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Downtown Santa Barbara Dining

Santa Barbara boasts many fine restaurants! The selected restaurants below are located within walking distance to the hotel. Menus are available at the front desk, and our staff is happy to make reservations and provide suggestions.

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“Regional Wine Country Cuisine”
9 West Victoria Street – (805) 730-1160

Mezza Thyme

Eastern Mediterranean serving late night
20 E. Cota Street – (805) 496-0520

Joe’s Café

“American fare since 1928”
536 State Street – (805) 966-4638

The Palace Grill

“Cajun Cuisine”

Mention you’re a Hotel Santa Barbara guest and receive a complimentary appetizer with any two entrées or a Bread Pudding Soufflé
8 East Cota
– (805) 963-5000

Wine Cask & Intermezzo Wine Bar

“A Santa Barbara favorite”
813 Anacapa Street –
(805) 966-9463

Holdren’s Steaks and Seafood
"Holdren’s Steaks and Seafood evokes the feel of the classic American steakhouse." Mention ‘Locals Special’ to your server, or ask a Hotel Santa Barbara Front Desk Agent for more information. 

512 State Street – (805) 965-3363


Downtown Santa Barbara is home to dozens of wine tasting rooms pouring locally grown and locally made wine. These selected wine tasting rooms are located within walking distance from the hotel and each offer a unique Santa Barbara wine experience. Follow the Downtown Santa Barbara Urban Wine Trail with a map of all of Santa Barbara’s wine tasting rooms.

Grassini Family Vineyards

24 El Paseo (805) 897-3366

Margerum Wine Company

19 E. Mason Street (805) 845-8435

Municipal Winemakers 

22 Anacapa Street (805) 931-6864

Deep Sea Tasting Room

217G Stearns Wharf (805) 618-1185

Riverbench Tasting Room

137 Anacapa Street (805) 324-4100

Jamie Slone Wines

23 E De L Guerra Street  (805) 560-6555

Acme Hospitality and Hotel Santa Barbara

As a guest of Hotel Santa Barbara, you’ll have the chance to explore the acclaimed restaurants and bars of Acme Hospitality, all conveniently located within walking distance from each other. Whether you’re in the mood for a sophisticated cocktail or a mouthwatering meal, the Funk Zone and Acme Hospitality have something for everyone. Ask our front desk about the exclusive offers.

The Lark Santa Barbara

This Michelin rated shared dining experience celebrates the bounty of the Central Coast. Join us for brunch or dinner on one of the many garden patios and savor the best of Santa Barbara from ocean, to farm to ranch. – 131 Anacapa Street


Part of the personality of Santa Barbara, this Michelin “Bib Gourmand” restaurant is a love letter to Spain and not to be missed. Enjoy hot and cold tapas, wood-fired grilled seafood and meats, seasonal paella, exotic cocktails, Sangria and genuine Gin Tonics. Fall in love with Loquita on our extended garden patios. – 202 State Street

Lucky Penny

Located in the heart of the Funk Zone, we feature innovative artisanal pizzas from a wood-burning oven, locally sourced garden fresh salads, delicious small plates, handmade sweet treats, beer, wine and the ever-popular Frosé. – 127 Anacapa Street

La Paloma

Quality meats, poultry, fish and vegetables cooked over California Oak! La Paloma Cafe’s menu celebrates the cuisine of the Californios, early Californian settlers who incorporated Spanish and Mexican influences into indigenous ingredients cooked over fire. – 702 Anacapa Street

Helena Avenue Bakery

Your neighborhood homestyle artisan bakery and kitchen that brings together wholesome, homemade specialties using the highest quality ingredients found along the Central Coast. – 131 Anacapa Street

Pearl Social

Pearl Social is an intimate cocktail and music bar intended to be a place of connection for our community to come together in a social and convivial atmosphere. – 131 Anacapa Street

Santa Barbara Wine Collective

Here is where to start any wine tasting adventure in Santa Barbara. Learn about this unique wine-growing region and get to know our collection of 20+ local, family-owned wineries.

131 Anacapa Street

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