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Ballard Inn Restaurant

2436 Baseline Ave., Ballard, CA 93463
805-688-7770
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Ranked #1 of 1 Restaurants in Ballard
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Wed - Sun 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Contemporary, Californian, Pacific Rim
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Alamo Pintado
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Orange, California, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My husband and I were going to celebrate which entailed drinking wine and we didn't want to drive. We decided to have dinner at the Inn we were staying at and i am glad we did. Our food was deliciously prepared and the service was good. My husband had the duck and it was cooked, seasoned to perfection. I had... More 

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seal beach,ca
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100 reviews 100 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We come to this area every year between Christmas & New Years to sample the wines and to enjoy good food. This was our first visit to the Ballard Inn and we had a great meal. I had the duck that was perfect and my wife had the black cod (sablefish) which I helped her finish. We brought our own... More 

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Love Ballard Inn. Always celebrate special occasions there and the occasional special night out. Have never been disappointed. Staff is warm, friendly, and knowledgable... and show great care and finesse with their work. We love it here. Delish!

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Carlsbad, CA
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

If you're looking for a restaurant with excellent French-Continental inspired food (with a touch of Japanese influence) with a diverse wine list and top notch service, you'll love The Ballard Inn Restaurant. We do. Been eating here for several years. Our experience during the weekend of 11/21-11/22/14 was no exception.

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Santa Maria, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Wonderful setting in an old portion of Northern Santa Barbara county, close to the old town of Los Olivos. This is the center of the Wine industry of Santa Barbara Couny, and as you would suspect they have some great wines to offer - but this review is about their food. I had to ask what certain things were on... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
Top Contributor
244 reviews 244 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

To be honest I was expecting more after hearing all the raves from my friends. The restaurant is very pretty. They have seating in the dining room and on the porch which looked like fun. I thought the food was good and nice but not great. I may have ordered the wrong items however. The menu and chef seem highly... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

For my husband's birthday we decided to eat here as we love watching the Inn Crowd with chef Budi on tv. The show always makes us hungry! The dining room is small and inviting. The staff is friendly and attentive as well as knowledgeable about the wines and menu. We each had a different appetizer and different main so we... More 

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I came here for a birthday dinner. It is housed in a quaint and cozy inn. The ambiance is relaxing and comfortable. Our server was vivacious and always available. The food was truly exceptional. For starters we had the corn shiitake mushroom soup and the heirloom tomato cucumber salad. Both were uniquely flavored and delicious. For an... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

A truly enjoyable dinner on every level. The atmosphere is relaxing, elegant, & comfortable. Chef Budi does a tremendous job of creating interesting taste sensations. We enjoyed the Beef Tenderloins, Lamb offering & the Duck. Each a culinary work of art. A much better value & dining experience for us than Mirabelle!! We'll be back!

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Santa Ynez, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

The restaurant is just charming. Cute country hotel, very cozy and yet elegant dining room with fireplace. Several tables on the terrace. Great atmosphere inside, very pleasant to dine outside. Service is very good as well. Food is beautiful mix of Asian elements and local cuisine. And one sees the chef purchasing the produce at Solvang Farmers Market weekly without... More 

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Additional Information about Ballard Inn Restaurant

Address: 2436 Baseline Ave., Ballard, CA 93463
Phone Number: 805-688-7770
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ballard
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: Contemporary, Californian, Pacific Rim

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