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“Innovative cuisine and great service!”
Review of Finch & Fork

Finch & Fork
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Ranked #35 of 576 Restaurants in Santa Barbara
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $24 - $40
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Chapala
Transit: Main Station
Description: Dine in relaxing style at Finch & Fork, a favorite of Santa Barbara restaurants. We serve up American classics created from fresh, local ingredients.
Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

Amazing lunch experience! The restaurant kept the kitchen open for us at the end of lunch and served up great food, split into half portions for us so we could try more STUFF.

Must have: poblano and leek soup, the chop smoked salmon salad.

Wine selection is on point!

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Angela C, Manager at Finch & Fork, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2017

bspokelife Wow! It looks like we were able to make a really special time for you here. We are always happy to put a smile on your face! We hope you will come see us again soon. Cheers!

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Reviewed August 25, 2017

We've been to Finch & Fork before, and maybe it was our entree choices, or the new menu, but Chef James outdid himself! Unambiguously delicious offerings of the short ribs and the salmon were off-the-planet good! And you have to have NO taste buds not to fall in love with the Fire-roasted Milk Shake. An adventurous drinks menu included for us the specialty Local Roca margarita and Starry, Starry night -- both amazing. On Wine Down Wednesdays, they offer some terrific bottles of wine at half price. Next time!

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Thank SusanMFlorida
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Angela C, Manager at Finch & Fork, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2017

SusanMFlorida We are so thrilled to hear that you had such a great time here! Chef James loves all feedback about his dishes and is constantly looking to improve, so saying he outdid himself is music to his ears. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Cheers!

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Reviewed August 23, 2017

We had the fantastic snap peas...don't miss them. Also, the crudo appetizer (amberjack with sauce and jalapeno) was excellent. Finally, we took the server's advice and ordered the New York Steak, which had terrific mushrooms and a wonderful base. It truly exceeded my expectations. My son had the scallops and absolutely loved them (see photo).

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Thank Coastman3
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Angela C, Manager at Finch & Fork, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2017

Coastman3 Wow it sounds like you had a great time dining here with us. We are so happy to hear it. Our snap peas are a newer menu item so we love hearing positive feedback about them. We hope you will join us again soon! Cheers.

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Reviewed August 19, 2017

The Finch and Fork is lively and fun yet has an elegant atmosphere. Dress up a little if you are visiting here for dinner. There's valet parking, actually covered for the rain...if it ever rains in SB. They have a full bar and nice wine selection. I ordered the scallops and my friend had the New York steak and we were both pleased, enjoying our meal while catching up. The waiter was great, attentive but not a bother. The ice cream for dessert was delicious. There are "day of the week" specials. The lobby and the downstairs area are beautifully done. Highly recommend...

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Angela C, Manager at Finch & Fork, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2017

Offthebeatenpath011 Wow! So happy to see that we earned a "highly recommended" stamp from you. We love it when people have a great night in house with us. Hope you will come join us again! Cheers!

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Reviewed August 16, 2017

This restaurant is gorgeous and very tasty! The service was amazing and very friendly. The food was great! We enjoyed our time here!

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Angela C, Manager at Finch & Fork, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2017

Samantha H So happy that you enjoyed your time here with us at Finch and Fork. We are always happy to hear that our customers are having a grand time dining here. Come join us again soon! Cheers!

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