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Sure has become one of our favorite go-to places for lunch, dinner, whatever. We celebrated my husband's birthday there with our children and grandchildren; we all had a great time. The kids particularly enjoyed the ice cream bonbons, served over dry ice...a real showpiece! MoreOpenTable Diner -
For decades, this area of California has been known for the quality of its locally grown produce and fresh seafood taken directly from the Pacific Ocean. This may be why many of the most important up-and-coming chefs in the United States are working in the Central Coast region of California. When you combine that type of talent with the quality of the local ingredients, you cannot help but create a vibrant, exciting food culture. The area is filled with unique restaurants, including some overlooking the gorgeous, golden coastline. Quite a few of the establishments also work directly with local farms and fishers, ensuring the freshness and quality of their ingredients from farm to table. Along the interior hillsides, one will find beautiful vineyards producing deliciously complex wines.