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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.
 

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.

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.

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.

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.
 

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.

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!

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 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!


4/27/2016 Oveja Blanca Restaurante
Jonathan from Santa Barbara, CA
A unique menu and excellent vibe - I have been a fan of Black Sheep since they opened. I tried Oveja Blanca tonight for the first ...
4/23/2016 Max's
Betty from Santa Barbara, CA
Great experience at Max's - Last night my husband and I had dinner at Max's. The food and service were outstanding. I think ...
4/20/2016 Nugget - Goleta
Nina from Santa Barbara, CA
Don't be swayed by negative reviews - We love the Nugget and frequent it regularly. With varying food restrictions AND picky palates, ...
4/20/2016 Aldo's Italian Restaurant
Jonathan from Santa Barbara, CA
I can't be any more negative - My first review appears to not have been published for being too negative. So, all I will say is ...
4/18/2016 Jane - Goleta
Tony from Goleta
Knocking it Out of the Park - 3 of us popped into the new Jane restaurant in Goleta Sunday evening and found a nearly packed ...
4/16/2016 Terraza Café
Mike Volberding from Danville, CA
Great for breakfast - I used to come here when it was Steve's Patio Cafe. I now live up in the Bay Area but came back ...
4/15/2016 High Sierra Grill & Bar
Paul from Santa Barbara, CA
GREAT replacement for the E-Bar - Have been twice w/ friends in the past month. They have a small but nice selection of craft ...
4/13/2016 Farmer Boy Restaurant
Mi-Tmite from Santa Barbara, CA
Must Have New Management/Owners - My friend and I love the veggie burger. We have bleu cheese and caramelized onions added. The ...
4/13/2016 Nothing Bundt Cakes
Lyn from Santa Barbara, CA
In Love!!!! - At first i thought Bundt cake? So my curiosity got the best of me. They have sample when you ...
4/13/2016 Pascucci - Goleta
Bee from Santa Barbara, CA
DISAPPOINTED - I was excited that Pascucci's was coming to Goleta. BUT...When we walked in it took almost 10 ...
4/11/2016 High Sierra Grill & Bar
Glenn from Buellton
Nice people, more bar food - Food was more barlike when I tried it last year, way too salty, maybe they have improved. Nice ...
4/9/2016 Empty Bowl Gourmet Noodle Bar
Keith from Santa Barbara, CA
They need to figure out their queue - I ate here a few weeks back and it was fairly good, so I thought I would go back and try ...
4/9/2016 Harry's Plaza Cafe
quatrecoin from Santa Barbara, CA
A Rewrite -- - In some ways, this is the most comfortable place I can think of in Santa Barbara to go to, if ...
4/8/2016 Aldo's Italian Restaurant
Jonathan from Santa Barbara, CA
Bland, boring food - For years I heard mixed (I'm being kind) things about Aldo's. I finally ate there since the ...
4/6/2016 Nicky D’s Wood-Fired Pizza
Charlotte Klein from Goleta
Best pizza in the city - I usually come here a few times a month and I must say that hands down Nicky's is the best pizza ...
4/5/2016 Wildwood Kitchen
Vivian from Santa Barbara, CA
Terrific place but not for salads. - I went there for first time with my husband and friends. The place is terrific!! So beautiful ...
4/3/2016 El Sitio - De La Vina
Charlotte from Goleta
Grumpy in Goleta too - I've gone to both locations and the women that work there are grumpy to the point of being rude, ...
4/3/2016 Ming Dynasty
Frank X from Santa Barbara, CA
Always great food and service. - I have been going to this establishment for years. The guy doing the Mongolian BBQ has watched ...
3/30/2016 Lure Fish House
prj from Santa Barbara, CA
Pretty good but really really noisy! Be prepared to shout. - Have been here twice. Once for happy hour and second time for dinner. Both times there was a ...
3/28/2016 Nugget - Santa Barbara
Rex Of SB from Santa Barbara, CA
Cheated by the Nugget for the last time - The failure to give back any coins in change has apparently been extended to the downtown Nugget ...
3/28/2016 Wildwood Kitchen
Jinelle from Santa Barbara, CA
Walk on the wild side of town - did I mention the pickles? - So much to like about this new restaurant Wildwood Kitchen on East Haley Street (Funk Zone) in ...
3/27/2016 Fresco Cafe
CA Coast Lady from Santa Barbara, CA
Fresco is still a go-to BUT - We've done mostly take-out at Fresco, and it's been more than satisfactory. The last, and most ...
3/23/2016 The Palms
Joyce A from Manhattan Beach CA
If you like a FRESH, you gotta check The Palms out! - We recently went to The Palms for dinner - this place never disappoints us - it is a hometown ...
3/21/2016 Palapa
chuck from Santa Barbara, CA
