Best Restaurants in the Santa Ynez Valley

Dining Out in Santa Barbara County Wine Country

Bold Flavors With Fresh, Local Ingredients


Ballard | Buellton | Los Alamos | Los Olivos | Santa Ynez | Solvang


Taste down-home American food or fine dining steaks and seafood, or superb Italian pasta, pizza and more; or authentic Danish dishes; or California cuisine, and Mediteranean fare.

And, after you’ve finished dining, check out the many amazing wineries and breweries scattered around Santa Ynez Valley.

 


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El Rancho Marketplace

El Rancho Marketplace

2886 Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
(805)688-4300

We are a full-service Gourmet/Organic/conventional Supermarket, specializing in fresh food, fresh made, fresh locally sourced and Wine

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The Tavern at Zaca Creek

The Tavern at Zaca Creek

1297 Jonata Park Rd, Buellton, CA 93427
(805) 688-2412

The Tavern Zaca Creek - Seasonally-inspired steakhouse offering locally-sourced seafood & organic produce. Specialty cocktails, spirits, local wines.

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Global Gardens

Global Gardens

2450 Alamo Pintado Road, Los Olivos, California
(805) 686-4111

TASTE & LEARN about our award-winning organic Extra Virgin Olive Oils, Fruit Balsamics & more!

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Anthony Carron

Campo del Sol Cantina

1557 Mission Dr,, Solvang, CA 93463
805-702-3466

New Mexican restaurant,  which offers both contemporary and traditional Mexican food with an emphasis on locally sourced, fresh, and artisanal ingredi

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Firestone Walker Brewing Company

Firestone Walker Brewing Company

620 McMurray Ave, Buellton CA 93427

A Quiet Revolution out of California’s Central Coast, the Firestone Walker Brewing Company has grown to become an authentic regional craft brewery.

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Petros Winery & Restaurant

Petros Winery and Restaurant

3360 Foxen Canyon Road, Los Olivos, CA 93441
(805) 680-5417

Petros wines provide a variety of options that would broaden any wine enthusiast’s collection with collaborations from Greece and with great wine make

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Hitching Post II Restaurant and Winery

Hitching Post II Restaurant and Winery

406 E. Hwy. 246, Buellton, CA 93427
(805) 688-0676

The quintessential Wine Country experience since 1986, with wood fire grilled “Santa Maria” barbeque and world class Hitching Post Pinot Noirs.

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Chumash Casino Resort

Chumash Casino Resort

3400 Highway 246, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
(800) 248-6274

Chumash Casino Resort’s main attraction is it’s world-class gaming floor, featuring 2,000 slots, table games, bingo, poker and weekly giveaways.

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Plenty on Bell

Plenty on Bell

508 Bell Street, Los Alamos, CA 93440,
3238040928

Farm-to-table restaurant in historic building in Los Alamos featuring interior and patio dining, Versatile venue space.

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The Maker's Son

The Maker’s Son

346 Bell Street, Los Alamos, California 93440
(805) 344-1926

Elevated comfort food meets rustic California cuisine. Located in a 1920s gas station/garage, meet The Maker's Son. Great for dining and events!

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The Baker's Table

The Baker’s Table

3563 Numancia St., Ste 104, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
(805) 688-4856

Thoughtfully choosing  local and organic ingredients when possible in the Santa Ynez Valley.

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The Victor Restaurant and Bar

The Victor Restaurant and Bar

3631 Sagunto Street, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
(805) 695-2999

Introducing The Victor, the newest restaurant in Santa Ynez offering fresh, seasonal ingredients from California's central coast.

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Los Olivos Wine Merchant & Cafe

Los Olivos Wine Merchant & Cafe

2879 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos, CA 93441
805-688-7265

Taste the Central Coast! Wine country cuisine and an wine list of over 500 mostly local wines also available for retail at their Wine Merchant.

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The Landsby

The Landsby

1576 Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 688-3121

A contemporary, Scandinavian-inspired boutique hotel offering sophisticated accommodations and warm hospitality.

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Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. Buellton Taproom

Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. Buellton Taproom

45 Industrial Way, Buellton, CA 93427
805-694-2252

Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. craft beer on tap and "to go." Core, specialty beers available. Coming soon: Enjoy gourmet pub fare from Beto's Place.

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Bell's

Bell’s

406 Bell Street, Los Alamos, CA 93440

Bell's is a French-inspired Bistro in Los Alamos, California.

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Santa Ynez Valley Marriott

Santa Ynez Valley Marriott

555 McMurray, Buellton, CA 93427
(805) 688-1000

A place where business meets pleasure, where your senses are indulged and your spirit is renewed.

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Cecco Ristorante

Cecco Ristorante

475 1st Street, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 688-8880

Seasonally inspired Italian cuisine featuring wood burning oven pizza, handmade pastas, cheese, and antipasti.

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First & Oak at the Mirabelle Inn

First & Oak at the Mirabelle Inn

409 1st St, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 688-1703

First & Oak is Santa Ynez's Valley's only Michelin Plate awarded restaurant comprising of the best in culinary excellence and artistry.

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Bar Le Côte

Bar Le Côte

2375 Alamo Pintado Ave , Los Olivos, CA 93441

Bar Le Côte is a stylish seafood tavern located in Los Olivos, California

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Anthony Carron

Coast Range Restaurant & Vaquero Bar

1635 Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 624-5420

Anthony Carron and Steven Fretz have joined forces for the steakhouse, which features steaks from the historic ranches in the Santa Ynez Valley.

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Brothers Restaurant at the Red Barn

Brothers Restaurant at the Red Barn

3539 Sagunto St., Santa Ynez, CA 93460
(805) 688-4142

As chefs, brothers Matt & Jeff Nichols continue to experiment with new dishes and cuisine, but always with that “from scratch,” homemade element.

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Trattoria Grappolo

Trattoria Grappolo

3687 Sagunto St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
(805) 688-6899

Trattoria Grappolo is an informal, friendly Italian bistro in Santa Ynez, California.

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Solvang Restaurant

Solvang Restaurant

1672 Copenhagen Dr, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 688-4645

The Solvang Restaurant is the home of Solvang's Famous Aebleskiver and serves Danish and American food.

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Sear Steakhouse

Sear Steakhouse

478 4th Place, , Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 245-9564

Sear Steakhouse restaurant - An authentic and delicious experience from our farm to your table.

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