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Brothers Restaurant at the Red Barn

3539 Sagunto St, The Red Barn, Santa Ynez, CA 93460-9381
+1 805-688-4142
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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11:30 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Gluten Free Options
3539 Sagunto St, The Red Barn, Santa Ynez, CA 93460-9381
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great service. We made a reservation at 7:30 on a Saturday night. We walked in a were seated immediately. Perfect

Thank hertzdav
Reviewed 1 week ago

Meals were awesome. Full of flavor. Nice decor, not overly embellished. Great service. On the higher end for pricing of meals but well worth it. Would highly recommend.

Thank jon f
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were referred by a girl we met at a local winery, was starting to fill up as we arrived but we were able to get a table. A basket of rolls, baked in house started us off, and they were great. Wife got a...More

Thank Gunner62
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our 25th wedding anniversary and almost 25 years since we've been back to Solvang. The Red Barn was recommended by some people we met at our hotel, and thanks to our GPS phone we found it. Very nice dinning environment, great service and...More

Thank Roger B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Each person in our group ordered something different and we were all extremely pleased with what we received. Unfortunately i would say it was good for intimate dinners as the place was really loud. Decent wine list.

1  Thank Kathleen L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We ate here on our first night in the area and it was a great experience. We thought the tuna tartare was divine and also enjoyed the fried octopus and beef tacos. Excellent service and the decibel level was very manageable.

Thank AdriennePhilly
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

The street signage in this area is not the best, we arrived late for our reservation. The hostess was able to seat us after some consulting of the seating chart. Thank God for that! I would not have wanted to miss eating here. We found...More

1  Thank James W
Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

We stopped into the bar and had a drink and appetizer. Interior on the restaurant is well done and the bar area is very comfortable. Service was excellent and the calamari appetizer was really good.

Thank 424wguava
Reviewed May 12, 2017

great food, the burger special is always great, and the filet mignon is just wonderful the service is very good, the atmosphere a little less than you'd expect - but still nice, and outside is great. relatively expensive, but well worth it !

Thank 26deanneb
Reviewed April 24, 2017

The food was absolutely great. The service was also great. Full bar with great wine selection. Menu was broad enough to satisfy. We had lamb chops and a pork chop. Both done to perfection. The lamb was enough to satisfy two people. I would recommend...More

Thank John C
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September 15, 2015|
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Response from caseybemis | Reviewed this property |
I really don't know for sure. But it's worth asking. This is a fairly large restaurant with a back area that adjoins the main restaurant and private patio that would be ideal for a private party. Don't know if they have... More
Scott C
August 27, 2015|
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Response from JSandCO | Property representative |
There is no outdoor seating so only certified assistance dogs are accepted indoors.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$45 - $70
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3539 Sagunto St, The Red Barn, Santa Ynez, CA 93460-9381
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Ynez
  • Phone Number: +1 805-688-4142
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With a fresh, de rigueur exterior of barn-red paint, the interior expresses the warmth of a local tavern, using clean lines and a rustic feel. Accented with oak, restored branded wood beams, a white paneled ceiling and wrought iron lighting, the L-shaped room is refreshed, with higher ceilings and massive glass windows that open the space. As before, there is an open display kitchen observing the chefs at work. Newly created for the restaurant is a glass-enclosed wine room flanking the dining room that co-exists with two wood-burning fireplaces preserved from the original Red Barn. Firewood is supplied by the Agin Brothers, the family that has serviced the Nichols family with seasoned wood for ten years. Two wrought iron and rope chandeliers, hand crafted by local blacksmith Hans Duus, illuminate the room and are lighted with replicas of vintage Edison light bulbs, with more of the Edison-styled glass globes accenting the room. The walls are decorated with historical photographs of Los Rancheros Visitores, the club of local horsemen and ranchers dating back to 1929. Salvaged during the construction was wallpaper discovered under layers of paint and paneling, beautifully illustrated with dancing girls, pistols, playing cards and saloons, now preserved, framed, and gracing the dining room walls. JC's handsome bar was created by locals Scott and Chris Bruhn who used a felled pine tree salvaged from Figueroa Mountain to form the expansive bar top.
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