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Big Sur Deli

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47520 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9632
+1 831-667-2225
07:00 - 20:00
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Eastern USA
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84 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our group had four different sandwiches - all were superb. Beer selection was outstanding. Service was simple, but quick and efficient. Value for cost - GREAT

Thank Schrodinger Cat
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

You can custom make sandwiches to order which my wife did. I selected the freshly grilled half chicken which was very good. We both enjoyed our meals while taking in the beauty of the area. Great place to stop and not break the bank.

Thank Soccerguy18
Belgrade, Montana
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726 reviews
496 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

BIG SUR & BIG Sandwiches on the freshest bread. Plenty of meat, no skimping here! Quick service and even a place to sit down if you'd like. Great music playing if your like us and enjoy the Allman Bros and classic rock. We were happy sitting and and eating without a rush. We had a Smoked Turkey wot Provolone and... More 

Thank jeffreyshapiro
Jackson, new jersey
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped in today for a s a sandwich Nov10th .After passing up $19 sandwiches at 3 different stops (I'm talking BLT sandwiches$19) finally a place that does not price gouge! $5-$8 big sandwiches and to top it off Good! $1 cans of soda too! Right next to the Tap house and post office .Well worth the stop.

Thank shorerider
Agoura Hills, California
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702 reviews
392 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 282 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

After having a beer in brew house next door, stopped here to get sandwiches to go. Lots of ingredient choices and sandwiches are custom made. Wrapped in plastic wrap they kept great while we went on hike nearby. Lots of food at an affordable price. Wasn't crowded and they made the sandwiches in a couple of minutes. Great option for... More 

Thank Craig-World-Travelle
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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62 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We ordered a sandwich to go, service was quick and the sandwiches were good, although I didn't care for the white bread they use which is an important factor to a great sandwich.

Thank Jessica M
Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia
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340 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Our son recommended this stop; truly gourmet type sandwiches that were great; I think we all had "Italian sandwiches"; chips, soft drinks, and/or beer and you have the perfect lunch; excellent service, glad we stopped here; Would definitely return if in the area again.

Thank Frank S
Fisherville, Kentucky
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Saw firefighters stopping here for morning coffee and figured what could be wrong with this choice! Great idea! Cool local deli with breakfast sandwiches, but better as a deli and general store. Coffee was fresh and hot. Also the location for evening fare at the Taphouse.

Thank Rufuscnm
Spokane, Washington
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195 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

I love this little place after a long and pleasant drive. Nice place to stop and stretch your legs. The most pleasant surprise I found here was the only can of Gourmet Boneless & Skinless Sardines in pure olive oil made by Cannery Row Sardine Co. !!! Nowhere in the Cannery Row did I find a sardine (which was puzzling... More 

Thank MimieW
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for some lunch on the way to San Fransisco. We had a cheese and ham grilled sandwich which was the best I've ever had. The staff are friendly and the food is great. Absolutely recommended.

Thank Mojones3000

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47520 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9632
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Sur
  • Phone Number: +1 831-667-2225
This is not an official restaurant, but a delicious deli below Big Sur Lodge.

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