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Best American Restaurants in Central Coast

Brothers Restaurant at Red BarnBrothers Restaurant at Red Barn
(508)
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American | Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Ynez Valley
Booked 4 times today
Finch & Fork: Corner Grill CocktailsFinch & Fork: Corner Grill Cocktails
(912)
$$$$
American | Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara
Booked 22 times today
The Black SheepThe Black Sheep
(289)
$$$$
American | Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara
Booked 1 time today
Sides Hardware and Shoes - A Brothers RestaurantSides Hardware and Shoes - A Brothers Restaurant
(550)
$$$$
American | Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Ynez Valley
Booked 4 times today
Sur at The BarnyardSur at The Barnyard
(104)
$$$$
American | Carmel, Monterey / Carmel
Booked 9 times today
Succulent CafeSucculent Cafe
(343)
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American | Solvang, Santa Ynez Valley
Booked 9 times today
Joe's CafeJoe's Cafe
(61)
$$$$
American | Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara
Booked 2 times today
Tarpy's RoadhouseTarpy's Roadhouse
(1275)
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American | Monterey, Monterey / Carmel
Booked 19 times today
Wine Cask - Santa BarbaraWine Cask - Santa Barbara
(751)
$$$$
American | Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara
Booked 4 times today
Bistro at the Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa BarbaraBistro at the Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara
(221)
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American | Goleta, Santa Barbara
Booked 5 times today
California Market at Pacific’s EdgeCalifornia Market at Pacific’s Edge
(2005)
$$$$
American | Carmel, Monterey / Carmel
Booked 33 times today
The Bear and StarThe Bear and Star
(86)
$$$$
American | Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Ynez Valley
Booked 11 times today
Benchmark EateryBenchmark Eatery
(101)
$$$$
American | Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara
Booked 2 times today
Jacks - Portola Hotel & SpaJacks - Portola Hotel & Spa
(44)
$$$$
American | Monterey, Monterey / Carmel
Booked 5 times today

Best Italian Restaurants in Central Coast

Tre LuneTre Lune
(414)
$$$$
Italian | Montecito, Santa Barbara
La Mia CucinaLa Mia Cucina
(373)
$$$$
Italian | Pacific Grove, Monterey / Carmel
Booked 2 times today
Il Cortile RistoranteIl Cortile Ristorante
(1637)
$$$$
Italian | Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo / Paso Robles
Booked 14 times today
SY KitchenSY Kitchen
(945)
$$$$
Italian | Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Ynez Valley
Booked 34 times today
Toma Restaurant & BarToma Restaurant & Bar
(1938)
$$$$
Italian | Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara
Booked 53 times today
Olio e Limone RistoranteOlio e Limone Ristorante
(886)
$$$$
Italian | Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara
Booked 27 times today
Ca' Dario RistoranteCa' Dario Ristorante
(814)
$$$$
Italian | Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara
Booked 19 times today
Favaloro's Big Night BistroFavaloro's Big Night Bistro
(401)
$$$$
Italian | Pacific Grove, Monterey / Carmel
Leonardo Ristorante & PizzeriaLeonardo Ristorante & Pizzeria
(160)
$$$$
Italian | Solvang, Santa Ynez Valley
Booked 21 times today
Cafe Roma - San Luis ObispoCafe Roma - San Luis Obispo
(731)
$$$$
Italian | San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo / Paso Robles
Booked 4 times today
Mama's MeatballMama's Meatball
(528)
$$$$
Italian | San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo / Paso Robles
Booked 16 times today
Trattoria MollieTrattoria Mollie
(476)
$$$$
Italian | Montecito, Santa Barbara
ConvivoConvivo
(364)
$$$$
Italian | Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara
Booked 12 times today
CadizCadiz
(611)
$$$$
Italian | Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara
Booked 5 times today

Popular restaurants in Central Coast

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Japanese Restaurant Goshi
(129)
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Japanese | San Luis Obispo
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(46)
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(108)
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Vegetable Butcher
(88)
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Ciopinot
(132)
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Foremost Wine Company
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Diners' Choice Winners: Best Overall

Central Coast's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Japanese Restaurant Goshi1. Japanese Restaurant Goshi
71 reviews
$$$$
Japanese | San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo / Paso Robles
Booked 20 times today

Our go to Japanese restaurant in Central Coast. If you like sashimi, order the Nama Chirashi. As for sushi, their Spicy Albacore Tuna with Garlic chips is yummy!! More

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Les Marchands2. Les Marchands
71 reviews
$$$$
Bistro | Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara
Booked 6 times today

A great bistro good food and friendly service, nice wine selection, reasonably priced More

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Lucky's3. Lucky's
866 reviews
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Steakhouse | Montecito, Santa Barbara
Booked 7 times today

Outstanding!!! We enjoyed tender steaks and other delicious items after our wedding. Our family enjoyed everything! Excellent service as well! More

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Brothers Restaurant at Red Barn4. Brothers Restaurant at Red Barn
508 reviews
$$$$
American | Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Ynez Valley
Booked 4 times today

The food and service were impeccable! Best restaurant in Santa Ynez Valley area. More

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Stonehouse at San Ysidro Ranch5. Stonehouse at San Ysidro Ranch
1269 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary American | Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara

We loved our experience at the Stonehouse. We loved the ambience and service was wonderful. More

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New to OpenTable

Central Coast restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
60 State Park at Inn at Morro Bay60 State Park at Inn at Morro Bay
$$$$
American | Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo / Paso Robles

Cradled between the Pacific Ocean and 4,000 acres of beautiful woodlands, our seaside hotel offers an inspiring setting for your coastal getaway. Discover the bounty of California's Central Coast at 60 State Park Restaurant & Lounge. One of the best restaurants in Morro Bay, this innovative dining destination showcases the fresh seafood, colorful produce, and world-class wine of the region. Savor an unforgettable meal along with postcard-perfect views of the bay. More

HopeRanchGrillHopeRanchGrill
$$$$
Farm-to-table | Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara

The All You Can Eat BBQ PopUp hosted by Chef Ross of HopeRanchGrill will be an unusual pop-up event that will take place on a gorgeous afternoon. On Saturday, February 10th, 2018 - 75 people, casually dressed will come to dine in a public, yet secret place in Santa Barbara, California. All guests will eat in splendor at a location they’ll only learn about minutes before they arrive.

All the produce is organic and locally grown and picked the day of the event from John Givens Farm.More

Solvang Brewing CompanySolvang Brewing Company
$$$$
American | Solvang, Santa Ynez Valley

Located in the heart of Solvang, this is where it all began. Serving up the best beers and food, we’re open seven days a week. Stop by and join us for a beer the next time you’re in town.More

Discover California Central Coast

The California Central Coast is home to beautiful beaches, and it is also a major source of fresh seafood for local restaurants. Enjoy a locally caught Cajun-style Albacore tuna steak, panko-crusted and topped with wasabi coleslaw and sliced avocado. Elsewhere, you may prefer the halibut, which is in season year-round in the area and guaranteed to be fresh. Order it lightly cooked in lemon and butter, sauteed in wine, butter, garlic, and capers and served over pasta or with potatoes. The coast has more than seafood, as residents and visitors can relish a California beet salad made with sliced beets over butter lettuce and liberally sprinkled goat cheese dressed with balsamic vinegar and olive oil.