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Wine Cask

813 Anacapa St. (E. De la Guerra St.) Send to Phone
805-966-9463 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
One of Santa Barbara County’s most comprehensive wine-and-dine experiences.
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Dining room at Wine Cask, Santa Barbara, CA

Wine Cask Restaurant Review

: Ground zero for wine and cuisine in Santa Barbara County, Wine Cask comprises a trio of restaurant, wine bar and wine tasting room orbiting one of the city’s most historical courtyards. The interior is dark and moody, sleek and sophisticated, though not formal and stuffy. The menu from executive chef David Rosner changes seasonally, but you may encounter such dishes as octopus “a la plancha” with eggplant caviar, gnocchi Parisienne, and braised lamb shank with fennel, polenta and orange dust. Desserts have included apple tarte Tatin complemented by apple cobbler ice cream and a lavender crème brûlée. The sommelier guides patrons through a phone book-size wine list that has a strong showing of Santa Barbara labels.

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Wine CAsk Restaurant - worst dining experience ever
by daniloni on Fri Jun 20, 2008 8:05 pm
 
We spend a fair amount of time and money eating out both dometically and interntionally. We had reservations for 7:45 on Saturday night for 4. and were seated on time. The waiter was cluless but that was not the issue. Though we received our appetizers within a reasonable amount of time we did not get our main course (nothing too complicated) until 9:45 at which time we were sitting at an empty table for more than an hour and a half. Though we had few meek appologies oferred we finally left without eating.

I will not recomand this restaurant to anyone, friend or foe until (and if) they get their act together.

Expensive, non attentive, decent appetizers but expensive. Can not comment on the main courses or desert as they were never served.

Stay away from this place!

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