Featured Spot of the Week: Opal Restaurant and Bar

Santa Barbara has a wealth of places to go and things to do. So many, in fact, that it can be hard to decide where to start! That’s why every Wednesday here at Marina Beach Motel, we choose a featured spot of the week to share with our guests. This will help give you a better idea of what you want to do while you’re visiting us. This week we’re featuring Opal Restaurant and Bar.

Opal Restaurant and Bar has been operating in Santa Barbara for over 30 years, infusing California cuisine with influences from across the globe. It was founded by Tina Takaya and Richard Yates with the intention of bringing high quality California cuisine to the area while paying it forward by contributing to several charitable organizations.

They’re known for their diverse food options, from their herb grilled filet mignon to a rich Thai curry, they’ve got it all covered. And every single dish is delicious. They even offer a variety of decadent desserts, made fresh daily.

On top of all that, they have a full bar with a wide selection of beverages, from complex cocktails to a number of Santa Barbara wines.

So if you’re looking for an upscale dinner spot to get authentic California cuisine, we recommend Opal Restaurant and Bar. You’ll get delicious Santa Barbara wine and food while enjoying the restaurant’s friendly ambience.