For over 23 years, Stella Mare's has been famously recognized for offering unique Customized Private Dining Menus for all your Events needs.

Located in our 1872 Victorian House with it's most Unique adjacent Greenhouse, and selection of private dining Rooms, Stella mare's has been the number 1 destination for private Events in Montecito and Santa Barbara. From intimate Events of 10 to fully customized events of 80 to 130, Stella mare's is the ultimate destination for social events such as Wedding receptions, Showers, Rehearsal Dinners, after wedding brunch, baby showers and more as well as Corporate Events.

We’re excited that you're considering hosting a party at Stella Mare's!

Our facility offers several private event rooms to choose from, and we have a unique space for all party sizes and budgets. Whether you’re looking to host a birthday party, an anniversary party, graduation, going-away party, or to celebrate another kind of special occasion, we have a space that will work for you and your guests and we offer 3 great options to suit your needs...

Off the menu... 

Small intimate gatherings for up to 14 may directly order from our Stella Mare's Bistro Menu. You will be seated in one of our main dining rooms, or , if available, in our Private Dining Room or Citrus Room at no extra charge.

(maximum capacity 12 guests in our Private Dining Room, 14 in our Citrus room)



Stella Mare's Selected Bistro Menus...

Thank you for inquiring about Stella Mare’s Selected Bistro Menus!

For gathering and groups for up to 20 guests, we offer 3 course versions of our Dinner menus.

All menus are variations of our seasonal restaurant menus and are designed to provide a true restaurant-quality experience.

Guests do not pre-order but are presented with a personalized dinner menu (without prices) at each place setting.

(no minimum expenditure required)

Custom Menus and Events...

For over 21 years, Stella Mare's has been recognized as being the best Santa Barbara's venue offering a truly unique Customized Private Dining Experience.

We offer multi-course customized menus for any size gathering and groups. All menus are customized and most items and selections are not available on our regular menus.

We provide a variety of Dining Rooms and seating configurations to best suit the needs of your event.

Every Event is designed specifically to your wishes and is hosted in your own private room, serviced by your dedicated Event service staff.

We can accommodate Events ranging from 10 to 80 guests.

(Stella Mare's is also available for full buy-outs on Mondays for Events up to 130 guests)

Our House...

French Provincial design meets casual Santa Barbara in a historic landmark house on the Bird Refuge, we can accommodate special events, rehearsal dinners, holiday and wedding celebrations, luncheons and dinners from 10 to 130 guests. Our House is divided into a variety of Dining Rooms with seating configurations to best suit the needs of your event.


The Private Dining Room

An intimate room filled with unique artwork and antiques with windows overlooking the historic bird refuge.


Minimum for a reservation: 8.

Maximum capacity: 12

The Greenhouse

Our glass-enclosed Greenhouse, with fireplace and sofas, is unique, cozy and romantic for a private event.


Minimum for an exclusive reservation: 25 

Maximum capacity: 50

The Ocean Room

A beautiful, private room opening onto an outdoor terrace, perfect for socializing with friends during a cocktail hour.


Minimum for an exclusive reservation: 20. Maximum capacity: 30

The Citrus Room

A sunny, romantic and intimate room with windows overlooking the historic bird refuge.


Minimum for a reservation: 8.

Maximum capacity: 14

Bistro Tuesday

Prix Fixe Bistro

Dinner Menu

Offering our Bistro Tuesday 

Three-Course menu including

one complimentary glass

of our Stella Reserve wine - $35

E-Gift Card
For any occasion
An elegant Stella Mare's E-Gift Card
can be emailed or sent by Text.
Great Last-minute Gift!
You may customize and personalize your Ecard during the purchase process! 


Dinner Tuesday - Sunday

5pm - close

Lunch Tuesday - Friday

11:30am - 2:30pm

Brunch  Saturday & Sunday

10am - 2:30pm


50 Los Patos Way

Santa Barbara, CA 93108



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