Santa Barbara Hotels
Santa Barbara Restaurants
Santa Barbara Real Estate
 Santa Barbara > Restaurants
The Restaurant Guy - Santa Barbara's Daily Food News Blog Openings Closings Best Of iPhone Guide Contact

American
Bakery
BBQ
Breweries
Burgers
Cajun Creole

Californian
Cheese
Chinese
Coffee
Deli
Dessert
French
Fusion
German

Greek
Hot Dogs
Indian

Irish
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Latin American
Markets
Mediterranean
Mexican
Middle Eastern
Pizza
Seafood
Smoothies
Southern

Spanish
Steakhouse
Thai
Vegetarian
Vietnamese

Catering
Private Rooms
Specials
Happy Hour
Delivery
Brunch
Food Trucks
Gluten-Free
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Ocean Views
$  $$  $$$
<8am >10pm

24hrs
Breweries

Bars
Nightclubs

Low Downtown
Up Downtown
Upper State
East Side
West Side
Mesa
Waterfront
Stearns Wharf
Harbor
Goleta North
Goleta South
Goleta East
Goleta West
Isla Vista
UCSB
Montecito
Summerland
Carpinteria
Santa Ynez
Regional Maps
 
      List All A-Z

List your business
 
Sly's Seafood, Steaks & Cocktails - Sly's Seafood, Steaks & Cocktails has earned a reputation for high quality foods with a vintage flair. Using the best of local and in-season ingredients, Chef James Sly has created dishes such as fresh local abalone, sauted brussel sprouts, spaghettini carbonara, hand-cut steaks and apple crisp - to name just a few. Stop by to enjoy the vintage drinks during happy hour and stay for a classic dining experience.

Stella Mare's - French Provincial design meets casual Santa Barbara in this historic landmark house on the Bird Refuge. Stella Mare's features versatile room settings, a full service bar and outdoor terrace. Rooms can be used separately or combined for larger events. With two locations and several intimate rooms we can also accommodate special events, rehearsal dinners, holiday and wedding celebrations, luncheons and dinners from 10 to 200 guests.

Silvergreens - We believe that if you eat smart, you will live well. From our breads, soups, dressings and hand-cut fries, to roasting our own meats and vegetables, our menu is made from scratch using local, natural and fresh ingredients. Our mission is to make our food as healthy as possible without compromising taste, thereby enabling you to eat responsibly and indulgently at the same time.
 

Blush Restaurant and Lounge - Enjoy beautiful ambience and fresh, distinctive cuisine in the heart of Santa Barbara. Blush offers a large, expansive patio in addition to its exquisitely decorated interior. Whether you are coming in for lunch, brunch, happy hour, dinner or the weekend's late night menu, you will find what you are looking for here - a healthy distraction!
 

Pizza Guru - Locally-owned and operated, Pizza Guru serves traditional and eccentric gourmet pizzas, salads, panini & pastas - made fresh daily from locally-sourced, organic ingredients. The Guru also specializes in vegetarian, vegan & gluten-free pizzas & entrees. Daily Lunch Specials and Blissful Happy Hours, too! We're devoted to deliciousness! Fresh, locally-sourced, organic goodness in-house and delivered.

Eladio's - Blessed with one of the most beautiful beach views of any restaurant in Santa Barbara, Eladio's also offers one of the best breakfasts in town. The lunch and dinner menu features California comfort food, a large wine list and full bar. Whether you choose the patio or an inside window site, you will have a great view of the wharf and harbor.
 

Savor Santa Barbara Food Tours - Why eat at just one place, when you can taste at 7 different locations? Come enjoy the delicious tastes of Lower State Street and the hip and happening Funk Zone. Eat and drink where the locals do! Our 3 1/2 hour walking and tasting tour will feature 7 tastings, including both a wine and a beer tasting, while also exploring some of the local architecture, history and sights of Santa Barbara. All food and drink tastings, enough for lunch, are included in the ticket price, as you savor all that Santa Barbara has to offer!

Pizza Mizza - Much More than Great Pizza...we are Pizza Mizza. We offer Santa Barbara's Best Gourmet Pizzas, fresh Salads, homemade Soups, Hot Sandwiches, and delicious Pastas, all made from the freshest ingredients.We offer an Express Lunch during the day, and Full Dine In Service at night at our La Cumbre Plaza Location (next to Sears). Relax on our amazing patio or watch kids movies or sports inside our beautiful restaurant!

Ca' Dario Ristorante is a local favorite and a must see for the city's visitor. The top rated food is overseen by the restaurant's colorful Executive Chef/Owner Dario Furlati. Hailing from Il Lago di Como, which is in northern Italy near Milan, Dario has been in kitchens nearly his whole life. He brings old world favorites such as our Ossobuco and Tagliatelle Bolognese to life in a traditional Italian Ristorante setting.

The Palace Grill - Located in Santa Barbara's charming Old Town district, The Palace Grill features authentic Louisiana specialties such as Jambalaya, Crawfish Etouffee, New Orleans Bar-B-Que Shrimp and daily "Menu Additions". Fresh Seafood is flown in daily. Enjoy Prime aged Steaks and authentic Cajun and Creole Cuisine, as well as exciting Caribbean dishes and a line of Creole-Italian pastas.


