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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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

2/6/2016 On the Alley
Monica from Santa Barbara, CA
Dinner before a movie--yes please! - We were short on time, but we were assured our order would be prepared quickly! The staff did ...
2/6/2016 Woody's BBQ
Sharon from Santa Barbara, CA
Wish I Had Read the Reviews! Stay Away!! - It's been over 20 years since we went to Woody's, but I bought a Groupon so we tried it on ...
2/6/2016 Metropulos
Franz from Santa Barbara, CA
Tasteless - Ordered a gyro and it was just average with no seasoning besides garlic. The meat was grey ...
2/6/2016 Cafe Int'L - Goleta
Elisa from Santa Barbara, CA
Awesome breakfast place - Honestly the best breakfast place in Goleta. I usually go for the Florentine scramble, which ...
2/4/2016 Lure Fish House
Christine from Santa Barbara, CA
Long wait, excellent service, OK food - It's a new restaurant, hardly open a month, so I understand it's got "hype" here in SB and that ...
2/4/2016 Lure Fish House
Ms B from Goleta, CA
Need a noise rating - Heard from various sources that the food was really good. Went to eat there twice but were ...
2/3/2016 McDonald's - Fairview
Tim from Santa Barbara, CA
typical - Went with my sister, had mc chicken, fries, coffee, soda. Very clean, typical McD's. The only ...
2/2/2016 Santa Barbara Roasting Company
Georgie from Santa Barbara, CA
Thankful Memories - Looking at the photo's shared and knowing it has been 22 year's since I was an employee at ROCO ...
1/31/2016 Lure Fish House
Ann from Santa Barbara, CA
NO RESERVATIONS, Really! - It always amazes me when a restaurant thinks their convenience is more important then my time. ...
1/30/2016 Saigon - Downtown
Stanley from Santa Barbara, CA
Food ok service not so much - The food was just ok. One of dishes we ordered was sent to the wrong table and we got hearing ...
1/29/2016 Petros - Santa Barbara
Rhonda from Santa Barbara, CA
Fabulous Food, Great Service - one of our favorites! - This is my daughter’s favorite restaurant, so it was a perfect location to hold her 17th ...
1/28/2016 Santorini Island Grill
Eric from Santa Barbara, CA
I enjoyed my Gyro pita - Not many places to get a gyro around town and this one was pretty darn tasty.
1/27/2016 Seagrass
Wally from Santa Barbara, CA
Satisfying in every way - The food and service and atmosphere were all first-rate. A thoroughly enjoyable experience. ...
1/26/2016 Giovanni's - Isla Vista
MK from Goleta, CA
If you want to eat today, go somewhere else! - Worst service I have ever had. Placed an order for pickup. She said it would take 20 minutes. I ...
1/26/2016 Trattoria Grappolo
Dante from Santa Barbara, CA
Front of house is killing this place - I was told the food is good here. We wanted to try it, but the host seemed to have no interest ...
1/26/2016 Gandolfo’s New York Delicatessen
Eric from Santa Barbara, CA
Corporate garbage - I was very disappointed with the food quality. This is basically a themed subway... Way too many ...
1/25/2016 Cafe Stella
michelle from Santa Barbara, CA
Good food, some mis-steps this past year or so - My husband and I have been regulars for years, ranging from once a month to once a week. ...
1/24/2016 Wildwood Kitchen
Marty from Santa Barbara, CA
A new twist on traditional barbecue - We ate there in the afternoon. There is seating inside however, with the lovely sunshine we sat ...
1/23/2016 I'a Fish Market and Café
cj from goleta
Best kept secret in SB - What a delightful surprise! My daughter and I first ate at Empty Bowls and then went for a few ...
1/22/2016 Daniel's Mexican Bakery
Tim from Santa Barbara, CA
Tamales - I've only had the tamales from here, chicken tamale and also the rojas tamale, fresh and homemade.
1/22/2016 805 Boba
Peter from Santa Barbara, CA
Better than anything else in Santa Barbara - Nice little joint that does one thing, and they do it pretty well. Service was quick and ...
1/22/2016 Sachi Ramen
Ben Yokashiki from Santa Barbara, CA
Ben - Ramen is okay and my few notes: 1. Pork belly is gray color and not roasted for rich ...
1/21/2016 Breakwater Restaurant
Tim from Santa Barbara, CA
Avoid, tourist trap, not a locals spot - Great location but, inconsistantly prepared and portioned, low quality, and way overpriced food. ...
1/21/2016 Coffee Cat
Mariah from Santa Monica, CA
never been better - I liked the chai (hot). The food? Not bad. Good attention from the service. Comfortable ...
1/20/2016 Mama's Bakery
Issac from Goleta, Ca
Fantastic Pho and substantial Bun Mei sandwiches - My friend dragged me here and being a rainy day I ordered the Chicken Pho. My friend had the ...
