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Jul 18, 2013 03:20 PM

Restaurant rec for Santa Ynez Valley, help!

Hi folks,

A co-worker is moving to the Santa Ynez Valley, and we'd like to
get them a gift certificate for a restaurant tomorrow as a going away gift.
They are foodies.

Any recommendations for the area?

toodie jane, any great ideas?

Thanks in advance!

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  1. Ballard Inn Restaurant - and if you really want something special give them one of the packages that includes an over night stay and a dinner credit. Even though they will be living here, it is still a very special way to celebrate their new home.

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    1. re: glbtrtr

      Agree with Ballard Inn. I had a lovely dinner there once.

    2. Just came across a new SYV restaurant newly opened called Santa Ynez Kitchen in a remodeled old house just off the main street in the tiny town of Santa Ynez, but not yet personally tried - owners also own a restaurant in Brentwood called Tuscany - looks like it is worth a venture: