Cold Spring Tavern, Santa Barbara

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  • Great Stop along our California journey!! We stopped on the weekend and they had live music and tri-tip beef on the grill!! We had beer and sandwiches! SUPER FUN!! Majestic views ... mountain roads .....  more »
  • Just the fact that it is still standing was impressive to us! Beautiful location tucked into the hillside; food was quite good too.  more »
  • Very unique and special place in the mts, with great music, fun bar and delicious food, rustic and cozy, especially on a Sunday afternoon, for their famous Tri Tip Sandwich  more »
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  • Unique small family operated restaurant in an antique building with operating fire places and wonderful rustic atmosphere. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful and the food is good (with large portions). This was formerly a major stagecoach waypoint on Highway 154. It's a short and scenic drive from Santa Barbara (15 to 20 minutes). Highly recommended.
  • I've only been here once it's a little hole in the mountain place and if you know about it you know how great it is. They even tell you a little bit of the history there on a plaque. If you want to motorcycle that's the place where you want to go to it's not as big as the rock store off Mulholland but I think in my opinion is better because of the setting they have a really cool bar inside will you kick it enjoy your drink. And every weekend they make tri-tip that is just so bomb. If you ever going down Painted Cave Road once you pass that neighborhood make a left instead of a right and you'll thank me
  • Simple and delicious! Tri-tip sandwich was perfectly done, tender with just the right amount of horseradish sauce. Thinking about how many times we can go before the end of our vacation.
  • A must hit spot whenever you're going to or leaving the Santa Ynez valley. Great tri-tip sandwich, which you can order at the restaurant or buy directly from the grill. Great atmosphere, especially on the weekends.
  • Very cool place. Historic, fun outdoor and indoor scene and decor. Sunday afternoon band and BBQ tri-trip was excellent, fun, lively. A popular biker bar but welcoming and frequented by very diverse crowd.

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