who we are


OUR Story

Salt Wood, is a locally-driven restaurant at Sanctuary Beach Resort, offering an authentic experience in the heart of California’s Central Coast. Inspired by the elements central to our locale, Salt Wood is intent on creating a fun, lively and approachable dining experience among the Marina dunes.  Glass cases of charcuterie and seafood display the seasonal, local offerings central to the restaurant’s menu. The bounty offered up by our unique coastal location is prepared with care by chefs native to the area, using traditional wood-fired cooking methods, creating dishes utilizing the freshest ingredients from our nearby purveyors. Salt Wood is a neighborhood destination, featuring the very best of California’s Central Coast, served  in a comfortably elegant and tranquil setting.


We take our food and libations very seriously, without taking ourselves too seriously.  This neighborhood is our home and we believe dining is a fun, collaborative social experience - every step we take keeps those values in mind. Local, fresh ingredients are the essential building blocks to preparing quality food and drinks, so we spend a great deal of time and care to source ingredients from the best local and regional purveyors. We visit the farms, walk the vineyards and observe the processes our partners take to ensure that our knowledge of the product is as authentic and true as we are.

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Fine Dining Events

At Salt Wood Kitchen & Oysterette, we understand the importance of choosing the right setting for a private event. Our event rooms and outdoor venues offer a perfect blend of contemporary design, state-of-the-art technology, and California hospitality—all with the waters of Monterey Bay within reach.

From team workshops to corporate retreats or board meetings, and from small cocktail receptions to banquets for 150 guests, Salt Wood provides a space for you and your colleagues or loved ones to create lasting memories.


Our Partners