Santa Barbara has some of the best weather year-round, which makes for bountiful harvests in our fields and vineyards. Our restaurant’s creative chefs are sourcing from daily farmers markets and fish markets in the Santa Barbara Harbor to create incredible dishes that will make for an unforgettable dining experience. And if you’re wondering what wine or beer to pair with your meal, just ask your server – likely a trained sommelier or cicerone.

With more than 450 different Santa Barbara restaurants to choose from, you’ll find the perfect spot to enjoy, from five-star dining to mom-and-pop cafés to the burger joint voted Best Tasting in the United States. Treat yourself to a farm-to-table dinner you won’t soon forget. And seafood lovers will delight in tasting the catch of the day, fresh from our own waters off the Channel Islands.

Featured Restaurants in Santa Barbara

Hitching Post II Restaurant & Winery

The Hitching Post specializes in Red Oak-Fired Santa Maria Barbecue of perfectly grilled meats, seafood and local farmed vegetables. Visit the famous bar where locals and visitors enjoy conversation, local wines and our Hartley Ostini Hitching Post…

Wine Cask

Wine Cask offers 'American Riviera' cuisine as well as concierge style service and has redefined the way Santa Barbara defines fine dining.  You’ll be welcomed by creative yet familiar cuisine.  All produce comes from our local…

Olio e Limone Ristorante

Olio e Limone (“Oil and Lemon” in Italian) RistoranteInnovative Italian CuisineHusband-wife team Alberto and Elaine Morello rely on the integrity of ingredients and the quality of the preparation to offer Santa Barbara creative,…


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