3/24/2015 Moby Dick Restaurant
Cristina from Merced, CA
Don't get lobster bisque - I had never been to this restaurant and wanted some lobster bisque and my mom got the clam ...
3/22/2015 XO
Peter from Santa Barbara, CA
A nice little place in Goleta - I had a very nice experience at XO. I ordered a strawberry muffin and a vanilla chai. ...
3/20/2015 Shintori Sushi
Ella from Santa Barbara, CA
AWESOME AVOCADO ROLLS!!! - We live a couple blocks away and Shintori is our favorite sushi place. We love the avocado rolls ...
3/20/2015 Cielito
Frank from Santa Barbara, CA
Great if you like Foo Foo - Overall, Cielito wants to impress. I myself was not impressed by the food in taste or portion ...
3/18/2015 The Honor Bar
Eric from Santa Barbara, CA
Needs improvement - Sorry for the bad report card but after eating here twice I've decided it's just not a good ...
3/16/2015 Playa Azul Cafe
Charlotte from Goleta
Too bad - I must agree with Ryan, Playa Azul has sadly gone downhill, crashed and burned. The insipid ...
3/15/2015 Lito's Mexican Restaurant
Hank & Terri from Northwest Arkansas
Can't wait to go back... - My husband had the opportunity to work in Santa Barbara a few years ago, and being avid watchers ...
3/14/2015 Natural Cafe - Hitchcock Way
Herb from Santa Barbara, CA
Falafel Balls rolling downhill - We have eaten here many times, and one of our two most favorite dishes was the Falafel Pita ...
3/13/2015 Yume Sushi
Milton from Santa Barbara, CA
Great Sushi and More! A+ - Good fresh sushi with unique menu items. Not overly fancy or nouveau like Sakana, not ...
3/13/2015 The Black Sheep
Christine from Santa Barbara, CA
Not bad necessarily, I was just expecting more - I'm not used to eating at "small plates" types of places to take that into reference. How to ...
3/12/2015 Carlitos Cafe & Cantina
Richard from Modesto, CA
Pleasant outdoor atmosphere and good food - Our daughter is attending UCSB, so we have been frequent visitors to SB. We have enjoyed going ...
3/11/2015 Playa Azul Cafe
Ryan from Santa Barbara, CA
Like the Titanic - Been here 2x in the last 3 months. Both times have been absolutely atrocious service. First ...
3/9/2015 Santorini Island Grill
John from Santa Barbara, CA
Not good, not fast, not cheap... - I ordered the falafel sandwich and I was the only person in line. Still took more than 5 ...
3/9/2015 TAP Thai Restaurant
AnnieB from Santa Barbara, CA
Good but noisy - The signature Pat Thai dish was sweet (not what I had in mind), but apart from that surprise, ...
3/9/2015 Cafe Stella
AnnieB from Santa Barbara, CA
Erratic - Patio is wonderful; food is hit or miss: I mean, how hard is it to do a creamy oatmeal? I've ...
3/8/2015 Cesar's Place Fish & Chips
Karen Ferragamo from Santa Barbara, CA
horrible - Worst Mexican food ever. I came here because I was told they had awesome mechiladas. Wrong. ...
3/8/2015 Benchmark Eatery
Rob from Santa Barbara, CA
Better Than The Reviews Suggest All Around - Read all of the reviews, people complaining that it's too noisy, food not as good, blah blah ...
3/7/2015 Eller's Donuts - Milpas
Lori from Santa Barbara, CA
Donuts & Boba - Staff was: 1. Friendly 2. Attentive - I was greeted right away 3. Proactive - I ...
3/3/2015 Ralphs Bakery - De La Vina
theresa from Santa Barbara, CA
bought a cake from their display!! It was rotten cake!! Eww - I went by last saturday evening to get a cake which i usually get them on the one by carrilo but ...
3/2/2015 Arigato Sushi
Nicholle from Santa Barbara, CA
Good, yes. $100 good? Hmm... - After years of hearing about "the best" sushi in town, we finally got to sneak away for a date ...
3/1/2015 Santa Monica Seafood
Andrew Baker from Santa Barbara, CA
Great Seafood - Took a couple friends, my girlfriend, and our five and a half year old boy, and just went huge, ...
3/1/2015 Presto Pasta - De la Vina
karl from Santa Barbara, CA
Great - Great atmosphere. Great food. Very affordable for families. The pear salad is really good but we ...
3/1/2015 Hugo's Restaurant
John from Santa Barbara, CA
Carpinteria resident - i love this place! It is a hidden gem in Carpinteria. The owners are wonderful and cheerful. ...
2/28/2015 The Honor Bar
Gerald from Summerland, CA
Fun new addition to Montecito! - Typical opening pains, typical first responder giving a bad review. Scrub it Peggy. This place ...
2/27/2015 El Sitio - Salinas
T from Santa Barbara, CA
Good Food - I think the food is outstanding and the service has never been a problem for me.
2/26/2015 Park Place Deli
Marlen from Santa Barbara, CA
