The Bistro at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

8301 Hollister Ave.
Goleta, CA
(888) 832-2681

Named “Top 100 Best Al Fresco Dining Restaurants in America” by OpenTable, The Bistro offers a casual and relaxed atmosphere to dine and enjoy sweeping views of the coastline. Chef Vincent Lesage’s American cuisine can be enjoyed indoors or al fresco on a spacious oceanfront terrace. Local produce and sustainable seafood highlight an acclaimed menu of traditional bistro favorites, including brick oven flatbreads, seasonal salads and the signature Bistro burger.

Recent upgrades to The Bistro’s patio include the addition of a cozy wood-burning fireplace, direct access to an oceanfront pool bar, and enhanced outdoor heating to enjoy breathtaking ocean vistas all year long.

The Bistro at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

8301 Hollister Ave.
Goleta, CA 93117

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Amenities

Amenities

Accommodations - General
1-Bedroom Units:
Yes
2-Bedroom Units:
Yes
AAA Discount:
Yes
AAA Rated:
Yes
Non-smoking Rooms:
Yes
Oceanfront:
Yes
Parking Charge:
Yes
Pet Friendly:
Yes
Resort:
Yes
Senior Citizen Discount:
Yes
Suites Available:
Yes
Accommodations - In-Room
Air Conditioning:
Yes
Alarm Clock:
Yes
Cable:
Yes
Coffee and/or Tea Maker:
Yes
Complimentary Newspapers:
Yes
Data Ports:
Yes
Fireplaces In Some Rooms:
Yes
Hair Dryer:
Yes
High Speed Wireless Internet:
Yes
In-Room Safe:
Yes
Iron & Ironing Board:
Yes
Mini Bar:
Yes
Movies:
Yes
Room Service:
Yes
Television:
Yes
Accommodations - On-Site
A/V on site:
Yes
Babysitting Available:
Yes
Bicycles Available:
Yes
Bus Parking:
Yes
Business Services:
Yes
Concierge:
Yes
Exercise/Fitness Facilities:
Yes
Hot Tub:
Yes
Internet - Wireless:
Yes
Laundry Service/Drycleaning:
Yes
Meeting Facilities on site:
Yes
Outdoor Dining:
Yes
Outdoor Event Venues:
Yes
Pool:
Yes
Restaurant:
Yes
Spa:
Yes
Tennis:
Yes
Childrens Programs:
Yes
Full Bar/Lounge:
Yes
Amenities - Wine
Winery Events:
Yes
Attractions
Educational Programs:
Yes
Gift Shop:
Yes
Guided Tours:
Yes
Kids Programs:
Yes
Onsite Restaurant/Food Vendor:
Yes
Outdoor Activities:
Yes
Parking Available:
Yes
Pet Friendly:
Yes
Rentals:
Yes
Reservations Required:
Yes
Water Activities:
Yes
Dining and Nightlife
Full Bar:
Yes
Beer & Wine:
Yes
Breakfast:
Yes
Brunch:
Yes
Dinner:
Yes
Entertainment:
Yes
Family Friendly:
Yes
Group Dining:
Yes
Happy Hour:
Yes
Late Night:
Yes
Live Music:
Yes
Lunch:
Yes
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
Private Room Available:
Yes
Reservations Accepted:
Yes
Take Out:
Yes
Shopping
Boutique/Shop:
Yes
Full-Service Restaurants:
Yes
Parking:
Yes

General

Accessibility
ADA Accessible:
Yes
Wheelchair:
Yes
General
Cancellation Policy:
Yes
Check-In Time:
4 PM
Check-Out Time:
12 NOON
Directions:
NORTHBOUND: Take Highway 101 NORTH Exit Winchester Canyon Rd./Hollister Avenue Continue Straight on Calle Real (Runs Parallel to Freeway) Turn Left on Hollister (Second Stop Sign) and Proceed Over Freeway Turn Right at Sandpiper Golf Course /Bacara Resort & Spa Entrance SOUTHBOUND: Take Highway 101 SOUTH Exit Winchester Canyon Road Veer to the Right and Continue Straight at the Stop Sign Turn Right at Sandpiper Golf Course /The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara
Reservation Required:
Yes
Total Units:
358
Pricing
Price Range Maximum:
$700
Price Range Minimum:
$350
Ratings
Four Diamond Rating:
AAA Four Diamond, Forbes Four Star

Group Dining

General
Hours of Operation:
Seasonal
Max Indoor Capacity:
800
Max Outdoor Capacity:
800
Total Max Capacity:
800
Available For Buy-Out:
Yes
Private Dining Room:
Yes
Entertainment Available:
Yes
Disabled Access:
Yes
Full Bar:
Yes
Wine & Beer:
Yes
Meals Served:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Pricing
Dining Cost:
Moderate

Tour and Travel

Amenities
Handicap Accessible:
Yes
Motorcoach Friendly:
Yes
Baggage Handling:
Yes
Luggage Storage:
Yes
Restaurant Facilities on Premises:
Yes

Special Events


Valentine’s Day at The Bistro

Time: Location: The Bistro at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

Valentine's Day dinner for two featuring whole Maine lobster & steak, potatoes au gratin, crispy spigarello, tender turnips…