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The Hitching Post II

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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406 E Highway 246, Buellton, CA 93427-9603 (Thumbelina)
+1 805-688-0676
17:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Fri 17:00 - 21:30
Sat - Sun 16:00 - 21:30
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Good old fashioned Western food! Leather seating! Great service! Basic salads! But great steaks! The site of the movie SIDEWAYS! Fun!

Thank Jujubbb
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Locals secret. Awesome burgers in the bar only Monday thru Wednesday. Lots of toppings to pick from including. Super thick bacon available---avocado too!

Thank Sandy S
Bakersfield, California
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the first time we've visited Hitching Post II. We typically eat at their location in Casmalia. Both locations are excellent. You cant beat the homey atmosphere and delicious steaks. Dont miss their BBQ'd artichoke appetizer; they are delicious.

1 Thank kstephen6
Brentwood, Tennessee
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can't think of many places in the state of California where I'd rather eat dinner. And that's REALLY saying something, considering the abundance of seafood joints along the Pacific Coast, the Asian diners in San Fran, the authentic tacos of SoCal, the swanky spots in Beverly Hills! My first experience at The Hitching Post was back in 2006 and... More 

Thank PeteDeborahWade
Flagstaff, Arizona
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193 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here with my wife for a little wine trip and had a great time and great food at the bar. We went early in the week and got a burger special, filet, and a bottle of wine. All were fantastic. The bar tender was very nice to us though seemed a little angry with some others. We had to... More 

Thank matt v
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not a fancy restaurant. Just a plain, homey steakhouse. To be fair, my wife and I had to come because we are fans of Sideways and we hoped to find Miles, Jack, and Maya hanging out. jk. But the reviews for the steak were ok so that's what we ordered. We were not disappointed. The steaks were really... More 

Thank saynotomerlot
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came in for the movie 'sideways', and also truly enjoyed the food for dinner as well. Try the pino "Julia's", it is really a delight. You have to try the 'bone in rib chop', wonderful dish. The Ono and duck were so so, a little on the dry side. The dishes have good portions.

Thank Hui L
valley village ca
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On Tuesday & possible Wednesday the have a hamburger special in the bar, it isn't on the menu you have to ask. It's $14.95 and 1$ for each extra. It was excellent so was the margarita. Crowded & noisy but that's to be expected in the bar.

Thank Sue S
Tampa, Florida
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a horrible, dark and dingy experience...nonexistent to overtly sexist service. There were three of us in our party. One of us went to the restroom before ordering (horrible bathroom with hospital curtains separating the toilets...eeewww) but was never asked what she would like while her two companions were tasting various options. An then, when one of the females... More 

Thank Rebecca M
Cedarburg, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a very fun experience here at the Hitching Post II. Great steaks, wine, seated in a comfortable corner. Our waitress was attentive and helpful. Would recommend to anyone coming to the Solvang, Buellton area.

Thank Prizzly

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
American, Steakhouse
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?