Get ready to raise a glass to the holidays in style with family and friends with these three unforgettable stops in Santa Barbara. The following places all have incredible drinks, great atmosphere and are phenomenal places to meet and celebrate the holidays with family and friends. You’ll notice that we’ve included a little bit of everything in our recommendations, so keep scrolling for our cocktail bar, winery, and brewery recommendation!
1. The Good Lion | Cocktail Bar
Step into a contemporary cocktail bar, inspired by the ‘American Riviera’ and coastal South-West Europe and Mediterranean Africa. The Good Lion offers a weekly rotating cocktail menu featuring some of the Central Coast’s finest fruits, produce, herbs and spices. If you’re a beer or wine enthusiast, fear not! The bar also offers a small assortment of California craft beer and local wines. Bonus points – this was the first craft cocktail bar on the Central Coast to be a certified Green Business by the California Green Business Program. Talk about the perfect bar to kick off the holidays at!
Address: 1212 State Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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2. Jamie Slone Wines | Winery
Raise a glass of award-winning, small production, handcrafted wine at Jamie Slone Wines. Conveniently, next to a couple of other wineries in the heart of Santa Barbara, this wine tasting room stands out among the rest. They offer gourmet cheese boxes that you can pair with your wine tasting. Also, if you’re looking for variety with your wines – look no further! This winery offers a mix of red, white, and rose wines that are sure to delight friends and family for the holidays.
Address: 23 E. De La Guerra St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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3. Night Lizard Brewing Company | Brewery
With exposed brick, cascading vines from plants, and beers named after animals on the endangered species list in the Central Coast, you won’t find a brewery like this anywhere else! With live music from local bands, and local art, spending time here will help you, your family, and friends immerse yourself into the Santa Barbara scene during the holidays. The Night Lizard Brewing Company also prides itself in producing the highest quality craft beers using fresh local ingredients.
Address: 607 State Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Holiday Transportation To Santa Barbara & Back
You don’t want to spend your holidays worrying about directions, who’s driving, if there’s enough room for everyone to cram in – you want to spend that time celebrating! That’s why we offer holiday transportation with a large fleet of vehicles ranging from a Limo Bus to a Mini Party Bus and more. Let us help, so you can enjoy safe, and reliable transportation in Santa Barbara and beyond. Book a phone consultation to talk about fully customizable transportation, or email Info@SLOSafeRide.com, or fill out the form below for a free transportation quote.