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Rodney's Grill

633 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3611
+1 805-884-8554
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good23%
  • Average17%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (16 reviews)
“ate here” (2 reviews)
“sides” (5 reviews)
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5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Steakhouse
633 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3611
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1 - 10 of 61 reviews

Reviewed April 9, 2018

Their food was very good. They do get very busy later at night. So be prepared for long waits if you are there for dinner.

Thank DorisV660
Reviewed March 13, 2018

We ate here because we had 2 hungry kids who could wait. Just average food but good service and good kids menu.

Thank andreachowdhury
Reviewed January 1, 2018

I've rated Rodney's for breakfast as that's where it was being served while the hotel it's in is undergoing refurbishment. My brother has to eat gluten free and the bread he was served was mouldy, which really isn't acceptable at any restaurant, let alone one...More

4  Thank NBLondon
Reviewed December 1, 2017

Super nice (uncrowded), great service, wonderful meal. Not cheap, but worth every bite. we arrived early to enjoy the grounds and sunset.

Thank jeffkjohnson6
Reviewed July 2, 2017

Rodney's Steak House at the Fess Parker Resort is an excellent spot for a quiet dinner for two. The service, food presentation, and quality are outstanding.

Thank Dianne W
Reviewed February 3, 2017

We had a quick 3 day weekend in Santa Barbara, and due to travel from the East Coast, time change, and wine touring, we really only had one good night in town. As it was quite rainy the weekend we were there (highly unusual for...More

Thank Like2cruz
Reviewed February 2, 2017

I've been twice to Fess Parker's Rodney's Steakhouse in the past two months. The first time, the steak tasted so good and was cooked on point, that I thought I could switch from Holdren's, my usual steak place in Santa Barbara, to Fess Parker. And...More

1  Thank ajfs
Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

We traveled and were tired but wanted a nice dinner. We thought we would stay on property for dinner. It felt like an extra meeting room converted to a restaurant. Very large and "quite bright". Service was fine and food was mediocre. I heard they...More

Thank Bryan S
Reviewed December 9, 2016

I visited here recently with my wife, we're both steak fans (me especially) and had been looking forward to trying this place out. Man were we disappointed.... The place it very nice, well laid out, kinda modern but nice. The menu was on the small...More

Thank q547
Reviewed November 14, 2016

if you like dining in an empty restaurant...this might be for you.....I fond it strange to be alone in a big room

Thank Sheryl223
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 633 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3611
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-884-8554
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