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All 1 Casmalia Restaurants

The Hitching Post

3325 Point Sal Road, Casmalia, CA 93429
805-937-6151
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Ranked #1 of 1 Restaurants in Casmalia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $45
Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Alexandria, VA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Friends who live in the area know this place well. We, of course, heard of it from the film, Sideways. This is a different location, same chain. Very homey decor--nothing fancy. A very cute outdoor area with garden art and a koi pond. But that's not why you come here. You come for the steaks, grilled over an oak fire.... More

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CA
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The food in this out of the way restaurant is cooked over an oak wood fire pit. No matter if the steak order is rare, medium, or well done it's always perfectly prepared! The chef is a master over his fire pit. An unexpected dish is lobster, prepared over the same Oak fire pit, that is delicious!

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Santa Cruz, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Saturday night special was a 30 ounce ribeye. Made me think of that steak place in Amarillo "72 ounce steak. You eat it all, it's free."

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Pismo Beach, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

My husband and I were recommended this restaurant and since we were planning on playing Marshallia Ranch we decided to try it. The appearance and location was not what one would choose. The bar opened at 4pm and so we all had a cocktail, which where good and the bartender was very entertaining. The waitress was very helpful with choices.... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

After a long day of travel, we traveled from Vandenberg AFB to the Hitching Post. A good find in the middl of nowhere. The smell..from the parking lot was intriguing. Not a fancy place, a little too pricey, but good. We decided to split our meal and were pleasantly surprised. Our meal came with a tray of veggies, shrimp cocktail... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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72 reviews 72 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

After a long day on the road and despite having booked the landmark Hitching Post II in Buellton, thought about the shorter trip to Casmalia. A very cutesy restaurant in a one-horse town in the middle of nowhere. The food, chatter and buzz, every bit as good as its sister but after some recon activity, found a delightful koi pond... More

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santa clara
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

My first visit to the Hitching Post was in 1979 and the restaurant had an atmosphere of the West, the food was great and the staff were "down home". The 2014 visit was okay, but not as good. The staff was less friendly, food was a little above average. It's not worth the 10 mile drive from Santa Maria on... More

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REDONDO BEACH, CA
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50 reviews 50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I am greatly saddened to say that one of my favorites, Hitching Post I, Casmalia, CA, has declined. I have been going there for 19 years and have always looked forward to a return trip. I live in Southern California so it's quite a hike for me to visit HP. The event has always been in conjunction with a few... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

My Porsche Club were on a Central California Coast tour and stopped in Casmalia at the Hitching Post for an early dinner(4:30pm). The HP had been checked out before and we asked if they could handle a group of 50 people. They stated that at that hour, before it was busy, they could. Upon all 26 cars and 54 people... More

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Destin, Florida
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52 reviews 52 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Would have to say some of the best BBQ Beef I have ever had. Did the house special 36oz bone in Ribeye Damn wonderful and full of a very distinct BBQ flavor I have never had before. Others had Filet, sirloin, and reg. menu rib eye. All just loved it and the wine selection was up to speed. Kind of... More

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Additional Information about The Hitching Post

Address: 3325 Point Sal Road, Casmalia, CA 93429
Phone Number: 805-937-6151
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Casmalia
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 45
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse

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