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Santa Barbara Valentine's Dining Guide

Nothing is more romantic than a getaway in Santa Barbara. Channel your inner romantic and plan the perfect Valentine’s Day dinner with your loved one. Located in the heart of downtown, Hotel Santa Barbara is surrounded by some of the most charming dining experiences that Santa Barbara has to offer, so you can relax and have the romance of the “American Riviera” do all the work.

As experts in the area, we’ve put together our Santa Barbara Valentine’s Dining Guide to help you plan the perfect date night for your loved one this Valentine’s Day.

Hotel Santa Barbara Valentine’s Dining Guide

Located across the street from Hotel Santa Barbara, Holdren’s is a Santa Barbara classic for steak & seafood. Their three-course Valentine’s Day dinner has delicious flavors for one set price with options to dine indoors or outside on their romantic State Street patio.

Details: Valentine’s Day Three-Course Dinner. 4:00 pm – close.

Cost: $69 per person. Reservations required. Call (805) 965-3363.

Photo courtesy of Glass House

Just up the street from us, Glass House is a hip outdoor hangout with a secret garden vibe that serves up fun handcrafted cocktails. They are teaming up with Crave Catering to bring you a delicious Valentine’s Day grazing menu for a romantic evening under the stars.

Cost: Premium Pass for 2: $180 or Garden Pass: $69. Tickets available online.

Walking distance from Hotel Santa Barbara, Bibi Ji offers a modern twist on traditional Indian Cuisine. With a unique and lively atmosphere, you’ll find the rich flavors, dazzling colors, and exotic aromas perfect for a romantic night out with your sweetheart.

Cost: $75 per person. Reservation required. Call (805) 560-6845.

Photo courtesy of Loquita

Just two blocks towards the ocean from the Hotel, Loquita is a local’s favorite for Spanish tapas and hand-crafted cocktails. Their seductive Spanish prix fixe menu is the perfect date night cuisine.

Details: Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe Dinner Menu, in addition to regular a la carte dinner menu. 5:00 – 10:00 pm

Cost: $75 per person. Reservations recommended. Call (805) 880-3380.

bouchon offers a seasonal menu that celebrates an authentic regional dining experience. With a warm ambiance, bouchon is romantic and elegant, a perfect place to enjoy Valentine’s Day.

Details: 3-Course Seasonal Wine Country Valentine’s Dinner Menu. This Valentine’s Day menu is available on both Friday & Saturday. 5:00 – 9:30 pm.

Cost: $85 per person. Reservations recommended. Call (805) 730-1160.

Photo courtesy of Santa Barbara Sailing Center

Celebrate Valentine’s Day aboard the Double Dolphin for SB Sailing’s Valentine’s Champagne Sunset Cruise. Enjoy the best view of the sunset as you sail along Santa Barbara’s breathtaking coastline.

Details: Bottomless champagne served in a reusable nautical glass and light appetizers from C’est Cheese. 4:00 – 6:00 pm.

Cost: $75 per person. Reservations required. Sign up online.

Santa Barbara is the ultimate romantic vacation spot. With stunning landscapes, luscious food and drink, and charming architecture, there is something for everyone this Valentine’s Day weekend. Can’t find what you’re looking for in our Santa Barbara Valentine’s Dining Guide? Ask our 24-7 concierge for recommendations tailored to you.

Book your romantic Valentine’s weekend getaway at Hotel Santa Barbara and find yourself in the heart of downtown. Call 1 (800) 549-9869 to book today!


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