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Best Restaurants in Santa Barbara

Seafood, Mexican Cuisine, and More

Combining the savory freshness of classic California cuisine with experiments in international cooking, our city's food scene is inventive, welcoming, and completely emblematic of the West Coast way of life. Fortunately for us and our guests, the best restaurants in Santa Barbara are within reach of our hotel locations. Browse some of our personal favorites, and choose a dining experience you'll be craving for weeks afterwards. 

Toma Restaurant and Bar

Draped with ivy and boasting unhindered views of the harbor, Toma has all the ingredients for a truly special night. Its menu includes Italian specialties and a staggering wine list, many of which hail from the surrounding areas. 

324 West Cabrillo Blvd. 
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 962-0777

Read more on date night ideas, after dinner at Toma Restaurant & Bar. 

Santa Barbara Shellfish Company

Don't pass up the opportunity to try some of the West Coast's famous seafood. Boasting that most essential of outdoor amenities (a fire pit), this is one of Santa Barbara's top places to soak in the views while feasting. Dine on highly-reviewed dishes like their calamari pasta, cioppino, and Alaskan King Crab. 

230 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara, CA 93109
(805) 966-6676

Los Agaves

In addition to mouthwatering traditional Mexican dishes, this local favorite is notable for its beautiful, vivid artworks. Settle into a homey atmosphere, and consider sharing plates between the entire table, the best way to experience all their signature flavors. 

Milpas Location
600 N Milpas St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 564-2626

De La Vina Location
2911 De La Vina St., Santa Barbara, CA 93105
(805) 682-2600

Opal

If you're looking for a multicultural twist on typical California dishes, make your reservations here. Ranging from opulent creations to simple classics, all choices are tantalizing, including the chile-crusted filet mignon and homemade pizzas. 

1325 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 966-9676

Barbareño

A cozy, wood-and-plant-embellished atmosphere greets you, to be followed by warm, courteous service and a truly inspiring menu. Heavy on the meat, but still featuring plenty of vegetarian options, we encourage you to take a chance on the oak tagliatelle, eggamuffins, and duck fat beignets.

205 W. Canon Perdido, Santa Barbara, CA 
805-963-9591

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