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3400 E Highway 246, Santa Ynez, CA 93460-9405
+1 800-728-9997
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“scallops” (6 reviews)
“steak” (14 reviews)
“bread” (7 reviews)
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3400 E Highway 246, Santa Ynez, CA 93460-9405
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

First time visiting the Willows and it was worth the wait. The wedge salad was the least interesting part of the meal and it was still tasty. The crab cake appetizer was exceptional. I had a 16 oz. steak. It was prepared as requested and...More

Thank billkathy88
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We visited the Willows during Santa Ynez Restaurant week. They had a special Dinner in honor of the week. It was a 3 course meal served in the very elegant dining room. The service was excellent, the food well prepared and the ambiance very good....More

Thank Edward Y
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Definitely some of the best meals on the California Central Coast are prepared and presented at the Willows, located in the Chumash Resort and Casino.

Thank ginao69
Reviewed 16 October 2017

My husband and I are foodies and love this place. For everything! The food is awesome, local, fresh, creative, fun and delicious. Each time we had adorable waiters. Great selection of wines, try the Chumash Kitá Wines, the rose is excellent. I totally recommend this...More

Thank Claire B
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Good food, very broad menu and excellent service. That said, this is a VERY expensive restaurant. The hype keeps the place going, but visiting it once is quite enough. If you are celebrating an occasion and happen to be in Los Olivos, it is a...More

Thank Satdiver
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner at the Willows. Really excellent beef! The filet and lamb chops were perfect and cooked to perfection. Sides were delicious. Lovely presentation and outstanding service. A really great dining experience!

Thank Steffenino
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Casinos can be hit and miss, even in their top dining venue. This was never misses. Top notch dining. Very well prepared seafood and steak. All presented with a great selection of bread served warm with several toppings. A bit pricey, but that's the way...More

Thank Mpclaw
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Had a very nice, leisurely dinner. They bring you a beautiful basket of bread with 5 different spreads. Hubby and I ordered the lamb, sirloin steak, bone marrow (that one was a miss-the marrow was nonexistent in one) sautéed mushrooms and the wedge salad. Except...More

Thank pjkovacich
Reviewed 21 February 2017

This is a nice steak house. It has an upscale feel, and the Staff is very nice. The food was very good and seemed to be prepared, to match that upscale feel. This would be a place for visitors and locals to go. A very...More

Thank NoHoMike
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Our first dining experience since the renovation. The environment was very pleasant and quiet. We were greeted warmly by Noe, the manager. Our server was Irma. Her service was excellent. She provided just the right amount of attention to our needs. We were given a...More

Thank Denise123452014
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3400 E Highway 246, Santa Ynez, CA 93460-9405
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Ynez
  • Phone Number: +1 800-728-9997
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