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S.Y. Kitchen

1110 Faraday St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460-9655
+1 805-691-9794
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pappardelle” (25 reviews)
“octopus salad” (22 reviews)
“sliders” (20 reviews)
Closes in 5 min
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1110 Faraday St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460-9655
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My sister and I enjoyed a fabulous dinner! I've dined here several times before. I always have a great meal. We started with the grilled artichoke, had a wonderful salad followed by the T-Bone Truffle sliders! My sister had the grilled prawns which she said...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TishCalifornia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was recommended by our innkeepers. After a long day of driving and wine tasting it was good to park the car ad walk the block to this restaurant for a bite to eat. We went around 7:30 and were lucky to get reservations....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lallan329
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Another great dinner at SY Kitchen last night! The NY strip steak was excellent. It was perfectly grilled and sliced with thin parmesan slices wedged in between each slice. The salads are always super fresh and all of the pastas were delicious!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank emusser464
Reviewed 22 October 2018

I love this restaurant's ambiance...this is an old house and every room is used for seating. Our room was an interior room, lots of other diners including a large group, but it was not overly noisy. We had a great time looking at the menu...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank auvoir
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

We were driving through on our way home and pulled up local restaurants. The SY Kitchen was highly recommend and we headed over. This is a great find! Great open layout with a good counter for folks to eat at if they don’t feel like...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Roadtripqueen2013
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

The artichoke is quite simply the worst dish I have ever eaten. Kevlar would be more enjoyable. It should be a federal crime to serve something like that. Nice venue and friendly service but the food is an utter disappointment.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DoctrWho
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Setting is in a redone house. Food is very good but too pricey for me. I dont care for the configuration of the restaurant.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank wrldtravelerami
Reviewed 1 October 2018

I have eaten here several times for lunch and dinner. It has always been good. The menu has a good if not extensive selection; same for the wine list. The interior is small and has a chic feel; there is also outdoor dining. Service is...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ArtGeorge
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We visited SY kitchen in Santa Ynez last evening before going to the outdoor play in Solvang. We were certainly not disappointed in any aspect of our early dinner at the Italian restaurant. First of all our server was wonderful and efficient, the bread was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank mariposa67
Reviewed 30 August 2018

An amazing place for farm to table Italian style food. Super fresh and creative dishes. Great Cali wines (advise: stick to all local CA wines- they were much better tasting than the others and I would think that customers usually prefer them- at least I...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank emusser464
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1110 Faraday St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460-9655
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Ynez
  • Phone Number: +1 805-691-9794
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