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

Please call for today's  menu



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

Wild Mushroom Soup with Creme Fraiche & Chives 12

Farmers' Market Salad Greens with Choice of Two Dressings 12

Watercress & Endive Salad with Tangerines, Radishes & Black Sesame Seed 12



Yellowtail with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce, Grilled Sweet Onion & Potatoes  29

Grilled Duck with Cabernet Sauce, Shakamaxon Beans, Tomatoes & Caramelized Onions  40

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

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

Venison Loin Medallions with Ragout of Wild Mushrooms 39

Local Black Cod with Meyer Lemon Sauce, Leafy Greens & Parsley Potatoes  30

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