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Santa Barbara
The Academy of Recreational Sciences

418 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
To-Go Hours
Sunday 12:00pm-7:00pm
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 12:00pm-7:00pm
Friday 12:00pm-7:00pm
Saturday 12:00am-7:00pm
Dine-In Hours (TBA as things develop)

**IMPORTANT: Beginning Monday, December 7th, The Academy of Recreational Sciences will be closed on for on-premise consumption due to California State Mandate. Time for some good news: we'll still be here to satisfy all of your take-home beer and merchandise needs Thursday through Sunday from 12:00 - 7:00 for the duration of our closure! We'll be back serving up our delicious plant-based bites and brews as soon as possible, and we promise to keep you all posted. Thank you for your patience and your support.

For those visiting us for picks ups:

  1. Our kitchen is temporarily closed. Keep your eyes peeled on our social media for updates on it's reopen!
  2. Social distancing, please and thank you. You and your group must be six feet apart from other groups. Group size is limited to six people. Only one group may be serviced at a time.
  3. Masks must be kept on at all times. When outside and inside our space, if you're interacting with our team we kindly ask you to keep our team's best interest in mind and wear your mask over your mouth and nose.

Click Here for Online Ordering

*Online ordering is not required for visiting our tasting room, and is offered as a convenience for those who would like to order in advance.

Ready your mind, body, and soul for the apex of luxurious social experiences. Our Santa Barbara pleasure-dome is a wall-to-wall bonanza of face-melting party magic, complete with State Street's largest outdoor patio. With over 30 taps of our outrageously tasty beers (plus cold brew coffee, wine, & occasional guest beers & ciders), a stunning array of boundary-pushing plant-based cuisine, and a visual feast of mind-bending installation art, this enclave of elegance is virtually guaranteed to astound both the eyes and the tastebuds. To make matters even more awesome, the space features a mini-mart that's fully stocked with to-go beer, coffee, glassware, and the finest in wearable items; it's also a pick-up spot for online special release sales.

For more details & private event inquiries, please email

For general questions, comments, concerns, complaints or compliments, feel free to email our GM at

Indoor Seating
Key Art
Silverware Mosaic
Outdoor Seating

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