Old Town Orcutt

Old Orcutt, the Hidden Gem

Our expansive residential plots at Rice Ranch sit on the edge of one of California’s most enchanting small towns: historic Old Town Orcutt. It is positioned approximately 10 miles inland from the coast, within a 5- mile radius of vineyards, and conveniently accessible to renowned California beaches and urban hubs.
In this welcoming town, discover amiable locals, excellent shopping, antique stores, a vibrant farmers’ market, acclaimed restaurants, and renowned wines. The town also hosts diverse events, a wine country trolley and festive celebrations, fostering a genuine sense of community reminiscent of a close-knit hometown where everyone is embraced like family.

Vintage truck repurposed as garden at rustic antique mall.
Two freshly baked pizzas on wooden table.

Newer Restaurants in Old Orcutt

Homestead Bakery & Deli offers baked goods and coffee, sandwiches, soups, and grilled panini and weekend specials of the day—French toast panini with bacon anyone? They also have house-made ice cream sandwiches, beer and wine by the glass, live music on the weekends, and an outdoor garden seating area.
Pizzeria Bella Forno was born out of a popular catering business, and makes its pizza dough daily, and cook dishes to perfection in a wood-fired oven. Get interesting toppings and traditional pizzas, like asparagus and goat cheese, pear and prosciutto, meat lover, sour cherry and sausage, plus local wine, salads, and appetizers.

Old Orcutt Restaurant Faves

Kay’s Country Kitchen is the favored breakfast spot among locals, plus Jack’s in Old Orcutt and Cups & Crumbs are beloved for their comprehensive menus spanning full meals, lunch options, and delectable bakery items. For a more refined dining experience, indulge in steak at the historic Far Western Tavern or Italian cuisine at Trattoria Uliveto. Charlie’s Burgers and Old Town Mexican Café are also popular.

Sunny day at Trattoria Uliveto restaurant entrance.
Pouring draft beer at bar.

Wine & Beer in Old Town

Old Town Wine and Brew and Stellar’s Cellar both have over 35 craft beers and 70 local wines to try, plus bites paired with the wines, and entertainment, like Live Music Fridays and Karaoke Saturdays at Old Town Wine and Brew, or featured wine tasting nights and wineries at Stellar’s Cellar. Lark & Sparrow is Orcutt’s latest and greatest wine tasting room.
Old Orcutt’s exclusive lodging, The Wine Stone Inn, features a relaxed, contemporary lounge and bar with local wine, and El Vinero winery is a boutique tasting room in town.
Beer lovers can try Blast 325 Brewery, a large taphouse with a full menu. Naughty Oak Brewery is locally-run with the whole family contributing to the California beer styles, graphic murals on the walls and labels for the bottles and cans.

Shopping & More

Old Town Orcutt also has unique shopping with an antique mall, quilting, candles, clothing, gardening supplies, and home décor. Major shopping is close by in Santa Maria, plus golf and tons of outdoor recreation.
Old Town Orcutt captivates with its blend of historic allure and contemporary amenities, offering unique shopping, exquisite dining, and a warm, welcoming community.

Seniors enjoying a sunny day golfing together.
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