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the stonehouse

San ysidro lane, Santa Barbara, CA
+1 800-368-6788
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good9%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak diane” (8 reviews)
“halibut” (5 reviews)
“crepe suzette” (2 reviews)
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San ysidro lane, Santa Barbara, CA
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

Lydia and I went to San Ysidro Ranch for champagne brunch after attending mass at Santa Barbara Mission on Sunday April 2nd. We found the welcome tepid, the food adequate but overpriced at $75 per person and the physical environment distracting in that flies buzzed...More

Thank Jeremy S
Reviewed 21 January 2017

we also enjoyed dining here on our stay at SYR! Great food, wonderful open aired dining with the prettiest lanterns on each table. The lighting was perfect and super romantic. Service was great and staff very nice.

Thank LoveAll2017
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Coming after dark, all we could see were the Christmas lights, so not much of a view. We were seated in the semi-outside area, but heaters and a fireplace kept us warm. My starter was foie gras, which was excellent, while the special cheese plate...More

Thank lespes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

The meal was flambeed at our table side. Steak Diane. Servers were great and one of the best wine lists in the country!

Thank Craig E
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Unfortunately I hate writing about a place I USED to love. Now don't get me wrong, this place is truly amazing and the room is one of the more beautiful you will ever step into, and the service CANNOT be beat...it's the food that has...More

1  Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 25 October 2016

driving into the stone house through a long path of magnificent trees and flowers told us we were in for a treat. we passed a huge wagon dripping with decadent flowers and told many weddings were held in that spot. we decided to eat in...More

Thank phoebeparker
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Whether a romantic/special occasion or just with friends, dining here is always an excellent experience. Make sure that your credit card has room but that's what special times are for!

Thank Jetdrive1145
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We have come up to stay and eat at this restaurant for my birthday, my husband's birthday & our anniversary! Great food & great service.

Thank Vicki W
Reviewed 5 September 2016

A lovely comfortable setting with friendly staff providing good service. Food was amazing. Would recommend the oysters

Thank monaco_trotter
Reviewed 6 August 2016

My wife and I have lived in Montecito for 35 years, and keep this restaurant for our special occasions. Food expensive, drinks expensive, but what a great spot to create memories.

Thank mickmankowski
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San ysidro lane, Santa Barbara, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 800-368-6788
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