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.
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
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.
600 N Milpas St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101
De La Vina Location
2911 De La Vina St., Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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
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