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Where To Drink In Santa Barbara

Our Pick Of The Best Food & Drinks Around Santa Barbara & Solvang

It’s no secret that Santa Barbara is one of the most coveted foodie destinations with Michelin stars and Bib Gourmands galore. And we think it goes without saying that our team of local professional food lovers have got the inside scoop on where you should be eating during your next trip to the Central Coast….

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May 8, 2024

Summertime Sips in Santa Barbara & Solvang

Kick back, relax, and belly up to the bar for a refreshing sip at one of these places in Santa Barbara or Solvang this summer. Tiki Escapes If you’re looking to fully check out on your next visit to the Central Coast, look no further than Test Pilot in Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone. This modern…

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June 25, 2021

Finest and Best Craft Cocktails in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara has top-rated bartenders crafting some fantastic cocktails. And this list has got you covered if you’re looking for the best cocktails in downtown Santa Barbara. Take your pick from homemade blends, the finest gin-fueled martinis, boozy punch, strong Tequila drinks, spiked slushies, and other artist-inspired sips. This is everything you need to know…

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March 15, 2021

Santa Barbara Restaurant Guide

The first thing we ask ourselves when we’re traveling is: Where should we eat? Of course, we’ve got our SB favorites that we visit on our food tour, but even we switch things up every now and then! Whether you’re rolling into town first thing in the morning or arriving just in time for a…

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October 28, 2018

Imperial Bar is Goleta’s Super Hidden Gem

You haven’t lived until you’ve been to Imperial Bar in Old Town Goleta. This place looks like Austin Powers and Three’s Company got together to decorate and the drinks are just as good if not better than anything served up on The Love Boat. The Eastern inspired décor goes hand in hand with their hand-typed…

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September 23, 2015

Try the Apple Pie at Cutler’s Artisan Spirits

One of our favorite stops on our Funk Zone food tour in Santa Barbara is Cutler’s Artisan Spirits. Our good pal, Ian Cutler, is a fourth generation distiller. (Yeah, you heard us right! FOURTH generation, folks!) He knows a thing or two about creating top shelf liquors and his apple pie liqueur is no exception!…

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July 15, 2015