Southern Central Coast Restaurants—Index

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From Bell Street Farm in Los Alamos to The Sidecar Restaurant in Ventura, the best restaurants of the Southern Central Coast offer dishes full of flavor made with passion and an attention to locally-sourced ingredients. Do you know of an exceptional restaurant in this region that’s not listed? Post it below.

Anchor Woodfire Kitchen, Santa Barbara – $$$

Avant Tapas & Wine, Buellton – $$

The Ballard Inn, Ballard – $$$

Bell Street Farm, Los Alamos – $$ :: CCFoodie Sponsor
Creative flavors with local ingredients infuse the menu and wine list of this young restaurant that became an immediate local and tourist favorite

Brophy Bros., Ventura – $$

Downy’s, Santa Barbara – $$$$

El Pueblito Restaurant, Santa Maria – $$

Ellen’s Danish Pancake House, Buellton – $$

Firestone Walker Taproom, Buellton – $$
Savory fare well-paired to their excellent beers and occasionally sporting an ingredient from the liquid side of the house

Floriano’s Mexican Food, Lompoc – $

Full of Life Flatbread, Los Alamos – $$
Fresh, thoughtful menus change gloriously with the seasons while the flatbread and other delights arrive hot from the oven in the middle of the room

Hitching Post II, Buellton – $$$

Jane, Santa Barbara – $$

Julienne, Santa Barbara – $$$

La Michouacana, Lompoc

Lo Mejor De Jalisco, Santa Maria – $$

Los Agaves Restaurant, Santa Barbara – $$

Los Olivos Wine Merchant & Café, Los Olivos – $$

North China Restaurant, Santa Maria – $$

Olio e Limone, Santa Barbara – $$$

Panino, Southern Central Coast locations – $$

Petros, Los Olivos – $$

Restaurant 4300, Lompoc – $$$

Root 246, Solvang – $$$

Rooney’s Irish Pub, Old Town Orcutt – $$

Seagrass Restaurant, Santa Barbara – $$$

The Sidecar Restaurant, Ventura – $$$

Sissy’s Uptown Cafe, Lompoc – $$

Sly’s, Carpinteria – $$$

Succulent Café & Trading Company, Solvang – $$

Suzanne’s Cuisine, Ojai – $$

Trattoria Grappolo, Santa Ynez – $$

Trattoria Uliveto, Orcutt – $$

These restaurants are bike positive: Bikes YES!

a green bike outline on the left; YES! on the rightThe Ballard Inn, Ballard
Bell Street Farm, Los Alamos
The Sidecar Restaurant, Ventura

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