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Diners' Choice Winners: Best Overall

Santa Ynez Valley's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews

Santa Ynez Valley's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews

A photo of The Gathering Table restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(822)
$$$$
• Californian • Santa Ynez Valley
Booked 3 times today

Among the most exceptional and sophisticated Santa Ynez Valley restaurants is The Gathering Table. With its captivating and comfortable atmosphere, The Gathering Table is the perfect place for friends and family to come together for a warm, social dining experience celebrating the bounty of the...

A photo of SY Kitchen restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(1832)
$$$$
• Italian • Santa Ynez Valley
Booked 1 time today

An inviting farmhouse in the heart of Santa Ynez, serving Chefs Luca and Francesco Crestanelli ; modern Italian dishes showcasing local ingredients and wines. The bar program features dazzling cocktails to be enjoyed in the Dining Room, Porch or The Courtyard RESERVATIONS Reservations for parties...

A photo of Norman at the Skyview Los Alamos restaurant
4.5
Awesome(151)
$$$$
• American • Santa Ynez Valley

We take the health and safety of our staff and guests very seriously. We are following all health and safety guidelines, and require guests to have a face covering in order to enter the restaurant. We also require reservations for dine-in and have a no cash policy. Please contact us directly for...

A photo of Nella Kitchen and Bar restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(50)
$$$$
• American • Santa Ynez Valley

S.Y. KITCHENOpened in August 2020, Nella Kitchen & Bar offers fresh, modern Italian dishes and focuses on 'Roman Pinsas with a elaborated Cheese Bar inside the dining room. Meals are served on the front porch overlooking Grand Ave where guests are warmly welcomed, or in the cozy Dining Room which...

A photo of Brick Barn Wine Estate restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(144)
$$$$
• Winery • Buellton

Brick Barn Wine Estate occupies the westernmost frontier of the Santa Ynez Valley in Santa Barbara Wine Country and is open for wine tasting Sunday through Thursday from 11am-5pm and Friday through Saturday from 11am-6pm. Charcuterie and chocolate pairings are available while supplies last. At this...

Discover Santa Ynez Valley

The Santa Ynez Valley is tucked in a lush paradise known for California wines. The Valley is also home to a number of exceptional dining choices that make the most of the rich agricultural region and local produce. Visit a classic street food-style pizzeria with a menu packed with local products. Taste a beef tongue pastrami sandwich or Margherita pizza with fresh mozzarella. If you're looking for healthy, an array of gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian options are available. There is no shortage of cafes and bistros with seasonal menus featuring octopus salad, mushroom pasta, and lamb shanks for a Greek-American fusion. Start your day with Danish pancakes and various fresh-fruit toppings.

The Santa Ynez Valley is tucked in a lush paradise known for California wines. The Valley is also home to a number of exceptional dining choices that make the most of the rich agricultural region and local produce. Visit a classic street food-style pizzeria with a menu packed with local products. Taste a beef tongue pastrami sandwich or Margherita pizza with fresh mozzarella. If you're looking for healthy, an array of gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian options are available. There is no shortage of cafes and bistros with seasonal menus featuring octopus salad, mushroom pasta, and lamb shanks for a Greek-American fusion. Start your day with Danish pancakes and various fresh-fruit toppings.

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