Latest News: Make Your Holiday Reservations Today!

Enjoy a holiday dining experience at Wine Cask on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve! We will feature our regular dinner menu in three-course, à la carte format, allowing guests to choose from all of our first course, entrée and dessert menu items. Guests are offered 8 first courses, 8 main courses and 4 desserts from which to choose.

To view holiday pricing and hours of operation, click here, or call 805.966.9463

Latest News: Best Of Award Of Excellence

We are proud to announce that we have been awarded, for the second year in a row, Wine Spectator's Best Of Award of Excellence for our outstanding wine list. The Best of Award was created to give special recognition to restaurants that clearly exceed the requirements of the Award of Excellence (2,414 winners). The awarded lists offer 350 or more selections, along with superior presentation, and display either vintage depth, with several vertical offerings of top wines, or excellent breadth across several wine regions. 

With a wine for every palate, our list features an extensive array of local whites and reds, as well as French and Italian wines. Thank you to Wine Spectator for this honor once again!



Latest News: Couples' Choice Award

We are very excited to annouce that Wedding Wire has awarded Wine Cask with the Couples' Choice Award for demonstrating excellence in quality, service, responsiveness and professionalism. The recipients were awarded solely based upon their reviews, and we are thrilled to have so many rave reviews!  If you are planning a wedding reception, anniversary party,  birthday dinner or special occasion, email or call (805) 966-9463 for more details!

Latest News: Awards

We are very honored to receive the 2015 "BEST OF Award of Excellence" from Wine Spectator. Please also find us on TRIPADVISOR, YELP & WEDDING WIRE! We are excited to recieve "Best Restaurant Wine List" from the "Best Of" Independent Awards, as well as "Best Wine List", "Best Business Lunch" & Runner Up for "Best Restaurant for a First Date" from John Dickson's Santa Barbara Restaurant Guide

Latest News: Farmer's Market Foodie Stroll with Executive Chef David Rosner

Relax and enjoy an evening of market cuisine and local wine on the American Riviera. Join Executive Chef David Rosner of Wine Cask at the Tuesday afternoon Santa Barbara Certified Farmers Market for an informative "Foodie Stroll" and dinner. Guests rendezvous with Chef at the Market, select ingredients with Chef's assistance and return to Wine Cask for dinner. Once back at the Wine Cask, enjoy a three-cource dinner paired with local wines by our Wine Director, David Fainberg, at our Chef's Feasting Bar. Watch a video.

$95 per person / for reservations call 805-966-9463 or email

Latest News: Black Tomato Productions feature Intermezzo Bar + Café

View Black Tomato Vacation Experts, "California Live: Santa Barbara ~ The Gourmet Experience." Black Tomato travels to Santa Barbara and gives a fun look at the year-round produce available that Wine Cask and Intermezzo Bar + Cafe use for seasonal cocktails.

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Latest News: Open Table Diners' Choice Winner 2015!

Open Table Diners' Award lists are designed to celebrate top-rated restaurants. These winners are not random or subjective - Open Table Diners' Choice winners are selected according to real feedback from diners who booked through the Open Table website. After their meal, they are asked to review Wine Cask. Book your next reservation TODAY!

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Latest News: Wine Collection of El Paseo

This hip pit stop during your Presidio Neighborhood visit is perfect for Holiday Shopping. Located in the heart of the fine dining and shopping area of State Street are the tasting rooms of Au Bon Climat, Grassini Family Vineyards, Margerum Wine Company and MWC32 - a separate tasting room which showcases Margerum reserve and limited production wines. Joining this existing collection of tasting rooms is Happy Canyon Vineyard and Jamie Slone Wines. <<READ MORE>>

Latest News: FOOD & WINE feature VIDEO: Wine Cask Restaurant

We are very excited to share Food & Wine Magazine's feature on Santa Barbara. The video shows the "Farm to Table" experience and the relationships with the farmers and restaurants in our community. It is a personal relationship that we take pride in, while offering the freshest local produce available.

CLICK TO VIEW FOOD & WINE VIDEO: Visit California - Santa Barbara

Latest News: Intermezzo Bar + Café

Intermezzo Bar + Café is a fun and vibrant space, designed as a place to meet for a quick flatbread, glass of wine from our innovative and green tap system or cocktail before dinner. Fresh imaginative chopped salads, flatbreads and small plates of simple yet great food that shares well and a fantastic line-up of gourmet burgers. Choose to dine alfresco on the historic courtyard at a table next to the fountain or European-style on the the front portico. Locals love the bustling energy of the café, with convivial bartender, flatbread oven aromatics and the comfort of our fireplace lounge.