The Central Coast of California has an abundance of absolutely amazing restaurants. It is really no surprise considering the Central Coast boasts several wine regions from Santa Barbara to the Edna Valley, it is located along some of the most beautiful coastline California has to offer, and there is amazingly diverse farmland just inland. The Central Coast runs from Monterey to Santa Barbara and the culinary scene is diverse but there is a growing trend towards farm to table cuisine thanks to the area’s natural bounty!
When we returned to California and temporarily settled down in the Central Coast, in the town of Grover Beach, we knew that we had to become regulars at some fantastic farm to table restaurants. We were in luck as Grover Beach and the surrounding cities, collectively known as the 5 Cities, are hiding some true gems of farm to table deliciousness!
Top 3 Farm to Table Restaurants in the Five Cities
The Spoon Trade
The Spoon Trade in Grover Beach was the very first restaurant we were introduced to when we moved to the Central Coast. Alex’s parents were already locals and after our first visit, we knew that we had to become locals too at this casual community oriented farm to table restaurant.
And when we say they are farm to table we really mean it. Even I was able to join in on one of their staff farm tours to see where they get their fresh local honey and much of their produce. ...