Central Coast Restaurants Overview
Restaurants on the Central Coast include Chinese restaurants, Mexican restaurants, Italian restaurants, seafood restaurants, breakfast restaurants, sushi restaurants, Sunday brunch and more. Whether it be the enormous portions, outstanding views or unique flavors, these are the best restaurants on the Central Coast. We've tried to concentrate on locally owned establishments and avoid the larger chains other than a few special restaurants. Watch the boats come go in and out of the harbor at Crow's Nest in Santa Cruz. Enjoy seafood at it's finest at the Sardine Factory on historic Cannery Row. Take in the ocean breeze on the outdoor deck of Moonstone Beach Grill. Savor the best clam chowder around at Splash Café in Pismo Beach where clamming became renowned. Discover the Boathouse at Hendry's Beach situated in a hidden cove along Santa Barbara's coast.
Casual = shorts, t-shirt, sandals
Business-Casual = pants or nice shorts, summer dress, collared shirt
Semi-Formal = slacks, collard shirt, evening gown, blouse
Formal = dress pants, suit jacket, formal dress, tuxedo