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9 W Victoria St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3123 (State)
+1 805-730-1160
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Chanhassen, Minnesota
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304 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hands down one of the best meals I have ever eaten. My wife had the roasted duck breast, and her eyes rolled back into her head when she tasted it. I had the rack of lamb and was expecting three or four small lollipop size ribs. I had six large ribs perfectly cooked to my medium-rare specification. Service was absolutely... More 

Thank Sid R
Chatsworth, California
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117 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here for our 30th anniversary, a gift from our daughter & son in law, and it was great! Our waiter, Joaquin, was honestly one of the best we ever had, anywhere. Started with the mushroom ragout which was delicious. My husband had the foie gras which he throughly enjoyed. Main course was perfectly cooked pork chop with a... More 

Thank lorrie56
Aliso Viejo, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary here Saturday night, and even though the place was packed, it felt like we were the only ones there. The staff is personable, attentive, knowledgeable, professional and fun! And then you get to experience the food!!! We sampled as much as we could and were never disappointed. Our expectations were high because of their... More 

Thank _docbclark1
Lahaina, Hawaii
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing dinner and server. Dig dessert amazing! Great wine list and ambience. Definitely one of the best restaurants in SB.

Thank MauiConcierge123
Santa Barbara, California
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104 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Bouchon has a reputation as one of Santa Barbara's finest restaurants and on our recent visit there it lived up to its reputation. The chef's approach is to use fresh ingredients--most locally grown--to fashion a healthy meal with local color. The food is uniformly good, the service is always first rate and the wine list is extensive. The prices are... More 

Thank Penn69
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a group business dinner in a private room. The service was impeccable and food delicious. My favorite course was the Waygu ribeye. It was cooked a perfect medium rare. It was not a large portion, but with the other courses, still decadent. My neighbor, who was very hungry from a strenuous day of wine tasting, thought it was... More 

Thank alex_miller_1201
London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dining at Bouchon was a delight. Friendly knowledgable staff. A relaxed atmosphere. Authentic rather than trendy. A fantastic wine list. But the real highlight was the food. The heritage tomato salad was deliciously fresh, and it was nice that they split it for us to easily share. We both opted for fish dishes, the sea bass and salmon, again deliciously... More 

Thank Dan D
Huntington Beach, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was great, very attentive. The menu is very farm to table with no vegetarian entree options. Being a vegetarian I had an appetizer for my entree, which was fine and I could have requested something else and I believe the chef would have been accommodating. It is just frustrating to have a meal made up of other dinners sides... More 

Thank Belinda A
Carlsbad, California
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85 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Made a reservation here for our anniversary dinner as we were just passing through here for one night on our way to Paso Robles. I don't think we could have picked a better place to celebrate our 21st! Every aspect of this night went perfectly. Our server, I think his name is Abe...not 100% certain, but he was wonderful! So... More 

Thank scoshi
Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One month later, I still smile when I think about the meal we had at Bouchon. We eat out a lot but this meal was definitely one to remember. Every dish was outstanding and we asked the server to make wine pairing suggestions for each course. The meal was simply amazing and the service was impeccable. They even gave greats... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$24 - $36
French, European
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 W Victoria St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3123
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-730-1160
Farm-to-table gem in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara. The Original California bouchon, menu features local produce and wines. Charming rustic ambience with hardwood floors, open kitchen and inviting patio. Service is warm, friendly and informed.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?