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Best American Restaurants in Central Coast

Brothers Restaurant at Red BarnBrothers Restaurant at Red Barn
(495)
$$$$
American | Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Ynez Valley
Booked 4 times today
Finch & Fork: Corner Grill CocktailsFinch & Fork: Corner Grill Cocktails
(902)
$$$$
American | Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara
Booked 12 times today
The Black SheepThe Black Sheep
(287)
$$$$
American | Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara
Booked 1 time today
Sides Hardware and Shoes - A Brothers RestaurantSides Hardware and Shoes - A Brothers Restaurant
(549)
$$$$
American | Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Ynez Valley
Booked 3 times today
Sur at The BarnyardSur at The Barnyard
(94)
$$$$
American | Carmel, Monterey / Carmel
Booked 6 times today
Succulent CafeSucculent Cafe
(336)
$$$$
American | Solvang, Santa Ynez Valley
Booked 4 times today
Joe's CafeJoe's Cafe
(60)
$$$$
American | Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara
Tarpy's RoadhouseTarpy's Roadhouse
(1249)
$$$$
American | Monterey, Monterey / Carmel
Booked 14 times today
Wine Cask - Santa BarbaraWine Cask - Santa Barbara
(743)
$$$$
American | Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara
Booked 2 times today
Bistro at Bacara ResortBistro at Bacara Resort
(220)
$$$$
American | Goleta, Santa Barbara
Booked 2 times today
California Market at Pacific’s EdgeCalifornia Market at Pacific’s Edge
(1983)
$$$$
American | Carmel, Monterey / Carmel
Booked 11 times today
The Bear and StarThe Bear and Star
(74)
$$$$
American | Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Ynez Valley
Booked 2 times today
Benchmark EateryBenchmark Eatery
(101)
$$$$
American | Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara
Booked 4 times today
Jacks - Portola Hotel & SpaJacks - Portola Hotel & Spa
(37)
$$$$
American | Monterey, Monterey / Carmel

Best Italian Restaurants in Central Coast

Tre LuneTre Lune
(410)
$$$$
Italian | Montecito, Santa Barbara
Booked 7 times today
La Mia CucinaLa Mia Cucina
(369)
$$$$
Italian | Pacific Grove, Monterey / Carmel
Booked 12 times today
Il Cortile RistoranteIl Cortile Ristorante
(1620)
$$$$
Italian | Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo / Paso Robles
Booked 14 times today
SY KitchenSY Kitchen
(931)
$$$$
Italian | Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Ynez Valley
Booked 20 times today
Toma Restaurant & BarToma Restaurant & Bar
(1919)
$$$$
Italian | Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara
Booked 16 times today
Olio e Limone RistoranteOlio e Limone Ristorante
(881)
$$$$
Italian | Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara
Booked 5 times today
Ca' Dario RistoranteCa' Dario Ristorante
(802)
$$$$
Italian | Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara
Booked 6 times today
Favaloro's Big Night BistroFavaloro's Big Night Bistro
(392)
$$$$
Italian | Pacific Grove, Monterey / Carmel
Booked 1 time today
Leonardo Ristorante & PizzeriaLeonardo Ristorante & Pizzeria
(145)
$$$$
Italian | Solvang, Santa Ynez Valley
Booked 4 times today
Cafe RomaCafe Roma
(718)
$$$$
Italian | San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo / Paso Robles
Booked 3 times today
Mama's MeatballMama's Meatball
(517)
$$$$
Italian | San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo / Paso Robles
Booked 6 times today
Trattoria MollieTrattoria Mollie
(472)
$$$$
Italian | Montecito, Santa Barbara
Booked 3 times today
ConvivoConvivo
(356)
$$$$
Italian | Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara
Booked 7 times today
CadizCadiz
(610)
$$$$
Italian | Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara

Popular restaurants in Central Coast

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(109)
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(167)
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(143)
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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
58 reviews
$$$$
Japanese | San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo / Paso Robles
Booked 17 times today

This was a special occasion dinner for eight people. I have lived in Japan, and this restaurant completely met my expectations. Food was excellent service was excellent. There were wide variety of choices of authentically Japanese food More

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Aly's Restaurant2. Aly's Restaurant
228 reviews
$$$$
Californian | Solvang, Santa Ynez Valley
Booked 1 time today

Ambiance was great. Cozy with nice music coming over the speakers. Nice place to go for a romantic evening. More

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Oyster Loft3. Oyster Loft
866 reviews
$$$$
Seafood | Pismo Beach, Pismo Beach
Booked 21 times today

Excellent crudo options and fresh oysters, everything was wonderful More

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Lucky's4. Lucky's
859 reviews
$$$$
Steakhouse | Montecito, Santa Barbara
Booked 10 times today

Lucky's is the best! Service! Food! Feel! it has the old school feel with cool folks eating. I have been coming to Lucky's for over 10 years. Every time is a great experience, for me and my quests. please come and enjoy. More

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Leonardo Ristorante & Pizzeria5. Leonardo Ristorante & Pizzeria
145 reviews
$$$$
Italian | Solvang, Santa Ynez Valley
Booked 4 times today

Excellent Excellent Excellent we have eaten here many times and it is always consistent and delicious. The pizza crust is wonderful. The pastas are very creative. This is a truly great restaurant 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

AronHill Vineyards BistroAronHill Vineyards Bistro
$$$$
Winery | Templeton, San Luis Obispo / Paso Robles

We are a westside Paso Robles winery that offers a welcoming wine tasting and dining experience. At the AronHill Bistro you will enjoy fresh dishes made from seasonal and local ingredients, all paired with estate wines and stunning hilltop views. The philosophy of the AronHill Bistro mirrors our approach to winemaking: deliver full, authentic flavors by relying on the best ingredients and by not overcomplicating what nature has provided.More

La Esquina TaqueriaLa Esquina Taqueria
$$$$
Mexican | San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo / Paso Robles
Booked 4 times today

La Esquina Taqueria combines the freshest ingredients and locally sourced seafood and meat to bring you bold, flavorful dishes that are the perfect twist to classic Mexican cuisine.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.