Second Annual Santa Barbara Restaurant Week | February 22nd – March 3rd

The second annual Santa Barbara Restaurant Week is right around the corner (February 22nd- March 3rd) and is your chance to experience the best of Santa Barbara’s food scene at a fraction of the cost. Presented by Santa Barbara Uncorked, LLC and sponsored by Jordano’s Foodservice and Pacific Beverage Company, Restaurant Week 2019 is a 10-day event designed to showcase the culinary delights of Santa Barbara crafted by the area’s finest eating establishments.

For more than 20 years, Restaurant Week founders Tim Zagat and Joe Baum orchestrated a 4-week celebration of New York’s finest food. Their focus was making the area’s best dining experiences accessible to all, and the event became such a hit that cities around the globe soon followed suit. In spring of 2018, the SB Restaurant Weeek founders brought the foodie phenomenon to the American Riviera, showcasing the best of Santa Barbara’s more than 450 restaurants and eateries.

This year’s local event will benefit the California Restaurant Association Foundation’s ProStart® program. Developed by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation, ProStart is a two-year culinary arts and hospitality management program that reaches more than 9,000 students at 127 public high schools in California. With curriculum aimed at empowering tomorrow’s culinary leaders, the ProStart program perfectly aligns with the vision of the Santa Barbara Restaurant Week founders and the mission of this annual celebration.

From February 22nd- March 3rd, each participating restaurant will offer a prix-fixe menu that includes a $25 2-course lunch and $40 3-course dinner option. Throughout the week, tasting rooms will also offer special wine tasting experiences and many local hotels will offer discounted SBRW room rates to participating guests.

Featured restaurants include:

  • Olio e Limone Ristorante
  • The Dining Room
  • Toma
  • Chuck’s Waterfront Grill
  • Due Lune
  • Tre Lune
  • Lucky’s Steakhouse
  • Joe’s Cafe
  • Wine Cask
  • Convivo
  • Bella Vista
  • The Monarch
  • Bluewater Grill
  • Los Arroyos
  • Cava
  • Blackbird
  • Helena Avenue Bakery
  • Tyger Tyger
  • Les Marchands
  •  Loquita
  • Sama Sama
  • The Roof Top Bistro & Bar
  • The Little Door
  • Smithy Kitchen & Bar

The second annual Restaurant Week is an opportunity for locals and visitors alike to taste the best of Santa Barbara. Visit www.SBRestaurantWeeks.com for more details, including a full list of participating restaurants, tasting rooms and hotels, helpful tools to plan your visit, and options for business owners interested in sponsoring or participating in the event.


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