About Terravant Winery Restaurant
Buellton, CA 93427
Terravant Winery Restaurant features local organic ingredients paired with Central Coast wines. Established in 2009 as a tasting room and Tapas bar for the clients of the Terravant Wine Company, Avant strives to be a "local-centric" culinary destination offering food made with ingredients sourced from Santa Barbara County producers.
American, Californian, Tapas / Small Plates
Hours of Operation:
Wine Tasting Every Day 11am - 9pm
11am - 3 pm
Wine Wednesdays - 3pm - 5 pm
5pm - 9pm
Live Music Thur, Fri & Sat starting at 6pm
State Route 246
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Thursday - Saturday
6:00 - 9:00
Contact us for more information
Additional parking available on west end next to parking lot.
Accessible by city cabs. Wheelchair accessible by ramp and elevator
Private Party Facilities:
Terravant offers private dining accommodation in our Santa Rita Room.
The private dining room is available for groups of 8 to 18.
Reservations are required and prix fixe menu encouraged.
Private Party Contact:
Vlad Stojanov: (805) 686-4742 ext. 225
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Wine Wednesdays - 30% off wines from 3-5 pm
Terravant Winery Restaurant Ratings and Reviews
We've been three times since my friend i ...
We've been three times since my friend introduced me to it two weeks ago. Went for date night dinner and then took the in-laws when they came in to town. Hidden gem of the valley. You would not know there is an amazing restaurant at the end of this dead end street!
We visited on a whim, walking from downt ...
We visited on a whim, walking from downtown. With no signage and very little lighting, we almost turned around. We are so glad we did not. Everything about dinner was exceptional. Our server was friendly, gracious and helpful. The food was perfect. And the wine choices, especially using the Wine Wall, were so good.
I have already reviewed on Yelp, and consider this the best meal I have had in months.
Terravant Winery Restaurant is located i ...
Terravant Winery Restaurant is located in an industrial district - but don't be scared away. The second story layout is different and fun. The unique wine dispensing system is a really fun bit of gimmickry but potentially expensive. The food was great and the service outstanding.
Unfortunately, our experience was not go ...
Unfortunately, our experience was not good. The whole reason to visit this restaurant is to taste wine from the 'automatic' dispensers in the restaurant. All of the white wine dispensers were broken so we couldn't taste the wine as described in the ads.
The restaurant was out of many of the dishes, either the main ingredients or something needed for the dish (ie., avocado).
The server was marginal at best. Her attitude was less than accommodating and she needs more training
This is a hidden gem!! We had the best e ...
This is a hidden gem!! We had the best experience here! From the gracious servers Zack and Kimberly, to the delicious food and do it yourself wine tasting . It was awesome! My husband and I talked about how wonderful everything was the entire time there. We highly recommend it and will definitely be back!
A really vast selection of wines by the ...
A really vast selection of wines by the glass from the wine wall(50+!).
The burger was fantastic, cooked medium rare as requested and as a bonus, apparently they make the tri-tip burger in house. Pretty cool.
Overall, the prices are more than reasonable, both for food and the wine. Skimmed over their beer selection, which was pretty interesting (multiple choices in each style).
Surprised they had nothing on draft, but the server said they will have some draft beer options soon.
Service was attentive, prompt and knowledgeable.
Plan on coming back!
Love this place, a hidden gem. Worth th ...
Love this place, a hidden gem. Worth the effort to fine this quietly tucked away superb restaurant in Buellton, California. The staff, Cassandra, so knowledgable, friendly and helpful. The Chef, AWESOME. From the bacon wrapped dates, beets and apple salad to the perfection of the temperature on the steak. Your creative menu is "foodie" worthy for any occasion or discriminating taste. Just that good!
A MUST experience.
Note: the history behind the restaurant and the wines, fascinating.
We love this place and have been going t ...
We love this place and have been going there for 4 years. We are a bit bummed that they have gone to a more fancy/expensive menu in the evenings. Not that the food isn't great!
We do like that they offer Pizza/burgers/mac& cheese if you ask for the Bar menu.
We miss the sliders, though:-(
The new bar menu is wonderful, with many ...
The new bar menu is wonderful, with many interesting choices when you're not ready for a full course meal. The wall of wine has a number of delicious choices to match whatever you're eating. The wait staff is extremely friendly.
The crab cakes had large chunks of crab ...
