Cold Spring Tavern

Row 1

5995 Stagecoach Rd
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
(805) 967-0066
Historic Site, Bar
Mon–Thu: 11:00 AM–3:00 PM Fri: 11:00 AM–10:00 PM Sat–Sun: 8:00 AM–10:00 PM

Foursquare Tips

  • Cold Spring Tavern, a rustic old stagecoach stop tucked alongside Cold Spring Canyon, serves powerful brew, with live music, as well as fancier fare in the candlelit restaurant.
  • Have a tri tip sandwich on a Sunday afternoon while listening to live local music.
  • Get ready to stand in 2 lines! One for ticket for your tri-tip sanny and beer and then to get tri-tip. Well worth it! It was on food network best I ever had
  • It's actually the Cold Spring Tavern......not Springs!!!!
  • Any day is nice, but Sunday lunch at Cold Springs Tavern is THE BEST.
  • Great tri tip sandwich and the location is authentically cool.
  • You'll find bicycles, pick-ups, Harleys & Bentleys parked out front. Next to the delicious restaurant, full bar & "hang" spot houses live music every night. -Alex Reznik, Top Chef
  • HOT; hot sauce. BBQ tri-tip! YUM!!
  • Visit Cold Springs Tavern in Santa Barbara, home of the first gold mining coach station. It's romantic and has a great fire. Try their signature dish of chicken stuffed with cranberries. -Patti Stange
  • The Elk Chops were very good, but the service was rushed and impersonal. The restaurant was very dirty. The soup may as well just been from a can. The historic aspect of the restaurant is nice though!
  • Get your ticket for food at the bar, then head over to the BBQ line to pick up your delicious tritip!
  • Go on weekends and experience the glorious tri-tip sandwich they serve. It's amazing!
  • Sunday tri-tip sandwiches taste great but bring $. $9+ for sandwhich
  • This hideaway is one of the best kept secrets in old stagecoach stop that has retained its rustic charm. Got here early and had the place to ourselves. The pork chops were amazing!
  • Idk about the tri tip sandwich cuz I just remember the sauce...everywhere!
  • stating the obvious, but Sunday afternoons with Tom & Kenny and a BBQ tri-tip sandwich (from
  • Hidden gem, definite must go if in southern cal area. Best tri-tip sandwich and great bar drinks.
  • Ribs, beer and bartender great experience
  • Such a beautiful place! I love the menu, ribs are the best