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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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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good17%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
18:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
900 San Ysidro Ln., Montecito, CA 93108
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located at the gorgeous San Ysidro Ranch. The restaurant is beautiful, the service is first rate and the food is fabulous! We loved it!

Thank kjencinitas
Reviewed 1 week ago

We know that Santa Barbara and surrounding areas are host to a number of high end restaurants. So, I wanted to take my wife to a great restaurant. I found the Stonehouse for us in San Ysidro Ranch. The drive up to it, the surrounding...More

1  Thank cliffwalters
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dinner was delicious. My problem was with the valet. I drive a Tesla that needed to be charged and I was told when I confirmed my dinner reservation that they would be happy to charge it, no reservation for charging was needed. When I handed...More

1  Thank BayArea2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a fabulous experience. Their wine list is astounding and the service is excellent. Food preparation and presentation was also lovely, but the setting is the highlight.

Thank Familytraveler2010
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I had dinner at the Stonehouse last week. We were staying just down the road at the Four Seasons Biltmore and San Ysidro Ranch was recommended to us for a fabulous, romantic dinner. Upon arrival we were seated in the main dining...More

Thank paula k
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This restaurant is set in the hills of Montecito and is surrounded by beautiful gardens. We were not disappointed with the food and the service was excellent. The outdoor seating provides heaters and a lovely fireplace for a relaxing experience. Would highly recommend a visit...More

Thank Susan N
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful dining, inside or outside, in a beautiful spot!! We had lunch here to celebrate an anniversary! The staff was attentive and helped with entree suggestions.You MUST have the Chicken Tortilla Soup. It is a 20 year old recipe! We had bacon, lettuce, and avacado...More

Thank WisconsinChippy
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

The setting is amazing and the buildings are really cool. The service is fantastic and the ambiance is simply classy. The food is great (Abalone appetizer was awesome) and the wine list is overwhelming and spectacular! We had a party of 10 and the table...More

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This is a very nice restaurant for a special occasion. As stated in the other reviews, the grounds are beautiful, the setting is amazing and the food and service are first rate--as you would expect given that it is quite expensive.

Thank johnthoeft
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I have been coming here for over 30 years and it is amazing whether for lunch or dinner. I have also stayed at the Inn but I come here for this restaurant it is magical to me. When I am any near this area I...More

Thank Marshall C
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Is it suitable for children?
18 March 2016|
Answer Show all 6 answers
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
USD 31 - USD 75
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
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
  • E-mail
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