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The Vineyard House

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3631 Sagunto St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460-9577
+1 805-688-2886
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Mon 11:30 am - 2:30 am
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USCoast
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We are so glad we chose this restaurant sight-unseen for our first visit to "downtown" Santa Ynez - it is lovely inside & out, and accommodated 10 of us with no trouble at the last minute. The menu offers a variety of selections and food is delicious. Plus the friendly staff was extremely considerate to allow us all to visit... More 

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San Clemente, California
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I loved our evening at the Vineyard House! Service and meal were excellent. The menu is a classic mix of seafood, meats, and pasta dishes, perfect after the end of a lovely day of wine tasting! We will definitely be back and will recommend to our friends. If it's warm enough we recommend the patio for sure!

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Thank juliennes567
Bobby L, Public Relations Manager at The Vineyard House, responded to this review

Thank you the 4 Star review and your patronage. We work to offer the best food, and best possible environment either inside or on our patio, along with our classic mix of foods it is our pleasure to serve our quests. Have an enjoyable day and hope see you soon! More 

Santa Ynez, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 10, 2017

For birthdays, anniversaries, and other celebrations our family always chooses the "Vineyard House" restaurant in Santa Ynez. The owner is very personable, the staff are excellent, the food is great, and the price is very reasonable. My wife and I recommend the "Vineyard House" restaurant to all of our friends.

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Thank wavehopper15
Bobby L, Public Relations Manager at The Vineyard House, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 Star review, your continued patronage and referrals. We agree with you when dinning in Santa Ynez the Vineyard House is our favorite. We especially enjoy the Brea Chicken sandwich with a cup of tomato Bisque soup. Have a great Holiday! More 

Oceanside, California
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed March 28, 2017

We were staying at the Santa Ynez Inn and walked next door to the Restaurant. Reservations weren't necessary during the week. Had a good view of the street and outside porch from inside the restaurant. Food was well prepared (dinner) and served in a reasonable period of time. Wait Staff was very friendly and efficient. Split a salad with my... More 

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Thank Michael W
Bobby L, Public Relations Manager at The Vineyard House, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 Star review and your patronage. Glad you had an enjoyable stay and dinner in Santa Ynez it is one of the more pleasant area's in California. We will pass your complements on to the staff they are often over looked. Have a GRAND day and hope to see you again. More 

Santa Ynez, California
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Yes it's very popular as a luncheon & dinner spot....but we save it for Sunday brunch. Neat atmosphere, comfortable and quaint.

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Thank Greg S
Bobby L, Public Relations Manager at The Vineyard House, responded to this review

Thank you for the 4 Star review and your patronage. Glad you enjoyed the Sunday Brunch and as the weather continues to improve the patio will be available for your enjoyment. Have a great day. More 

Arroyo Grande, California
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110 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed February 27, 2017 via mobile

40 of us were staying as a group in flying flags RV park in Buellton. We needed to find a great restaurant for our final dinner together. Jim Sobell was very gracious and reserved the large dining room for our group. Everything was set up in advance and we could order off the menu with four selections. We did not... More 

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Thank mariposa67
jim s, Public Relations Manager at The Vineyard House, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 Star review and your patronage. It was a pleasure serving the group and we enjoyed having you. Here's wishing you safe travels! More 

Santa Barbara, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

A relaxed comfortable lunch after a hike nearby. Delicious food and wine in a lovely setting . Venison chili perfect on a chilly day

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Thank stb934
jim s, Public Relations Manager at The Vineyard House, responded to this review

Thank you for the 4 Star review and your patronage. It was a pleasure serving you and wishing you have safe travels. More 

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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed February 22, 2017 via mobile

I had a delicious bowl of Pozolo and a fresh Ceaser Salad with a glass of wine and fresh bread. The host and hostess were so nice, service was fast and the atmosphere is delightful!

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Thank Maria M
jim s, Public Relations Manager at The Vineyard House, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 Star review and your patronage. We will make sure the staff gets a copy of your review. Here's wishing you safe travels. More 

Orange County, California
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212 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

This is a quaint old home converted to a restaurant. Staff are friendly but the food was not very creative and lacked flavor. The frittata was more like a fried plain egg. Others in the group had the blueberry pancakes and liked them.

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Thank Sandy C
jim s, Public Relations Manager at The Vineyard House, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and patronage. Have a great day! More 

Huntington Beach, California
2 reviews
Reviewed January 2, 2017

We just purchase a home in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley and this was the first place we ate at. Wed. evenings you can catch music (light Jazz usually) outside. Get there early to sit outside which is very nice on summer nights. We revisited the restaurant and ate inside. Yes also so nice as well as the manager, owner... More 

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Thank Lisasview
jim s, Public Relations Manager at The Vineyard House, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 Star review and your patronage. Welcome to the Santa Ynez Valley it is beautiful here and we have a very welcoming community. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$20 - $35
Cuisine
American, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3631 Sagunto St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460-9577
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Ynez
  • Phone Number: +1 805-688-2886
Description
Set in the heart of Santa Ynez, CA in a charming Victorian house built in 1907, with two beautiful indoor dining areas and two outside decks. The property is surround by large pepper trees that are over 100 years old and frames the stunning view of the surrounding mountains. Voted consistently "Best Outdoor Dining." Lunch is served daily from 11:30 until 3:00 with a wonderful variety of fresh salads, sandwiches, burgers, pizzas and pasta selections. The afternoon APPs menu is from 3:00 until 5:00 featuring appetizers, pizzas or salads. Dinner is served nightly Wednesday (closed Tuesday) through Sunday, from 5:00-9:00 and highlights fresh seafood, steak, pork, chicken and pasta selections that can be paired with a wonderful selection of local wines. Sunday Brunch: The Vineyard House is open at 10:00-3:00 for the best brunch in the Santa Ynez, CA.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?