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Dinner Menu

We are nestled in the Ventana Coastal Santa Lucia’s Wilderness. We have the magnificent Monterey Bay and America’s Salad Bowl all around us. When you gently blend these wonderful factors with the best climate for growing and tending, you have the magic recipe for great food.

Time: 12:00 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.

Roasted Gilroy Garlic $9.50                                                                                           
Right from Gilroy, our Freshly picked Garlic is roasted and served
with Pita Bread and Balsamic Dressing                                                                                                  

Deep Fried Artichoke Hearts $9.00                                                                                                               
Golden brown and served with Housemade Lemon Aioli Sauce

Fried Zucchini $8.75
Golden brown strips tossed with Parmesan Cheese and served with Tomato Sauce

Roasted Cheese $13.00
Baked Herb Earthy Garlic Cheese served with Pita Bread


Soup of the Day                                                                  
Ask your server for Today’s Special                                                   
Cup $4.00
Bowl $7.00

The Valley View $14.00  
From the top of the trail, you can practically see the whole world. This mixed green salad presents a lively combination of local Organic Greens, Cherry Tomatoes, Avocados, Carrots, Onions, Cucumbers, Beets, Fuji Apples, Artichokes and Balsamic Vinaigrette

Roasted Beet Salad $13.00
Epic Root Mache with Laura Chenel’s Goat Cheese, Toasted Walnuts and
White Balsamic Vinaigrette

Trail Head Caesar $12.75
Hearts of Romaine Lettuce served with our Housemade Caesar
Dressing, Parmesan Cheese and Sourdough Croutons

Cobb Salad $14.00     
Crisp Petite Romaine Hearts, Grilled Chicken, Kalamata Olives, Blue Cheese Crumbles, Bacon
Hard Boiled Egg, Tomatoes and Cucumbers served with House Dressing

Carmel Valley Salad $11.00     
Fresh Organic Greens topped with Cherry Tomatoes, English Cucumbers,
Kalamata, Carrots, Red Onions and your Choice of Dressing


Big Sur Cheese Burger $15.00
This Burger will keep you coming back for more. Our 8 oz. Burger is Fire Grilled
and topped with Iceberg Lettuce, thinly sliced Tomatoes, Dill Pickle, Onion,
our Housemade Aioli and served on a Basil Focaccia bun

Black and Blue Burger $16.50
8 oz. Burger topped with Blue Cheese and Bacon with Cajun Spice

Watsonville Vegetable Sandwich $14.00      
From the Heart of the neighboring Pajaro Valley, the Homeland of America’s Best Organic Vegetable Growers, a Bounty of Fresh Vegetables is topped with Swiss Cheese and our Housemade Aioli and served on whole wheat toast

Chipotle Chicken $14.00    
A Grilled Chicken Breast Marinated in Rosemary, Garlic and Olive Oil,
Topped with Tomatoes, Onions, Lettuce, Chipotle Aioli,
Provolone Cheese and served on a bun

Fish & Chips $17.00
Freshly caught and prepared with Housemade Irish-Style Batter,
served with Fresh Lemon, Tartar Sauce       

The Big-Big Sur Chef Club Sandwich $15.00
Something more than the traditional club sandwich. Roast Beef, Turkey, Forest Ham,
Bacon, Cheese, Lettuce, Tomato and our Housemade Aioli served on an Egg Bread.
(The Chef hopes that you can finish it all!)

All Sandwiches are served with your choice of our Famous Fries or Cole Slaw

House Made Lasagna $19.75    
Freshly made Lasagna with Housemade Béchamel, and Bolognese Sauce  
Your Choice of Beef or Vegetable

Santa Lucia’s Penne Pasta $20.75
Roasted Vegetables from our Coastal Santa Lucia’s Wilderness with    
a Hearty Tomato Sauce and Grated Parmesan Cheese

Fresh Wild Salmon $29.50
Pan Seared Salmon served with Spinach and Ricotta Cheese Raviolis
and a Tomato Basil Relish                                                                                  
Cypress Free Range Roasted Chicken $27.00
Mary’s Herb Marinated Pan Roasted Chicken Breast served with
Seasonal Local Vegetables and Glazed with Cypress Chardonnay Reduction

Pork Osso Buco $29.00
Braised to Perfection and served with Crushed Fingerling Potatoes,
Roasted Root Vegetables and Herb Ajus     

Big Sur Short Rib $28.00
10 hour Braised Chuck of Beef with Pan Roasted Fingerling
Potatoes, Seasonal Local Vegetables and natural juices

Fresh Catch of the Day $30.00 or Steak of the Day $33.00

Beer & Wine Menu (pdf)

A Gratuity of 18% will be added to all Parties of 8 or more even when separate
checks are applied.

Visa, MasterCard and American Express accepted.