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Willows

3400 E. Highway 246, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
+1 800-728-9997
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (12 reviews)
“scallops” (5 reviews)
“top sirloin” (3 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
3400 E. Highway 246, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
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1 - 10 of 65 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good food, very broad menu and excellent service. That said, this is a VERY expensive restaurant. The hype keeps the place going, but visiting it once is quite enough. If you are celebrating an occasion and happen to be in Los Olivos, it is a...More

Thank Satdiver
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner at the Willows. Really excellent beef! The filet and lamb chops were perfect and cooked to perfection. Sides were delicious. Lovely presentation and outstanding service. A really great dining experience!

Thank Steffenino
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Casinos can be hit and miss, even in their top dining venue. This was never misses. Top notch dining. Very well prepared seafood and steak. All presented with a great selection of bread served warm with several toppings. A bit pricey, but that's the way...More

Thank Mpclaw
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Had a very nice, leisurely dinner. They bring you a beautiful basket of bread with 5 different spreads. Hubby and I ordered the lamb, sirloin steak, bone marrow (that one was a miss-the marrow was nonexistent in one) sautéed mushrooms and the wedge salad. Except...More

Thank pjkovacich
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This is a nice steak house. It has an upscale feel, and the Staff is very nice. The food was very good and seemed to be prepared, to match that upscale feel. This would be a place for visitors and locals to go. A very...More

Thank NoHoMike
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Our first dining experience since the renovation. The environment was very pleasant and quiet. We were greeted warmly by Noe, the manager. Our server was Irma. Her service was excellent. She provided just the right amount of attention to our needs. We were given a...More

Thank Denise123452014
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Had not eaten here before. Quiet, with excellent service. Had charcuterie and a couple of side dishes with house wine. Really enjoyed the leisurely meal, the food was quite good. Thought it was a very good value.

Thank Berrywin
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Very peaceful well done renovation. Our server Justin was awesome, very knowledgeable of wines and the menu. We shared salad, steak and mashed potatoes that were very well prepared, very flavorful. We would definitely go back. Little bit pricey especially with $15-20 glass. Recommend bring...More

Thank Pam1015
Reviewed 22 June 2016

I wasn't in the mood for the Buffet so we tried Willows and was very delighted that we did...everything from the service to the food to the atmosphere was better than expected...the chef specializes in sauces and dips and there were plenty of different flavors...More

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Tucked Inside Chumash Casino is this little restaurant Gem. The food is pricey but it is good. My Top Sirloin steak was cooked perfectly and was very tender. It was served with shaved watermelon radish (more for presentation so it would not sit naked on...More

Thank LuluGrace8
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 00:00
Monday
15:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
15:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
15:00 - 00:00
Thursday
15:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3400 E. Highway 246, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Ynez
  • Phone Number: +1 800-728-9997
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