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Bottlest Winery, Bar & Bistro

$$ - $$$American, ,
35 Industrial Way, Buellton, CA 93427-9565
+1 805-686-4742
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
American, Wine Bar, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
35 Industrial Way, Buellton, CA 93427-9565
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Bottlest Winery, Bar & Bistro
1. Santa Barbara's Largest Winery
"It was interesting to see the huge vats the wine is made in!"
Katherine
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2. Critically Acclaimed Cuisine
"i tipped 50% that is how good the food and service is."
pawm3
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3. Full Bar with Live Music
"Full bar and beautiful lush view out the large windows beyond."
PapillonHB
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1 - 10 of 157 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here is excellent, the wines mixed, and the service is a bit slow. We've eaten here a couple of times and everything we've had was outstanding. The wait staff was very pleasant and reasonably attentive, it just took a while to receive our...More

Thank Roy D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great experience at Bottlest this past weekend! What a unique experience! Not many places were open late, in Buellton but what an interesting place! One wall is lined with automated wine dispensers filled with local wines and wines brewed in house. When...More

Thank Katherine F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On one of many wine-tasting trips to the area, we decided to try out this serve-yourself wine concept. We had some local Pinots with their select and pay-as-you-go wine-wall. Large interior, located at the end of an industrial area. Full bar and beautiful lush view...More

Thank PapillonHB
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Bottlest is a good place to try some wines and have a light meal for dinner. They have a range of wines on enomatic dispensers, mainly from the local area but also spanning across California and other countries wines. They offer a limited selection of...More

Thank bjnomads
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We planned to have lunch at another establishment, but it was so crowded, we searched for another place nearby and settled on Bottlest and it was a very good experience, so we went back a second time! The sommellier was helpful and the enoteca self-serve...More

Thank tennisman35
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Wow, they just did a major makeover, was good before, well now much better. this review is for the bar as the rest. was closed. we went as a family, two kids 6/9, sat in the bar(yes ok for kids) the service and food was...More

Thank pawm3
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

I found this place over google. It is in the middle of the very small town. Great place. They had small dishes which I loved. The food & their service was awesome. They have self service wine service. very cool concept. They give you a...More

Thank Nasrin M
Reviewed 27 June 2017

BEWARE OF THE SELF SERVE WINE TAPS!! Those little things can get you into a lot of trouble!! I did enjoy and appreciate the self-serve wines, especially in that you could get a 1 oz. taste pour before buying a whole glass. Since the wines...More

Thank Rameytwin
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This restaurant had a much more extensive and interesting menu when it was Terravant. Now, it's a very standard lunch menu, with very few choices. Food is ok, and there are lots of good wine tasting choices, but not the unique place it once was

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed are visit to this trendy self-service wine bar. Had a cheese plate and a couple of salads and quite a few tastes of different wines as they offered 3 sizes of pours!

Thank chefeMark
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Response from Andrew M | Reviewed this property |
Hi- I'm not sure but down the street at Industrial Eats a block away they have great Gluten Free Pizzas! :) MAy be available at Terravant but I have not tried. I know they do have /gluten free Pizza options at Los Olivos... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Cuisine
American, Wine Bar, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Industrial Way, Buellton, CA 93427-9565 (Formerly Terravant Winery Restaurant)
    (State Route 246)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Buellton
  • Phone Number: +1 805-686-4742
  • E-mail
Description
Bottlest is a full service restaurant, bar, and winery tasting room offering “wine country bistro” fare prepared with classic French techniques, complemented by avant-garde culinary processes like molecular gastronomy and sous vide, and accented by modern California flair.

In addition to our world class cuisine, we offer 52 wines by the glass, classic cocktails and 20+ beers, as well as tours of our winery, which is the largest in Santa Barbara county.
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