Unique & Distinguished California Dining at the Ranch Room

Dining at the Ranch Room

Located at the heart of Alisal, the Ranch Room provides a great location to access all of what Alisal offers. When staying at Alisal you will enjoy our Modified American plan with breakfast and dinner included in the room rate.

Breakfast buffets are lavish, brimming with fresh fruit, homemade cinnamon rolls and your favorite morning entrees. A wide array of á la carte selections are also available. Enjoy lunch throughout the day at our poolside snack bar and two golf course grills. Dinners are a time to dress up and enjoy menus that change daily and include at least 10 entrees nightly.

DiningChef Pascal Godé - Executive Chef

Chef Godé (Go-Day) has distinguished the Alisal's culinary style. His savory California fresh cuisine classics often come with a western flair.

Chef Godé's entree selections feature thick steaks, chicken, or ribs, grilled over Alisal oak. Locally caught fish-of-the-day, pastas, and other favorites are served with innovative, mouth watering sauces and locally picked vegetables. Vegetarians will love the wide array of creative vegetarian entrees available.

The Oak Room

Round out your evening at the Oak Room, where live nightly entertainment and dancing are available. Or simply relax with a cocktail or your favorite wine, before or after dinner.

*The Alisal Ranch Room is exclusive to Alisal guests.

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Ranch Room Menus

Dinner Menu ~ Download PDF

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River Grill

River Grill - Santa Ynez restaurant

Dining at the River Grill

Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort is pleased to re-introduce its beloved River Grill to Valley residents and visitors alike. The River Grill’s extensive renovation includes a newly added bar, and an enhanced menu featuring tasty ranch-style cuisine. Whether the day has been filled with a round of golf or exploring the Santa Ynez Valley, The River Grill Restraunt & Bar is the perfect place to eat, drink, and unwind!

The River Grill’s enhanced menu, by Executive Chef Pascal Godé, showcases savory California classics that often come with western flair.

"We feel that indulging in great ranch-style dining is a vital part of life here at Alisal,” says Executive Chef Pascal Godé. “We try to make every meal at the River Grill a compliment to the range of activities we’ve got here. After horseback riding, fishing, and golf, we want the ranch experience to carry over into the cuisine.

The River Grill Restaurant can comfortably seat 80 guests. Its high-beamed ceiling, wall-to-wall windows and beautiful stone fireplace creates a warm and inviting setting for an intimate private dinner party. The patio can accommodate up to 200 guests for a sit-down dinner event and 250 for a stand- up reception.

The River Grill Restraunt & Bar is open seven days a week to the public:

To make reservations, call (805) 688-7784

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River Grill Menus

Breakfast Menu ~ Download PDF

Lunch Menu ~ Download PDF