Dinner Menu

Santa Barbara cuisine by chef John Downey, using some of the finest organic foods of local producers Tom Shepherd, B.D. Farms, Domingo Farm, S.B. Mariculture and F/V "Mysteri".

Examples that may appear on our Daily-changing Menu

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Downey's Prosciutto with Fresh Mission Figs, Arugula & Roasted Walnuts 14

Santa Rosa Island Crab Salad with Papaya & Fresh Ginger-Lime Dressing 17

Smoked Salmon with Avocado, Peppers, Lime & Cilantro 14

Local Mussels with Watercress, Sweetcorn & Chili Vinaigrette 14

Artichoke Heart Salad with Fresh Herb Vinaigrette 13

Lobster & Angelhair Salad with Asparagus, Sundried Tomatoes, Olives & Basil 18


Second courses

Fresh Tomato Soup with Pesto Cream 11

Farmers' Market Salad Greens with Choice of Two Dressings 11

Watercress & Endive Salad with Semi-dried Peaches & Toasted Almonds 11



Wild King Salmon with Sorrel Sauce, Asparagus & Parsley Potatoes 30

Grilled Duck with Fresh Peach Chutney, Exotic Grains & Ginger Sauce 39

Local White Seabass with Saffron-Lobster Sauce, Artichokes & Parsley Potatoes 32

Natural Angus NY Steak, Smoked Tomato Hollandaise, Grilled Asparagus & Roast Potatoes 40

Carpenter Ranch Squab with Santa Rosa Plums, Thyme, Swiss Chard & Potatoes 39

Maine Diver Scallops with Three-Citrus Sauce, Leafy Greens & Parsley Potatoes  34

Colorado Lamb Loin with Roasted Garlic, Tom Shepherd's Green Beans & Rosemary  40

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Diner’s Choice 2015

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2014 Winner

Santa Barbara Independent Foodie Awards 2011


Tuesday - Sunday from 5:30 p.m.


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Downey's Restaurant

1305 State Street

Santa Barbara, CA 93101