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The Hitching Post

3325 Point Sal Road, Casmalia, CA 93429
+1 805-937-6151
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribeye” (10 reviews)
“garlic bread” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Steakhouse
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
3325 Point Sal Road, Casmalia, CA 93429
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1 - 10 of 137 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

They don't make restaurants like this anymore. The Hitching Post features five courses (standard), spectacular barbecue, really attentive service, a lot of history (65 years!) and great prices. I had the Sunday Special half-chicken barbecue dinner and my husband had barbecue ribs and the artichoke....More

Thank deborah1518
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Great steaks. The t-bone and the ribeye were both exceptional. The artichoke appetizer is a must-have too! Low key, country ambiance with a good vibe. Service was also attentive and generally good.

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

A short drive outside of Santa Maria, the effort is well worth it. Everyone traveling between L.A. and the Bay Area on 101 seems to know of this place. A 1960s Western dining feel. Old historical photos on the wall with full exposed grill in...More

Thank 432West
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Three things: 1. Hard to find, especially in fog. 2. Not cheap - these folk know the value of their goods. Ribeye at $45 (but that's a full plate and dessert, too). 3. It's awesome. Table of three, busy Wednesday night - the decor is...More

2  Thank MBA-OGTA
Reviewed 18 January 2017

An amazing steak! I have eaten here many times, but it was especially good yesterday since I had not had solid food for two days (colonoscopy)! The Hitching Post is a walk in the past started by one of the ranching families that has been...More

Thank Martin M
Reviewed 14 January 2017

THIS is the place, y'all. You can't be a vegetarian and eat here....well, you could, but it would be difficult. This is the original Hitching' Post in a tiny, no cell service town, called Casmalia. (I heard my first owl when we came out of...More

Thank 5150rocks
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Over several years, we have become predictable: Artichoke, goose & tonics, 10 oz. New York, 5 oz. Filet, a local red wine, etc., etc. Hitching Post I has always been predictable: Service is excellent, food and drink are excellent, atmosphere is local and friendly while...More

Thank Jbhes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We had 30 people and this place delivered. Not only good food, but fast and friendly service, which is not easy to do for groups this size. Steak was cooked just the way I asked, and our server was fully engaged and attentive. Worth the...More

Thank Dale G
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The Hitching Post is a wonderful place to dine. The place has character. The servers were helpful. The menu was very extensive and the steaks there are exceptionally wonderful ; cooked to perfection. The restaurant was able to handle our group of 30 with no...More

Thank Patricia L
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I was visiting Santa Maria for a one day visit and we wanted to go to a nearby steak house. The Hitching Post had the best ratings so we gave it a try. We split a rib eye steak. We choose the french fries over...More

Thank Steve B
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Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$45
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
16:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
16:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
16:30 - 21:30
Thursday
16:30 - 21:30
Friday
16:30 - 21:30
Saturday
16:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3325 Point Sal Road, Casmalia, CA 93429
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Casmalia
  • Phone Number: +1 805-937-6151
  • E-mail