Share Categories Food & Wine Events Local Flavors More Articles Locals and visitors alike are invited to savor and save as participating restaurants, breweries and wineries throughout the Santa Maria Valley offer special discounts from January 14 – 20 under the banner of “Santa Maria Valley Restaurant Week.” This experience is part of California Restaurant Month, which propels food & drink to next level status. In the month of January, visitors will indulge and enjoy with participating restaurants in cities and regions across the state, who offer deals, special menus and more throughout the month. The Santa Maria Valley is starting 2018 with #SantaMariaStyle, chock-full of participation from local and loved restaurants, wineries and breweries. Each participating outlet will be offering a special for $20.18, everything from wine pairings to tastings and special menu items. Participating Restaurants, Breweries and Wineries Include: Century Room at the Historic Santa Maria Inn Cielito Lindo Mexican Grill Cnagy Wine Tasting Room Core Wine Tasting Room Costa De Oro Winery Far Western Tavern FOXEN Grevino Café & Wine Bar Jersey Mikes Maya Restaurant Moxie Café Straw Hat Pizza Vintners Bar & Grill at the Radisson and more! Participating cities and regions from all over California have their own restaurant week, lasting anywhere from a week to 10 days during the month of January. During each weeklong celebration various restaurants offer special deals, such as affordable prix fixe menus for lunch and/or dinner, or sizably discounted meals. The Santa Maria Valley is an acclaimed wine-growing region, and one of six federally recognized American Viticultural Areas (AVA) within Santa Barbara County, which encompasses one of the top wine regions in the world. Indulge in the 150-year old Santa Maria Style barbecue tradition that is the area’s best hidden gem. Watch the sunset over the dunes, and let your hair fly around in the ocean breeze. Sunset Magazine deemed Santa Maria the town with the West’s Best BBQ. Let your cup runneth over with locally crafted beer, a growing scene in the Central California Coast region. With 28 restaurants, 6 unique AVAs, 34 tasting rooms, and a growing selection of local breweries, you’ll find that the Santa Maria Valley is the perfect home base, where you can eat, drink and do more for less.