When it’s time to grab a quick or casual bite to eat in Santa Clarita, you have many options. From brand name chain restaurants, to unique, locally owned and operated eateries, there are countless options to fill the bellies of kids and adults alike offering delicious meals or snacks for any craving. Santa Clarita has its share of traditional casual restaurants that serve burgers, pizza, and American standards. It also has to-go Chinese and Japanese restaurants, healthy juice and salad bars – and of course – gourmet coffee shops serving up lattes with a bagel or a bowl of oatmeal.
There are casual restaurants in Santa Clarita where you can enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner, and all types of meals in between. Most of these places are family friendly, and some of them are perfect for hosting children’s birthday parties or small group get-togethers.
If you want to meet up with friends and let the little ones play while you’re eating, or enjoy a relaxing bite to eat to catch up with a family member, you’ll find many casual eateries offer great locations to do just that. In Santa Clarita, Valencia, Saugus, Newhall, Canyon Country and Castaic, the options for casual dining are abundant!
A wide variety of fish and seafood take center stage in California Fish Grill's array of quality, fresh dishes.
24201 Valencia Blvd., #2790 | (661) 291-1518
Traditional authentic Mexican cuisine providing delicious food and drinks!
25387 Wayne Mills Pl. | (661) 254-5500
A community landmark since 1968 complete with the ambience of sawdust flooring, the casual Backwoods Inn has the best steaks and double stuffed baked potatoes.
17846 North Sierra Highway | (661) 252-5522
This Santa Clarita restaurant offers an innovative and broad menu featuring award-winning, signature deep-dish pizza complemented with generously portioned salads, appetizers, sandwiches, soups, pastas, entrees and desserts.
24320 Town Center Dr. | (661) 288-1299
Known for its family-style authentic Italian plates, this is the ideal Santa Clarita dining option for large groups…and large appetites!
26940 Theater Dr. | (661) 253-1900
Three things: Wings. Beer. Sports.™
19252 Soledad Canyon Rd. | (661) 250-9464
The iconic CPK offers your favorite dishes in a fresh and casual atmosphere.
24061 Newhall Ranch Rd. | (661) 259-2082
Dine in or take-out, Chi Chi’s pizza offers an array of Italian meals from pizzas to pastas and salads, including a “design your own” pasta meal menu in a casual setting at this Santa Clarita restaurant.
27117 Sierra Highway | (661) 252-4405
23043 West Soledad Canyon Rd. | (661) 259-4040
Welcome to the PizzaRev-olution – a national movement to empower you to “Craft-Your-Own.”
24341 Magic Mountain Pkwy. | (661) 260-1257
Santa Clarita’s favorite restaurant for exceptional BBQ and casual family dining.
26495 Golden Valley Rd. | (661) 251-4195
Remember the days of soda-jerks and jukebox tunes… the same ambiance can be found at Route 66 Classic Grill along with succulent tri-tip, hamburgers and tantalizing malts and floats.
18730 Soledad Canyon Rd. | (661) 298-1494
From the owners of Fish Tail Grill and Rustic Eatery, comes Rustic Burger.
24025 Newhall Ranch Rd. | (661) 254-1300
Opened in 1886, this community eatery is the longest operating restaurant in Los Angeles County.
25861 Railroad Ave. | (661) 259-7886
Healthy fast casual Mexican restaurant with high quality ingredients on this innovative menu that strives to use fresh, natural and organic ingredients combined with unique cooking styles for enhanced flavor and the promise of excellence and satisfaction.
24201 Valencia Blvd #109 | (661) 255-6400
Solita is a simple, sophisticated neighborhood Mexican restaurant built around a custom wood grill, inspired by the best of travels through Baja California and Mexico.
24201 Valencia Blvd. | (661) 291-1399
A local Santa Clarita restaurant favorite serving up mesquite grilled meats and signature salads, pastas and pizzas in a casual dining environment.
23300 Cinema Dr. | (661) 799-8282
A Santa Clarita restaurant favorite for its large portions and small prices.
28267 Newhall Ranch Road | (661) 775-2789
This quaint Santa Clarita dining experience offers over 70 varieties of the highest grade teas from around the globe.
26111 Bouquet Canyon Rd. | (661) 255-9832
Thai Dishes is a peaceful oasis of casual elegance and extraordinary Thai cuisine as well as the perfect place to dine with family and friends.
23328 Valencia Blvd. | (661) 253-3663
This Santa Clarita dining experience offers American Cuisine with a Twist, including specialty Martinis and drinks.
23329 W. Lyons Ave. | (661) 799-9157
Experience handcrafted tasty dishes at everyday prices at this Santa Clarita restaurant!
22876 Copper Hill Dr. | (661) 263-8283
Large restaurants with delicious pizza ingredients that features ample seating with multiple High Definition TVs showing a variety of sports.
23710 Valencia Blvd. | (661) 222-7888
18417 Soledad Canyon Rd.
Known for their airy, delicious crusts, the high quality ingredients at this Santa Clarita restaurant will be sure to impress you. Also, a great spot for groups!
24504 1/2 Lyons Avenue | (661) 259-6733
20701 Plum Canyon Road | (661) 263-8646
This Santa Clarita dining option offers American cuisine in a family-friendly environment and home to a variety of house microbrews and the community favored olive tapenade.
27746 North McBean Pkwy. | (661) 263-9653