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The Hitching Post

3325 Point Sal Road, Casmalia, CA 93429
+1 805-937-6151
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp cocktail” (29 reviews)
“ribeye” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, Barbecue
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
3325 Point Sal Road, Casmalia, CA 93429
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1 - 10 of 147 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

OMG! What is not to love about this place? The drive to Casmalia takes you thru hills covered in live oak trees into a historic valley of ranches. Blink and you've missed it. The Hitching Post is Casmalia as far as I am concerned. Make...More

Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed 6 March 2018

We were excited to go to this highly recommended restaurant with our family of 8. The service was quick and the waitress was very friendly and efficient. However, when our dinners came everyone was served but me. They ordered steaks and I ordered chicken. I...More

1  Thank PoolerGeorgia
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I know this place comes well recommended....and I should have had steak. However, I was in the mood for halibut and it was supposed to be good here. The barbecue flavor definitely came through on the top of the halibut but the rest was dry....More

Thank Robincafoxa
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Service quick once seated Excellent steaks super value Nice atmosphere in a plce miles from anywhere Rick Stein visited place well worth the trip Should book ahead

1  Thank Wilson G
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We've been here numerous times, and it never disappoints. We enjoy the atmosphere and the steaks are always perfect. We will definitely be back...

Thank ESTHER M
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We were very disappointed in this highly-rated restaurant in the middle of nowhere. My wife’s ribs were terrible. They didn’t fall off the bone as expected, they were dry and overcooked with too little BBQ sauce on the side. My steak was cooked medium well,...More

1  Thank Greg H
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Never been before, heard nothing but great things. Somehow managed to luck in sitting in front of the pit with my girlfriend. Service was good: friendly and helpful. Never had shrimp cocktail before, didn't blow my mind but it was nice, decent sized salad but...More

Thank Lachlan T
Reviewed 25 October 2017

My first thought when I looked at the menu online was there was no way a place in Casmalia could be this expensive, but my colleagues told me it was an experience. After having a fantastic meal with outstanding service, I get it. When they...More

Thank LandofHopesandDreams
Reviewed 25 August 2017

So we made it to Casmalia from Buellton in about an hour. We decided to go to HP here because we have been to HP twice in Buellton. Made a reservation way ahead of time. I'm not sure if I should give them 3 stars...More

Thank WoHop132
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We had reservations for a group of 7 adults and 2 children for 8:00 (the earliest we could get a reservation). Upon arrival, I informed the hostess we were down to 5 adults and 2 children. We were told a group was still at our...More

1  Thank ShayBelle
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Marilynparker
16 June 2017|
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Response from SometimesFlyer | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a small bar area for solo diners. I've dined there alone in the past.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 45
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3325 Point Sal Road, Casmalia, CA 93429
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Casmalia
  • Phone Number: +1 805-937-6151
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