Dine on organic, Italian-inspired, California-coastal cuisine while taking in panoramic ocean and island views across Montecito’s Butterfly Beach.
Bella Vista Restaurant is Santa Barbara's most beautiful al fresco oceanfront dining experience. Showcasing organic, Italian inspired California cuisine, the restaurant is known for the freshest seafood and pasta entrees, a crudo bar with shucked oysters, shrimp and scallops at sunset and one of the most celebrated Sunday brunches in the United States.
The restaurant’s décor features fireplaces, rare marble stone floors, rich mahogany and a hand-carved wine wall. OpenTable has bestowed Bella Vista with Diner's Choice Awards in ten different categories. Bella Vista’s international wine list is recognized by Wine Spectator and showcases a wide range of local Santa Barbara County producers, earning Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence.
Bella Vista has the distinction of being one of only about a dozen restaurants in California (the only one in Santa Barbara) licensed to cure its own meats, and the shared charcuterie plate is one of the most popular appetizers on the menu.
Bella Vista has indoor seating for 124 and outdoor seating for 90. Attire is Resort Casual and reservations are recommended.