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Things to do in Summerland

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Restaurant
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“Patio seating, dog friendly, ginormous salads, great sandwiches, breakfast with a local twist. If you go down Sunday, go early! It's very popular!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Store
“A magical store that transports you to a tranquil place! Oprah said it was her favorite place in Santa Barbara! Very close to the cottage - a short drive. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Good food, drinks, home town atmosphere. Get a quick burger and fries or a steak and enjoy!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
“This is now "the Mujeres Collective" a shop featuring female makers from near and far and some vintage finds. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Food
“My favorite seat is the east end of the bar looking over the whole place. Great local wines and great local conversations. For white the Sauvignon Blanc is hands down my fav. For red... Fiddlesticks Pinot, Grenache or Theresa Noelle Pinot. Grab a seat on the patio!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Florist
“Molly's sense of style is simple, clean, elegant and homey. Check out her gardens! Gorgeous.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Park
“Our local beach is exquisite all times of year and times of day. Walk, ride, dog walk or just throw down a towel and relax. You're sure to see our active marine life... pelicans, dolphins, seals, sandpipers... ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Delicious Coffee and Food offerings in the quaint town of Summerland - adjacent to Montecito”
  • 3 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
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“Perfect after beach stop for classic burgers, shakes, fries and funky locals atmosphere. Try the curly fries!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“ Experience unforgettable horseback riding on the beach or trails with Los Padres Outfitters. The best in Santa Barbara since 1969.”
  • 1 local recommends
Store
“Mary Suding Antiques is a quaint little antique shop full of charming treasures.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“A little-known and beautiful place to sunbathe or take a dip. My favorite beach for collecting sea-glass and heart-shaped rocks.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
  • 1 local recommends
Store
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Patio seating, dog friendly, ginormous salads, great sandwiches, breakfast with a local twist. If you go down Sunday, go early! It's very popular!”
  • 8 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Good food, drinks, home town atmosphere. Get a quick burger and fries or a steak and enjoy!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Delicious Coffee and Food offerings in the quaint town of Summerland - adjacent to Montecito”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Perfect after beach stop for classic burgers, shakes, fries and funky locals atmosphere. Try the curly fries!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends

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