SUMMARY: The Eagle Inn reviews five local restaurants in Santa Barbara and highlights specific strengths of each.  They named the following –  Chuck’s Waterfront Grille, The Neighborhood Bar and Grill, Bouchon Santa Barbara, Wine Cask, Pierre Lafond Wine Bistro.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Santa Barbara, CA – October 12, 2012 – Above all else, The Eagle Inn wants each of their guests to have a memorable Santa Barbara vacation experience. Knowing the best local resources will help guests to fully enjoy their vacation in Santa Barbara.

Hotels in Santa Barbara, as well as the restaurants, are attuned to the local ingredients and artisans.  To compliment your stay at The Eagle Inn bed and breakfast in Santa Barbara, CA, they have put together a list of highly recommended local restaurants that represent the different aspects of Santa Barbara’s personality.     

Chuck’s Waterfront Grill: About a 15 minute walk from the Eagle Inn, right on the marina and just off the beach, you’ll find one of the best Santa Barbara seafood restaurants –Chuck’s Waterfront Grill.  They are open for lunch and dinner, closed from 3:00 to 5:00.  Like them on Facebook.

The Neighborhood Bar and Grill: About a block away, the Neighborhood Bar and Grill is reported as being the best happy hour in Santa Barbara. Hungry after 11pm? This is the only bar on west beach that serves food up until midnight. The Neighborhood features 15 beers on tap and a full bar – not the fruity kind. A REAL beer and a shot (or stiff drink) kind of place.  The Hood is a friendly, feel good place for all ages 21& over.  After relaxing at your favorite Santa Barbara B&B, stroll down and get lunch or dinner at The Hood.   Like them on Facebook.

Bouchon Santa Barbara: Come check out a top pick by Santa Restaurant Guide, and a Santa Barbara Independent Foodie award winner.   If you are enjoying your stay at one of the premier boutique hotels in Santa Barbara, you will enjoy your “foodie stroll” and dinner at bouchon, a local favorite Santa Barbara wine country cuisine. Like them on Facebook.

Wine Cask: This restaurant in Santa Barbara is truly a local gem worthy of The Eagle Inn’s praises.  Located close to downtown (walking distance from most local Santa Barbara hotels) this Santa Barbara restaurant is a local hot spot for movies stars like Rob Lowe and Julia Luis Dreyfus. Like them on Facebook.

Pierre Lafond Wine Bistro: Priorities when the chef is selecting ingredients for the Wine Bistro are “local, organic, then small batch; we want to have fresh and delicious foods”.  The Chef’s Table is one of their most interesting offerings.  This is sure to be a memorable wine bistro experience. They also have daily specials and a kid’s menu with some traditional favorites. Like them on Facebook.

The Santa Barbara restaurants who made it onto The Eagle Inn’s list have all won awards and been listed in the local papers as true “best of SB” spots.  When out exploring Santa Barbara, California on your vacation, be sure to stop by one of these fine establishments for a best of SB experience.

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