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Bottlest Winery, Bar & Bistro

€€ - €€€American, ,
35 Industrial Way, Buellton, CA 93427-9565
+1 805-686-4742
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“yuppie crack” (16 reviews)
“tapas” (27 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Wine Bar, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
35 Industrial Way, Buellton, CA 93427-9565
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Bottlest Winery, Bar & Bistro
1. Santa Barbara's Largest Winery
"It was interesting to see the huge vats the wine is made in!"
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2. Critically Acclaimed Cuisine
"i tipped 50% that is how good the food and service is."
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3. Full Bar with Live Music
"Full bar and beautiful lush view out the large windows beyond."
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to visit this place when in town. Its located at the end of the cul de sac off of Industrial Way. Park in the back and go up the stairs to the bar and dining area. Besides producing their own wine, these folks...More

Thank Stephen G
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We had a great experience at Bottlest this past weekend! What a unique experience! Not many places were open late, in Buellton but what an interesting place! One wall is lined with automated wine dispensers filled with local wines and wines brewed in house. When...More

Thank Katherine F
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Charlie was our waiter and WOW! he is amazing. We had great wine (which he recommended) and a terrific lunch - Cesar Salad and Chicken Sandwich with Walnut Pesto. All of the staff was so nice! even the Semi Driver who helped me with the...More

Thank denisesmithers
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The food here is excellent, the wines mixed, and the service is a bit slow. We've eaten here a couple of times and everything we've had was outstanding. The wait staff was very pleasant and reasonably attentive, it just took a while to receive our...More

Thank Roy D
Reviewed 29 August 2017

On one of many wine-tasting trips to the area, we decided to try out this serve-yourself wine concept. We had some local Pinots with their select and pay-as-you-go wine-wall. Large interior, located at the end of an industrial area. Full bar and beautiful lush view...More

Thank PapillonHB
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Bottlest is a good place to try some wines and have a light meal for dinner. They have a range of wines on enomatic dispensers, mainly from the local area but also spanning across California and other countries wines. They offer a limited selection of...More

Thank bjnomads
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We planned to have lunch at another establishment, but it was so crowded, we searched for another place nearby and settled on Bottlest and it was a very good experience, so we went back a second time! The sommellier was helpful and the enoteca self-serve...More

Thank tennisman35
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Wow, they just did a major makeover, was good before, well now much better. this review is for the bar as the rest. was closed. we went as a family, two kids 6/9, sat in the bar(yes ok for kids) the service and food was...More

Thank pawm3
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

I found this place over google. It is in the middle of the very small town. Great place. They had small dishes which I loved. The food & their service was awesome. They have self service wine service. very cool concept. They give you a...More

Thank Nasrin M
Reviewed 26 June 2017

BEWARE OF THE SELF SERVE WINE TAPS!! Those little things can get you into a lot of trouble!! I did enjoy and appreciate the self-serve wines, especially in that you could get a 1 oz. taste pour before buying a whole glass. Since the wines...More

Thank Rameytwin
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Patricia O
31 March 2017|
Response from Andrew M | Reviewed this property |
Hi- I'm not sure but down the street at Industrial Eats a block away they have great Gluten Free Pizzas! :) MAy be available at Terravant but I have not tried. I know they do have /gluten free Pizza options at Los Olivos... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
American, Wine Bar, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Industrial Way, Buellton, CA 93427-9565 (Formerly Terravant Winery Restaurant)
    (State Route 246)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Buellton
  • Phone Number: +1 805-686-4742
  • E-mail
Bottlest is a full service restaurant, bar, and winery tasting room offering “wine country bistro” fare prepared with classic French techniques, complemented by avant-garde culinary processes like molecular gastronomy and sous vide, and accented by modern California flair. In addition to our world class cuisine, we offer 52 wines by the glass, classic cocktails and 20+ beers, as well as tours of our winery, which is the largest in Santa Barbara county.
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