Eat in the Neighborhood
The Best Santa Barbara Restaurants
Staying at Hotel Milo, you’ll be near many of the most popular and renowned Santa Barbara restaurants. These vibrant eateries showcase the best of the Pacific Ocean’s bounty and the Central Valley’s produce. Explore some of our favorites below and start planning your California culinary tour. If you need any help, our team will be happy to help with recommendations and reservations.
CHAD'S CAFE - Nestled Between our Five Beachfront Buildings
On the hotel grounds, Chad's Cafe offers breakfast and lunch daily. Prepare yourself for the best pancakes!
JEANNINE'S - 900 ft Away at the Foot of State Street, Across from Stearn's Wharf
Stop by this charming bakery known for being one of the best breakfast and lunch spots. Enjoy their Banana Kahlua French toast for breakfast and their Turkey Berry Sandwich for lunch. Jeannine’s provides wholesome meals made from fresh and quality ingredients.
JANE - 1.5 miles from Hotel Milo
Jane is an upscale local favorite located in downtown Santa Barbara’s historic Theatre District. An intimate balcony, a large communal table, gorgeous mountain views, and a floor-to-ceiling fireplace create a warm and cozy atmosphere. The chefs here focus on homemade ingredients and the authentic flavors of California Cuisine.
FLOR DE MAIZ - 0.3 miles from Hotel Milo
Savor the flavors of Mexico and Flor De Maiz! Enjoy a specialty cocktail crafted by their talented mixologists. Pair your beverage with an entree inspired by the region of Oaxaca which is known for their delicious sauces and salsa.
OKU - 0.3 Miles from Hotel Milo
Enjoy carefully curated dishes from Oku’s Asian-inspired menu. Oku offers unique sushi, sashimi, and seafood dishes that everyone will love. Take in the beautiful sights of Santa Barbara on their rooftop patio while enjoying craft cocktails and local beer.
BOATHOUSE AT HENDRY'S BEACH - 3.4 Miles from Hotel Milo
If you’re looking for the finest and freshest Pacific flavors, all served in a refined setting just steps from the sand, then you’ll want to check out the Boathouse at Hendry’s Beach. Stop by for the perfect beachfront brunch or a romantic dinner under the stars.
GOAT TREE - 0.2 mile at the foot of State Street
A gourmet café with al fresco seating offering fresh, local fare, including superb pastries and baked goods, cold-pressed juices and coffee, seasonally curated picnic baskets, and a full breakfast menu, all with a hint of Mediterranean culinary influence. Goat Tree restaurant in Santa Barbara is the ultimate gathering ground; whether you stop in for a fresh, gourmet pastry and morning pick-me-up on your way to the office, meet up with a friend or colleague for a meal, or you crave a little something sweet.
SANTA BARBARA ROASTING - 0.3 mile on State Street at the underpass
Open since 1989, Santa Barbara's finest coffee roasted right in the cafe for everyone to see!
BACKYARD BOWLS - 0.3 mile on State Street at the underpass
Backyard Bowls is a revolutionary eatery specializing in acai bowls, hot porridges, smoothies, and more. They provide a healthy, delicious, high-quality and fast meal option while striving to be conscientious of our local community and minimize our earthly impact.
D'ANGELO'S BAKERY - 0.3 miles - Just off State Street
Snug, bright bakery crafting housemade breads & pastries, plus light bites & espresso.
DAWN PATROL - 0.4 miles on State Street at the Underpass
Dawn Patrol is a new, local hash house on State Street in Santa Barbara. We feature house-made breads, coffee cake and muffins, an organic juice bar and killer vibes.
MOBY DICK RESTAURANT - 0.4 miles away on Stearn's Wharf
Moby Dick Restaurant is one of the best seafood restaurants with amazing ocean views located on Stearn's Wharf in Santa Barbara.
BREAKWATER RESTAURANT - 0.5 miles on the Harbor
The Breakwater Restaurant is a longtime Santa Barbara Harbor "Favorite Breakfast" spot for locals and visitors from all over the world.
SHORELINE BEACH CAFE - 0.6 miles on the Beach, Just Past the Harbor
Located right on Leadbetter beach, Shoreline Café is the perfect place to enjoy the beauty of Santa Barbara while enjoying a delicious meal.
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