Savor Fresh California Cuisine


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Each of the hotel’s six restaurants offers its own twist on a successful pairing of ocean views and local flavors. From elegant 3-course prix fixe menus paired with vintage wines by the glass at Angel Oak, to authentic Latin dishes and bold cocktails at ‘O’ Bar + Kitchen, our dining showcases the best of Santa Barbara.

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Angel Oak bar

Angel Oak

Angel Oak brings elevated California coastal cuisine to the perfect venue. The elegant oceanfront restaurant offers refined classics alongside a rotating seasonal menu of ingredients. Open Daily: Dinner 5PM-10PM
5:00 PM-9:00 PM
Bar seating with craft cocktails.
Latin American

'O' Bar + Kitchen

Located adjacent to the lobby, this bar and restaurant offers Latin cuisine and premium beverages for a casual yet refined dining experience overlooking the majestic Pacific Ocean. Open Daily: 12PM-Midnight, Kitchen closes at 10PM
12:00 PM-12:00 AM
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The Bistro

The Bistro

Capturing the casual essence of the resort, The Bistro offers an ocean front terrace with menus highlighting local produce and sustainable seafood.
7:00 AM-11:00 AM, 11:30 AM-3:00 PM
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Angel Oak Restaurant

San Setto

Simplicity, authenticity, and integrity combine to create a menu of traditional sushi, sashimi, and nigiri with Coastal California flare.
5:00 PM-10:00 PM
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Smart Casual
Club Lounge - Breakfast Display
Coffee House


Enjoy gourmet tea, a smoothie, or house-made pastry. Stop by midday for a freshly made salad, sandwich, miniature bottle of champagne, or soda.
6:00 AM-3:00 PM
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Resort Pool

Haskell's Poolside Bar

A poolside eatery featuring an eclectic menu of family favorites along with a few surprises, adults and kids alike will discover the perfect hand-held delight at Haskell’s Poolside Bar for a memorable day on the Gaviota Coast. Open Daily: 10AM-5PM
10:00 AM-6:00 PM
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Evening view at the fire-pit

The Cohiba Experience at Bacara

The cigar lounge brings forth an ethos of laid- back luxury in the relaxed setting of our California coastal resort. The al fresco setting is unique among traditional private cigar lounges and breathes fresh air into the overall smoking experience.
6:00 PM-10:00 PM
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Wine flight at The Bacara Wine Tasting Room.

Bacara Wine Tasting Room

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara is proud to unveil its new Bacara Wine Tasting Room featuring a curated menu of bottles, by-the-glass options, wine flights and small bites, all of which come exclusively from Santa Barbara County.
2:00 PM-8:00 PM
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Dining Experiences

Thanksgiving Weekend

We have so much to be thankful for. Gather with friends and family at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara and celebrate togetherness by the sea. Indulge in festive traditional specials at Angel Oak and The Bistro, experience the ultimate feast at our Thanksgiving Banquet Brunch, sip on fall inspired cocktails at ‘O’ Bar + Kitchen, get a head start on your holiday shopping at our special Trunk show features on Saturday or give thanks with our recreation team by creating your own custom holiday card. The opportunities are endless at Bacara!

Family enjoying the sunset from the beach

Elegant Dining With Breathtaking Ocean Views

The signature fine dining restaurant located at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara, Angel Oak brings elevated California coastal cuisine to the perfect venue. The oceanfront restaurant offers an elegant à la carte menu by our Chef Josh Kellim. Accompanying the cuisine is an ambiance of pure scenic beauty, with floor-to-ceiling ocean views and a striking 25-seat bar topped with vibrant blue Amazonite quartz. Seating on the outdoor patio is also offered, showcasing some of the most captivating sunsets over the Pacific. Complementing the Angel Oak dining experience is a premier cocktail program and exclusive wine cellar that houses the restaurant's 12,000-bottle collection.

Culinary Artistry

Indulge in a culinary experience like no other at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara. Prepare to tantalize your taste buds and elevate your senses as our world-class chefs take center stage, creating unforgettable moments through their chef-led events.

Four chefs adding caviar on top of a small plate

In-Room Dining

Impeccable service and a refined dining experience in both the comfort and privacy of a guest’s own room. Dishes are subject to change based on season and availability.

Pancakes for breakfast
California Central Coast Cuisine With a Latin Flair

Located adjacent to the lobby and flowing seamlessly out onto Ocean Terrace, ‘O’ Bar + Kitchen features shareable plates, seasonal market creations, and decadent desserts alongside a slate of fine wines, premium beers, and handcrafted cocktails. Travelers are invited to savor flavorful offerings inspired by Santa Barbara’s rich local bounty amidst an array of plush seating, warm fire tables, and a large firepit to gather around on cool California evenings. ‘O’ Bar + Kitchen is open for locals and guests alike; no reservations are required.

Authentic Japanese Cuisine in the American Riviera

San Setto – or sunset in English – draws inspiration from the breathtaking sunsets offered by its unique locale atop a rugged bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Simplicity, authenticity, and integrity combine to create a menu of traditional sushi, sashimi, and nigiri with Coastal California flare. An ambiance personifying romance and beauty awaits at Santa Barbara’s newest Japanese lounge and cocktail bar.                                                              

Wine Down in Santa Barbara

Embrace the best the California coast has to offer at Bar de Vino, our oceanfront wine patio located at The Bistro. An evening destination, sit at fireside tables and revel in views while you sip on a curated selection of Santa Barbara and Italian wines and savor a menu of light bites. 

Enjoy a select menu of light bites before heading to dinner at one of our resort restaurants.