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Plow & Angel Bistro

900 San Ysidro Ln, Montecito, CA 93108
+1 805-565-1724
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (5 reviews)
“beans” (2 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Gluten Free Options
900 San Ysidro Ln, Montecito, CA 93108
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Old stone buildings, trailing vines...great atmosphere and food. A must see spot in Santa Barbara. Stone fireplace, floors and walls. Jackie and JFK honeymooned at San Ysidro Ranch where Plow and Angel is located. Just beautiful. Only criticism is that our waiter was not very...More

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Recently, my friends and I visited the San Ysidro Ranch for Happy Hour. Upon arriving we were impressed by the property's beauty. This was tainted a. It when we entered the bar area. First, it is very dark in there and we were told we...More

Thank Heather S
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I discovered Plow & Angel during my first stay at San Ysidro Ranch over 5 years ago. It is now a must-visit every year. What brings me back? The ambiance, the food, and the drinks - in that order. It's elegantly comfortable. And yes, I'm...More

Thank MaltBalls
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Fun location for dinner. Good menu with the option of choosing the Stonehouse menu which is part of the same building.

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Cozy restaurant and bar located at the San YSidro Ranch below the Stonehouse Restaurant. Charming and cozy yet relaxed. Stopped in for a cocktail before dinner and enjoyed the atmosphere very much. Must try dinner there on our next visit!

Thank Marisa S
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

We come here at least twice every trip to Santa Barbara. The outdoor patio area is charming, the weather always sees to be perfect and the wonderful smell from the bougainvillea and herbs growing in the garden is fantastic. We've had excellent meals here too...More

Thank matthew g
Reviewed 22 January 2017

The food was great, service wonderful and drinks perfect. I loved that you can color on your table cloth and write love notes to each other. Super fun and I love the low light romantic feel it has. I wish we lived closer bc we...More

Thank LoveAll2017
Reviewed 24 December 2016

What a nice out of the way place! If you go during the week I imagine it is a little more romantic than during the holidays, LOL. We went with friends and a 3 year old. They gave the child a Beanie Baby of a...More

Thank Scigris
Reviewed 15 December 2016

The butternut squash soup was absolutely perfect! Roasted veggies were also tasty and well prepared. The Chilean sea bass was amazing! The fried halibut was on the dry side and a bit skimpy on the fish (three smallish pieces), with coleslaw and broccolini well prepared....More

Thank catbluesky
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Best Mac and Cheese ever! Great little intimate bar with a good pour and very friendly bartenders. We loved our dinner and conversation with other travelers. Fun night to remember.

Thank Laura S
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Coming this Friday eve for a birthday celebration and I think my son will want a great burger, is that possible?
17 July 2016|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from Lannette T | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have burgers! You might also want to try the ribs.
hours listed are wrong; opens @ 5pm
20 August 2015|
Response from edward w | Reviewed this property |
Thanks of clearing that up.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 40
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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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