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The Hitching Post II

406 E Highway 246, Buellton, CA 93427-9603
+1 805-688-0676
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (318 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
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406 E Highway 246, Buellton, CA 93427-9603
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wow. Just wow. Just had the worst restaurant experience I've had in years and I eat out a lot. There are lots of great options around here, don't waste your time and money on this one. My husband and I arrived a little early for...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a memorable dinner here. Service was top notch. We loved the mushroom appetizer. The goat cheese salad had House made cheese and was better than any other. Filet was cooked to perfection. Wish we had room for desert because they sounded wonderful.

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had dinner there with my husband and another couple. We were on our way home from LAX and decided to stop for a steak dinner as it was our friend's birthday. Our server was very nice and she even brought out a birthday dessert...More

Thank RondaRA
Reviewed 1 week ago

Warm fuzzy meal with lots of food. Nothing fancy, but just well done. Wait staff is a bit hassled, but they handle it in a friendly way. On the way to Solvang, this is a must.

Thank Artsy12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the area and in search of a decadent steak, my sister treated me to dinner at the Hitching Post II. We decided to split the 12oz Filet Mignon, cooked Medium Rare, with a baked potato to share, though we both got our own salads....More

Thank palepinkribbon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is all about the meat which taste fantastic cooked to perfection over the open pit. The price is a bit high for the location and service. The place was full on a Wednesday so make reservation

Thank Finn K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must go to place when traveling through Santa Barbara County. You must a make a reservation to place it safe, But they do commodate if you drop in. Extensive wine list. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Fernando G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything about this restaurant is old, the décor the menu everything. We asked what was best steakhouse in area and were sent here...it was okay. There is nothing exceptional about any part of the experience. The steak was good not great, the service was friendly...More

Thank hortonms
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you've ever seen Sideways, then you know this restaurant and it looks exactly the same in person! They have a wonderful wine section and excellent food!

Thank Danya B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well when we came at 6:30 pm the bar was packed so we went to Solvang for 90 minutes. When we returned there was seating in the bar. We split a pour in 2 glasses of Pinot Cork Dancer Noir. Now comes the baseball 2...More

Thank WoHop132
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28 July 2017|
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Response from roadtrip_ken_2017 | Reviewed this property |
As noted in an earlier answer, you don't have to sit at the bar itself for burgers on Mon-Tues-Wed, just in the bar side of the restaurant (to the right of the entry), and there are a number of tables there. I've gone there... More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 406 E Highway 246, Buellton, CA 93427-9603
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Buellton
  • Phone Number: +1 805-688-0676
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