About Wine Cask - Santa Barbara
The Wine Cask Restaurant
Intermezzo Bar Café
MWC Tasting Room
American, Californian, French American
Hours of Operation:
Tuesday - Friday 11:30am to 2:00pm - Served in the Courtyard and Restaurant “Gold Room”
Saturday 12:00pm to 4:00pm - Served in the Courtyard and Intermezzo
DINING ROOM DINNER
Closed Sundays & Mondays
Tuesday - Thursday 5:30pm to 9:00pm (Last seating)
Friday & Saturday 5:30pm to 10:00pm (Last seating)
INTERMEZZO BAR CAFE
Daily from 4pm (walk-in basis only, no reservation)
$31 to $50
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Street Parking (free) OR several nearby Santa Barbara Parking Structures ($1.50/hr after first 75 minutes) OR adjoining Valet Parking Lot (NOT complimentary)
Private Party Facilities:
Wine Cask offers several areas to host your event. There is no fee to enjoy the exclusive use of the restaurant, instead there is a food and beverage minimum expenditure (varies by room and date.)
A credit card hold is required. This deposit is non-refundable unless the reservation is cancelled at least 30 days prior to the date reserved.
A service charge of 20% and CA tax of 8% are additional.
The Special Event Menu is a streamlined version of our dinner menu; designed to provide a restaurant-quality experience. Guests do not have to “pre-order” their meal, instead they are presented with a personalized menu from which to choose. Please understand dishes and ingredients may change.
Vegetarian requests are welcome and certain substitutions are available with prior notice.
We have an award winning extensive wine list. Outside wine is not permitted for groups over ten.
Private Party Contact:
Jennifer Brodt: 8059669463x3
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
Special Events & Promotions:
All groups are welcome at Wine Cask. You will have an intimate experience. We offer warm, inviting service featuring sophisticated yet familar cuisine. We offer indoor and outdoor seating, with various options for private events. We can accommodate private groups of 10-150 guests.
Wine Cask - Santa Barbara Ratings and Reviews
I love dining and think I could rightful ...
I love dining and think I could rightfully call myself a bit of a foodie. The Wine Cask is my very favorite restaurant of all time. I'm not saying this lightly. Every detail---the menu, the food, the environment, service, design, presentation of food, wine list, wine glasses---everything is perfect. You will never ever ever be disappointed if you are coming to the Wine Cask.
My wife and I had dinner at Wine Cask to ...
My wife and I had dinner at Wine Cask to celebrate our 1 year wedding anniversary and we're delighted with our experience. The host congratulated us on our anniversary upon arrival and we had a handwritten note from the manager waiting for us on the table. It was a very nice touch. The food cold not have been better prepared and we ended up sharing 2 desserts because we couldn't decide from the selection. Everything was delicious and we recommend the restaurant to anyone looking to enjoy a special evening.
Great food, kind people nice wine pour! ...
Great food, kind people nice wine pour! Helpful perfect location, walk to wine tasting rooms, watch the world go by while you enjoy a sip of wine. Both outdoor and indoor seating. Parking close to location. Closed Monday's but open all other days. Nice place forlunch.
We LOVED Wine Cask! The atmosphere was ...
We LOVED Wine Cask! The atmosphere was beautiful, the food was amazing, and our service was unparalleled. Joseph and Brandon were terrific. Everything was spot on. We had such a great time we closed the place down. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!
Wonderful food; very attentive service; romantic!
Staff paid great attention to us since we are there for a special anniversary. It was really a lovely evening and very thoughtful of the hostess, wait staff, etc., to make us feel so special. From the welcome to the complimentary champagne, to the quiet and elegant service... I highly recommend the Wine Cask.
Ate here a few months ago and was really impressed with everything. Ate there Friday night and was disappointed. My wife and I shared an appetizer, it was awsome! Shared a salad, awsome! Wife ordered salmon and it was awsome! My scallops were extremely boring. No pop like the other items we ate, just very bland, boring entree. Server did offer to make something else, but that doesn't work for me. Wife winds up finishing her meal ahead of me then has to sit and watch me eat. Spent well over $200, so i was hoping for a visit like I had the last time. Maybe I just ordered the wrong thing.
Not impressed after visiting the sister restaurant the evening before. Very LIMITED offerings for lunch with a so called wine focus. Ratatouili should be a ratatouille, not some baby vegetables in resembalce of.....
Beautiful setting in a historic setting, just does not live up tobwhat the standard should/could be for SB.
Merci Chef Dean
Love the Wine Cask!
The Wine Cask is one of our favorite Santa Barbara restaurants. We've celebrated many special occasions there and the food, service and ambience are always amazing. We recently took an out of town guest there for dinner and she absolutely raved about her dinner, a mushroom risotto and thought it was one of the best she's ever had. We'll be back!
Wine Cask just ain't what it use to be. ...
Wine Cask just ain't what it use to be. There food would amaze me. Now it is average. Paid $200 for 2 glasses of wine a 2 starter, 2 main course and 2 desert. For that kind of money I want to be amazed. Unfortunately walked away saying that was ok and not worth the money.
I so wish they were what they use to be before they sold years ago. They have not recovered.
Unfortunately we were terribly disappoin ...
Unfortunately we were terribly disappointed. We had the chefs tasting and the dishes were too unique to be enjoyed together. The wine pairing that accompanied the courses was sub par. Our daughter ordered off the menu and had a glass of Pinot Nior from the wine menu. She had a much better experience.
Lovely place for a quiet, top-notch dinner.
We sat by the fireplace, had a very nice, quiet dinner. The service was very good and the food was also very good. The ambiance here is hard to beat for a special occasion dinner and they have an excellent wine list.
Great New Year's Eve experience.
My wife and I went their for New Year's Eve. We were greeted by a courteous hostess. The waiter,David, was pleasant. He explained the menu to us. It was a three course meal. He assisted us in picking a good wine with our meal. He ensured that we had a good dining experience. The food was excellently prepared. The restaurant was nicely decorated. We would definitely go back for any special occasion.
My husband and I enjoyed a fantastic meal at Wine Cask on our short trip to Santa Barbara. The chef's tasting menu was delicious, and the pairings were wonderfully paired with each course. To top it off, the sommelier, Branden, was a fantastic host and lead us to the most wonderful (Wine Cask-only) Hilt Pinot noir. Can't wait for our next visit!
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