Food & Drink
Restaurants and cafés are here to tempt your palette.
Our family-owned eateries offer a myriad of dining options you might not expect from a tiny town – for wine lovers and coffee gurus, meat eaters and vegetarians, sweet seekers and health nuts.
Brewery Twenty Five
Focusing on handcrafted beers that will utilize locally-sourced ingredients whenever possible. Our 7bbl(200gal) brewery is based in San Benito County. Our TapRoom is in Downtown San Juan Bautista.
Bear’s Hideaway is a premium wine, beer, and cigar bar with a very relaxing patio and garden area. Named after our Australian Shepherd “Bear” who will greet you at the door with his sister Tedi, we have four beers on tap and wines by the glass as well as premium cigars you can enjoy out in the garden.
Dona Esther is committed to serving authentic Mexican cuisine. Friendly and attentive service in fun, casual and historic surroundings. Outside patio seating available. Live entertainment Thursday – Sunday, catering available, WiFi available.
Inaka Japanese Restaurant
Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar. Our menu is posted on IG, FB, and Yelp. Dine-in and takeout available.
Serving classic Mexican cuisine with Manuel Santana’s original recipes, using the freshest local ingredients available and their famous margaritas. Jardines is the ultimate spot for romantic al fresco dining under shade trees in its enchanting gardens.
Mansmith’s Enterprises is a family owned business that manufactures and distributes a complete line of award winning, multi-purpose seasonings. Their products can be found in local markets, and can be shipped by mail-order world wide.
Margot’s Ice Cream
Serving Lappert’s Ice Cream, a Super-Premium Ice Cream. Come in for a scoop or two in a variety of cones or cups. Unique flavors including our very own exclusive Kayla’s Almond Crunch flavor. We also offer sorbet. Our specialties include milkshakes, floats, banana splits, fine chocolates (Our own Kayla’s Kandies), Lappert’s coffee & espresso, and pozole served on 2nd & 4th Saturdays monthly.
Open daily, Monday – Thursday 12-6pm, Friday – Saturday 12-7pm and Sunday 12-6pm
(Call us for our longer Seasonal/Event Hours)
Follow us on:
Facebook: Margot’s Ice Cream Parlor
Pinnacle Organic Farmers
On our 50 acres in San Juan Bautista, we grow cool season crops such as lettuce and cabbage, and on our 200 acres near Hollister, we grow hot season crops such as sweet corn, bell peppers, garlic and onions. Visit our Saturday Farmstand or catch us at select Farmers’ Markets.
A terrific family style restaurant that offers pizza, calzones, pasta and hot and cold sandwiches. They make their own fresh dough daily and have a complete salad bar with 18 ingredients.
The 18th Barrel Tasting Room
Showing wines from around California. We offer wine flights, wine by the glass, or by the bottle. Beautiful courtyard with relaxing setting. Pack a picnic and come enjoy.
Here at Vertigo, great coffee is passion and dedication, it is refusal to compromise and fanatical attention to detail. Great coffee is obsessive research and endless experimentation and it is so much more than that. But for us that is where it all starts. Craft Roaster Sandwiches • Wood Fired Pizzas • Local Craft Beer on Tap • Outdoor Garden Seating
Full service deli counter and grocery. Wide selection of wines.
The goal at Lolla is to give our customers an avenue to eat locally and seasonally by sourcing from local farms and food producers. We strive to make eating healthy quick and convenient without compromising the quality.