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9 W Victoria St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3123
+1 805-730-1160
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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5:30 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
9 W Victoria St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3123
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Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Visited here for a celebration dinner, the food was delicious and the service very attentive. We asked for wine pairings with our courses and they were very good and matched the food perfectly. Rose petals on the table and a handwritten birthday wish were a...More

Thank Elmozza
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

We made a reservation based upon the great reviews at 8:15. We got stuck in traffic and showed up at 8:40. The restaurant was half empty and it closed at 9 so we figured no problem. The hostess rudely told us they decided to close...More

Thank stevef1972
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Bouchon was not on our list thinking it must be too expensive. Wrong! All things considered, quality is a great value. We just happened to stroll by near dinner time and observed the vibe. Bouchon feeds your senses not just your hunger. Best yet, they...More

Thank ScottD58
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Bouchon has a lovely menu and excellent service. We ordered the salmon and sea bass and both were prepared to perfection. It has a very nice vibe. Great for date night! I highly recommend.

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 28 May 2017

This was a lovely restaurant, small and cozy. The service is quick and the wine list is very extensive. We couldn't have any wine because my husband and I were driving, but we enjoyed looking at their list. The vegetables are seasonal nd they are...More

Thank patricia v
Reviewed 23 May 2017

All around excellent - service, wine list, food. Quiet ambience. Took the family here for my retirement dinner. Ten people - each found dishes they loved. One of the top ten in Santa Barbara [we live here].

Thank dkmorris623
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We love This restaurant eclectic menu great staff consistent quality and service . Never disappointed

Thank frederika
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I like it, A lot, don't get me wrong. Lovely environment. Great dining. But really a splurge for most people. Even if I want to splurge now, it's such an "it" spot now, i'd probably rather go somewhere else that's not so trendy & pricey.

Thank AnnetteKS
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Greetings from the moment we entered the restaurant and to the entire staff made us feel like we were regulars - so refreshing from LA attitudes. Loved the ambience and the food was fabulous., especially the fish of the day and the onion soup. It...More

Thank lindycar
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Thanks to all Trip advisor reviewers who took time out to review Bouchon in Santa Barbara....followed your advice and we were not disappointed. This restaurant was busy even on a Tuesday night. We hadn't booked but we were made to feel welcome and were seated...More

Thank tykesreview
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11 June 2017|
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Response from ahdiii | Reviewed this property |
Call the restaraunt !!!
15 April 2017|
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Response from SBFoodWine | Property representative |
No, mine is an independent restaurant est. in 1998 (for more info check out our website at OriginalCaliforniaBouchon). Further, I think you might mean (just guessing) 'is this a Thomas Keller' restaurant, as he has 3... More
Monica S
18 April 2016|
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Response from markj4golf | Reviewed this property |
Not that I remember seeing on the menu... maybe by request

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 24 - US$ 36
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 W Victoria St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3123
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-730-1160
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Farm-to-table gem in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara. The Original California bouchon, menu features local produce and wines. Charming rustic ambience with hardwood floors, open kitchen and inviting patio. Service is warm, friendly and informed.
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