My husband is celebrating a milestone birthday during Memorial Day weekend. We (and another couple) will be camping in Big Sur that weekend. We'd like to have dinner at a restaurant on Sunday night in Big Sur/Carmel/Monterey to celebrate the birthday. We dined at Nepenthe last year and that was good for our needs. I'd like to do something different this year, if possible. Some restaurant parameters:
- Entrees below $25-ish
- Atmosphere on the casual side. We'll be car-camping and can bring semi-nice clothes, but formal restaurants should probably be out.
- Two of the people especially dig French cuisine, although suggestions for any cuisine would be greatly appreciated.
Having almost zero knowledge of "nicer" restaurants in that area, I could use the help. Thanks!!