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9 W Victoria St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3123
+1 805-730-1160
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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9 W Victoria St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3123
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went to Bouchon for the first time for our 37th wedding anniversary earlier this month. It was listed as a romantic place to dine. It did not disappoint. When I booked the table I did say it was our anniversary. We were a bit...More

Thank Sally L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bouchon is the very first fine dining restaurant we visited when we started coming to SB about 10 years ago. They specialize in fresh farm to table dishes, and entrees ranging from fish/shellfish to venison and beef. An extensive wine list including many from local...More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Bouchon for our 52 anniversary. It was Labor Day at 6:00 pm. It was listed as a romantic place to dine. It did not disappoint. We told them it was our anniversary. We were about 15 minutes early, but our table was...More

Thank Newdogies
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is locally sourced and wonderful. The roasted piquillo peppers stuffed with ricotta and raisins were the best combination I've tasted in a long time. The wine list was long, with pairings recommended for each dish. Bouchon means wine cork in English, and several...More

Thank Parks_and_plays
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to a few other Bouchons (Vegas and Napa) so I was excited to see there was one in Santa Barbara where we were celebrating my girlfriend's 40th birthday. The service was quite good (very polished but friendly and accessible). The food was...More

Thank HotelDuderino
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wife and I had supper there with friend. Lovely table in main dining room. Flowers, vines, beautiful. Food was great. Service great. Wine list well curated. Will return.

Thank TheDotdog
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This is probably the best restaurant in Santa Barbara. The wait staff is charming and very knowledgable about wines. The food is unique but not too 'twee'. There is outside seating as well as inside.

Thank Judith B
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed ourselves - very good food, lively room and a great waitstaff. Warning - no bar, only wine - that's all fine, but as a result nothing interesting to drink for my teenage daughters - no juice, lemonade or ice tea, only sodas.

Thank MargCup
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Upon recommendation from our B&B, The Simpson House Inn, we ate dinner there. We had a quiet table located in a corner of the restaurant. We wanted to order a bottle of wine but were not sure what to choose that was locally made but...More

Thank 18JennP92
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Dinner was the best we've had in Santa Barbara. Everything was well made and creative. I would return as often as I can if I could.

Thank Emikodog
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12 June 2017|
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Response from ahdiii | Reviewed this property |
Call the restaraunt !!!
15 April 2017|
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Response from SBFoodWine | Property representative |
No, mine is an independent restaurant est. in 1998 (for more info check out our website at OriginalCaliforniaBouchon). Further, I think you might mean (just guessing) 'is this a Thomas Keller' restaurant, as he has 3... More
Monica S
18 April 2016|
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Response from markj4golf | Reviewed this property |
Not that I remember seeing on the menu... maybe by request
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$36
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 W Victoria St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3123
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-730-1160
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Farm-to-table gem in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara. The Original California bouchon, menu features local produce and wines. Charming rustic ambience with hardwood floors, open kitchen and inviting patio. Service is warm, friendly and informed.
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