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

Cajun Creole


Hot Dogs

Latin American
Middle Eastern


Private Rooms
Happy Hour
Food Trucks
Ocean Views
$  $$  $$$
<8am >10pm



Low Downtown
Up Downtown
Upper State
East Side
West Side
Stearns Wharf
Goleta North
Goleta South
Goleta East
Goleta West
Isla Vista
Santa Ynez
Regional Maps
      List All A-Z

List your business
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.

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.

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!

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

5/19/2015 Yume Sushi
SLV from Santa Barbara, CA
A brilliant addition to the sushi scene - This is a refreshing addition to Santa Barbara's crowded sushi restaurant scene. There are a ...
5/19/2015 The Outpost at The Goodland Hotel
SLV from Santa Barbara, CA
Excellent for a casual date night - I'm not usually a hotel restaurant/bar kind of person, but my date and I popped in here a couple ...
5/19/2015 Jersey Mike's Sub - Upper State
SLV from Santa Barbara, CA
A poor start - I eat at the downtown and Camino Real Jersey Mike's often, so I know what this food can taste ...
5/19/2015 Crushcakes & Cafe - Santa Barbara
SLV from Santa Barbara, CA
Wasted potential in a solid gold location - I want to love Crushcakes. It's got a menu that appeals, it's close to my office, and the ...
5/17/2015 Barbareno
Meridith from Santa Barbara, CA
Now serving brunch - posted that they are serving brunch so we headed over today. As awesome as the ...
5/16/2015 Hoffmann Brat Haus
Hugh from Santa Barbara, CA
Very good food and great beers. Nice atmosphere too. - I've eaten here a few times now. Service has been excellent and food delivery rapid. Love the ...
5/16/2015 Yen Ching Restaurant
Hugh from Santa Barbara, CA
Redecorated and upgraded, still a decent buffet for dinner. - When my office was nearby you would find me here every rainy day. The place had gone downhill ...
5/16/2015 PizzaRev
Becca from Santa Barbara, CA
Disappointed - I was so disappointed tonight with my first and last experience at Pizza Rev. My pizza tasted ...
5/15/2015 Belcampo Meat Co.
chris from Santa Barbara, CA
no more butcher shop, small menu - Update: Belcampo Meat Co. has completely eliminated the fresh butcher shop. They still have some ...
5/14/2015 Montecito Deli
K. Plunkett from Santa Barbara, CA
Best sandwich EVER! - Our first time visiting from LA. Had an amazing tri tip sandwhich ! The people are all so ...
5/13/2015 TAP Thai Restaurant
Frank from Santa Barbara, CA
Really good to great - Four of us went to Tap Thai, not having been here before. We all ordered differently. The ...
5/13/2015 Mama's Bakery
Aaron from Santa Barbara, CA
Bland sandwiches -
5/12/2015 Fresh & Easy Market - Milpas
George from Santa Barbara, CA
Very Disappointed - I'd driven by the Milpas store several times, so today I finally stopped in. A man near the ...
5/12/2015 Arlington Tavern
Matthew Stotts from Santa Barbara, CA
closing - Sorry to report this. But they will close in less than a week.
5/11/2015 McConnell's Fine Ice Creams - Mission St
Sharron from Santa Barbara, CA
Not for Ice Cream Lovers! - We were SO disappointed in our first ice cream cones from McConnell's at Mission Street. Service ...
5/11/2015 Paloma Restaurant and Tequila Bar
Shannon from Santa Barbara, CA
Delicious!! - This restaurant is amazing in every way- the service, the atmosphere, and most importantly the ...
5/11/2015 Barbareno
Christine from Santa Barbara, CA
Tasty food, not fussy, excellent service - Tried Barbareno last night for the first time, for Mother's Day. The space inside is very clean, ...
5/10/2015 Palazzio
Michael from Santa Barbara, CA
Bottom of the barrel - Went last week with a group. Ordered from lunch specials. Several orders came barely above ...
5/10/2015 El Sitio - De La Vina
bob from Santa Barbara, CA
None English-speaking employees - You're not required to speak English in United States. But if you want to do business here and ...
5/10/2015 Galanga Thai Restaurant
Ana from Los Angeles. CA
Not worth the money - First time to dine here. The meals that we ordered tasted more like Chinese Style and not Thai ...
5/9/2015 Breakwater Restaurant
Shalene from Ely, Nevada
Very friendly workers, and delicious seafood! - It's right next to the harbor, a very cute little restaurant with a wide variety of food. Me and ...
5/8/2015 Cafe Equilibrium
Effy from Santa Barbara, CA
Decent food, borderline rude owner - It's truly unfortunate this is the only place to get crepes around here. They have decent ...
5/7/2015 Pascucci
Kenny from Santa Barbara, CA
