Upscale Restaurants in Santa Barbara and the Central Coast

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Upscale Restaurants in Santa Barbara and the Central Coast

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Cuisine
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71 Palm Restaurant
This elegant restaurant occupies a 1910 house,...

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$$$ French Ventura
 
Arigato Sushi
You might have to wait for a table at this...
$$$ Japanese Santa Barbara
 
Artisan
Innovative variations on traditional American...

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$$$ American Paso Robles
 
Azu
Farm-fresh tapas, a full bar, slick furnishings,...

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$$$ Mediterranean Ojai
 
Big Sur Roadhouse
The chef at this colorful bistro perks up...
$$$ Eclectic Central Big Sur
 
Bistro Laurent
Owner-chef Laurent Grangien's handsome, welcoming...
$$$ French Paso Robles
 
Black Cat Bistro
Jazz wafts through the several small rooms of...
$$$ American Cambria
 
Cracked Crab
This traditional New England–style crab shack...
$$$ Seafood Pismo Beach
 
Deetjen's Big Sur Inn
The candle-lighted, creaky-floor restaurant in...
$$$ American Central Big Sur
 
The Hitching Post II
You'll find everything from grilled artichokes to...

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$$$ American Solvang
 
The Hungry Cat
The hip Santa Barbara sibling of a famed...
$$$ Seafood Santa Barbara
 
Luna Red
A spacious, contemporary space with a festive...
$$$ International San Luis Obispo
 
McPhee's Grill
Just south of Paso Robles in tiny Templeton, this...

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$$$ American Paso Robles
 
Nepenthe
It may be that no other restaurant between San...
$$$ American Central Big Sur
 
Olio e Limone
Sophisticated Italian cuisine (with an...
$$$ Italian Santa Barbara
 
Palace Grill
Mardi Gras energy, team-style service, lively...
$$$ American: Southern Santa Barbara
 
Peirano's
New owners have transformed a market building...
$$$ Mediterranean Ventura
 
The Ranch House
This elegant yet laid-back eatery has been around...
$$$ American Ojai
 
Root 246
The chefs at this chic restaurant tap local...

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$$$ American Solvang
 
Sea Chest Oyster Bar and Restaurant
Cambria's best place for seafood fills up soon...
$$$ Seafood Cambria
 
Sides Hardware & Shoes: A Brothers Restaurant
After renovating a historic Los Olivos...
$$$ American Los Olivos
 
Suzanne's Cuisine
Peppered filet mignon, linguine with steamed...
$$$ European Ojai
 
Villa Creek
With a firm nod to the Rancho and Mission...

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$$$ American: Southwestern Paso Robles
 
Windows on the Water
Diners at this second-floor restaurant view the...
$$$ Seafood Morro Bay
 
Wine Cask
A reinvention of a same-named local favorite that...

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$$$ American Santa Barbara

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