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From Big Sur to Monterey Bay, the scenery of the Central Coast is world-renowned. The local culinary scene also happens to be second to none. Put the two together and you get a melting pot of world-class dining experiences — restaurants that serve up dramatic, sweeping panoramas of land and sea along with incredible food, service and ambience. 

Here are seven of the best Central Coast restaurants for spectacular eats and gasp-worthy views.