Santa Barbara Nightlife

Santa Barbara NightlifeWhen the California sun goes down in Santa Barbara, the city becomes a nighttime playground. There are plenty of nightlife options, but one thing is for certain, our guide is your link to the city’s best bars, clubs, lounges and music venues. This list makes sure you don’t miss a beat.

Soho Restaurant & Music Club
Get the party started at the Soho Restaurant & Music Bar! Meet with friends for fine cuisine and outstanding live music events seven nights a week. Dine on classic California pasta dishes and dance to blues, rock and funk. This nightlife venue sets the mood for fun, food and music.

Address: 1221 State St Ste 205, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 - MAP
Phone: (805) 962-7776

Velvet Jones
Get your ticket to a night out at the Velvet Jones. Touted as the heartbeat to Santa Barbara’s downtown nightlife and music scene, you’ll experience the best in live concert music. This venue has been known to have bands like the Foo Fighters hit center stage for an impromptu performance! Got your ticket?

Address: 423 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 - MAP
Phone: (805) 965-8676

Tonic Nightclub
Dressed to kill gets you into the Tonic Nightclub. The A-List club pours signature drinks and plays up-to-the-minute sounds across its 6,500-square-foot posh nightlife playground. The resident DJs mix the hottest beats from the U.S and international charts, luring Santa Barbara’s hip and pretty people to spend a late night here.

Address: 634 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 - MAP
Phone: (805) 897-1800

The Neighborhood Bar & Grill
Are you looking for a friendly Neighborhood Corner Bar & Grill? This former Santa Barbara coffee shop is now a nighttime sports bar where locals get together for good food and lots of fun playing billiard games, listening to great music and trying to hold their own during ping pong beer!

Address: 235 West Montecito Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 - MAP
Phone: (805) 963-7600

Dargan's Irish Pub & Restaurant
There’s fun on tap at Dargan’s Irish Pub and Restaurant. Enjoy Guinness beer and authentic Irish food, live music, and dancing at Santa Barbara’s #1 Irish Pub amnd nightlife destination. If the night calls for comfort food and spending time with your best friends, then this is the place to meet.

Address: 18 East Ortega Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 - MAP
Phone: (805) 568-0702

Santa Barbara Brewing Company
Good times are brewing at the Santa Barbara Brewing Company. Since 1995, the doors have opened to serve up good old-fashioned American cuisine, cold fresh beers and other adult beverages. Step into the nightlife lounge with over 24 plasma screens for food, fun and sports action.

Address: 501 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 - MAP
Phone: (805) 730-1040