What Happenned? - Loved Pascucci for years. The Belagio was my Go To take out, but just picked up a "Hamburger ...
5/7/2015 Gourmet Dining Room at SB City College
Michiko from Glendale, CA
Gourmet Lunch from Glendale, CA Incarnation Church - This was our groups first time here. Our server was Jaime and met Gabriel one of the chefs. Food ...
5/5/2015 Sandbar
Nan from Santa Barbara, CA
Great place to eat !! - We have been going to the Sandbar for several years and it is always a treat. They have the BEST ...
5/4/2015 Cielito
Jeff from Santa Barbara, CA
Disappointing Sunday visit - We have been to Cielito quite a few times, including the newer inventive Sunday brunch. ...
5/3/2015 Los Olivos Grocery
Charlotte from Goleta
$$$$ skimpy sandwich - We ordered hot turkey sandwich with chipotle aioli, cheese and pepperoncini. We got cold, dry, ...
5/3/2015 Yume Sushi
Michael from Santa Barbara, CA
A nice addition to the SB sushi scene - All very very good. But nothing was screaming at me to rush back here tomorrow night. Nice ...
5/3/2015 Kyle's Kitchen
Mike from Goleta, CA
Be advised: Kitchen closes early - I'll start with the caveats before moving onto the good stuff. The one issue I've discovered ...
5/2/2015 Metropulos
Linda from Santa Barbara, CA
Excellent Service and Scrumptious Food - Imagine getting this service from Cox or anyone else? Phoned in order; husband picked up and ...
5/2/2015 Zaytoon
Brad Miller from Santa Barbara, CA
Not impressed - My wife and I met three friends there close to 6:00pm on Friday and they were semi busy. We ...
5/1/2015 El Pollo Loco - Upper State
Tim from Santa Barbara, CA
try 4 yourself - The chicken was cooked good. The chicken tortilla soup was pipeing hot and tasty. Good chips, ...
4/30/2015 East Beach tacos
Mike from Santa Barbara, CA
So Fresh - It took a long time for anyone to acknowledge that we were there not sure if the taco staff also ...
4/28/2015 Palazzio
Sandy from Bakersfield, Ca
BAKO girfriends weekend - Love this place great food and service----
4/26/2015 Barbarians Pizza
Dee from Santa Barbara, CA
Awesome! - I have eaten here a couple of times and their pizza is delicious. The toppings are so fresh and ...
4/24/2015 Starbucks - Mesa
Tim from Santa Barbara, CA
nice - Nice friendly people, clean and consistant.
4/24/2015 Barbareno
Nora from Santa Barbara, CA
Delicious food, great service, and love the decor - We were so excited to discover this restaurant. We were blown away by the food and the service. ...
4/23/2015 Sambos
James from Santa Barbara, CA
Nice to be Sambo's. - The service was excellent. Zachary, the kid with Big Green Eyes, was very nice, efficient, and ...
4/23/2015 Hungry Cat
JP from Santa Barbara, CA
Disappointing - Four of us went for the Anniversary Clambake dinner. This was my second time eating at Hungry ...
4/21/2015 California Pasta
Tom from Santa Barbara, CA
Tasty and Fresh ! - Just back from very tasty lunch. Nice and fresh . All the food looked delicious. My friend got ...
4/20/2015 Blush Restaurant and Lounge
Charlotte from Goleta
Blah - I haven't been to Blush in several years. It was blah then and still is. Only now the place is ...
4/19/2015 Pattaya Bar & Grill
Rob from Goleta, CA
Very Good to Excellent - On Sunday evenings, I often have a taste for a carry out and I have never been disappointed. My ...
4/19/2015 Our Daily Bread
Charlotte from Goleta
Worst breakfast Ever - The worst breakfast ever and I'm not exaggerating! I love the bread and other baked goodies. ...
4/16/2015 Vineyard House Restaurant
Tom from Solvang, CA
Best in SY Valley - My wife and I have dined here very often. We have never been disappointed and have never had a ...
4/14/2015 On The Alley
Foodie Dan from Santa Barbara, CA
Great Job! - We've brought our kids, relatives and friends. Fish tacos are great, tuna melt, fish and ...
4/14/2015 Moby Dick Restaurant
Tim from Santa Barbara, CA
good food great view - Went there at noon wanting breakfast, turns out no breakfast after 11am. I stayed anyway, got ...
4/13/2015 Mesa Verde
Lara from Santa Barbara, CA
Very Impressed - Dined here for lunch and was very impressed. The space is nicely decorated, food was plentiful, ...
4/13/2015 L & L Hawaiian Barbecue
Ernie from Santa Barbara, CA
Worst food in sb - I agree I got meat that was inedible as well meat that was not meat just fat With the same ...
4/13/2015 Taco Bell - Milpas
Tim from Santa Barbara, CA
typical - Priced right, sometimes takes to long to make, often times the food is cold or warm never hot, ...
4/13/2015 Yume Sushi
Salmo from Santa Barbara, CA
Return visit - Three days after my first visit I came back to try some other menu items. This time I had ...
More Reviews...    Terms of Service