The crab cakes had large chunks of crab meat, and had a little curry flavor. They were excelent. The Poppers were also delicious. The candied jalapeño was so unique. The wine wall is great for trying a variety of varietals without the commitment of a full glass. We went at 2:30pm, so it was pretty empty and the noise was non-existent. The dining room/bar was very sunny and clean. Would definitely recommend to friends!
Six of us celebrating my birthday on a S ...
Six of us celebrating my birthday on a Sunday afternoon. Food was excellent, wine bar novel and fun, server, Sam, very attentive and helpful in food selection ... A very happy food/wine experience. A place to definitely put on your "to do" list.
A wonderful selection on wines by the gl ...
A wonderful selection on wines by the glass. Good Food. Love the beet salad. Music was a bit too loud for enjoyable conversation. Hard to find, but we saw it in the Menu Guide and persevered, It was well worth the effort.
We have been to the Terravant Winery Res ...
We have been to the Terravant Winery Restaurant before and really enjoyed it.
We were a little surprised by the new interior and also the menu. We were going here to enjoy the tapas/small plates we had in the past. The new menu had a lot less starters, and more entrees (typically after a full day wine tasting, we are not looking for a big meal!). But our server Cassandra explained they still had the "bar menu" which provided what we were looking for.
We had the:
Zucchini Wrap (amazing)
Burrata (also amazing)
Garden and Watermelon Salads - fantastically fresh on both
Fresh Market Flatbread pizza - outstanding!
We ended up with some leftover pizza, which worked out well for the next day out wine tasting.
The other interesting thing was, our friends when Saturday night and had the same experience. But they also enjoyed themselves once they got the "bar menu" with the starters. So, might be good to incorporate the bar menu / starters to the main menu again.
“Surprising and fun!” We are local food ...
“Surprising and fun!”
We are local foodies and we had never been there yet. Glad we picked this restaurant Saturday night. The wine concept is such a wonderful idea, and fun! Our waitress was adorable and helpful. No problem with my gluten free diet, I had plenty to choose from the very nice menu. All the dishes we ordered were excellent. Oh! I almost forgot! The view is outstanding! Another enjoyable place to go in the Valley!
The restaurant was very quiet, we were the only ones there, the sign outside indicates Tapas, no tapas just a small plates menu with a limited number of items to choose from. The wine bar automatically changed prices after happy hour with no notice. This system had to be rebooted a couple times to work again. Inconvenient.
On the better end, they were dog friendly and the food was very good.
Our experience may have been different t ...
Our experience may have been different than others since we had a very late lunch at 3:00 and the place was close to empty. The service was excellent and although we didn't come for the wine, the tasting option was fun too--good wine with happy hour prices. The poppers and bacon wrapped dates were to die for. The short rib Reuben was good but the side of tomato soup was the winner. This place would be fun for a group. Lots of tables and lots of options with both the food menu and the wine selections.
You buy "tastes" of any of the 52 wines for anywhere from $1.10 to $3.50 and then you can buy a half or a full glass of what you like.
Good Selection of wines.
The food was great, especially the Flatbread "pizza" but we thought the Cheese Platter was a bit sparse and pricey for $25.
Still, overall it was a great experience.
ABSOLUTELY A FANTASTIC EXPERIENCE
We did the wine-blending experience and also ate lunch. What a FANTASTIC experience! From the start, we felt welcomed and appreciated. I did not know much about wine and I appreciate that they young man behind the counter was super easy-going and friendly about wine. He showed us what to do, came by occasionally and checked on us. We spent a wonderful couple of hours laughing and blending and eating. Our friend was very silly and we called him the Mad Chemist, he was mixing and swirling like a pro. We had such a wonderful time I definitely intend to go back!
no third strike
We have been here twice now, first time it took forever to get our meals. this time, they were out of the entrée, bad description of the "Small Plates" and over cooked. At least 15 minutes between each time the waitress came by. became humorous. then we ordered dessert, they were out of one as well. then started closing up -chairs on the table while we were still there - 9:30 is late in Buellton I guess
Wine blending experience and lunch
Came here for the wine blending experience and enjoyed a very yummy lunch along with it. Would highly recommend the charcuterie platter and the bacon wrapped dates. The wine list is quite extensive and would please any preference! Views of the mountains from the bar area are very pretty and service is great. Price point is reasonable.
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