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


Sunday - Thursday, 4pm - 11

Friday & Saturday, 4pm - 12am 


  • LAND
  • SEA
  • LAND & SEA
  • Brunch

    Beef Carpaccio - 16
    tenderloin, prime, onion jam, radish, caper berries, frisee, chive powder, midnight moon

    Cured Salmon – 16
    house cured salmon, trout caviar, frisee, bagel chips, dill, mustard cream

    Foie Gras – MP
    blackberry, amaretto, almonds, rhubarb, brioche french toast

    Oysters – 18
    mignonette, cocktail sauce, lime juice, half dozen

    Shrimp Ceviche – 14
    rock shrimp, tomato, cucumber, serrano chile, red onion, avocado mousse, corn chips

    Candied Bacon - 12
    pork belly, fennel, whiskey sauce, pickled grapes

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

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

    Seafood Tower - MP
    oysters, king crab, lobster, shrimp ceviche, 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

    Nectarine - 10
    burrata, baby gem, candied pecans, basil vinaigrette, rosemary croutons

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

    Potato Gratin - 8
    white cheddar, garlic, cream

    Asparagus – 8
    grilled, olive oil, garlic

    Smoked Potatoes – 6
    peewee potatoes, house sour cream

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

    Sautéed Spinach – 7
    olive oil, garlic, lemon, ricotta

    Mashed - 6
    potatoes, buttermilk, beurre blanc, chives

    Risotto - MP
    chef inspiration of the day

    Wild Mushrooms - 8
    assorted forest mushrooms

    Brussels Sprouts - 8
    fried chicharron, kale spread

    Cream Corn Brulee - 6
    roasted corn, black pepper candy

    Fried Curds - 6
    smoked pepper aioli

    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 - 29
    filet 8oz - 42

    kansas 14 oz - 37
    ribeye 16 oz - 40
    flat iron 12 oz - 29
    porterhouse 22 oz - 62

    bone-in ribeye (serves 2) 45 oz - 95
    new york 12 oz - 32

    King Crab – MP
    alaskan, chive risotto, lemon pudding, finger lime

    Cioppino – 68 serves 2
    clams, scallop, shrimp, halibut, crab, salmon, saffron tomato broth

    Alaskan Halibut – 35
    leeks, shitake mushrooms, baby potatoes, miso honey glaze

    Salmon – 30
    skuna bay, potato hash, watercress, herb butter

    Scallops and 6 oz Filet – 55
    cream corn, broccolini, smoked potatoes

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

    Pasta Carbonara - 28
    fettuccine, pancetta, farm egg, fresh shaved truffles, cream

    Roasted Jidori Chicken - 24
    meyer lemon, artichoke, fingerling potato, bourbon chicken demi

    Pan Seared Lamb Chops - MP
    wasabi peas, mint sweet potato confit forest mushrooms, mint gelee

    Braised Short Ribs – 28
    boursin mashed potatoes, baby carrots, charred spring onions, gremolata

    16 oz Smoked Pork Porterhouse – 28
    salmon creek farm, roasted peppers,rainbow swiss chard, apricot chutney, banana polenta, watermelon radish

    Maple Leaf Duck – 35
    seared breast, confit leg, quinoa, snow peas, heirloom, carrots, napa cabbage, cherry reduction

    Wine Room

    Applewood Smoked Prime Rib
    Garden Herb Marinated Turkey Breast
    Honey Mustard Bone-In Pit Ham
    Au Jus, Creamy Horseradish, Dill Cream

    Rosemary Rotisserie Chicken
    Boursin Whipped Potatoes
    Shrimp & Grits
    Steamed Baby Vegetables
    Roasted Salmon with Sundried Tomato Beurre Blanc
    Grilled Asparagus
    Saffron Rice Pilaf

    Main Dining Room

    Crab Cake Benedict
    Regular Benedict
    Black Truffle Panna Cotta
    Egg White Frittata
    Country Market Skillet Scramble
    Applewood Smoked Bacon
    Assorted Sausages
    Pastrami Hash
    Home Fries & Hash Browns
    Cheese Blintz

    Chef Made Waffle & Omelet Station
    Fresh Strawberries & Blueberries, Toasted Pecans, Lemon Cream, Vanilla Whipped Cream, Vermont Maple
    Eggs & Omelets Made To Order
    Options Include Ham, Bacon, Onions, Tomatoes, Peppers, Mushrooms, Spinach, Cheddar, Jack, Swiss, Artichokes, Jalapenos

    Artisanal Breads
    Scones, Croissant, Zucchini, Banana, Danish, Cinnamon Roll
    Greek Yogurt Parfaits
    Cinnamon Roll Bread Pudding

    Smoked Salmon
    Mini Bagels, Sliced Heirloom Tomato, Red Onions, Cream Cheese, Capers

    House Made Assorted Sushi
    Assorted Rolls, Tuna, Salmon, Shrimp

    Chilled Seafood & Raw Bar
    King Crab Legs, Oysters On the Half, Mussels, Jumbo Shrimp, Lobster, Ceviche Mignonette, Cocktail Sauce, Mustard Dill

    Traditional Caviar Service
    Toast Points & Blinis, Minced Red Onions, Fine Chopped Egg, Capers, Crème Fraise

    Willows Lounge

    Artisanal Charcuterie & Cheese Board
    Prosciutto, Cappicolla, Wine Cured Salami, Speck Ham, Soprasatta
    Soft, Semi Soft, Hard, Blue Cheeses
    Cured Olives, Cherry Peppers, Cornichons, House Pickled Vegetables

    Lobster Roll
    Curry Chicken

    Fresh Salads
    Crisp Garden Greens
    Grilled Pear & Arugula with Goat Cheese
    Smoked Pineapple & Mango
    Sliced Fresh & Tropical Fruits

    Willows Foyer

    Assorted Desserts from Executive Pastry Chef Don Hall

    Chocolate Fountain
    Assorted Confections for Dipping