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A. J. Spurs

350 E Highway 246, Buellton, CA 93427-9601
+1 805-686-1655
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“stew” (28 reviews)
“beans” (44 reviews)
“ribs” (30 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
350 E Highway 246, Buellton, CA 93427-9601
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Reviewed yesterday

Very quaint place with great value! Cowboy soup was presented to us by Big Al, our waiter, who was wonderful. Enjoyed the food, the atmosphere and the service immensely. Will definitely be back next time we are in town.

Thank WSensenderfer
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Talk about over-hyped as a steakhouse! Their routine of “free” soup, salad, and dessert with any food order is ludicrous. The vegetable soup (with optional chili and salsa embellishments) may be the best part of the meal. From there it’s all downhill from a miserable...More

Thank Foodie021
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This has to be the best steakhouse I have been to in a long time. The food was out of this world. The service was great. The atmosphere was a great learning experience. I highly recommend this establishment.

Thank Paula H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been eaten before and always visit on the way to north since 1st time. Their service and food are excellent. They are not open for lunch, after 5pm only so this time we had to go Solvang spend an hour but it was definitely...More

Thank gemini243732
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were curious about the restaurant. Wanted to try something more local than the typical chains. First, the atmosphere is crazy but probably more typical to the area. Lots of mouse heads, bears, buffalo heads, etc. Not something we see in our home area. It...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is all about the beef -and they prepare it to perfection. Large servings, very tasty and fresh. It is a little more expensive, but you certainly get your money's worth. Large facility, fun and decorative atmosphere, a feast for the eyes too. Was...More

Reviewed 9 May 2018

It was just a pit stop on our roadtrip, but it became one of the dining highlights. So much food for such a reasonable price! My steak was prepared prefectly. The shrimps were flavourful & the ribs delicious. The service was exceptionnal thanks to Al....More

Thank keepitrealMtl
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

If You are hungry this place will solve that! Fantastic steaks and beef ribs. The appetizer stew is a meal in itself. I heartedly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Roy D
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Wow! Food was amazing! Great ambiance and service! Lots of specials and the desserts are to delish! Ask for Al!

Thank Pino T
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Great place for steaks and barbecue in the heart of the Santa Ynez Valley. The western props throughout the restaurant add to the ambiance. The dinners include barbecue beans, salad, rice, country potatoes, and dessert. With all of the sides you can easily split and...More

Thank Jerry B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 350 E Highway 246, Buellton, CA 93427-9601
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Buellton
  • Phone Number: +1 805-686-1655
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