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Recommended Restaurants: Santa Barbara

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Bella Vista

(located at resort) 

Bella Vista showcases organic, Italian-inspired California cuisine, courtesy of Executive Chef Alessandro Cartumini. The restaurant’s décor – with its fireplaces, hand-carved wine wall, rich mahogany and rare marble – adds to the ambience of the tranquil seaside setting that features expansive ocean views and a heated outdoor terrace. 

Bella Vista’s comprehensive wine list emphasizes local Santa Barbara County producers.

Cuisine:

Italian-inspired California coastal cuisine 

Attire:

Resort Casual


Tydes

(located at resort) 

Overlooking Butterfly Beach, adjacent to the Resort at the Coral Casino Beach and Cabana Club, Tydes offers intimate indoor and outdoor oceanfront dining exclusively to Resort guests and members of the Club.

Unparalleled panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, Channel Islands and the Santa Barbara coastline create a true Riviera feel, while 1930s Art Deco motifs and Scandinavian modern detailing thoughtfully highlight the Club’s original glamour and sense of luxury.

Cuisine:

Modern Seafood 

Attire:

Resort Casual


Arlington Tavern 

From farm-to-table, Arlington Tavern offers an excellent and locally sourced menu with New American inspiration. The AT Fried Chicken and AT Mac & Cheese are highly recommended options.

Cuisine:

California

Attire:

Casual 

Location:

21 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101 
Phone Number: 805-770-2626 


Bouchon

Santa Barbara "Wine Country Cuisine" means we source our ingredients using an "as-fresh-and-as-local-as-possible" approach, with fish from the Santa Barbara Channel and produce from the surrounding countryside. We then take into account how these flavors can be presented in concert with our local wines. I believe you'll taste a difference and see how well they all work together.

Cuisine: 

Cal-French Wine Country Cuisine

Attire: 

Business Casual

Location: 

9 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Phone Number: 805-730-1160
www.bouchonsantabarbara.com


CaDario

This charming Italian Restaurant in Santa Barbara is known for its “excellent” execution of “simple” pasta, meats and other classics plus a fantastic wine list with many available by the glass; it’s a local favorite.

Cuisine:

Italian 

Attire:

Casual 

Location:

37 East Victoria St, Santa Barbara, CA
Phone number: 805-884-9419
www.cadario.net


Toma

 






Toma is in the former location of Emilio’s Restaurant, along the water on Cabrillo Boulevard and its historic building retains an old world charm, inside and out. The chef creates handcrafted cuisine supporting our local fisherman, farmers, foragers and food artisans.

Cuisine:

Italian 

Attire:

Business Casual 

Location:

324 West Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara, CA 93101 Phone number: 805-962-0777 


Boathouse

 







Boathouse offers a casual dining experience with a spectacular view of Hendry’s Beach. Enjoy fresh local seafood and creative cocktails while watching the sunset.

Cuisine:

Seafood 

Attire:

Casual 

Location:

2981 Cliff Drive, Henry’s Beach Santa Barbara, CA 

Phone number: 805-898-2628
www.boathousesb.com


Cadiz

Cadiz is a southern restaurant and lounge, serving fresh ingredients bought from local farmers markets. Located within the Entertainment District of downtown Santa Barbara, Cadiz boasts an upscale, after-hour lounge/nightclub with full bar.

Cadiz offers amazing food choices of Italian small plates, seafood, pizzas, pastas, and entrees local, farmer's market fresh produce, harbor fresh seafood daily seasonal cocktails and market-fresh ingredients. There is also a wonderful heated outside patio.

Cuisine:

Southern/Seasonal

Attire:

Business Casual/ Cocktail 

Location:

509 State Street, Downtown Santa Barbara, CA 

Phone number: (805) 770-2760 


Los Arroyos 

Located just around the corner from the Resort on Montecito’s Coast Village Road, Los Arroyos offers authentic Mexican cuisine with a cozy ambiance and a lovely outdoor patio.

Cuisine:

Mexican 

Attire:

Casual 

Location:

1280 Coast Village Road, Montecito 

Phone number: (805) 969-9059 


LUCKY'S

 

 










Visitors to this steakhouse come for the great food and the chance to rub elbows with the local celebrities. Featuring an extensive wine list as well, this convenient restaurant is a great choice.

Cuisine:

Steak & Seafood 

Attire:

Business Casual/ Cocktail 

Location:

1279 Coast Village Road, Montecito 
luckys-steakhouse.com

Phone number: (805) 565-7540 


Palace Grill 

 











 
Located in Santa Barbara’s charming Old Town District, the Palace Grill features authentic Louisiana specialties and amazing steak. The menu features a wide range of contemporary American Grill items with a focus on authentic Southern and Louisiana specialties such as Jambalaya, Crawfish Etouffée, New Orleans Bar-B-Que Shrimp, Blackened Filet Mignon, and delicious daily “Menu Additions." 

Cuisine:

Steak & Seafood 

Attire:

Casual 

Location:

8 East Cota Street, Downtown 

Phone number: (805) 963-5000 
http://palacegrill.com/


Holdren’s 

  

 







A local favorite for steak and seafood in the heart of Downtown Santa Barbara.

Cuisine:

Steak house 

Attire:

Business Casual/Casual 

Location:

512 State Street, Santa Barbara 

Phone number: 805-965-3363 
www.holdrens.com/sb

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