Pagliacci, February/March 2008, David Bazemore Photo

Visitor and Tourist Information

Planning Your Weekend in Santa Barbara

Planning your weekend in Santa Barbara can be a challenge only because there are so many wonderful sites, restaurants and special things to do. Opera Santa Barbara is listing below our "top picks" of what to do when visiting our fine town.

BREAKFAST LUNCH DINNER ACTIVITIES

Hotel Partners

Upham Hotel & Country House
1404 De la Vina Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805-962-0058
www.uphamhotel.com
Spanish Garden Inn
915 Garden Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
866.564.4700
www.spanishgardeninn.com
Fess Parker's Doubletree Resort
633 East Cabrillo Blvd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
To reserve, call Jodi Piccolo at 805-884-8583
www.fpdtr.com
Hotel Santa Barbara
533 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
800.549.9869
www.hotelsantabarbara.com
Best Western Plus Pepper Tree Inn
3850 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
805-687-5511
www.bestwesternpeppertreeinn.com

Best Western Plus Encina Lodge & Suites
2220 Bath Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
805-682-7277
www.encinalodge.com
Brisas del Mar, Inn at the Beach
223 Castillo Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805-966-2219
www.brisasdelmarinn.com

Inn by the Harbor
433 West Montecito Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805-963-7851
www.innbytheharbor.com
Lavender Inn by the Sea
206 Castillo Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805-963-4317
www.lavenderinnbythesea.com
 



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Restaurants - Breakfast

Jeannine's
15 E. Figueroa St., 93101
1253 Coast Vilage Road, 93108
Santa Barbara, CA
805-969-7878
www.jeannines.com
D'Angelo
25 W. Gutierrez St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805-962-5466
East Beach Grill
1188 East Cabrillo Blvd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
805-965-8805
Tupelo Junction Cafe
1218 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805-899-3100
 www.tupelojunction.com 



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Restaurants - Lunch

PICNICS: C'est Cheese
825 Santa Barbara Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805-965-0318
www.cestcheese.com
Brophy Bros.
119 Harbor Way
Santa Barbara, CA 93109
805-966-4418
www.brophybros.com
Marmalade Cafe
3825 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
805-683-5246
Recently opened and located in the La Cumbre Plaza shopping center, it's a perfect way to do a little shopping and enjoy a delicious lunch.
Via Vai Trattoria Pizzeria
1483 East Valley Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93108
805-565-9393
Located in the "Upper Village" of Montecito, this is an exceptional, rustic Italian eatery.



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Restaurants - Dinner

Tre Lune
1151 Coast Village Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93108
805-969-2646
Wonderful, intimate Italian
Olio e Limone
17 West Victoria Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805-899-2699
www.olioelimone.com
Upscale Italian
Via Maestra 42
3343 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
805-569-6522
Casual, Italian cafe
Arigato Sushi
1225 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805-965-6074
Creative, innovative sushi
Los Arroyos
14 W. Figueroa St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805-962-5541
www.losarroyos.net
Mexican
Ca' Dario
37 East Victoria Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805-884-9419
www.cadario.net
Italian, quaint and rustic.
Sojourner Cafe
134 East Canon Perdido Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805-965-7922
www.sojournercafe.com
Healthy, organic fare in a warm setting
Opal
1325 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805-966-9676
www. opalrestaurantandbar.com
California cuisine
Wine Cask / Intermezzo
813 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805-966-9463
www.winecask.com
Upscale plus a casual wine bar

   



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Activities

The Double Dolphin
133 Harbor Way
Santa Barbara, CA 93109
805-962-2826
www. sbsail.com
Water Cruises
Wine Tours
www.sbcountywines.com
Check this web site for complete information on the wine country
Lotusland
695 Ashley Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93108
805-969-9990
www.lotusland.org
Incredible gardens
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
1212 Mission Canyon Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
805-682-4726-6522
www.sbbg.org
Native plants in a beautiful setting
Old Mission Santa Barbara
2201 Laguna Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
805-682-4149
www.sbmission.org
Don't miss the tour!
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
1130 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805-963-4364
www.sbmuseart.org
Wonderful exhibits, permanent collection
SB Museum of Natural History
2559 Puesta Del Sol
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
805-682-4711
www.sbnature.org
Wonderful wooded setting along Mission Creek
Contemporary Arts Forum
653 Paseo Nuevo
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805-966-5373
www.sbcaf.org
Contemporary, edgy exhibits
Maritime Museum
113 Harbor Way, #190
Santa Barbara, CA 93109
805-962-8404
www.sbmm.org
Great exhibits, near the wharf
Sea Center
211 Stearns Wharf
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805-682-4711
www.sbnature.org
Out on the Pier, great place for a walk
Sandpiper Golf Course
7925 Hollister Avenue
Santa Barbara, CA 93117
805-968-1541
www.sandpipergolf.com
Incredible course overlooking the ocean
Glen Annie Golf Club
405 Glen Annie Road
Goleta, CA 93117
805-968-6400
www.glenanniegolf.com
Nestled in the foothills