Seaside Haven of Summerland
Nestled between Montecito and Carpinteria lies the hillside village of Summerland. It’s an eclectic, artsy beach town with fewer crowds ideal for browsing, antiquing, wine tasting, and dining. Whether you’re shopping on the main stretch of Lille Avenue or relaxing at the beach you will enjoy the peaceful, quaint town of Summerland, California.
Let’s Talk About Dining
Feast – Located in Field & Fort residential-style cottage on east end of Lillie Avenue. The hybrid home interiors shop and café offers an all-day menu of breakfast boards, toasts, salads, and sandwiches.
Summerland Beach Cafe – Locally owned and operated since 1981. Offers homestyle cooking, dog friendly patios, and attentive safe in a cozy, Victorian era home.
The Nugget – The historic restaurant is a Summerland classic. The saloon style restaurant serves a large selection of burgers, steaks, salads and seafood.
Tinker’s Burgers – Casual (very casual) hole-in-the-wall burger joint. Outdoor seating and fast service.
Red Kettle Coffee – Artisan coffee, tea and pastries. Enjoy their dog friendly patio, complimentary internet and local handmade gifts.
Summerland Winery – Beautiful tasting room voted best winery in Santa Barbra County Summerland. It is a dog friendly boutique winery dedicated to the production of fine wines from the Central Coast of California.
Things to Do
Los Padres Outfitters – Summerland is the only place on the Santa Barbara South Coast where you can go horseback riding on the beach (or trail riding in the mountains). Saddle up!
McLeod Parrot Menagerie – This may be an unusual attraction but this is a bird store. You will hear the faint song of birds as you walk up and down Lillie Avenue.
Sacred Space – Originally started as a retail shop specializing in home and garden possessions has developed into a magical place for the spiritual and meditative folk. You can enjoy tea service and meditate in the lush backyard gardens and cultivate further happiness in this unique space.
Rentals – Cal Coast Adventures offers surf board, paddleboard, kayak rentals and surf lessons! (delivery and retrieval is complimentary with orders exceeding $100.00), SB Bikes To Go offers bike rentals including a variety of bikes to choose from, from kids bikes, cruisers, mountain bikes or E Bikes rentals (delivery and retrieval is complimentary with orders exceeding $100.00)
The town of Summerland stretches across a mile on Lillie Avenue parallel to the Pacific Ocean. Known for their interior design stores, antique shops, and local eateries, you will enjoy a stroll down Lillie.
Field & Fort – A coastal cottage interior design shop and café featuring luxury home goods, vintage and antique furnishings, and artisan food products. We adore this shop and is a must see in Summerland.
Botanik – Stylish garden and home store with plants, interior accents and furniture.
Mary Suding Antiques – The Exceptional antique and design shop with mid-century modern and country furniture, folk art, garden pieces and unique accents.
Summerland Antique Collective – Beautiful antique shop featuring furniture, jewelry, and art.
Garde – Furniture, Art and textiles made by leading international makers with fine jewelry, fragrance and ceramics.
Bikini Factory – Beach friendly fashion for ladies and gentlemen.