A Santa Barbara Restaurant with Breathtaking Views

Casual seaside cuisine for guests of all ages

Named “Top 100 Best Al Fresco Dining Restaurants in America” by OpenTable, The Bistro offers a casual and relaxed atmosphere to dine and enjoy sweeping views of the coastline. Chef Vincent Lesage’s American cuisine can be enjoyed indoors or al fresco on a spacious oceanfront terrace. Local produce and sustainable seafood highlight an acclaimed menu of traditional bistro favorites, including brick oven flatbreads, seasonal salads and the signature Bistro burger.

Recent upgrades to The Bistro’s patio include the addition of a cozy wood-burning fireplace, direct access to an oceanfront pool bar, and enhanced outdoor heating to enjoy breathtaking ocean vistas all year long.


The Bistro Hours:

  • Breakfast: 7:00 am – 11:30 am
  • Lunch: 11:30 am – 3:30 pm
  • Mid-Day Fare: 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
  • Dinner: 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm (10 pm on Fridays and Saturdays)

Reservations can be made at 805.571.3018 or by clicking below.




The Bistro at Bacara Resort and Spa