Suggestions - Put your menu on line so we don't have to call for the day; also, you have some delicious items, ...
2/26/2015 Sly's
Anthony from Santa Barbara, CA
Where's the beef?! - Recently dined at Sly's... specifically for the Hambugrer. The burger at Sly's is historically ...
2/25/2015 Farmer Boy Restaurant
Thinker Bill from Santa Barbara-by-the-Sea, CA
Rest in Peace Memorable Farmer Boy - Farmer Boy had become a local institution. It was "great for what it was"; lots of good food as ...
2/25/2015 Montecito Wine Bistro
Vanessa from Santa Barbara, CA
Really Great Dinner - I haven't been to this restaurant since it was Piatti's and happened to go there on a whim with ...
2/25/2015 Paloma Restaurant and Tequila Bar
Goleta Foodie from Santa Barbara, CA
First & Last time... - After the change from Rudy's to Paloma, and the introduction of this great chef, I was leery to ...
2/24/2015 Patxiís Pizza
Krista and Tony from Goleta
Fantastic! - Wow what a great addition to the SB palate of flavors and styles. My wife and I went there for ...
2/24/2015 Mac's Fish & Chip Shop
peter from CA
It's the best - In Santa Barbara and I am a fish and chips expert being from Lancashire!!! I am there once a ...
2/24/2015 La Hacienda
Imelda from Santa Barbara, CA
Amazing place! - We celebrated my birthday dinner here last week. It was amazing. The Queso fundido is a must. ...
2/22/2015 Lilac Patisserie
Andrew Baker from Santa Barbara, CA
Epic Epic Epic. Would give 10 stars if I could. - Took my girlfriend and our five.five year old boy for a rainy Saturday afternoon cake outing, ...
2/22/2015 Silvergreens - Downtown
Andrew Baker from Santa Barbara, CA
Only regret is when we go somewhere else. - Silvergreens rocks. Always a great food experience. The ahi salad is huge and healthy and super ...
2/22/2015 Pizza Guru
Andrew Baker from Santa Barbara, CA
The Menu is better than the Food - Just ordered and ate a couple salads and a pizza from PIzza Guru. Picking up was a standard ...
2/22/2015 Daily Grind - De la Vina
Peter from Santa Barbara, CA
Quieter than the OG Grind - Spinach breakfast burrito is the best in town. I'm usually here for coffee and scones, though. ...
2/21/2015 Sojourner Cafe
40 yr resident from Goleta
Should change the name to SoSojourner... - Had the lasagna, basically flavorless. Service was generic. Way overpriced for what they serve. ...
2/20/2015 Chubbies Hamburgers
Meridith from Santa Barbara, CA
Dreadful - The food is bland, the cooks are sullen and rude. The price is low so maybe that is why people ...
2/20/2015 Shang Hai
Justine from Santa Barbara, CA
Reunited, and it feels so good! - Had not been there in several years, but went back last night for Chinese New Year, tired of ...
2/19/2015 Mama's Bakery
Nicholle from Santa Barbara, CA
Prices go up, quality goes down. - Sandwiches still tasted good, but there was very very little in them. There was, I kid you not, ...
2/19/2015 Chili's Grill & Bar
amy from Santa Barbara, CA
everything is always wonderful - the manager Oscar is also 5 star!!!!!!!!!!! even more so he cares he is always ...
2/19/2015 Benchmark Eatery
Jean from Santa Barbara, CA
Good service, food needs work - Ate here the other night with my husband. The service was wonderful and the atmosphere was nice. ...
2/19/2015 The Honor Bar
Peggy from Santa Barbara, CA
No Thanks! - Well...we were anxious for the place to open after the loss of our beloved Cafe del Sol. We ...
2/18/2015 La Super Rica Taqueria
Rex Of SB from Santa Barbara, CA
I agree 100% with Eric (below)Ö. - Take away Julia Childís fawning over Super Rica and youíre left with extremely average Mexican ...
2/17/2015 La Super Rica Taqueria
Eric from Santa Barbara, CA
Not terrible but far from the best - So many great Mexican places in Santa Barbara and this one is just okay. All the groupies, star ...
2/17/2015 Persona Neapolitan Pizzeria
stu from Santa Barbara, CA
great concept...great pizza - well this works. one size pie (12 inch), several basic sauce/cheese preps, add as many or as few ...
2/17/2015 Yen Ching Restaurant
Ernie from Santa Barbara, CA
Best kung pow in sb - The reviewer below either has not eaten here or is very picky this is some of the best Chinese ...
2/16/2015 La Hacienda
Amy from Santa Barbara, CA
Surprisingly Great - A friend took me to lunch at La Hacienda recently and I was pleasantly surprised at how fresh ...
2/16/2015 Barbareno
Elaine from Los Angeles, CA
Barbareno for great, creative food. - Nothing better than getting recommendations from the locals! Our friends took us to see if ...
More Reviews...   ∑ Terms of Service