Santa Barbara is a picturesque coastal city that has always been a haven for foodies, with its stunning natural beauty and diverse culinary scene. This past year, Santa Barbara has welcomed a host of exciting new restaurants that are sure to tantalize your taste buds. In this blog post, we will highlight a few of the top new restaurants that you must experience in Santa Barbara in 2023.

Rare Society is an homage to the Las Vegas steakhouses of yesteryear, but with a touch of modernity. The elegant dining room and open kitchen allow you to watch the chefs at work as an unforgettable meal is prepared. The menu focuses on prime cuts of meat, such as dry-aged ribeyes, wagyu, and filet mignon, but also offers delicious sides and starters as well.

The Rodeo Room is a new Montecito Street favorite, with an intimate vibe and a personality all its own. 

Gala is another new addition to the Santa Barbara scene, and is located on Anacapa Street.  With Spanish-Mediterranean farm-to-table influences, you can find a menu featuring oysters, duck, a variety of burgers, and more.  They also have a great list of wines and cocktails!

Corazón Comedor is the newest offering from chef Ramon Velazquez, who has brought you the award-winning Corazón Cocina and Little Heart Cafecito.  Corazón Comedor offers a menu which is inspired by the streets, markets, and homes of Mexico.  You’ll find breakfast, brunch, a wide array of appetizers, and a broad selection of authentic Mexican entrees.  

Finally, If it’s Japanese cuisine that you’re craving, check out the locally owned Mokutan.  A variety of Poke Bowls, yellowtail, sushi, salmon….the list goes on.  

Whether you’re a foodie looking for the latest dining hotspots or simply seeking delicious new experiences, these new restaurants in Santa Barbara are definitely worth a visit on your next exceptional vacation with Haller Coastal Homes. With a range of cuisines and atmospheres to choose from, you’ll find something to suit every taste and occasion. Don’t miss the chance to discover these exciting new culinary destinations and make your trip to Santa Barbara truly unforgettable!