Let’s Get Together Again in Santa Maria Valley

June 15, 2020

We’re here for you, when you’re ready. 

The past few months have been an unknown territory for us all. With social distancing regulations in place, we’ve put plans with family and friends on hold. But as soon as you’re up for it, we’re ready to welcome you back. Whether for a getaway with the girls, family road trip or an adventure with your partner, Santa Maria Valley will be here. You can cool down, fill up, and sip and swirl at your own pace. We hope you’ll visit, stay a while, and reconnect with laughter and relaxation on the Central Coast. 

Below you’ll find a list of the hotels, restaurants, wineries, breweries and attractions in and around Santa Maria Valley that are open for business. Plus, stay up-to-date on current regulations in place, and creative ways to get in touch with the down-home hospitality of our valley.

NOTE: Please note that Santa Barbara County requires wearing facial coverings when both indoors and outdoors, and the Santa Maria Valley Tourism Marketing District supports this strategy. This includes at restaurants, wineries, hotels, retail shops, attractions, parks, beaches and other areas.  Please follow all posted instructions during your visit and practice social distancing to help us keep our community safe and open!  An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present.  By traveling in Santa Barbara County, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19. 

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Attractions and Events

Santa Maria Valley is the perfect place to explore wide-open spaces, from rolling vineyard hillsides to sandy white beaches. With 24 hiking trails, 15 beaches and hundreds of miles of cycling roads and trails all within a half-hour drive, Santa Maria Valley offers nearly endless outdoor activities, with plenty of room for social distancing. Be sure to stay up-to-date on upcoming events in and around the Santa Maria Valley. 

Browse the full list of Santa Maria Valley’s hiking trails, and sort trails based on distance and difficulty to make the most of your hike. Or, dip your toes into the Pacific at one of the region’s 15 beaches. Browse below for a list of some of our favorite outdoor activities to help you soak up the California sunshine, #SantaMariaStyle. 

Santa Maria River Estuary
Rancho Guadalupe Dunes Preserve
Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes
Los Flores Ranch Park
Pismo Preserve
The Luffa Farm
Oso Flaco Lake
Waller Park


Our accommodating hoteliers are working to ensure your stay is enjoyable and safe. Each property is following social distancing guidelines, using face coverings and other protective equipment, and taking extra care to thoroughly and frequently sanitize all rooms and commonly touched surfaces to ensure the safety of our guests during this time. Some amenities, such as pools and gyms, may still be closed during this time. Visit the following property websites for more specific information.

Hampton Inn & Suites Santa Maria

(805) 424-1414

Radisson Hotel Santa Maria

(805) 928-8000
Pool Is Open By Appointment Only
Gym Is Open By Appointment Only
Grab And Go Breakfast Complimentary
Vintner’s Bar And Grill Is Open As of June 1st For Guests And Public With Dine-In And To-Go Options. Limited Menu And Capacity. See the full response plan here

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott

(805) 925-8500
Note: The Pool Is Currently Closed
The Gym Is Currently Open
The Breakfast Bar Is Currently Closed But Is Opening Soon

Historic Santa Maria Inn

(805) 928-7777
Note: Pool Is Currently Closed
Gym Is Currently Closed
The Century Room Is Currently Open For Both Guests And The Public For Dine-In And Take Out

Candlewood Suites

(805) 928-4155
Note: Taken SanitizingAnd Cleaning Procedures Up To Meet CDC Standards And Codes In All High Volume Areas
Fitness And Laundry Room Are Open 24 Hours A Day

Best Western Plus Big America

(805) 922-5200
Note: Best Western Has Implemented An Extensive response Plan Addressing 5 Key Areas:
Arrival/Departures Process
Temporary Breakfast Standards
Guestroom Amenities, Standards, And Cleaning Procedures
Lobby And Public Spaces
Employee Safety Standards
See the full response plan here.

Holiday Inn & Suites

(805) 928-6000
Note: The Pool And Gym Are Currently Closed
The Portabella Bar And Grill Is Currently Open To Both Guests And Public

Travelodge Santa Maria

(805) 922-2123
Note: Bottle of Hand Sanitizer In Lobby
Plexi-Glass Screen At Front Desk
Signs Mandating Masks On Entry
Pool Is Currently Closed
Continental Breakfast Currently Suspended

View a list of all accommodations in Santa Maria Valley.


Many restaurants in and around the valley are offering online/phone ordering and/or curbside pickup for to-go orders. Several restaurants are also offering meal delivery services to make getting your hands on your favorite Santa Maria Valley grub easier than ever before. Others are planning their re-openings with social distancing and other guidelines in place to serve customers in a safe and responsible manner. Below is a list of restaurants currently offering takeout or delivery. Call or visit each restaurant’s website to learn more about current guidelines, or to place an order.

