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632 Santa Barbara St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1637
805-963-0378
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9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Get off State St. and visit the real Santa Barbara....laid back folk eating Jill's amazing food and enjoying generously-poured drinks!!

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Dallas, Texas
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bar is great ....get the chicken platter. You will Love it...lightly fried chicken on top of mashed potatoes smothered on a buttermilk gravy. Large enough portion to split! Very quaint atmosphere...romantic!

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Thank Zstkbrkr
Ventura, California
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

I always enjoy a visit to Jill's as it has everything I want: a warm welcome, fun and comfortable décor, always delicious food, and that extra special something that makes you want to come back. I've visited Jill's multiple times for lunch and once for dinner and have never been disappointed. Their friendly service and great selection of dishes hits... More 

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Thank Lynluke
Winchester, United Kingdom
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210 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Bit off the beaten track but worth the effort to find ,good food and service plus a very good beer in PoppyPoppy .recomended

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Thank hantshawk
Livonia, Michigan
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

This was my first visit to Santa Barbara and Jill's Place. The food was excellent! The restaurant was very nice and the staff was extremely friendly. I would highly recommend this place.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

Our waitress, Rosie was fantastic! The house Manhattan made with Pendleton was everything I needed..but I also ordered the Buttermilk Fried Chicken at Rosie's urging and it did not let me down! Romantic little spot, Excellent Food! Go here! Even the mayor running for Congress used it as her fund raising spot. Love that!

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Thank Summer S
North Vancouver
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

Went for lunch on a Wednesday on advice of a local. No problems with street parking near by. Interior design and decor was cool. Jill wasn't there but the staff was on the ball. Had great sandwiches. Clubhouse with spectacular bacon. Wife wouldn't share with me. I had oven roasted turkey with lots of cranberry sauce. Not disappointed. Seemed to... More 

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Thank Pat H
Indianapolis, Indiana
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Our service was great, we had our drinks immediately, soup and salad quickly and the garlic bread with the starters was really good. We had looked for a place with good steaks, I had the petite filet, just the right size with scalloped potatoes and very fresh seasonal veggies. The split pea soup was wonderful, the steak very tender and... More 

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Thank KathyA1
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

My wife and I ate at Jill's Place last night. I had not been there in years, and Linda claims she had never been there. Jill's is located sort of off the beaten track, so it is a local place and many tourists may not know about it. Jill's has been pleasantly remodeled due to fire damage a few years... More 

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Thank SBBusboy
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Really good steak. Tucked away from the tourist area. A favorite with locals. Easy parking and good service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 632 Santa Barbara St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1637
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: 805-963-0378

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