Happy New Year from Avila Beach! We hope your year is off to a fantastic start. What better way to kick off 2024 than by treating your taste buds to a month-long culinary adventure right here in Avila Beach?
Throughout January, our seaside town transforms into a gastronomic haven, where local chefs showcase their culinary prowess, crafting exquisite dishes that capture the essence of our coastal paradise.
What’s on the Menu?
Prepare your palates for a diverse array of flavors, our participating restaurants have curated special menus, exclusive discounts, and unique culinary experiences just for you. Whether you’re a seafood enthusiast, a lover of hearty comfort food, or someone with a sweet tooth, there’s something for everyone.
Nestled at the pier’s edge, Mersea’s claims a prime location that’s unrivaled. Offering a delightful fusion of fresh seafood and breathtaking panoramic ocean views, it’s a culinary haven. Immerse yourself in the pleasure of savoring delectable dishes, sipping on refreshing drinks at the bar, all while soaking in the awe-inspiring sights that surround you.MERSEA’S
Mulligan’s Bar & Grill
You certainly won’t need to take a Mulligan on this meal. Located on one of the most beautiful settings on the Central Coast, Mulligan’s offers casual, comfortable dining along with a full bar. Whether you’re playing golf or just want to enjoy the view, Mulligan’s is always a good time.
Restaurant Month Specials
- Crispy Brussel sprouts, goat cheese, bacon, almonds, balsamic syrup- $12
- Mulligans 3 cheese mac, BBQ pork, parmesan crumble- $14
- 20% off bottles of wine, $2 off glass of wine
Gardens of Avila Restaurant
Voted the “most romantic” and cherished by both locals and travelers, The Gardens of Avila Restaurant at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort is nestled within a picturesque garden setting.
Restaurant Month Special: Three course dinner for $70 with appetizer, entree, and dessert. Tap the link to see the menu.GARDENS OF AVILA
Just a short stroll away from the bustling thoroughfare, Woodstone Marketplace beckons with its tranquil creek side ambiance—an ideal setting for a delectable meal. Elevating their culinary offerings, they artfully incorporate locally grown produce and fresh, local fish into unique entrees, complemented by special homemade sauces that transform each dish into a flavorful masterpiece. Whether you choose to indulge in breakfast, lunch, or dinner, Woodstone Marketplace offers nightly chef-prepared meals and desserts. Immerse yourself in the inviting craftsman-style indoor seating or opt for an al fresco experience on the patio, where you can relish your meal with a picturesque view of the Bob Jones Trail.WOODSTONE MARKETPLACE
Nestled along the scenic promenade of Avila Beach, Custom House Restaurant stands as a culinary gem, offering a dining experience that marries coastal charm with exceptional cuisine. With a commitment to excellence, Custom House sources the finest local ingredients to create a menu that showcases the flavors of the Central Coast. Whether you’re savoring a leisurely brunch, a delightful lunch, or a romantic dinner, each dish is crafted with precision and passion. The restaurant’s inviting ambiance, paired with breathtaking views of the ocean, provides the perfect backdrop for a memorable meal.CUSTOM HOUSE
Fat Cats Cafe
Embracing a delightful quirkiness and local charm, Fat Cats Cafe holds a special place in the hearts of Avila Beach residents and visitors alike. Named after a beloved feline companion who brought joy to a construction crew over 25 years ago, the cafe exudes a warm and friendly atmosphere. Step inside, and you’ll find a cozy diner-style interior, perfect for embracing the snug ambiance on chilly winter days. Beyond its endearing backstory, Fat Cats Cafe is renowned for its comforting fare and welcoming hospitality. Whether you’re seeking a hearty breakfast, a leisurely lunch, or a comforting cup of coffee, this local favorite promises a delightful experience in the heart of Avila Beach.FAT CATS CAFE
Blue Moon Over Avila
Transport yourself to a European-inspired haven at Blue Moon Over Avila, a distinguished French Wine Bar & Bistro nestled in the heart of the seaside charm of Avila Beach. Immerse yourself in a world of exquisite flavors as you explore a curated selection of wines from around the globe, expertly paired with meticulously prepared dishes. The enchanting seaside setting provides a picturesque backdrop for indulging in a culinary experience like no other. Their Restaurant Month menu will be served throughout January on Tuesday-Thursday evenings (they won’t be serving their regular dinner menu those days).
Restaurant Month Special: Three course dinner for $43 with appetizer, entree, and dessert. Tap the link to see the menu.BLUE MOON OVER AVILA
Dive into a culinary oasis at Ocean Grill, where coastal elegance meets delectable cuisine. Overlooking the azure waters of Avila Beach, this gem beckons with a sophisticated ambiance and a menu that celebrates the bounty of the sea.
Restaurant Month Special: Three course dinner of Caesar Salad, Seafood Papperdelle, and Lava Cake for $49 plus tax.OCEAN GRILL
Step into the heart of Avila Beach’s local charm with The Hula Hut, a beloved establishment that has graced our coastal town since 2007 and quickly become a daily gathering spot for many regulars. The magic of The Hula Hut lies in the multitude of reasons that keep patrons coming back for more. However, one irresistible highlight is the renowned Hula Hut Fudge, a confection crafted with boundless love by the talented Grandma Lizzy.HULA HUT
Experience the delectable world of Mission Pizza, a cherished culinary gem nestled in the heart of Avila Beach. Since its establishment, Mission Pizza has been winning people’s hearts, becoming a go-to spot for pizza aficionados seeking a slice of perfection. Their mission is straightforward yet delicious: to create hand-tossed pizzas that embody the true essence of authentic Italian flavors. With a diverse menu featuring classic Margheritas and inventive specialty pies, Mission Pizza caters to every pizza palate. Whether enjoying a slice with family or savoring a whole pie with friends, patrons are in for a mouthwatering experience that reflects Mission Pizza’s commitment to quality ingredients and exceptional taste.MISSION PIZZA
Avila Market, your beloved convenience store and deli, is back with a fresh vibe under new ownership! Reopening its doors, the market is ready to serve as your one-stop destination for all things convenient and delicious. Their diverse array of delectable offerings includes mouthwatering burgers, scrumptious sandwiches, hearty breakfast options, and refreshing acai bowls. With a focus on quality ingredients and exceptional flavors, they will bring you an unforgettable dining experience like no other.AVILA MARKET