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9 W Victoria St, Cross Street is State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3123
+1 805-730-1160
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“duck” (105 reviews)
“scallop trio” (27 reviews)
“onion soup” (25 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
9 W Victoria St, Cross Street is State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3123
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were in SB for our anniversary and went to Bouchon on our last night. Bouchon made our anniversary a very special night for us with a nice note and rose petals on the table. The food was the star, though. The scallops prepared three...More

Thank KC208
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

White linen and smart waiters? Check. Prices to match? Check. Outstanding plates of food? Errrr, no. The flavours just didn't work for every dish. The presentation also left much to be desired. Big bills should be the result of a memorable dining experience. In our...More

Thank Kebablover
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed the foodie tour of the Santa Barbara Farmer’s Market with the chef from Bouchon. The tour ended with a delicious three course meal with wine. The pork belly and crab cake appetizers were amazing, as were the scallops and duck entrees. Dessert was...More

Thank swannygal
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Just Go. Make this a destination. Make this an any occasion dining experience. But what ever you do, don’t pass this place up. Simple menu made perfectly. Nothing overly done. Excellent service, food and atmosphere. Value, yes. I have paid more for far less. Just...More

Thank Devildog8411
Reviewed 4 days ago

we went there for our 24th anniversary and every thing went wrong. lets put it this way, special event, stay away.

Thank Burt Y
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There is a reason why there are so many outstanding ratings for Buchon. It’s because it is. We had a nice graduation party for 12 in the private room. Most had the chicken, sea bass and lamb. All well presented and excellent. The mushroom ragout...More

Thank RI_Travel_Guy
Reviewed 1 week ago

My hubby and I went here to celebrate our Honey Moon Dinner. I informed the restaurant during my reservation (booked via open table). Upon arrival we were greeted with a SINCERE smile and excellent customer service. Justin was our server he really knew his stuff...More

Thank karinaisabelortiz
Reviewed 1 week ago

When you want to endulge and have the higher end meal, you cannot go wrong here. This is by far one of my most favorite "special" dinner venues.The service, atmosphere & most importantly the food is fabulous! The presentation is incredible! Love!!

Thank Connie O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bouchon is always a great experience. Our fav SB restaurant. Great service, attentive and friendly staff. Great food and decent wine.

Thank npaine773
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

As college students we weren’t expecting to have good service, but the staff were so nice, respectful, and efficient! We shared the crab cakes as an appetizer and they were so tasty! The Salmon and yellowtail were so good it made us wish we knew...More

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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
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 W Victoria St, Cross Street is State Street, 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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