Food and Drink

Food and Drink

Santa Maria Valley has over 50 restaurants, seven unique AVAs, 34 tasting rooms, and a growing selection of local breweries. You’ll find no better place to get your fill.

Eat Your Heart Out


From fresh pies to crisp salads to smokey barbecue, there’s no better place to nourish. Some may call them charming pubs or farm-to-table cafes, but we’ll just call them darn good places to eat.

Enjoy picking strawberries in Santa Maria Valley on your next family trip in California
Where The Berries Grow

Berry Picking and Farmers Markets

From roadside stops to farmer’s markets, you’ll notice some of the biggest, brightest strawberries you’ve ever laid eyes on right here in our valley—all thanks to our cool climate and year-round growing season. Because everything’s sweeter when it’s allowed to take its time.