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Chef driven seasonal menus, made for every day Dine at Mattei's Tavern

The Essence of Californian Cuisine

Mattei's Tavern, a culinary gem, offers diverse dining experiences throughout the day. From the sophisticated and chef-driven seasonal dishes of The Tavern to the distinct flavors inspired by ranch life and roadside comfort, each venue at Mattei's shares a common theme: fresh, local California cuisine. While the menu has a conceptual foundation and uses sophisticated ingredients, the focus remains on approachable, satisfying food designed for everyday enjoyment.

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The Tavern

The Tavern is a California ranch-inspired restaurant spotlighting flavorful dishes with honest ingredients – many of which are harvested from Mattei’s on-site garden. The tight core menu is elevated yet unfussy, offering grilled dishes and vegetables, classically prepared and accessible, alongside revolving seasonal specials. The exceptional wine list is a singular and definitive draw. Attracting travelers from far and wide, the comprehensive list is California-focused with many wines available by the glass, while the large cellar holds the best of the best.
  • Open daily for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch

  • Breakfast: Monday – Sunday from 7:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Lunch: Monday – Sunday from ll:30 AM – 2:00 PM
    Dinner: Sunday – Thursday from 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM | Friday & Saturday from 5:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    Brunch: Sunday from 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM

  • To inquire, please call 888-218-4941

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The Tavern

The Tavern is a California ranch-inspired restaurant spotlighting flavorful dishes with honest ingredients – many of which are harvested from Mattei’s on-site garden. The tight core menu is elevated yet unfussy, offering grilled dishes and vegetables, classically prepared and accessible, alongside revolving seasonal specials. The exceptional wine list is a singular and definitive draw. Attracting travelers from far and wide, the comprehensive list is California-focused with many wines available by the glass, while the large cellar holds the best of the best.
  • Open daily for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch

  • Breakfast: Monday – Sunday from 7:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Lunch: Monday – Sunday from ll:30 AM – 2:00 PM
    Dinner: Sunday – Thursday from 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM | Friday & Saturday from 5:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    Brunch: Sunday from 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM

  • To inquire, please call 888-218-4941

Complimentary Kids' Meals All Summer

Children under 10 | June 1st – September 2nd, 2024
  • Applicable for in house guests for children 10 and under accompanied by an adult ordering an entree.

  • Children choose from a special children’s menu that is available in The Tavern and through In Room Dining. (Not available at the Pool Shed).

  • Offer does not apply to negotiated group room blocks.

Featured Culinary Experiences

Indulge in the epitome of culinary excellence at Mattei's Tavern
  • May 19th: Farewell Evening at Mattei’s – Learn More

  • May 27th: Memorial Day Weekend Seafood Boil – Learn More

  • May 30th: Matthiasson Wine Dinner – Learn More

Additional Dining Venues

The perfect roadside bar, recently renovated but still authentic to the original build, remains to be Mattei's most popular hangout. The beverage program focuses on progressive yet approachable historically inspired cocktails, with local craft beers, a thoughtfully curated wine list and a menu of bar snacks that range from bite size to hearty.

  • Open daily for lunch and dinner
  • Sunday through Thursday from 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM (Food available until 9:30 PM)
  • Friday and Saturday 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM (Food available until 9:30 PM)
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A desirable coffee and bakery concept, Felix Feed & Coffee is everything you want your beloved neighborhood cafe to be. The perfect venue for a light breakfast or easy all-day dining, it enlivens the signature rooms of the Tavern. Named for Mattei’s original owner, the European-style coffee bar hosts expert baristas and bakers, offering excellent espresso alongside fresh-baked pastries, sweets and bread.

  • Open daily for breakfast and lunch
  • Monday through Sunday from 6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
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The Shed

Tucked away amongst the olive trees for which the town is named, The Shed is the ultimate poolside bar – sophisticated in spirit but ultimately relaxed with excellent service. A quiet respite at the center of the property, the menus are fresh and approachable; everything you’d want to eat poolside is served.

  • Open daily for lunch poolside
  • Beverages available from 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Food available from 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Mattei's Social Hour

Available Monday through Thursday from 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, unwind and connect with friends, whether you're a guest or a local. Enjoy up to $10 off a variety of bar snacks, from tartare and chips to smoked trout rillette, and indulge in $14 signature cocktails and $8 beers.

Gatherings

The heart and soul of Los Olivos, Mattei’s Tavern is built upon the ethos of gathering and community and is a convivial space for weddings, corporate events and social occasions.

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The lush Hartley Lawn, adjacent to the landmark water tower, offers a dreamy backdrop for any milestone celebration, while The Barn counters with warm interiors that play host to myriad festivities, big and small. Other spaces throughout the property are entertaining and welcome, with an expert in-house team on-hand to customize and arrange every detail.
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The lush Hartley Lawn, adjacent to the landmark water tower, offers a dreamy backdrop for any milestone celebration, while The Barn counters with warm interiors that play host to myriad festivities, big and small. Other spaces throughout the property are entertaining and welcome, with an expert in-house team on-hand to customize and arrange every detail.