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Vineyard House Restaurant

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Californian, Continental
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3631 Sagunto St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
+1 805-688-2886
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 68
    Excellent
  • 52
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Evening Out

Second time in a year, both times excellent. Very pleasant surroundings and meal was excellent both times. Very good selection from menu.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
James W
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Camano Island, Washington
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Scenic view
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138 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Camano Island, Washington
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Second time in a year, both times excellent. Very pleasant surroundings and meal was excellent both times. Very good selection from menu.

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Los Angeles, California
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48 reviews 48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We were a party of 10, all adults. The service was very professional. Spinach salad was delicious, as was the pozole. My taste of duck and steak were both fantastic. I highly recommend Vineyard House if you're in the SY Valley!

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Southport, Australia
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222 reviews 222 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Unlike many of the 'restaurants' in the Solvang / Santa Ynez area, the Vineyard House Restaurant is actually a restaurant, serving excellent food that is obviously prepared by a chef rather than a cook. We went on a mid-week night and although it was a little cool in the early evening, we elected to sit on the beautiful deck. There... More 

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Santa Barbara
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We sat on the outside deck which was lovely, but unfortunately the food was average at best. My spinach salad came out on a small app plate, which proved difficult to eat & flicked pine nuts over the table and into my purse! The pazole was OK and our waitress was pleasant. Wished I could have given more stars, but... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The food and service is always good. They have a wonderful deck and we feel like we have gone on vacation even though we live in Santa Ynez when we eat here.

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Tecumseh, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

There was 10 of us and we all loved our food. The chicken is so good. Every plate was devoured and it is one of the best restaurants I have been too.

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Palm Springs, CA
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110 reviews 110 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This restaurant sits just outside the downtown of the small village of Santa Inez. The menu is California eclectic. The terrace is a lovely spot to relax during the day, or on a warm evening. I appreciated the good service and wine suggestion.

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Lompoc, California
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113 reviews 113 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

Pozole on a cool day in Santa Ynez at the Vineyard House. Just add wine and your bud and it is a great day. We are on a "world tour" looking for the best mussels, key lime pie and pozole. Vineyard House wins the pozole competition. There a lots of other great menu options, a great local wine list, neat... More 

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San Diego, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

We had lunch on a very warm November day. The patio had plenty of shade and was such a pleasant place to eat. There were several people with dogs, which we enjoyed seeing. We had two different salads and both were excellent. Service was also good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We are regulars diners at the Vineyard House and it is my favorite restaurant to eat in the Santa Ynez Valley. I have never had anything but wonderfully prepared, delicious lunches and dinners here. My favorites are Gabe's Salmon and the Chicken Marsala. All the salads are very fresh and the combination of flavors is amazing. Don't forget to try... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3631 Sagunto St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Ynez
  • Phone Number: +1 805-688-2886

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
  • Cuisine: Californian, Continental

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?