The Best of Coastal California

A sublime dining experience is guaranteed at El Encanto. Playing host to some of the best restaurants in southern California, our passion for artisanal ingredients and exceptional flavors matches the region’s culinary abundance. Expect in-season herbs from our ocean-facing garden and fresh seafood caught daily from the shores below.

The Dining Room & Terrace | Afternoon Tea | The Lounge | The Bar | Bellini Brunch | Alfresco Dining

Mother's Day

at El Encanto

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May 14, 2023

Perched in the leafy hills of Santa Barbara with breathtaking ocean views, El Encanto is for those most special Mother's Day moments.

Take your seats around the table to celebrate moms over indulgent specially created cuisine. Gather to reminisce over old memories, make new ones and treasure loved ones.

Menus to savor:
Brunch | Prix Fixe | Plant-based Prix Fixe

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A Feast for the Ears

Dine in sensory style

Dining at El Encanto is multisensory—our band treats your ears; our chefs, your palate.

Complementing sublime ocean views and our chef's sensational menu, live music sets the scene every Sunday from 11am–2pm

More to Savor

Savor our options for every mood and appetite

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Culinary Delights

A Taste of Santa Barbara

From seasonal Californian cuisine to an extensive list of regional wines, settle in and savor El Encanto’s many culinary treats.

  • Luxury accommodation
  • US$150 dinner credit per room per stay
  • US$60 daily breakfast credit per room
  • Access to 'The Spa' and gym facilities
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