The Willows

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Our Four Diamond rated restaurant, The Willows specializes in mouthwatering prime steaks and seafood, together with an extensive selection of local and imported wines. The menu features fresh and flavorful ingredients from local farms, ranches and gardens. Come experience it all in a comfortably elegant setting. For more information call 805.686.0855.


Sunday-Thursday, 5pm-10pm

Thursday (Concert Night), 5pm-11pm

Friday & Saturday, 5pm-10pm

Thanksgiving Day, 5pm-9:45pm


Sunday - Thursday, 4pm-11pm

Friday & Saturday, 4pm-12am 

* Menu item contains raw or undercooked food products


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  • 2016 NEW YEAR'S EVE

    Beef Carpaccio* - 16
    mushroom confit, frisee, bacon vinaigrette, caper berries

    Cured Salmon* – 16
    house cured salmon, trout caviar, olives, dill, mustard cream, red onion

    Foie Gras* – MP
    blackberry jam, almonds, mesclun, brioche toast

    Grilled Oysters* – 18
    scampi sauce, cocktail sauce, grilled lemon, half dozen

    Calamari – 12
    fennel, sweet onion, asparagus, jalapeno yogurt

    Brie - 14
    baked puff pastry, figs, pecans, cranberries, apricots, port wine

    Crab Cake - 18
    lump crab, corn relish, frisee, pickled onions, finger lime

    Artichoke – 12
    grilled, charred lemon, olive oil, chipotle aioli

    Seafood Tower* - MP
    oysters, king crab, lobster, shrimp, traditional sauces

    Cheese and Cured Meats* - 26
    cheese: point reyes, purple moon, midnight moon 

    meats: prosciutto, salami, pepperoni

    Bisque – 11
    lobster meat, vanilla bean, tarragon, brandy

    Beet – 10
    baby chioggia beet, golden beet, shaved fennel, goat cheese

    Caesar* – 10
    romaine heart, caesar dressing, goat cheese toast, white anchovy

    Sweet Onion - 10
    french, new castle, cabernet, swiss, grana padano, crostini

    Wedge - 8
    iceberg, tomato, pancetta, gorgonzola, custard egg

    Pear - 10
    d'anjou pear, pomegranate, ricotta cheese, candied pecans, tarragon vinaigrette

    Mac – 25
    lobster, white cheddar, provolone, parmigiano, prosciutto

    Potato Gratin - 8
    white cheddar, garlic, cream

    Broccolini – 9
    grilled, olive oil, garlic

    Root Vegetable – 8
    carrots, rutabaga, parsnip, dill, brown sugar

    Bone Marrow – 12
    parsley salad, chimichurri

    Mashed – 6
    potatoes, buttermilk, beurre blanc, chives

    Risotto - MP
    chef inspiration of the day

    Wild Mushrooms - 8
    assorted forest mushrooms

    Baked Potato - 8
    16 oz, chives, sour cream, white cheddar

    Cream Corn - 6
    sweet corn, garlic, white cheddar

    Garlic Green Beans - 8
    olive oil, garlic, toasted almonds

    Brussels Sprouts - 8
    fried chicharron, kale spread

    Our meats are sourced from small packers from all over the United States and aged to our specifications. Chef Sergio hand cuts all of our steaks on site. Our steaks are seasoned with Hawaiian red sea salt and signature spices.

    top sirloin* 12oz - 30
    filet 8oz* - 42

    club steak* 14 oz - 35
    ribeye* 16 oz - 43
    flat iron* 12 oz - 27
    porterhouse* 22 oz - 65

    tomahawk* (serves 2) 40 oz - 120
    new york* 12 oz - 32

    King Crab

    alaskan / chive risotto / lemon pudding / finger lime / mp

    Alaskan Halibut*

    blackend / roasted peppers / sweet potato / brussels sprouts / lemon caper butter / 35


    clams / scallop / shrimp / halibut / crab / salmon / saffron tomato broth / 68 (serves 2)

    Salmon Papillote*

    new zealand king / fennel / leeks / peewee potatoes / compound garlic butter / 30

    Scallops* and 6 oz Filet* – 55
    pesto whipped potatoes, charred broccolini

    Lobster* and 6 oz Filet* – 78
    buttermilk whipped potatoes, spinach, charred lemon, beurre blanc

    Roasted Jidori Chicken - 24
    bacon lardon, pearl onions, wile mushrooms, yukon potato, marsala demi-glace

    Pan Seared Lamb Chops* - MP
    israeli couscous, roasted cauliflower, butternut squash, mint gelee demi-glace

    Braised Short Ribs – 26
    pancetta whipped potatoes, baby carrots, onion rings, gremolata

    Meatballs – 25
    beef tenderloin, oven braised, linguine, ricotta salate, basil

    Maple Leaf Duck – 35
    seared breast, confit leg, spaghetti squash, braised cabbage, bacon, cranberries, zinfandel reduction

    Kurobuta Pork Chop – 30
    banana polenta, potato paille, broccolini port glaze






    3-Course Prix Fixe

    Bisque | smoked heirloom tomatoes, grilled shrimp, basil oil

    Prime Rib | slow roasted, hasselback potato, broccolini, grape, cipollini onion relish, horseradish cream, au jus

    Peppermint | cheesecake, raspberry coulis

    Book your reservations online or call, 805.686.0855.




    3-Course Prix Fixe

    Chowder | sweet corn, smoked salmon, roasted pepper

    Scallops | diver, prosciutto wrapped,butternut squash risotto, shaved vegetables
    Kobe | rib eye, lobster hash, grilled asparagus, crispy shallots, balsamic and cabernet reduction

    Chocolate | flourless chocolate champagne cake, raspberry coulis

    Book your reservations online or call, 805.686.0855.