Downtown Restaurants in Santa Barbara: Dining near Spanish Garden Inn

Spanish Garden Inn is surrounded by an eye-opening collection of Santa Barbara restaurants. On the upscale end or on the casual end, we know what to recommend for the experience you are looking for. The list of choices is long, so we suggest speaking with our knowledgeable staff about your culinary desires. We love to share the details about the many different food and wine establishments in our area. If you have a restaurant in mind, we are happy to make your reservations for you.


Santa Barbara Dining

Maybe it's the locale or the fresh farmer's market ingredients, or maybe it is the discerning locals that bring the chefs to this town. We have become a destination for the culinary experience; Santa Barbara is home to an eclectic group of renowned chefs. You'll find many in their whites arriving early to the weekly farmer's markets to choose the finest and freshest ingredients for their menus. Chefs here have the luxury of farm to table, sustainably grown ingredients, locally sourced produce, meats and seafood. Some Santa Barbara restaurants even boast open kitchens where you can see the chefs and their staff in action.


From locally caught seafood to mouthwatering ravioli, wood-fired pizza to sizzling steaks, you'll find a decadent collection of Santa Barbara restaurants nearby. Fresh greens, seasonal fruits and vegetables are plentiful. This town is passionate about its food and there are seemingly endless choices. Go very casual or five-star, fine dining. Signature desserts and one-of-a-kind cocktails are the perfect finish. Our on-site foodies will enjoy speaking with you and answering any and all of your questions about the Santa Barbara culinary scene. You'll find many of the finest Santa Barbara restaurants nearby.


Santa Barbara Dining

Wine tasting, cocktails, breweries, juices and healthy refreshing drinks are available close by. Farm to bar specialty drinks with fresh farmer's market ingredients are appearing in locally inspired cocktails. Lounge and sports bars, brewpubs, upscale settings and local happy hour favorites are scattered throughout the town. Restaurants feature stunning wine lists, satisfying beers and spirits to compliment your meal. We are ready to point you in the right direction for the experience you're looking for.

At Spanish Garden Inn, we are Your Concierge, always at your service and eager to make your stay one of a kind. Select to view our guests' favorite recommendations below or contact us for a personalized suggestion.

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