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Jill's Place

632 Santa Barbara St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1637
+1 805-963-0378
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Steakhouse, Bar
$$ - $$$
632 Santa Barbara St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1637
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

We ate at Jill's Place for no particular reason than it was there and we enjoyed a meal there a year or so ago. Atmosphere remains pleasant and relaxed and food is excellent.

Thank DBurnett668
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

went there to get a proper steak and the other recommended restaurants seemed a bit too pricey. and all we could say is wow: 1 8oz filet mignon and a ribeye, both fantastic, coming with sides, a salad and a soup for a total of...More

Thank 830christophm
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Had to get my own water. They ran out of breakfast potatoes. Half the table got them, the rest did not. Didn’t offer substitute. Staff made the decision for me that I was going to have fries instead. They were extremely underdone. I don’t know...More

Thank Everett L
Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch at Jill’s on a Thursday and enjoyed a locally brewed draft beer and a wonderful grilled turkey sandwich with sweet potato fries. Started with a grilled asparagus appetizer that was fantastic. Great atmosphere, super server and really good food. I’d go...More

Thank Steven M
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Jill’s place is wonderful local Jill S. Owns and runs the restaurant and actually is there sometimes and greets you st the table! The food is awesome the family owns a butcher show so your meat is A+ and the drinks and very tasty! With...More

Thank sbdolphin62
Reviewed November 17, 2017

It is my understanding that the owner comes from a family that is in the meat business. So steak and barbecue are their specialties. We had a reservation, but did not need it. The tables are very plain (wood) without tablecloths and the restaurant is...More

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Reviewed August 28, 2017

We had a great time here across the board - food, atmosphere and service were all great. We ordered a large variety of items and not one person in the group has a single complaint.

Thank Keith G
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

A nice change from the bustle of State Street. A local steak house that's been around for a while. Happy hour specials. Good dinner and McConnells ice cream for dessert. Really enjoyable.

Thank phxaz54
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

What a great little find this is. If I could rate it higher than 5 stars, I would. During our road trip of the United States we have not had better service or value for money and the food was plentiful and delicious, too! Both...More

Thank 0908267
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

We met friends there for dinner. It is not our usual choice since is very meat heavy in its menu. The place is pretty noisy until the happy hour crowd is gone. My lamb was good but not great. My wife liked her salmon. The...More

Thank Thomas M
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Susanne L
June 16, 2015|
Response from JillShalhoob | Property representative |
Street Parking Available All Day! City & State Lots Directly Across the Street Open From 6pm, Monday - Friday & All Day Weekends. Our Address: 632 Santa Barbara Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 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: +1 805-963-0378
  • E-mail
Open Monday - Friday (lunch and dinner) and Saturday (brunch and dinner), Jills' Place is located where her father Jerry opened his original Shalhoob's Butcher Shop in 1973. "The Butcher's Daughter" takes pride in the day-to-day operation of her business, personally cutting steaks and overseeing her family recipes. The restaurant is the go-to option for area businesses and is the local's choice for great steaks, chops, chicken, fresh fish, burgers and cocktails. Proudly serving quality food, genuine drink and the Santa Barbara community for 29 years and counting!
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