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Finch and Fork

31 W Carrillo St, Canary Hotel, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3212
+1 805-879-9100
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (20 reviews)
“deviled eggs” (26 reviews)
“lamb burger” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
31 W Carrillo St, Canary Hotel, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3212
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dinner on a Thursday night- the food was amazing and the service was impeccable- creative cocktails ( fig infused wild turkey!!) amazing bites ( just get the flat bread- you will not be sorry), lovely salmon, etc, etc. one of the best meals I've ever...More

Thank DVansinden
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a hotel restaurant, so pricey, but the excution is very good, and more important, it is way up there in quality considering what's on offer in SB. Serious about farm to table and local sourcing. The service is excellent and the setting attractive....More

Thank Thomas J
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is a lovely environment and the staff are great are know a lot about what they serve. I am coeliac and they knew exactly how to prepare gluten free food properly and avoid cross contamination. The food was absolutely delicious and beautifully presented....More

Thank hazjaz203
Rene C, Manager at Finch and Fork, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

hazjaz203 We are so thrilled that you were able to enjoy a gluten-free experience here with us! We hope you will come join us again. Cheers!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Must try local Santa Barbara restaurant which presents a very unique menu with the most attentive service and friendly staff.

Thank Steve C
Rene C, Manager at Finch and Fork, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Steve C. We are so honored to have made your "must try" list! We are glad you enjoyed, come join us again soon! Cheers.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at the Kimpton Canary Hotel and decided to try the restaurant for lunch. The food was good and the service was excellent. Only issue would be that we found the menu to be limited but that being said I believe this is...More

Thank KSL65
Rene C, Manager at Finch and Fork, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

KSL65 Thank you for the feedback about our menu! We are happy that you had a great time dining with us and enjoyed our service. Cheers!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sometimes we don't think about hotel dining and with Finch and Fork we should. It feels like an independently run restaurant that happens to be in a Klimpton Hotel. The Klimption cares about quality and Finch and Fork delivers professionalism and taste. The staff is...More

Thank expectquality1942
Rene C, Manager at Finch and Fork, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

expectquality1942 Wow! You are making us blush with your kind words. We are so happy you had a great experience with us and we hope you will come back soon! Cheers.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a party of 10 without a reservation on Father's Day/UCSB graduation weekend and the entire staff went into action to accommodate us and save our last-minute celebration. They first found us 10 adjacent seats at the bar where the manager and barman made...More

Thank Todd G
Rene C, Manager at Finch and Fork, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Todd G, We are so thrilled that we were able to make the celebration memorable for you! If we can make it work, we do our best to make everyone as comfortable as possible. We hope your Dads and Grads enjoyed! Come join us again...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant seems to be popular with locals and hotels guests. Service was very friendly and more than happy to answer our menu questions. Their concept is no more than six ingredients in a dish and all ingredients being locally grown and fresh. Their menu...More

Thank CAtravelerLA
Rene C, Manager at Finch and Fork, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

CAtravelerLA Wow! We love the detail of your review. It is always great to see when people take the time to really evaluate the hard work we put into a dish and our service. Thank you for the kind comments. Cheers!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When I asked for best burger place they said Finch and Fork is the best . I agree 100% the burger so tasty and I enjoy it so much , the atmosphere great and the staff so friendly .More

Thank adel a
Rene C, Manager at Finch and Fork, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

adel a, We are pleased to hear you enjoyed our burger! It's one of our house favorites. If you are really looking for a burger fix, you should try us out Monday nights for dinner. We have a Chef's special burger of the day paired...More

Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Loved this place. Excellent food and service for our group of eight. The ambiance is lovely too. The cocktails, appetizers, main course and desert were right on the mark. Enjoyed every bite. Highly recommend this restaurant. They have fun bar too.

Thank Wormtravels2016
Rene C, Manager at Finch and Fork, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wormtravels2016 it looks like you really enjoyed your time here with us! So happy to have hosted you. Please join us again soon! Cheers!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$24 - US$40
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 W Carrillo St, Canary Hotel, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3212 (Formerly Finch & Fork Restaurant)
    (Chapala)
  • Public Transportation: Main Station
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-879-9100
  • E-mail
Description
Finch & Fork is a Modern American Restaurant and Bar centrally located on the corner of Carrillo and Chapala streets in the heart of Santa Barbara's vibrant downtown. Chef James Siao draws inspiration from the vibrant local ingredients sourced from farmers and ranchers to craft an ingredient driven menu of delectable social plates and soul satisfying larger plates. His Cuisine is meant to be served with artisanal wines, craft cocktails, and great beers in the relaxed atmosphere of our bar, lounge, and dining room.
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