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Resort Dining at Linwood's Bar & Grill

Upcoming Events

Happy Hour Specials & Weekend Wine Tasting

Happy Hour Specials Sunday-Thursday

Join us for "Happy Hour On The Hill" at Linwood's Bar & Grill. Overlooking the beautiful Monterey Bay and city of Santa Cruz, Chaminade Resort & Spa boosts one of the most majestic dining views in the county. Sip a cocktail, savor local wine or nosh on delectable bites from our menu.

  • Sunday - Thursday 3pm-6pm
  • Monday - All Night Happy Hour 3pm to close
  • 1/2 Price beer, house wine and select menu items

Weekend Wine Tasting at The Spa Lounge

New to our weekend line-up of things to do at Chaminade Resort & Spa - WEEKEND WINE TASTING - for all guests visiting the resort. The Spa Lounge and adjacent patio provides a casual wine tasting experience on Saturday and Sundays all summer long! When you purchase a bottle of wine your tasting fee is waived, along with corkage at Linwood's Bar & Grill when dining for lunch or dinner.

  • $10 tasting fee for flight of 5 wines, waived with bottle purchase
  • Saturday 2pm-5pm, Sunday 11am-2pm

National Grilling Month - Santa Maria Grilled Tri-Tip Sirloin Chipotle Butter

Santa Maria Grilled Tri-Tip Sirloin & Chipotle Butter

Chef Pete Page, Chaminade Resort and Spa Serves 2-4 people  

Tri-Tip Sirloin Ingredients:

  • ¼ c. Kosher salt 24 oz – 32 oz. Tri-Tip Sirloin
  • 3 tbsp. ground black pepper 4 tbsp. chipotle butter
  • 2 tbsp. granulated onion 1 oz. wild baby arugula
  • 1 tbsp. granulated garlic 1 tsp. extra virgin olive oil

Method: Mix the salt, pepper, granulated onion and garlic in a small bowl. Trim any silver skin membrane or gristle from the whole tri-tip sirloin. Rub the steak generously with the seasoning mix. Set aside. Light charcoal or hard wood grill and allow to burn until coals are white and evenly distributed, Place steak on the hottest part of the grill and allow to cook 4 minutes. Flip steak over and cook 4 minutes more, undisturbed. Rotate the steak one half turn and flip over. Cook 2-3 minutes. Flip steak once more and cook to desired temperature. Remove steak from grill and allow to rest off of the grill in a small pan for 10-15 minutes. For service, slice steak across the grain of the meat, top with chipotle butter and pan juices from the resting pan. Garnish with arugula dressed with olive oil.  

Chipotle Butter Ingredients:

  • 3 lb. unsalted butter, at room temperature 2 tbsp. steak seasoning mix (above)
  • 1 each 7 oz. can chipotle in adobo 3 sheets parchment paper or wax paper

Method: Puree chipotle chiles and adobo sauce in a blender or food processer until smooth. Place butter and seasoning in the bowl of a stand mixer with a paddle attachment and starting on low, whip butter until softened. Add chipotle puree and slowly increase blender speak until butter is fluffy and a pale orange in color. Roll reserved butter in parchment paper and store frozen until needed for service.

It's Farm to Table Season!

Join us for another amazing Farm to Table Wine Dinner Series! Now in its twelfth season, Executive Chef Pete Page and his culinary team prepare for a bountiful season of alfresco dining overlooking the Monterey Bay. $90 per person (all-inclusive price $115.76, with tax and gratuity)

  • May 31st Featuring wine from Clos LaChance Vineyards
  • June 28th Featuring wine from Cinnabar Winery
  • July 26th Featuring wine from Six Sigma Ranch, Winery
  • August 23rd Featuring wine from Scheid Family Vineyards
  • September 27th Featuring wine from Summit To Sea Wineries
  • October 25th Featuring wine from Alfaro Family Vineyard & Winery

Tuesday Night Music & Taco Bar

Chaminade Resort & Spa's live music series begins March 26th and runs through August 27th. Enjoy live music from 6pm-8pm on our outdoor patio (weather permitting) performed by some of Santa Cruz's well-known musicians. Our Taco Bar special is just $18* and includes unlimited veggie or meat tacos. Come early and enjoy Happy Hour 3pm-6pm in Linwood's Bar & Grill.

  • 6/25  Reckless Poets
  • 7/2    Beach Cowboys 
  • 7/9    7th Wave
  • 7/16  Honeytone
  • 7/23  Ten O'Clock Lunch 
  • 7/30  Paperback Ryders
  • 8/6  TBA
  • 8/13 Michael Gaither and his new Friends 
  • 8/20 Andy Furman
  • 8/27  Ten O'Clock Lunch 

​*Tax and gratuity additional.

Linwood's Bar & Grill Weekly Specials

  • LUNCH SPECIAL 11am-3pm. Each special $14 each, plus tax and gratuity.
    • MONDAY - Chicken, Mango and Habanero Quesadilla
    • TUESDAY - Short Rib Debris Sliders. Served with Onion Rings
    • WEDNESDAY - Seared Ahi Tuna Avocado Toast. Served with berry salad
    • THURSDAY - Fried Chicken Pretzel Sandwich. Served with house salad
    • FRIDAY - Fish Taco & Chile Verde Combo
    • FRIDAY & SATURDAY - Chillin' & Grillin' On The Hill 5:30pm-10:00pm
      • Sit back relax and chill at Linwood’s Bar & Grill - Friday and Saturday nights feature Chef Pete’s action station dinner experience. Highlighting fresh ingredients, customized plates to your liking and panoramic views of the Monterey Bay. Menu items include grilled Smoked Adobo Pork Tenderloin, Santa Maria Tri Tip, pasta stations and of course a complete spread of family friendly favorites. Enhance your dining experience with a glass of wine or handcrafted cocktail from our Full Wine List & Beverage Menu for an additional cost.
      • Full Menu: Adults $32, Children 5-12 $14, Children 4-2 $7 Children Under 2 dine free
      • Salad, Family Friendly & Dessert Stations ONLY: Adults $20
        Tax and gratuity additional