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S Y Kitchen

1110 Faraday St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460-9655
+1 805-691-9794
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pappardelle” (23 reviews)
“octopus salad” (21 reviews)
“sliders” (19 reviews)
Closes in 1 min
11:30 - 14:30 Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1110 Faraday St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460-9655
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Make a reservation! That’s the first advice if you want to enjoy this modern Italian place. We found the service excellent (Eric was great) and the food delicious. If the have the pappardelle with Oslo Buck as a special have it, you won’t be disappointed.

Thank pmcleans
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Heard about this place on Trip Advisor. We went because it had good reviews. We were not disappointed. The pastas were excellent as were the salads. Also, they have some good wines by the glass. It was busy the night we were there, but the...More

Thank D9990SVstevenb
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a pretty, casual spot with a very well-run open kitchen, professional service and a terrific lunch menu. My husband and I enjoyed the Nicoise salad and the salmon puttanesca along with a couple of glasses of local rose. There was also a nice...More

Thank Laura W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying round the corner at the Santa Ynez Inn so this restaurant was super convenient, and turned out to be one of the best meals of our three week holiday! The restaurant itself is very attractive with lovely outside and inside seating. A...More

1  Thank Chloe J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was fantastic, in a great atmosphere. We were warned that it can be a little “loud” but to us it was just a busy place on a Saturday night. It was not loud at all. Food was farm fresh and the service was great!

Thank Starshine2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good food, cocktails, wine list, and service. Lovely restaurant with a great vibe. Can’t go wrong here.

Thank Larchmontkathy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great meal, the atmosphere was great and wine selection was a plenty. No menu options for vegans however the kitchen was able to put together a very basic (pasta, red sauce and veg) dish which was slightly disappointing for a restaurant of this...More

1  Thank MikePrz78
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

What a great restaurant in the little downtown Santa Ynez. Easy walking from the Santa Ynez Inn, this cozy upscale restaurant is a total gem. Great cocktails and bar, great menu that isn’t afraid to take chances. The Octopus salad appetizer was shared easily between...More

Thank mcdedrick
Reviewed 15 March 2018

They serve hand crafted cocktails that are delicious but a bit pricey for what you get. The wine list is extensive and expensive. We went early on a Saturday night and walked into a huge noisy crowd. This was a romantic get-a-way for us but...More

1  Thank ed o
Reviewed 10 March 2018

So every few years I try a restaurant that really makes me question my own rating system. I mean, what considerations do I take in mind? Food quality obviously, ambiance and service, of course. But how do I score a top rate restaurant that is...More

1  Thank DobbinsFamily
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1110 Faraday St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460-9655
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Ynez
  • Phone Number: +1 805-691-9794
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