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Big Sur Bakery & Restaurant

Pacific Coast Hwy. (Rte. 1, 30 miles S. of Carmel) Send to Phone
831-667-0520 | Menu
Peace, love and simply tasty food reign in this kitchen.
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Local Deals: 120 * 90

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Breakfast daily, Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner Tues.-Sun., Brunch Sat.-Sun.
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Big Sur Bakery & Restaurant Restaurant Review

: South coast residents flock to this funky, ranch-style restaurant to pick up wood-fired, nine-grain breads and other bakery indulgences (jammin’ jelly donuts that ooze sugary peril) from Michelle Rizzolo. Her husband, chef Philip Wojtowicz, shares kitchen space, kicking it with a simple and pastoral repertoire. He delivers a burger to remember, served on a house-made bun with thick-cut steak fries and pizzas that bring the wood oven into play. Still straightforward and in character with the menu, Wojtowicz ups the ante: rustic wild salmon and succotash and a crispy half chicken epitomize craggy coastal cuisine. Anything home-baked equals a home run; when in season, the cherry tart or blueberry ice box cheesecake will set anyone right on a Highway 1 journey. There's always an interesting label on the evolving wine list. The staff has a flair for the theatrical --- but then, what else to expect in one of the most dramatic places on earth?

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