depends on how far above Goleta, or when you get hungry, I suppose!
Snakish is correct, just rolling hills, no towns between Goleta and Buellton. Beautiful!
If you need more info about this area, here are some ideas from a past thread:
Chef Rick's in Orcutt , 3-4 min from 101, would be fantastic. California fusion with a cajun heartbeat. About 15 min north of Buellton.