food - only medicore and the cost doesn't match the...More

Thank f6travellers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Terrible service. The manager was angry and stressed. These guys should change proffesion. Don’t eat here.

Thank Balderdog
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In these beuatiful surroundings, cafe kevah was a huge disapointment. This was due to an extremely unfriendly service. They were about to close the kitchen in 5 minutes and we were basically shouted at not ordering fast enough. We were only having few paninis and...More

1  Thank Karen R L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Good meal. The breakfast burrito was really tasty. French toast was just standard. Quick service. Good price. Unfortunately the view was fogged over, but the restaurant can't control that. Would eat here again, hopefully better weather. Get the breakfast burrito.

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The views are amazing, no matter the weather. We stop by this place every time we pass by. We've been there in sun, fog, and rain. The mocha is always good, and the pictures always turn out magical!

Thank Stephanie K
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

After driving down highway 1 through the Big Sur it was time for a break. We pulled into car park of Cafe Kevah after a struggle we managed to get parked, mind it was July 4th, so the area was very busy. There is a...More

Thank blc45reb
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Cafe Kevah and Nepenthe in Big Sur were recommended to us, so we travelled from Carmel. We arrived at 3.25pm, just in time for last order at 3.30pm in Cafe Kevah, as advertised on their website, only to be told by one of the waiters...More

Thank clarkeswood
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

The view is great and the breakfast/brunch was fantastic. We didn’t have to queue for long and considering the setting etc I think the prices were fairly reasonable. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank Shai1906
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18 April 2016|
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Response from Diane O | Reviewed this property |
Why don't you check the online menu for Kevah. I'm not sure if Nepenthe serves that, but give them a try also. The only other clifftop, ocean view restaurants in the Central Coast area would be in the Avila Beach, She'll... More
Noel Z
28 July 2015|
Response from Jackie M |
I think they do, on a lead only
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Scenic view, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48510 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9549
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Sur
  • Phone Number: +1 831-667-2344
Beautiful outdoor seating with spectacular view of 60 miles of California coast. Brunch menu/counter service.
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