Visit Cold Spring Tavern

Travel back 100 years in time and experience the real tavern!

Cold Spring Tavern is a former stagecoach stop dating back to 1886 that has been in the Ovington- Wilson family since 1941. It is located between Santa Barbara and Santa Ynez in the beautiful mountains on the San Marcos Pass off Highway 154. Here you can appreciate the true history of the old stagecoach days. They serve traditional American fare made with fresh local ingredients accompanied by the famous home-baked molasses bread. The dinners feature game inspired entrees, steaks, and ribs and are enjoyed by the glimmer of gas lanterns. Weekends at the Cold Spring Tavern are special. It starts with entertainment in the Log Cabin Bar on Friday evenings. Come and enjoy the great music of local bands, food, drink, and fresh air. It is a weekly tradition for many!

Perfect For

  • Meal in the forest

  • Good food and chill vibes

  • Unusual date with live music

  • Eat BBQ and hangout

  • Unique dining experience


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Yaroslav Pasichnychenko

Posted at Aug 16th 2022

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