1/18/2016 805 Boba
Kerri from Santa Barbara, CA
Not worth it - Was so excited to get a boba spot in SB. We lived in Chinatown in NYC for years and enjoyed ...
1/17/2016 KFC - Goleta
fred from Santa Barbara, CA
nashville chicken - NASHVILLE CHICKEN......Flavor and crust were good, but oh the grease! Came in a tub with an ...
1/15/2016 Kimchi Korean Restaurant
GJ from Santa Barbara, CA
If you are hungry for meat... - We did not know it was an all-you-can-eat restaurant. In order to cater to such a crowd, quality ...
1/14/2016 Lure Fish House
cj from goleta
Pros and Cons - Pros: Great design and layout Eager and nice staff Lots of menu choices Food was fabulous ...
1/11/2016 Chase Restaurant & Lounge
Rob from Ventura, CA
Dinner at Chase - I had the veal picata which was amazing. My wife had the lasagna which she said was the best she ...
1/11/2016 Cafe Int'L - Goleta
Mr.Stranger from Santa Barbara, CA
Not Welcome - Thought about eating in at this restaurant during the recent storm, came in soaked and looking ...
1/10/2016 Natural Cafe - Hitchcock Way
Heather from Santa Barbara, CA
Healthy alternatives at moderate prices - I dine often. The Spiritual Spinach Salad is my favorite. Also enjoy the grilled vegetables & ...
1/9/2016 Sachi Ramen
GJ from Santa Barbara, CA
Better Call Salt - Like everyone else, we were so excited about a ramen restaurant in SB. What a disappointment! ...
1/8/2016 Barbarians Pizza
Geren from Santa Barbara, CA
Not much of a restaurant. Just somewhere to take shelter. - We were downtown with our friends from out of the country, showing them the town. In tow were ...
1/8/2016 Saigon - Five Points
Geren from Santa Barbara, CA
What happened to this amazing dining experience? - After a dear friend returned from a month-long trip to Vietnam, she was excited to discover a ...
1/7/2016 Sachi Ramen
Yuri from Santa Ynez, Ca
Sachi delivers as promised. - Attractive, clean, light interior. Robata bar gives an opportunity to sample food without ...
1/6/2016 Chase Restaurant & Lounge
Dave from Santa Barbara, CA
Change in management and dining experience - The trend in dining experience for Chase Bar & Grill, like many Santa Barbara restaurants, has ...
1/5/2016 Lure Fish House
eric from Santa Barbara, CA
So far I am impressed! - This is the best thing to happen to the Mall in a while. Good riddance Ruth's Chris and ...
1/3/2016 Sachi Ramen
SBFoodieK from Santa Barbara, CA
No flavor - We were so excited to try the new ramen place in town. Unfortunately, we left very ...
1/1/2016 Sachi Ramen
NLieu from Santa Barbara, CA
The ramen made me sad :'( - I really wanted to love this place. Unfortunately, it was very mediocre. We tried the tonkatsu ...
12/30/2015 The Outpost at The Goodland Hotel
Rina from Santa Barbara, CA
Poor customer service and behavior - A table had been reserved in the bar. This is something that they don't even do. It was reserved ...
12/30/2015 Ahi Sushi
Jonathan from Santa Barbara, CA
completely under staffed - The one person who was the waiter, host, phone answerer,AND busboy was very nice but ...
12/29/2015 Gino's Sicilian Express
John from Santa Barbara, CA
Two and a half hours later - Gino's used to be a great restaurant with good pizza and service. Today we are 2.5 hours and 6 ...
12/29/2015 Goleta Bakery
Lupe&tavo from Santa Barbara, CA
Lupe & tavo - This is the best place for chilaquiles! We go once a week and love the service!
12/29/2015 Sachi Ramen
David from Santa Barbara, CA
Very mediocre in a town begging for something better - There are a lot of places you can get ramen in this town (Itsuki, Ahi, Yume, heck even at ...
12/28/2015 Cafe Int'L - Goleta
Lara from Santa Barbara, CA
Major Organizational Problems - Went with a party of 6 - my first visit. All but 1 of us had the wrong order. Some food came out ...
12/28/2015 Kanaloa Seafood Kitchen & Market
peter from Santa Barbara, CA
Why Swai? - Went into this new restaurant and perused the menu in hopes of placing an order for lunch. The ...
12/27/2015 Kyoto Japanese Restaurant
Steve from Santa Barbara, CA
Gone Downhill - Time to pass on Kyoto - service was horrible - no food after an hour. Simple order for two at an ...
12/25/2015 McDonald's - Fairview
Barbara from Santa Barbara, CA
Night time service is usually good. - I come to this mickey D's often since I have a long communte and and often hungry when I get off ...
12/23/2015 Goleta Coffee Company
Peter from Goleta, CA
Enjoyable - I really enjoy Goleta Coffee Company. The lattes are well made, the breakfast bagels are good, ...
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