Best Restaurants in the Santa Ynez Valley

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Santa Ynez Valley

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While visiting on the Central Coast of California, relish down-home American food or savor fine dining of steaks and seafood, or indulge in superb Italian pasta, pizza and more; or try authentic Danish dishes; or taste California cuisine, and lunch on Mediteranean fare; chow down on Mexican dishes.

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

 


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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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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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Danish Mill Bakery

Danish Mill Bakery

1682 Copenhagen Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 688-5805

Danish modern bakery - We baked like bakeries in contemporary Denmark.
All breads and pastries are freshly baked every day - no exceptions.

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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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Osteria Grappolo

Osteria Grappolo

1546 Mission Dr., Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 688-8281

Osteria Grappolo is an authentic Italian restaurant in the heart of Solvang and features a large, dog-friendly patio with outdoor dining available.

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Whiskey 'N Rye - Great American BBQ

Whiskey ‘N Rye – Great American BBQ

442 Atterdag Road, Solvang, California, 93463, 805-688-4BBQ (4227)
(805) 688-4BBQ (4227)

Whiskey 'N Rye - An American BBQ Classic with full bar featuring more than 50 specialty whiskeys!

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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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Babi's Beer Emporium

Babi’s Beer Emporium

380 Bell Street, Los Alamos, CA 93440
8053441900

We use our travels and connections to curate a delightful collection of craft beers from all over the world.

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peasants FEAST

peasants FEAST

487 Atterdag Road, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 686-4555

Michael Cherney of Peasants Feast shares the passion he has today for sourcing his ingredients from local farmers and using the highest quality produc

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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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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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Leonardo's Ristorante & Pizzeria

Leonardo’s Ristorante & Pizzeria

632 Alamo Pintado Road, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 686-0846

Leonardos's, serving you authentic traditional Italian food.

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Giorgio's at Parkway

Giorgio’s at Parkway

265 Avenue of The Flags, Buellton, CA 93427
(805) 693-2509

Serving Italian food - pizza, spaghetti, lasagna, salads and desserts

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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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Clean Slate Wine Bar

Clean Slate Wine Bar

448 Atterdag Road, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 302-1787

Inspired by fresh ingredients, Chef Melissa prepares a new menu every day - paired with 50 Central Coast wines by the glass and 10 craft beers on tap!

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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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Buttonwood Farm & Vineyards

Buttonwood Farm & Vineyards

1500 Alamo Pintado Road,, Solvang CA 93463
(805) 688-3032

Taste our estate wines in a friendly atmosphere. Relax on our patio and sip our wide range of delicious wines, from Sauvignon Blanc to Cabernet Franc!

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