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Finch and Fork

31 W Carrillo St, Canary Hotel, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3212
+1 805-879-9100
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (25 reviews)
“deviled eggs” (27 reviews)
“lamb burger” (14 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
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LOCATION
31 W Carrillo St, Canary Hotel, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3212
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate in our hotel on our first night as we had a long drive and night was drawing in.Restaurant was quiet but our waiter took his time in dealing with us which would have put some people off and wasn't particularly sociable but perhaps that's...More

Thank mickthebookie
Angela C, Manager at Finch and Fork, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

mickthebookie Glad you enjoyed our food and ambiance here! It looks like the service missed the mark a little for you. I hope you will give us another try soon. Cheers!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a delicious dinner here and when one of the items came out over spiced the server quickly took care of it and got us a less spicy dish which was a wonderful as she said it would be. The menu changes, so I...More

Thank Colleen R
Angela C, Manager at Finch and Fork, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Colleen R So happy that everything was to your liking! Some dishes have a little heat, and that is not for everyone. We love to hear when our service team makes our guests as comfortable as possible. Cheers!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here with a group of 6 for brunch and had a great time. The food was excellent and we had awesome service.

Thank Will M
Angela C, Manager at Finch and Fork, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Will M Happy to hear you had a great brunch here with us! We love to hear that our food and service was both right on target. Cheers!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good for breakfast, brunch or lunch. Serves different styles of eggs, some burgers and salads. The chicken burger was very good, as was the kale and chicken salad.

Thank Pixxidix
Angela C, Manager at Finch and Fork, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Pixxidix It looks like you joined us for a couple of meals with us! We are happy that we satisfied all around. Come join us again next you are in town. Cheers!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On our last morning we had a beautiful muffin and fruit salad for breakfast, which we ordered as part of a complimentary breakfast with the hotel. The service was outstanding.

Thank BestFoodFan
Angela C, Manager at Finch and Fork, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

BestFoodFan So glad you enjoyed your time dining here with us! Come see us next time you are in town. Cheers!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed breakfast here many times and commented it did not feel like a hotel restaurant but stand alone place you would come to enjoy a good meal.

Thank AnniG2329
Angela C, Manager at Finch and Fork, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

AnniG2329 We are glad you have joined us for breakfast many times! We love being apart of the Canary hotel and we are always happy to hear that we exceed expectations of a hotel restaurant. You are making us blush with the kind words. Cheers!

Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

We selected the dish of the evening -buttermilk fried chicken - and a couple of vegetable dishes on the waiters recommendation. More than enough for two! The chicken was amazing and rightly described by the chef as comfort food! For breakfast, the Big Sur cold...More

Thank Carol E
Angela C, Manager at Finch and Fork, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2017

Carol E We are so happy that you enjoyed your dinner here with us and then came back to join us for breakfast. We are always happy to hear that our food is making people happy across the board. We hope you will come visit...More

Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

The dining room appears quite comfortable, service was excellent and the food was very good but the noise level when the dining room was filled was terrible. This seems partly due to the acoustics of the dining area but also due to the large number...More

Thank chuckAZ
Angela C, Manager at Finch and Fork, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2017

chuckAZ We are glad that our service and food was excellent. Sometimes it can get a little loud in here when we get busy and we are so sorry that disrupted your meal. Please try us out again soon. Cheers!

Reviewed September 2, 2017

Drinks there the 1st night. Great bartenders and service. Late breakfast the 2nd day. The food was excellent and seating comfortable and staff were exceptionally helpful.More

Thank t3media
Angela C, Manager at Finch and Fork, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2017

t3media So happy to hear that you had such a great time with us. We love to hear when our guests love our service and come back again and again. Getting an "exceptionally helpful" review of our staff is music to our ears! Come join...More

Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

Amazing lunch experience! The restaurant kept the kitchen open for us at the end of lunch and served up great food, split into half portions for us so we could try more STUFF. Must have: poblano and leek soup, the chop smoked salmon salad. Wine...More

Thank bspokelife
Angela C, Manager at Finch and Fork, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2017

bspokelife Wow! It looks like we were able to make a really special time for you here. We are always happy to put a smile on your face! We hope you will come see us again soon. Cheers!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$24 - $40
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 W Carrillo St, Canary Hotel, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3212 (Formerly Finch & Fork Restaurant)
    (Chapala)
  • Public Transportation: Main Station
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-879-9100
  • E-mail
Description
Finch & Fork is a Modern American Restaurant and Bar centrally located on the corner of Carrillo and Chapala streets in the heart of Santa Barbara's vibrant downtown. Chef James Siao draws inspiration from the vibrant local ingredients sourced from farmers and ranchers to craft an ingredient driven menu of delectable social plates and soul satisfying larger plates. His Cuisine is meant to be served with artisanal wines, craft cocktails, and great beers in the relaxed atmosphere of our bar, lounge, and dining room.
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