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.
On the hotel grounds, Chad's Cafe offers breakfast and lunch daily.
Located just down the block from Hotel Milo, Toma restaurant and bar was OpenTable’s most booked restaurant in Santa Barbara a few years back. This acclaimed eatery offers exquisite Italian cuisine, a fantastic wine menu, and a gorgeous waterfront setting.
The charming State & Fig restaurant features a unique menu focused on regionally sourced, sustainable ingredients, as well as local beer and wine. Popular for brunch and lunch, the restaurant offers lovely outdoor seating, as well as two floors of indoor dining. Menu favorites include meat entrée, hearty soups, fresh salads, burgers, and paninis.
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.
Founded on an “as-fresh-and-as-local-as-possible” approach, bouchon serves up exquisite California French cuisine in downtown Santa Barbara. The menu’s exceptional flavors are paired with a warm, inviting ambience and a fantastic selection of local wines.
This award-winning Mexican restaurant serves classic dishes with a creative twist, always prepared with only the best ingredients available and served with simple, yet sophisticated presentation. The original location is in Milpas, near downtown, and two others can be found throughout the city.
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.