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Jill's Place

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632 Santa Barbara St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1637
+1 805-963-0378
Today
16:30 - 21:00
09:00 - 15:00
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 16:30 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 15:00
Fri 16:30 - 22:00
Sat 08:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

On Christmas eve, I realize it's hard to find a decent restaurant. Half the restaurant was not heated on a very cold night, we were seated in the cold with two young kids!! The food was so so...

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Ventura
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another great meal at Jill's Place. Great service. Will go back again. Thanks for my t-shirt. "The Butcher's Daughter". Gotta try the steaks.

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Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Really enjoyed our time here. Great feel as soon as you walk in , super bar and they know how to cook a steak. Terrific welcoming host, staff attentive and a menu that is catering for everyone. Highly recommended.

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Santa Monica, California
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102 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We hit the Saturday farmers' market and on our way back to the car passed this place and thought we'd brave the effort; half of us was not disappointed. We stopped in for breakfast and enjoyed a nice glass of champagne (they have a full bar) along with a very, very tasty breakfast sandwich (scrambled eggs, bacon, lettuce, tomato, mayo)... More 

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Thank Michael H
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

You cannot beat the price here for the quality and quantity of food that we got. It was delish and the table service was outstanding. We waited a bit for a drink at the bar while waiting for our table, but the owner came right over and saw that we were taken care of. Make a reservation on a night... More 

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Thank Karen A
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Decided to eat here last night after reading the reviews on "TA", what a find, great ambiance, attentive friendly staff and a steak to die for what more could you ask for. My wife opted for the 8oz Sirloin (which l thought was a fillet when it arrived) and I had the New York strip both cooked medium rare (and... More 

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Thank djk1266
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

In a word. Outstanding!! Made to feel welcome with a great atmosphere and ambiance. Great value, great menu, great portion sizes. Garlic Bread as an Entree and refills of Soda! Layout great and all very clean and tidy, just as you would expect in a well established eatery. Pea Soup with a side salad before the mains appeared. Sirloin Steak... More 

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cabo
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

With so many places to choose from its always difficult to decide where to eat when on a short trip: we avoided the tourist traps on State Street and found this gem. We went for lunch on Monday following the Spanish week-end so its was quiet and that was fine with us. Friendly and fast service: my husband had the... More 

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Thank CaboDrifter
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Get off State St. and visit the real Santa Barbara....laid back folk eating Jill's amazing food and enjoying generously-poured drinks!!

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Dallas, Texas
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41 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Bar is great ....get the chicken platter. You will Love it...lightly fried chicken on top of mashed potatoes smothered on a buttermilk gravy. Large enough portion to split! Very quaint atmosphere...romantic!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Full Bar, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
Thursday
09:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
Friday
09:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 632 Santa Barbara St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1637
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-963-0378
Description
Open Monday - Friday (lunch and dinner) and Saturday (brunch and dinner), Jills' Place is located where her father Jerry opened his original Shalhoob's Butcher Shop in 1973. "The Butcher's Daughter" takes pride in the day-to-day operation of her business, personally cutting steaks and overseeing her family recipes. The restaurant is the go-to option for area businesses and is the local's choice for great steaks, chops, chicken, fresh fish, burgers and cocktails. Proudly serving quality food, genuine drink and the Santa Barbara community for 29 years and counting!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?