The time has come to treat yourself to the many flavors of the Santa Maria Valley as DineOut: Santa Maria Style begins today, with eight local restaurants offering reduced-price menus for the next two weeks.

The fixed menu prices start at $10.10, and continue with the “2010” theme at $20.10, $30.10 and $40.10, depending on the restaurant and meal (see below for link to full menus listing).

The participating restaurants include Santa Maria BBQ specialists The Hitching Post (Casmalia location) and Far Western Tavern, as well as Trattoria Uliveto, Garden Room Restaurant at the Historic Santa Maria Inn, Vintner’s Grill at the Radisson, Portabella at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites, Adelina’s Bistro at the Monarch Club, and Quizno’s at South Bradley Road.

Just ask for “DineOut: Santa Maria Style” when making your reservation. Click here for a full list of DineOut: Santa Maria Style menus. Bon appetit!

P.S. Thanks to KKFX Fox 11 and KCOY 12 for featuring DineOut: Santa Maria Style on this morning’s news show!