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 Bosc Pears, Arugula & Roasted Walnuts 15

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

Smoked Salmon with Avocado, Chiles, Lime & Cilantro 14

Local Mussels with Tiny Black Lentils, Tomatoes & Mild Curry Dressing 15

Artichoke Heart & Market Greens Salad with Fresh Herb Vinaigrette 14

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


Second courses

Butternut Soup with Warm Cranberries 12

Farmers' Market Salad Greens with Choice of Two Dressings 12

Watercress & Endive Salad with Strawberries & Roasted Hazelnuts 12



Wild King Salmon with Sorrel Sauce, Asparagus & Parsley Potatoes 31

Grilled Duck with Cabernet Sauce, Baby Turnips, Leeks & Exotic Grains  40

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

Natural Angus Filet Mignon with Porcini Sauce, Roasted Artichokes & Potatoes 42

Mary's Farm Chicken Breast with Wild Mushrooms, Chives & Fettuccini with Spinach 36

Maine Diver Scallops with Meyer Lemon 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