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Rodney's Steak House

633 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3611
+1 805-884-8554
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good23%
  • Average18%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible12%
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“steak” (16 reviews)
“prime rib” (2 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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633 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3611
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

I've rated Rodney's for breakfast as that's where it was being served while the hotel it's in is undergoing refurbishment. My brother has to eat gluten free and the bread he was served was mouldy, which really isn't acceptable at any restaurant, let alone one...More

3  Thank NBLondon
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Super nice (uncrowded), great service, wonderful meal. Not cheap, but worth every bite. we arrived early to enjoy the grounds and sunset.

Thank jeffkjohnson6
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Rodney's Steak House at the Fess Parker Resort is an excellent spot for a quiet dinner for two. The service, food presentation, and quality are outstanding.

Thank Dianne W
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We had a quick 3 day weekend in Santa Barbara, and due to travel from the East Coast, time change, and wine touring, we really only had one good night in town. As it was quite rainy the weekend we were there (highly unusual for...More

Thank Like2cruz
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I've been twice to Fess Parker's Rodney's Steakhouse in the past two months. The first time, the steak tasted so good and was cooked on point, that I thought I could switch from Holdren's, my usual steak place in Santa Barbara, to Fess Parker. And...More

1  Thank ajfs
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We traveled and were tired but wanted a nice dinner. We thought we would stay on property for dinner. It felt like an extra meeting room converted to a restaurant. Very large and "quite bright". Service was fine and food was mediocre. I heard they...More

Thank Bryan S
Reviewed 9 December 2016

I visited here recently with my wife, we're both steak fans (me especially) and had been looking forward to trying this place out. Man were we disappointed.... The place it very nice, well laid out, kinda modern but nice. The menu was on the small...More

Thank q547
Reviewed 15 November 2016

if you like dining in an empty restaurant...this might be for you.....I fond it strange to be alone in a big room

Thank Sheryl223
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Visited this restaurant whilst staying in the hotel. The food was beyond expectations. My husband and I ordered the cheapest "hanging steak" it wasn't hanging, but the flavour was incredible. The sauces were lovely and my husband and I shared two sides between us which...More

Thank Fiona L
Reviewed 1 October 2016

My wife and I went to Rodney's one early evening. We found the surrounding very comfortable. My wife ordered the Cod and I ordered the Prime Rib. Both dinners were fantastic my wife said the Cod was excellent and my Prime Rib was done to...More

Thank ndroche41
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 633 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3611
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-884-8554
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