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San ysidro lane, Santa Barbara, CA
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Ranked #76 of 454 Restaurants in Santa Barbara
Price range: $25 - $100
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: Eclectic, Californian, Family Fare
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Anaheim Hills, California
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

For my wife's birthday I booked 2 nights at the outstanding San Ysidro Ranch and the Wine Spectator Dinner in the Stonehouse restaurant. Our reservation was at 6pm as they open. We were seated a a table for two inside. I believe it was the Maitre d' who silently placed 2 menus on the table. I opened one to find... More 

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Marina del Rey, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I'll say 'Amen" to that! This restaurant is great, and I'm a foodie who eats in lots of restaurants. I know exquisite quality when I see it...and eat it!

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Tequesta, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I visited the Stonehouse while in town for a wedding. I had called even before we arrived in California to make our reservations. While I neglected to get the name of the young lady who took my reservation, she deserves recognition for her friendly, helpful hints for our up coming dining experience. We were told to arrive... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

My wife and I were vacationing in Santa Barbara, and we were told about the Stone House from a friend. After eating here, I was shocked that it wasn't in at least the top 5 in Trip Advisor. However, that made it all the more special because it felt kind of like our little secret. We arrived and the grounds... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

It's not cheap and the amount of food you get for the money means that it makes sense to have all the courses but the location makes it worth a visit. The service was ultra slick, the servers were knowledgeable, engaging and enthusiastic. Food was good but they should be a little less tight with the portions. Desserts were exceptionally... More 

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Fair Haven, New Jersey
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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

What an elegant setting outside with such a beautiful view. The food was elegantly prepared and presented. The steak Diane was pricey but so worth it, flame prepared tableside. Great wine list. Service was professional and friendly. Go for a special occasion and be prepared for the price but we were not disappointed.

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Perris, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We eat at the Stonehouse on my son 7 birthday, ( he like Fancy places), and this was the perfect place to accomplish his wishes, nice and romantic, outside terrace, fancy excellent food and great service, we really recommend this restaurant if you like to enjoy a unforgettable time in Santa Barbara.

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Omaha, Nebraska, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This was the most beautiful restaurant I have ever gone to. The grounds all like an English garden. Lots of photo ops. Very elegant on the terrace. Wait staff was excellent, food was to die for, a little expensive, but a wonderful fine dining experience. It is once in a lifetime fun!

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Burlingame, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We dined outdoors and the food was very well prepared -- duck for me, pork chop for my husband. Starter of gazpacho with lobster and crab was perfect. Portions were large for us but we're not the biggest eaters. Duck and pork cooked just right. Nice wine list.

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Los Angeles, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

After visiting the nearby Lotusland gardens, a friend and I had lunch at the restaurant of the San Ysidro Ranch hotel. Service, food and ambience were top-notch. I had the roasted chestnut soup appetizer and halibut with asparagus entree, both of which were wonderful as was the olive bread. Lemon tart dessert good but not outstanding-- kind of runny. I... More 

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Additional Information about the stonehouse

Address: San ysidro lane, Santa Barbara, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: Eclectic, Californian, Family Fare

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