Category Archives: Dining

The 8 Most Beautiful Places Near Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara and its surrounding cities have a lot to offer when it comes to activities, but what about beauty? Here are the 8 most beautiful places near Santa Barbara:

Romantic Date Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Believe it or not, Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and Santa Barbara is the perfect place to celebrate! If you haven’t made your Valentine’s Day plans, now is the time to lock it in. Book a stay at Marina Beach Motel and then consider some of these options for activities during your romantic […]

Featured Santa Barbara Restaurant: Jane

When deciding where to send guests for a great Santa Barbara restaurant experience, it’s hard for us to choose. With some many great places to eat, we never want to exclude a restaurant or steer someone in the wrong direction. We always try to ask our guests what type of food they’re looking for in […]

Featured Santa Barbara Restaurant: The Nook

You wouldn’t even notice this Santa Barbara restaurant was hiding such good food inside if you happened to pass by. Located inside a blue shipping container, The Nook is the perfect spot to indulge in a perfectly cooked burger to locally caught crab cakes. With so much to do and see in Santa Barbara, it […]

Late Night Restaurants in Santa Barbara

Whether it’s a burger, burrito, or heck, even sushi, we want you to have a good idea of where to grub when the late night munchies kick in. At Marina Beach Motel, we understand that feeling, so that’s why we compiled a list of the best late night restaurants in Santa Barbara.

Best Santa Barbara Beachfront Restaurants

If you’re making the journey to Santa Barbara, you might as well soak in the beachfront restaurants. With plenty of spots to choose from, here are a few that truly deliver on mesmerizing views and delectable food.

Featured Spot of the Week: Sandbar

It’s our favorite day of the week here at Marina Beach Motel–Wednesday! We love it because it’s the day we showcase our featured spot of the week. We share a local business or attraction to give you an idea of what to do during your next stay with us and we do it to support […]

Featured Spot of the Week: Lucky Penny

It’s time for our featured spot of the week again here at Marina Beach Motel! We do this every week to share some of our favorite Santa Barbara restaurants and attractions with our guests. It helps them figure out things to do in Santa Barbara, plus it gives us a chance to support our neighboring […]

Featured Spot of the Week: State Street

It’s Wednesday, which means it’s time for our featured spot of the week here at Marina Beach Motel. Every Wednesday, we share a business or attraction in Santa Barbara to help our guests decide what to do and where to go during their stay with us. This week, we’re  featuring an integral part of downtown […]

Celebrate Independence Day in Santa Barbara

There are lots of things to do in Santa Barbara this Independence Day and people are flocking to this beautiful city to partake in the festivities! From fireworks to dining, there’s a lot to look forward to. Here’s how you can celebrate Independence Day in Santa Barbara this weekend.