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Stonehouse Restaurant at San Ysidro Ranch

900 San Ysidro Ln., Montecito, CA 93108
+1 805-565-1724
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
900 San Ysidro Ln., Montecito, CA 93108
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Secluded property up the hills of Montecito, the Stonehouse Restaurant definitely matches the rest of the hotel in terms of quality and friendliness, as well as opulence. Sitting under the tree lights at night somehow made the experience just a little bit more special. The...More

Thank Enjoys_Relaxing
Reviewed 6 days ago

Took my wife and older son for a birthday lunch here. The Inn is a secluded and old-school classic, but the restaurant's food is tres moderne. Everything was delicious, from the strawberry salad to the scallops to the flat iron steak to the three-course hamachi-yellowtail-sorbet...More

Thank Taichionthebeach
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every aspect of this Montecito treasure was perfect, from the menu and food, to the ambience, setting and service. It truly made for a special experience - the highlight of our trip to Santa Barbara. Celebrating a special occasion, or just want to treat someone...More

Thank Filmish1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has a very extensive wine and spirits list. Dinner was very good we shared an abalone appetizer and my husband had the cod. He had reservations about ordering it as cod can be poorly prepared, but he enjoyed it very much. I had...More

Thank CAKarenOrangeCounty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is so romantic and special. I only wish the food would match the ambiance. We are locals and come 3 times a year to see if it has changed. Nope! Great ambiance, mediocre meal. Nice service!!

Thank Tamara R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The arrival here is rather special and you get a real sense of discovery the first time you climb up to the property. Hummingbirds abound, clearly as excited as were were by the beautiful country gardens and flower-filled borders - almost felt like an English...More

Thank MusicLovingCouple
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Servers make the experience even more amazing. The food is 5stars, lunch and dinner, never ever disappointed.

Thank jeje68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time we have eaten here and it is amazing! We had a group of six and were able to sit outside by one of the stone fireplaces with the twinkle lights surrounding us. Everything was divine! I will say the Chocolate...More

Thank Rjames98
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Yes, it is expensive, but what a gorgeous place for a special event! Lovely and very classy setting, magnificent food, great wines, super service, . . .this place is just tops. You'd probably need to plan on $200 for lunch with four people (including a...More

Thank JohnandGlo
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Really nice view and the place is really elegant. It is expensive but good for a romantic get away. I would just suggest a bigger selections for the menu. When we went there it was about 100 degree, we made a reservation outside since we...More

Thank Prauubly
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17 March 2016|
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Response from Barbara J | Reviewed this property |
The Plow and Angel downstairs is more casual and might be more appropriate for children, especially young ones.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$75
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 San Ysidro Ln., Montecito, CA 93108
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Montecito
  • Phone Number: +1 805-565-1724
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