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Finch and Fork

31 W Carrillo St, Canary Hotel, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3212
+1 805-879-9100
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (24 reviews)
“deviled eggs” (27 reviews)
“lamb burger” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
31 W Carrillo St, Canary Hotel, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3212
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1 - 10 of 412 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice atmosphere and great food. We arrived back at the hotel and went downstairs for a quick bite. It was very good with a nice selection of food on the happy hour menu and a larger selection of more upscale items on the dinner menu....More

Thank luvtotravel4ever
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place gets busy for dinner so make reservations especially if you've been walking up and down State St. shopping or just enjoying the sites and find yourself hungry by 6pm. At this time, this place is filled with energetic laughter and rushing staff who...More

Thank emlazo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every single item on the menu was delicious. They do not pay for parking in the parking structure next door. Park in the hotel lot. I am definitely coming back again! Be sure to make a reservation!More

Thank evolvdesign
Angela C, Manager at Finch and Fork, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello! Thank you so much for sharing your 5-star review with the Trip Advisor family! We appreciate all feedback. I will be sure to share your kind words with the rest of the team. We look forward to your next visit. Cheers, Sophia Fiedler Assistant...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We had a delightful dinner dining experience. The food, the service and the classic mission architecture of the restaurant was all a delight. We enjoyed their modern twist on American food plus the fact that the ingredients are locally grown. Would highly recommend and we...More

Thank GregBrady1000
Angela C, Manager at Finch and Fork, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Greg- Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback with us! We appreciate your kind words. I will be sure to share your review with the culinary team. We look forward to your next visit. Cheers, Sophia Fiedler Assistant General...More

Reviewed 7 October 2017

Ate in our hotel on our first night as we had a long drive and night was drawing in.Restaurant was quiet but our waiter took his time in dealing with us which would have put some people off and wasn't particularly sociable but perhaps that's...More

Thank mickthebookie
Angela C, Manager at Finch and Fork, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

mickthebookie Glad you enjoyed our food and ambiance here! It looks like the service missed the mark a little for you. I hope you will give us another try soon. Cheers!

Reviewed 6 October 2017

We had a delicious dinner here and when one of the items came out over spiced the server quickly took care of it and got us a less spicy dish which was a wonderful as she said it would be. The menu changes, so I...More

Thank Colleen R
Angela C, Manager at Finch and Fork, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Colleen R So happy that everything was to your liking! Some dishes have a little heat, and that is not for everyone. We love to hear when our service team makes our guests as comfortable as possible. Cheers!

Reviewed 3 October 2017

Went here with a group of 6 for brunch and had a great time. The food was excellent and we had awesome service.

Thank Will M
Angela C, Manager at Finch and Fork, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Will M Happy to hear you had a great brunch here with us! We love to hear that our food and service was both right on target. Cheers!

Reviewed 20 September 2017

Good for breakfast, brunch or lunch. Serves different styles of eggs, some burgers and salads. The chicken burger was very good, as was the kale and chicken salad.

Thank Pixxidix
Angela C, Manager at Finch and Fork, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Pixxidix It looks like you joined us for a couple of meals with us! We are happy that we satisfied all around. Come join us again next you are in town. Cheers!

Reviewed 19 September 2017

On our last morning we had a beautiful muffin and fruit salad for breakfast, which we ordered as part of a complimentary breakfast with the hotel. The service was outstanding.

Thank BestFoodFan
Angela C, Manager at Finch and Fork, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

BestFoodFan So glad you enjoyed your time dining here with us! Come see us next time you are in town. Cheers!

Reviewed 18 September 2017

We enjoyed breakfast here many times and commented it did not feel like a hotel restaurant but stand alone place you would come to enjoy a good meal.

Thank AnniG2329
Angela C, Manager at Finch and Fork, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

AnniG2329 We are glad you have joined us for breakfast many times! We love being apart of the Canary hotel and we are always happy to hear that we exceed expectations of a hotel restaurant. You are making us blush with the kind words. Cheers!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 24 - USD 40
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 W Carrillo St, Canary Hotel, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3212 (Formerly Finch & Fork Restaurant)
    (Chapala)
  • Public Transportation: Main Station
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-879-9100
  • E-mail
Description
Finch & Fork is a Modern American Restaurant and Bar centrally located on the corner of Carrillo and Chapala streets in the heart of Santa Barbara's vibrant downtown. Chef James Siao draws inspiration from the vibrant local ingredients sourced from farmers and ranchers to craft an ingredient driven menu of delectable social plates and soul satisfying larger plates. His Cuisine is meant to be served with artisanal wines, craft cocktails, and great beers in the relaxed atmosphere of our bar, lounge, and dining room.
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