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Santa Margarita

Along the southern border of the Paso Robles wine country lies Santa Margarita—a charismatic small town steeped in local history.

Experience the Central Coast Tasting Room

22720 EL Camino Real
, Santa Margarita, CA 93453

Our Hours

Closed on Easter, 4th of July, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Our café team has curated a farm to table menu that embraces the local fare of our community. Wine and food can be enjoyed daily on our outdoor patio or in the tasting room.



Café Menu

Small Bites

House-Roasted Nuts $10

Almonds and cashews with a hint of rosemary and garlic

Castelvetrano Olives $8

Sicilian green olives

La Brea Baguette $6

Fandago olive oil, balsamic vinegar

Truffle Parmesan Fries $10

Served with roasted garlic aioli

The Classic Cheese & Charcuterie $32

artisan cheeses, a selection of Alle Pia salumi, dried apricots and cherries, fig jam, house – roasted nuts, housemade pickles, and a baguette

Soups, Salads, & Specials

Soup of the Day

Cup $8 | Bowl $14. Served with a 1/2 demi-baguette

Mac N Cheese $18

Etto Pasta, gouda and cheddar cheese sauce, crispy pork belly, chimichurri

Seasonal Salad $16

Panko breaded goat cheese medallions, fresh strawberries, roasted sunflower kernels, and arugula with strawberry balsamic vinaigrette

The Wedge $16

Iceberg wedge topped with pecan-smoked bacon bits, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, pickled onions, blue cheese dressing and crumbles, balsamic reduction

Burrata $16

Burrata cheese and roasted tomatoes on a bed of arugula with olive oil and a balsamic reduction. Served with a toasted baguette

Curried Chicken Salad $16

House-smoked Mary's Free Range chicken mixed with crispy celery, red onion, dried black currants, and red grapes on a bed of baby greens

AP Cobb Salad $16

Pecan-smoked bacon bits, boiled egg, blue cheese crumbles, pickled onions, cucumbers and tomatoes on a bed of baby greens


Served with a side salad and your choice of house-made dressing.

Chicken Fried Mushroom $20

Hand-breaded Mighty Cap lion's mane mushroom, vegan slaw, and house pickles on a toasted french hoagie

Western Pulled Pork $18

Slow-braised pork in a house-made Renegade BBQ sauce. Topped with crispy fennel slaw on a toasted brioche bun

Grilled Chicken $18

Ancient Peaks Chardonnay and rosemary marinade, provolone cheese, pesto aioli, and baby greens on local ciabatta

Smoked Tri Tip $20

Certified angus beef, roasted garlic aioli, house-made chimichurri and grilled sweet onion on a french hoagie


Served with truffle parmesan fries.

Fig & Brie Burger $23

Premium chuck and brisket patty, pecan-smoked bacon, fig jam, brie, chipotle aioli, and baby arugula on a toasted brioche bun.

Santa Margarita Bacon Cheeseburger $23

Premium chuck and brisket patty, pecan-smoked bacon, cheddar cheese, Chef's special sauce, green leaf lettuce, tomato, red onion, and house-made pickles on a toasted brioche bun.


Chocolate Crème Brûlée $9

Smoked dark chocolate in a rich custard, torched sugar, fresh berries

Bing Cherry Bread Pudding $10

Flaky croissant bread pudding studded with dried bing cherries, bourbon caramel sauce, fresh berries

Cabernet Chip Ice Cream $9

Vanilla bean ice cream infused with Ancient Peaks Cabernet Sauvignon and shaved dark chocolate, blackberry coulis, lavender shortbread

Experience Santa Margarita Ranch

Adventure Beckons

The Ancient Peaks experience includes innovative agritourism and adventure offerings on the 14,000-acre Santa Margarita Ranch.

ziplines with Margarita Adventures and Ancient Peaks Winery

Vineyard Ziplining

Six epic ziplines by Margarita Adventures

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Wildlife Tours

Guided tours into the ranch’s diverse wildlife habitats

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Escape Rooms

Welcome to ESCAPE! at Margarita Adventures, the Central Coast’s most inventive escape rooms.

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Stay & Play

After an action-filled day, cap off your incredible journey with a stay at the charming 8-Mile House

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horseback trail ride with central coast trail rides on santa margarita ranch

Horseback Trail Rides

Guided horseback trail rides exploring the vast Santa Margarita Ranch and its diverse terrain

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eBike Tours

Guided tour of Santa Margarita Ranch and Ancient Peaks Winery’s estate Margarita Vineyard.

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Located in the San Luis Obispo County Paso Robles Wine Region

Los Angeles, California

3.5 Hours

San Francisco, California

3.5 Hours

Central Coast Beaches

25 Minutes

San Luis Obispo, California

10 Minutes

The Historical
El Camino Real

Old California

Grapes were first grown at Santa Margarita Ranch by Franciscan missionaries in 1780. California’s original El Camino Real, the 600-mile “Mission Trail” connecting the state’s 21 missions, ran right through the ranch. In the 1800s, the ranch was a stagecoach stop for Wells Fargo and other stage lines traveling down El Camino Real. Even today, Santa Margarita maintains the ambiance of a classic Wild West outpost.