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.

Hotel Partners

Upham Hotel & Country House
1404 De la Vina Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805-962-0058
www.uphamhotel.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

Best Western Plus Pepper Tree Inn
3850 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
805-687-5511
www.bestwesternpeppertreeinn.com

Brisas del Mar, Inn at the Beach
223 Castillo Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805-966-2219
www.brisasdelmarinn.com

Lavender Inn by the Sea
206 Castillo Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805-963-4317
www.lavenderinnbythesea.com

Spanish Garden Inn
915 Garden Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
866.564.4700
www.spanishgardeninn.com

Hotel Santa Barbara
533 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
800.549.9869
www.hotelsantabarbara.com

Best Western Plus Encina Lodge & Suites
2220 Bath Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
805-682-7277
www.encinalodge.com

Inn by the Harbor
433 West Montecito Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805-963-7851
www.innbytheharbor.com

Restaurants – Breakfast

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

Jeannine’s
15 E. Figueroa St., 93101
1253 Coast Vilage Road, 93108
Santa Barbara, CA
805-969-7878
www.jeannines.com

Tupelo Junction Cafe
1218 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805-899-3100
www.tupelojunction.com

Restaurants – Lunch

PICNICS: C’est Cheese
825 Santa Barbara Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805-965-0318
www.cestcheese.com

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.

Brophy Bros.
119 Harbor Way
Santa Barbara, CA 93109
805-966-4418
www.brophybros.com

Restaurants – Dinner

Tre Lune
1151 Coast Village Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93108
805-969-2646
Wonderful, intimate Italian

Arigato Sushi
1225 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805-965-6074
Creative, innovative sushi

Wine Cask / Intermezzo
813 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805-966-9463
www.winecask.com
Upscale plus a casual wine bar

Olio e Limone
17 West Victoria Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805-899-2699
www.olioelimone.com
Upscale Italian

Los Arroyos
14 W. Figueroa St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805-962-5541
www.losarroyos.net
Mexican

Opal
1325 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805-966-9676
www. opalrestaurantandbar.com
California cuisine

Via Maestra 42
3343 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
805-569-6522
Casual, Italian cafe

Ca’ Dario
37 East Victoria Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805-884-9419
www.cadario.net
Italian, quaint and rustic.

Activities

The Double Dolphin
133 Harbor Way
Santa Barbara, CA 93109
805-962-2826
www. sbsail.com
Water Cruises

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

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

Sea Center
211 Stearns Wharf
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805-682-4711
www.sbnature.org
Out on the Pier, great place for a walk

Wine Tours
www.sbcountywines.com
Check this web site for complete information on the wine country

Old Mission Santa Barbara
2201 Laguna Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
805-682-4149
www.sbmission.org
Don’t miss the tour!

Contemporary Arts Forum
653 Paseo Nuevo
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805-966-5373
www.sbcaf.org
Contemporary, edgy exhibits

Sandpiper Golf Course
7925 Hollister Avenue
Santa Barbara, CA 93117
805-968-1541
www.sandpipergolf.com
Incredible course overlooking the ocean

Lotusland
695 Ashley Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93108
805-969-9990
www.lotusland.org
Incredible gardens

Santa Barbara Museum of Art
1130 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805-963-4364
www.sbmuseart.org
Wonderful exhibits, permanent collection

Maritime Museum
113 Harbor Way, #190
Santa Barbara, CA 93109
805-962-8404
www.sbmm.org
Great exhibits, near the wharf

Glen Annie Golf Club
405 Glen Annie Road
Goleta, CA 93117
805-968-6400
www.glenanniegolf.com
Nestled in the foothills

Photo by David Bazemore