No mas huevos rancherios - Just curious why this is not offered. Sort of like a Micky D's without burgers. Its one of ...
3/20/2016 Endless Summer Bar Cafe
Mark from Santa Barbara, CA
Hit or miss. - Ate there in the middle of the week and food was excellent. Ate there few months later on a ...
3/19/2016 Bucatini
Barbara from Costa Mesa
Might want to check the definition of risotto. - Risotto is made with arborio rice, slow simmered with broth added slowly to build a creamy, ...
3/17/2016 Saigon Noodle House
Jen from Santa Barbara, CA
Slooooow service - Good lord does this place have horrible service. I hadn't been for a long while due to waiting ...
3/15/2016 Galanga Thai Restaurant
John from Santa Barbara, CA
Award winnng authentic Thai food - Just about the best Thai food in Santa Barbara! Your place is a close second. The food is fresh ...
3/13/2016 El Sitio - De La Vina
Foodie Dan from Santa Barbara, CA
Just try to smile! - Ugh.. this site has potential!... until you walk in and see the grumpy people.
3/12/2016 La Bella Rosa Bakery - West Side
Tim from Santa Barbara, CA
Good cake & coffee, slow & unfriendly - I've only had the tres leches cake and coffee from here, although all the breads and baked goods ...
3/11/2016 The Arbor
Matt from Santa Barbara, CA
Great Service, but Profits > Student needs - I love the Arbor for their great service, good vibes, and cute cashiers, but... ...as a busy ...
3/11/2016 Lassen's Health Food
Joe from Santa Barbara, CA
Don't recommend - Went in there twice with the same Casher. No greeting no thank you didn't even ask if customer ...
3/11/2016 Pizza Guru
michelle from Santa Barbara, CA
We're crossing this place off our list for pizza - Their website shows a menu with prices that are extremely out of date. The pizza we ordered said ...
3/8/2016 Caffe Primo
Christine from Santa Barbara, CA
Totally acceptable, and that's it - Had lunch here last Sunday (3/6/16). Service was friendly and prompt, got a 2-top on the ...
3/8/2016 Fire & Ice Cafe
eric from Santa Barbara, CA
I liked the food and the owners, 2 steps up from fast food - I really enjoyed my chicken and rice bowl, it came with a side salad and some potstickers. I ...
3/8/2016 Live Oak Cafe
Cosima from Santa Barbara, CA
Delicious, hearty or light. - Our first visit was on my birthday in May 2015. I ordered the vegetable lasagna. It had ...
3/4/2016 El Pollo Loco - Upper State
FERNANDO from Santa Barbara, CA
THE WORTH SEVICE EVER - Iam a regular customer on weekly basis. ON THE 4TH OF MARCH I PASS WITH MY WIFE AND LITTLE KID ...
3/3/2016 Rose Cafe - Haley St
Ernest from Santa Barbara, CA
The best Mexican food dowtown - The best Mexican food downtown. I especially enjoy the beef brisket machaca slowly cooked down ...
3/1/2016 Panino - Downtown
Rob from Santa Barbara, CA
It's not me, it's you... - I've been eating here since they opened, always been one of my most favorite sandwiches in town. ...
2/28/2016 High Sierra Grill & Bar
Foodie Dan from Santa Barbara, CA
Tri tip with smoke ring! - Took my family here. The inside is very nice. They upgraded the patio with a cabana and couches. ...
2/23/2016 Boathouse
Richard from Santa Barbara, CA
Not a good experience today. - Worst fish and chips I have ever seen or eaten!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Clam Chowder was not the best. ...
2/23/2016 Red Pepper Restaurant
Quatre from VA
Big Big Secret! - I have lived in Santa Barbara for two years now, and with my past being in New York and Los ...
2/23/2016 Ichiban Sushi
Quatre from Santa Barbara
Sushi for Lunch - I have this funny thing -- I like sushi in the daytime. Since I'm a late riser, it's often ...
2/23/2016 Wildwood Kitchen
Quatre from Santa Barbara, CA
Nice Debut - The entire complex down on Haley and Laguna deserves attention -- some things might be a little ...
2/23/2016 Petros - Santa Barbara
Quatre from VA
Like hiding in plain sight - This is an extremely good restaurant, with fair prices and way more than fair cuisine. I keep ...
2/23/2016 Lure Fish House
Charlotte from Goleta
Salt Monkeys - We have given LureSB a shot three times and all times has been very disappointing foodwise. ...
2/22/2016 D'Angelo Bread
Christine from Santa Barbara, CA
My favorite smoked salmon - I know D'Angelo's is a bakery and therefore known for it's bread, but for me it was all about ...
2/22/2016 Empty Bowl Gourmet Noodle Bar
Lee Jordan from Santa Barbara, CA
Random act of kindness - My sister lives 6 blocks from your restaurant and loves your food. Recently she had a rough ...
2/18/2016 Savoy Cafe & Deli
Dianne from Santa Barbara, CA
Bad Quiche - Whoever made the last Quiche Lorraine needs a lesson. I have had this dish on multiple occasions ...
2/17/2016 Crushcakes - Goleta
Andy from Santa Barbara, CA
Terrible excuse for pancakes - I've been to this location a couple times and never been amazed but also never had anything to ...
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