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S Y Kitchen

1110 Faraday St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460-9655
+1 805-691-9794
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“pappardelle” (22 reviews)
“octopus salad” (18 reviews)
“sliders” (16 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 pm - 9:30 pmAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1110 Faraday St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460-9655
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff is welcoming and attentive to the details, ie, keeping water glasses filled. Food descriptions by Alex were most helpful in making dinner selections. Ambiance is pleasant, despite no real scenic view of anything. Excellent Italian selections--pasta and Italian sausage was especially good.

Thank 6-9Bruin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really interesting menu, well prepared food...very crowded so make a reservation. Sort of pricey for what you get.

Thank Wiltonsjs
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to this restaurant several times and have not been impressed. Some of the food choices are interesting, but for me there was little. I only eat chicken and fish as meats so I may have missed out on a lot, but my...More

Thank caseybemis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very cozy nice restaurant with both inside and outside seating as well as patio. The food is mostly Italian healthy food. We have tried many items in the menu and it was amazing - truffle pizza, octopus salad, lamb as well as salmon. All amazing,...More

Thank Marimiri
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow, what a great charming place. Ambiance was casual and fantastic. They had a mix of tables with small groups, couples and a few larger groups. Also, there were also a table of 8 that included 4 younger kids (~12+ yr olds). They offer indoor...More

Thank Kholorz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great, no, absolutely excellent lunch! Prosciutto appetizer was amazing. Hubby had Ragu Pasta and I had a mushroom pasta. Could not be better! Service exceptional! The meals and service were an absolute 10 !

Thank mtbracki
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We celebrated a birthday here with a group. The menu was pre-selected for the group, but the food was lovely. The fruit tart was particularly delicious,but we also enjoyed the pastas and salads.

Thank AdriennePhilly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant lived up to all the reviews I read. The staff were very attentive but not in your way and the menus has something foe everyone. I had a wonderful fish dish wile my husband and amazing pasta. The table shared a beautiful beet...More

Thank NCJustMe
Reviewed June 14, 2017

This place has such a quaint charm to it you'll feel like you're in an actual home. Not to mention the staff makes you feel like you're at home. I had the ribeye steak sliders with truffle cheese and split their homade pasta with my...More

Thank jessicaleedj
Reviewed May 29, 2017

We have had craft cocktails at the bar and appetizers many times. However, this was our first time in the dining area with complete meals. Amazing is just one word to describe and entire delectable dinner experience. Pineapple Basil Margaritas to start (OMG) and then...More

Thank ValentineRosie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1110 Faraday St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460-9655
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Ynez
  • Phone Number: +1 805-691-9794
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