2021 Best Wine Lists in Santa Barbara Area

Best Restaurant Wine Lists
in Santa Barbara

People love freedom of choice, and that's exactly what a top wine list provides for oenophiles. Some restaurants offer weighty tomes of their offerings which span the globe, include verticals, as well as an educated sommelier to make recommendations of the proper selections from the long list to wine lovers in search of the perfect pairing. Others focus specifically on one country or region.

Enjoy the excellent wine lists at these fine Santa Barbara restaurants, presented in alphabetical order.

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bouchon
15/20
Santa Barbara and Central Coast cuisine complemented by local wines. See More

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Chuck's of Hawaii
12/20
This old-school steakhouse with dependable food has kept locals happy since 1967. See More
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The Hitching Post II
14/20
A bastion of oakwood-fired barbecue, grilled artichokes, fresh fish, seasonal game --- and own-label Pinot Noirs. See More

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Intermezzo Bar + Café
13/20
Wine-focused food and an intimate setting make this one of Santa Barbara’s favorite places to gather. See More
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Los Olivos Wine Merchant & Cafe
13/20
Located squarely in the heart of Santa Barbara's wine country, Los Olivos Wine Merchant & Café offers Mediterranean-themed cuisine and an array of wines. See More

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Opal Restaurant & Bar
13/20
Opal offers eclectic, wine-friendly California cuisine in the heart of Santa Barbara's downtown theater district. See More
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Trattoria Grappolo
13/20
A favorite with locals, the atmosphere of this Italian eatery is loud but communal. See More
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Wine Cask
No Rating
One of Santa Barbara County’s most comprehensive wine-and-dine experiences. See More

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