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Jill's Place

632 Santa Barbara St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1637
+1 805-963-0378
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Steakhouse, Bar
$$ - $$$
632 Santa Barbara St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1637
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

It is my understanding that the owner comes from a family that is in the meat business. So steak and barbecue are their specialties. We had a reservation, but did not need it. The tables are very plain (wood) without tablecloths and the restaurant is...More

Thank slwsweet
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We had a great time here across the board - food, atmosphere and service were all great. We ordered a large variety of items and not one person in the group has a single complaint.

Thank Keith G
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

A nice change from the bustle of State Street. A local steak house that's been around for a while. Happy hour specials. Good dinner and McConnells ice cream for dessert. Really enjoyable.

Thank phxaz54
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

What a great little find this is. If I could rate it higher than 5 stars, I would. During our road trip of the United States we have not had better service or value for money and the food was plentiful and delicious, too! Both...More

Thank 0908267
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We met friends there for dinner. It is not our usual choice since is very meat heavy in its menu. The place is pretty noisy until the happy hour crowd is gone. My lamb was good but not great. My wife liked her salmon. The...More

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Absolutely delicious dinner! The ribeye was amazing. The service was great, and the night was awesome. I tried the pea soup as an appetizer and even that was one f the best I have tried. I eat dinner out almost every night, and all over...More

Thank Paris F
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Arrived at 6:30 on a Wednesday evening and were seated immediately. Prompt and friendly service. Clean. One large dining area that includes a full bar. Caesar salad with chicken, warm garlic bread, split pea soup and spaghetti bolognese were our choices and everything was good....More

Thank KarenK518
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Jill's place advertises as the place where the locals eat. As far as our experience went, it was a nice environment, good food, quick service, and significantly cheaper than the touristy places near the Wharf. Highly reccomend

Thank Smith051
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Jill's Place is a great place to have a dinner meeting when you are in Santa Barbara. The steaks were amazing and the service was outstanding. They also have a very extensive wine list.

Thank Paris F
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We both grew up in Santa Barbara, and this is one of our favorite go to restaurants for a comfortable evening out to dinner with friends, by ourselves, or just for happy hour by ourselves at the bar. Tonight we opted for Happy Hour after...More

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Susanne L
17 June 2015|
Response from megbarbour | Property representative |
Street Parking Available All Day! City & State Lots Directly Across the Street Open From 6pm, Monday - Friday & All Day Weekends. Our Address: 632 Santa Barbara Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 632 Santa Barbara St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1637
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-963-0378
  • E-mail
Open Monday - Friday (lunch and dinner) and Saturday (brunch and dinner), Jills' Place is located where her father Jerry opened his original Shalhoob's Butcher Shop in 1973. "The Butcher's Daughter" takes pride in the day-to-day operation of her business, personally cutting steaks and overseeing her family recipes. The restaurant is the go-to option for area businesses and is the local's choice for great steaks, chops, chicken, fresh fish, burgers and cocktails. Proudly serving quality food, genuine drink and the Santa Barbara community for 29 years and counting!
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