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 Local Cherimoya Chutney & Arugula

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

Market Asparagus Soup with Creme Fraiche & Chives 12

Farmers' Market Salad Greens with Choice of Two Dressings 12

Watercress & Endive Salad with Strawberries & Roasted Hazelnuts 12



Hawaiian Ahi with Fresh Mango-Cucumber Salsa, Roasted Fennel & Basil-scented Rice  30

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

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

Natural Angus Filet Mignon with Balsamic Sauce, Grilled Asparagus & Roast Potatoes 42

Wild King Salmon with Spring Sorrel Sauce, Leafy Greens & Parsley Potatoes  32

Natural Pork Rack Chop with Sundried Apricots, Thyme, Swiss Chard & Potatoes 36

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

Taste of Santa Barbara Menu

Liz and John Downey invite you to join them at Downey’s for the Seasonal Tasting Menu here.


Downey's Restaurant

1305 State Street

Santa Barbara, CA 93101