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Stonehouse Restaurant at San Ysidro Ranch

900 San Ysidro Ln, Montecito, CA 93108-1325
+1 805-565-1724
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
900 San Ysidro Ln, Montecito, CA 93108-1325
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

It used to indeed be excellent, but it was demolished along with the whole San Ysidro Ranch by water and mud. They are hoping to reopen by May of 2019. So sad but I am sure it will be better than ever when they finish...More

2  Thank Jean H
Reviewed 14 February 2018

This excellent restaurant has been severely damaged by horrendous recent mudslides. The Montecito community hopes it will be restored asap to its former glory

Thank Joan H
Reviewed 17 November 2017

The restaurant was lovely and a wonderful place to celebrate any occasion. The waiters and the sommelier were perfect. The food was very good but after hearing from all our friends, I expected better.

Thank Homervirgil
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

I have been to the Stonehouse before and I would have given that experience 5 stars. Based on that experience, I suggested to my group of 12 friends that I was traveling with that the Stonehouse is a MUST for a dining experience while in...More

Thank Steven_St_George
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Our daughter was married earlier in the day and we celebrated her post nuptial dinner at The Stone House and what a find it was. They baked a wedding cake for us, which was white cake with fresh berries and whipped cream icing. It was...More

Thank Karen5879
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Had a beautiful brunch here on Sunday 15th October. Food was fantastic. I had a salad to start followed by Seabass and then chocolate cake. Yum! Service was great. Very professional. The restrooms were clean and the property is beautiful with lots of history. The...More

Thank Amanda P
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Secluded property up the hills of Montecito, the Stonehouse Restaurant definitely matches the rest of the hotel in terms of quality and friendliness, as well as opulence. Sitting under the tree lights at night somehow made the experience just a little bit more special. The...More

Thank Enjoys_Relaxing
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Took my wife and older son for a birthday lunch here. The Inn is a secluded and old-school classic, but the restaurant's food is tres moderne. Everything was delicious, from the strawberry salad to the scallops to the flat iron steak to the three-course hamachi-yellowtail-sorbet...More

Thank Taichionthebeach
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Every aspect of this Montecito treasure was perfect, from the menu and food, to the ambience, setting and service. It truly made for a special experience - the highlight of our trip to Santa Barbara. Celebrating a special occasion, or just want to treat someone...More

Thank Filmish1
Reviewed 6 October 2017

This restaurant has a very extensive wine and spirits list. Dinner was very good we shared an abalone appetizer and my husband had the cod. He had reservations about ordering it as cod can be poorly prepared, but he enjoyed it very much. I had...More

Thank CAKarenOrangeCounty
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18 March 2016|
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Response from Barbara J | Reviewed this property |
The Plow and Angel downstairs is more casual and might be more appropriate for children, especially young ones.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$75
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 San Ysidro Ln, Montecito, CA 93108-1325
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Montecito
  • Phone Number: +1 805-565-1724
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