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Award-Winning Cuisine

San Ysidro Ranch is home to multiple award-winning restaurants and unique dining experiences, along with a world-renowned wine cellar holding 12,000 bottles of varietals collected from around the globe.

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Stonehouse

LUNCH: Monday - Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
DINNER: Daily 5:00pm - 10:00 pm
CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH: Sunday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Set inside a 19th-century citrus packing house, Stonehouse serves award-winning cuisine in an inviting dining room with crackling fireplaces and creekside views. Gather in the lounge and dine under the romantic lights of the oceanview terrace for a truly inspiring experience.

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Plow & Angel

DINNER: Daily 5:00pm – 10:00pm
BAR: Daily 5:00pm – 11:00pm

Enjoy evenings in the Plow & Angel, where the cozy ambiance is enhanced only by the most delicious comfort food. Sip a signature Blood Orange Margarita and savor the famous mac and cheese under stained-glass windows and original artwork, including the namesake Saint Isidore, hanging above the fireplace.

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Carriage House

Housed within a storybook cottage with an enclosed private patio shaded by gnarled oak trees, Carriage House provides an unforgettable dining experience. Request a table by the stone fireplace, under the stars and twinkle lights, or reserve the adjacent cottages to host a truly extraordinary celebration.

Private Dining

Plan an intimate celebration in one of our exquisite private dining spaces, including the Old Adobe, a California historic landmark dating back to 1825.

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Meet Chef Matt Johnson

Matt Johnson, a California native, grew up in a family that worked in the Santa Barbara wine industry, which instilled in him a love and passion for the flavors of Southern California. After graduating top of his class from the Santa Barbara School of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management, Matt embarked on a gastronomic tour of Europe, working and cooking alongside the top chefs of Europe.

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Matt Johnson, a California native, grew up in a family that worked in the Santa Barbara wine industry, which instilled in him a love and passion for the flavors of Southern California. After graduating top of his class from the Santa Barbara School of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management, Matt embarked on a gastronomic tour of Europe, working and cooking alongside the top chefs of Europe.

This trip culminated in Matt showcasing at the Masters of Food and Wine. After working at the famed Windows on the Water, the Summerwood Winery and Inn, and Inn at Spanish Bay, Matt joined the elite team at San Ysidro Ranch in 2008. Matt's aesthetic combines sophistication and elegance with warmth and comfort, often featuring produce from the Ranch's organic garden.

In 2014, Matt was given the honor of crafting a five-course dinner at The James Beard House, featuring the Meyer Lemons grown here on the grounds of the San Ysidro Ranch.

chef matt johnson picking herbs in the garden