Disclaimer: Due to the recent restriction rollback order that came out on 7/2/2020, many of our restaurants had to make changes to their dining in process. Please call ahead for more information and open status. 

The “A” Street Cafe

(805) 928-5000 x337


(805) 478-2668

Black Bear Diner

(805) 354-7701

Blast 825 Brewery

(805) 934-3777

Carniceria El Matador, Inc.

(805) 928-8576

Cielito Lindo Mexican Grill

(805) 938-7958

Cool Hand Lukes

(805) 928-6196

Creme De La Ice Cream

(805) 539-3881

Cubanissimo Cuban Coffee House & Cafe

(844) 428-2266

Cugini’s Pizzeria & Trattoria 

(805) 346-1777

Doc Burnstein’s Ice Cream Lab

(805) 614-7644

El Pueblito Restaurant

(805) 349-1088

Far Western Tavern

(805) 937-2211

Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. & Pizzeria

(805) 925-7992

Gina’s Piece of Cake

(805) 922-7866

The Hitching Post

(805) 937-6151

Jack’s In Old Orcutt

(805) 937-1871

Klondike Pizza

(805) 348-3667

La Tradicional Ice Cream Shop

(805) 345-1241

Maya Restaurant

(805) 287-9920

Mountain Mike’s Pizza ~ North Broadway

(805) 862-2400

Moxie Cafe

(805) 361-2900

Old Town Cups And Crumbs Coffee Shop And Homestyle Bakery

(805) 623-5973

Piper’s Kombucha Brew 

(805) 868-4089

Pizzeria Bello Forno

(805) 863-6321

Portabella Bar & Grill @ The Holiday Inn

(805) 928-6000

Pure Natural Juice Bar

(805) 361-0250

Rancho Grill

(805) 925-2405 x152

Ricky’s House of Pizza

(805) 938-1126

Spencers Market

(805) 937-3702

Straw Hat Pizza

(805) 347-1942

The Century Room At The Historic Santa Maria Inn

(805) 346-7908

The Garden Mediterranean Restaurant & Cafe

(805) 347-1112

Trattoria Uliveto

(805) 934-4546

Urbane Cafe

(805) 613-6415

Vintner’s Bar & Grill @ The Radisson

(805) 928-8000

Woody’s Butcher Block

(805) 354-0213


Visiting your favorite Santa Maria Valley winery may not be an option right now, but that doesn’t mean you have to go without your favorite valley vino. Many of Santa Maria Valley’s 34 winery tasting rooms allow you to order wine to be delivered straight to your doorstep. Below are great options for ordering your favorite wines in the Santa Maria Valley.

Disclaimer: Due to the recent restriction rollback order that came out on 7/2/2020, many of our wineries had to make changes to their tasting room process. Please call ahead for more information and open status. 

Cambria Winery & Vineyard

(805) 938-7318
Note: Reservations Are Required!

cnagy Wines

(805) 286-7228
Note: Reservations Required!

CORE Winery

(805) 937-1600

Costa De Oro Winery

(805) 922-1468
Note: Reservations Required!

Cottonwood Canyon Winery

(805) 937-8463
Note: Reservations Are Required. Wine By The Glass & Bottle Only.

FOXEN Vineyard

(805) 937-4251
Note: Tasting Room Is Open (Limited Capacity) In Outside Seating Areas. Reservations Are Required. 

J. Wilkes

(805) 318-6680
Note: Santa Barbara Tasting Room Open Daily At Limited Capacity From 12 pm – 7 pm. Mask And Reservations Required.

Martian Ranch & Vineyard

(805) 344-1804
Note: Tasting Room Is Open (Limited Capacity). Reservations Are Required. Wine By The Glass & Bottle Only.

Presqu’ile Winery

(805) 937-8110
Note: Tasting Room Open To Wine Club Members With Meal Purchases. Reservations Required, Limited Capacity.

Rancho Sisquoc Winery

(805) 934-4332
Note: Tasting Room Open, And Reservations Required. Limited Capacity.

Vino et Amicis Wine Bar

(805) 631-0496
Note: Not Currently Open


The Santa Maria Valley is home to several amazing breweries. Breweries are also offering takeout and delivery brews to help keep the good times rolling, even while practicing social distancing. Browse these Santa Maria Valley breweries below.

Disclaimer: Due to the recent restriction rollback order that came out on 7/2/2020, many of our breweries had to make changes to their dining in process. Please call ahead for more information and open status. 

Santa Maria Brewing Company

(805) 925-1555

Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co.

(805) 925-7992

Naughty Oak Brewing Company

(805) 314-2368

Blast 825 Brewery

(805) 934-3777

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