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Ranch and Reata Road House - CLOSED

3569 Sangunta Rd, Santa Ynez, CA
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible5%
4 Mar 2014
“Not bad, but no longer here”
29 Jan 2014
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
3569 Sangunta Rd, Santa Ynez, CA
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Reviewed 5 March 2014

The ranch and Reata road House closed at the end of January 2014. The food was okay, not great but not terrible. Most of the staff did not seem to know how a resaurant functioned. Our wait staff left and was not seen again for...More

Thank gwlowe
Reviewed 29 January 2014

We live in the area and visited for dinner for the first time. It's a cool place with great live music and decent food and service. However, I think the name "roadhouse" makes most of the "regulars" think they are extras in the Patrick Swayze...More

Thank dlb0758
Reviewed 29 November 2013

This place has a great atmosphere and a beautiful bar and is a great venue for entertainment. The food is good and their pulled pork is especially tasty.

Thank Pale_Rider27
Reviewed 29 August 2013

This is a relaxed, friendly place for drinks and/or dinner. The happy hour prices are good and the Texas bartender was friendly and helpful.

Thank Phillip B
Reviewed 14 July 2013

Kobe style burger delicious with the best sweet potato fries I have tasted in a long time.Generous portions. the Roadhouse Bloody Mary is fantastic-served with a huge slice of bacon,asparagus spear,whole pickled green bean,a pierced olive and a jumbo grilled shrimp-all in the glass!!Also tasted...More

Thank Bayside11361
Reviewed 29 June 2013

This was my first time at the Ranch and Reata Roadhouse in Santa Ynez. The atmosphere and bar there are amazing. The food was very good. I read the previous reviews and perhaps the new management finally got things straightened out? My friends shared a...More

Thank Marc L
Reviewed 28 June 2013

We live in the area and have eaten here before several times. Lunch was better; dinner never good. This should be a glorified hamburger place complete with western decor and music. But instead it is pricey and terrible. Started with ordering 2 glasses of wine...More

Thank gaylestrip
Reviewed 27 May 2013

There were eight people in our party and the reservation was at 1:30 p.m. on a Sunday afternoon of a special event weekend in the town of Santa Ynez. I had dined at this location on five previous occasions and was acquainted with the establishment's...More

Thank TravelinInaDavlin
Reviewed 10 May 2013

We were there to hear Tom Russell, since it was our first visit I hoped the food would be at least tolerable and not too costly. What a GREAT surprise. The road house was clean open and very comfortable. Our table was within ten feet...More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 16 April 2013

Ate here on Saturday, April 6th with some friends. They had a live band (The Molly Ringwald Project) which was AWSOME. Tried the BBQ chicken and was NOT disappointed. The sides that came with the meal complimented it perfectly. This restaurant is in wine country...More

Thank TravelinMan94
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:30 PM
3:00 PM - 9:30 PM
3:00 PM - 9:30 PM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3569 Sangunta Rd, Santa Ynez, CA
    (Edison Street)
  • Public Transportation: Bus stop 50 feet away.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Ynez
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