Restaurant Week, the foodie’s version of heaven, returns to the Santa Ynez Valley Jan. 20. through 26.[/caption]In conjunction with California’s Restaurant Month this month, the Santa Ynez Valley Visitors Association is offering another six days of unbeatable prices at several of the valley’s hottest eateries.

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Chefs, managers and owners will offer special three-course meals for the price of $20.13 — which does not include tax, tip and beverages — but is still a simply unbeatable deal, and a way to round up friends and try new restaurants.

Restaurant Week, the foodie's version of heaven, returns to the Santa Ynez Valley Jan. 20. through 26.

As of Jan. 11, those eateries participating include the Ballard Inn Restaurant, Avant Tapas & Wine, the Starting Gate Restaurant at the Santa Ynez Valley Marriott in Buellton, Bell Street Farm Eatery, the Los Olivos Wine Merchant & Cafe, Petros at Fess Parker’s Wine Country Inn, Dos Carlitos Restaurant & Tequila Bar, the Ranch and Reata Roadhouse, Trattoria Grappolo, the Willows at the Chumash Casino Resort, Fresco Valley Cafe in Solvang, Hadsten House Inn Restaurant, Mirabelle Inn & Restaurant, Root 246, Solvang Brewing Company and the Succulent Cafe & Trading Post.

To view individual menus, and days each restaurant is offering its prie fixe menu, visit each site’s own link via the SYYVA main page.