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Santa Maria Inn Garden Room

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801 S Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454-6668
+1 805-928-7777
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00:00 - 23:59
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Bakersfield, California
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

We stopped just for one night but ate at the Garden room and were pleasantly surprised with great service and great food. I had the filet and it was perfect! Salads were large and the bread was fantastic.

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Thank Jerryfernan
Santa Maria, California
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123 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Had dinner twice and breakfast once from room service this time. All meals were perfectly prepared and delivered hot and tasty. My wife got prefect Eggs Benedict (not on the menu, so just ask if you want it). Didn't do the Mother's Day buffet, as all the buffets in Santa Maria have become very expensive and we could never eat... More 

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Thank George H
Simi Valley, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

So glad we chose to have breakfast at our hotel on a Saturday morning. We were warmly greeted, given time to decide on the breakfast menu items or the buffet. All looked yummy. The buffet was top notch and so was the service. So glad we tried this, and we will return.

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Thank Mollee M
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

The array of food---lobsters, king crabs, clams, mussels, shrimps, prime rib, lamb, pork loin, salmon, a variety of salads and sides, plus a whole new room just for desserts was over the top and DELICIOUS! Great time was had by all.

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Thank Edna E
Santa Maria, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

The Inn is a very historic and quaint place to dine. The food and the menu are just so-so. Not bad, not great. The atmosphere is quiet and very nice.

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Thank 78DocT
Los Osos, CA
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

Wonderful Old World Ambiance! Rich and atmospheric. Excellent service. Nice presentation. Creative menu. Highly recommend!

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Thank Laurie S
Santa Maria, California, United States
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Depending on when you go the service is generally good but at times very slow. My favorite is their beef dip sandwich served with choices of side dishes. I love the potato salad with the sandwich. Its not cheap but good. I also was there for their Thanksgiving brunch and would never do it again. Its very popular but very... More 

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Thank Lori G
Los Angeles, California
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122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 251 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

I guess given its location this might be like THE one high class place nearby, and it certainly is charming and historic with its Victorian dining room, so maybe it is priced appropriately. They were gracious to our dog and we sat in the courtyard with its very Santa Barbara Mission style tiles and fountains so ambiance was a PLUS!... More 

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Thank Leigth M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Stopped for lunch at 1:50 just before they stopped serving. They were glad to serve us and were very friendly and helpful. The meals and the bread were excellent.

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Thank Rick J
Santa Maria, California
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123 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

We are locals that enjoy both an occasional stay at the hotel and more often eating in the Garden Room. We usually find the food and the service excellent, but this time although the food was up to par the service in a word "sucked" There were only 2 other tables in use when we arrived so it was not... More 

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Thank George H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 S Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454-6668
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-928-7777
  • This restaurant is at Santa Maria Inn

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?