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9 W Victoria St, Cross Street is State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3123
+1 805-730-1160
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
9 W Victoria St, Cross Street is State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3123
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As college students we weren’t expecting to have good service, but the staff were so nice, respectful, and efficient! We shared the crab cakes as an appetizer and they were so tasty! The Salmon and yellowtail were so good it made us wish we knew...More

Thank Jade S
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I first discovered Bouchon on our mini-honeymoon/first anniversary visit three years ago. We have since dined their on each of our four return visits to Santa Barbara. The experience is always excellent. The food is local-sourced as is the deep wine list....More

Thank Jashanak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate at Bouchon the other night. The food and service was excellent. The sommelier was extremely helpful with our wine pairings. My salmon was cooked perfectly.

Thank KAS57
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a table of 8 on a pleasant spring night. The seating is both inside the restaurant and also an open air option. Service was very good. I had rack of lamb. Many restaurants these days are trying to get away with only two...More

Thank skidog
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I went to Bouchon in February for our first time. From beginning to end our experience was one of our best as a couple. The staff was friendly and sincere. Our server Justin was First Class! His knowledge of the menu was...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

The prices were high but not overly so and the food was excellent. I was seated in an outdoor closed-in area that was comfortable.

Thank artbacis
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had a fantastic meal at bouchon for my 30th birthday. This restaurant is very impressive, menu is mostly locally sourced and very reasonable for the quality and service. We had the hamachi crudo, sea bass, lamb chops, and apple crisp for...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 4 April 2018

We had an excuse for a restaurant splurge when we were visiting Santa Barbara and we chose Bouchon based on good local reviews and a AAA top rating. The service was polite and attentive, the food was delicious as expected, and the atmosphere was cozy...More

Thank blueangel728
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

We’ve lived in Santa Barbara for many years, but just discovered this amazing dining experience! We will visit again and again. The staff met us with rose pedals on our table and a custom signed card wishing us a happy Anniversary. Wow! The food was...More

Thank Barbara G
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We made a reservation for our 20th anniversary. Turns out the restaurant was also in their 20th year! When we arrived a table was ready for us with rose petals and a card. The dishes were perfectly prepared and plated. Our server had excellent suggestions...More

Thank Oriana R
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12 June 2017|
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Response from ahdiii | Reviewed this property |
Call the restaraunt !!!
15 April 2017|
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Response from SBFoodWine | Property representative |
No, mine is an independent restaurant est. in 1998 (for more info check out our website at OriginalCaliforniaBouchon). Further, I think you might mean (just guessing) 'is this a Thomas Keller' restaurant, as he has 3... More
Monica S
18 April 2016|
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Response from markj4golf | Reviewed this property |
Not that I remember seeing on the menu... maybe by request
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$36
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 W Victoria St, Cross Street is State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3123
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-730-1160
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Farm-to-table gem in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara. The Original California bouchon, menu features local produce and wines. Charming rustic ambience with hardwood floors, open kitchen and inviting patio. Service is warm, friendly and informed.
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