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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 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!

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.

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.

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.
 

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!

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.

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.


9/23/2014 Flavor of India
Charlotte from Goleta
Bland Buffet - Third time and last at the buffet here. Continuously bland, super dry chicken and boring ...
9/22/2014 Nugget - Summerland
Kathleen Navarro from Fullerton, CA
Great friendly place - This was a fun place. The service was great. The fries and hamburger were awesome. The BLoody ...
9/22/2014 Mesa Verde
Kathy from Santa Barbara, CA
I want everything on the menu! - I had lunch at Mesa Verde for the first time with three other friends. We all loved the food. ...
9/22/2014 Taqueria El Pastorcito
Alicia from Santa Barbara, CA
Authentic food, great family business - The Gringas are to die for. Salsa Verde is amazing. I love this little family taqueria they are ...
9/21/2014 Flavor of India
Kae from Santa Barbara, CA
Great Food and Friendly Staff - Had Indian food here after seeing The 100 Foot Journey. Had Mixed Tandoori, Naan, and rice. It ...
9/21/2014 Via Maestra 42
Rod from Santa Barbara, CA
Bird food no bread a big lie - We had a party of four. We were given some bread no more after that it was on a Saturday at ...
9/20/2014 Panera Bread - Upper State
Amy from Santa Barbara, CA
Poor service poor food - This is the third time I have be in Panera for a togo order and the third time they have gotten ...
9/17/2014 Fresco Cafe
Jenny from Santa Barbara, CA
From love to like - I have loved this place for years. The chicken Alfredo is divine. The salads are genius and ...
9/16/2014 Miso Hungry
Stephen from Solvang, CA
Greatest food anywhere for price and quality - I've eaten here a number of times and every time it gets better. The greens, the protein -- very ...
9/15/2014 Empty Bowl Gourmet Noodle Bar
Lisa from Santa Barbara, CA
Great noodles, so-so service - The noodles were great. 3 of us ordered 3 different entrees and an order of duck buns. The ...
9/14/2014 Wetzel's Pretzels
Rob from Santa Barbara, CA
Stingy on everything!! - Where to start. The owners cut corners on everything -Soda never has enough syrup -taste bad ...
9/13/2014 Wetzel's Pretzels
Vera from Santa Barbara, CA
The owner has a really bad attitude - Usually I love pretzels but I normally don't buy at state location because the owner has a ...
9/13/2014 La Super Rica Taqueria
Amalia from Los Angeles, CA
If it is good enough for Julia - I have driven several times from LA just to eat at La Super Rica Taqueria for my BD. Thier ...
9/13/2014 Max's
Joe from Goleta
Undiscovered Gem! - We had dinner last night at Max's and, as usual, the food was excellent. Had their steak and it ...
9/13/2014 TAP Thai Restaurant
Mike from Santa Barbara, CA
Salmon, way over cooked - The salmon was so over cooked that I should have sent it back, however the sauce was very good ...
9/13/2014 La Bella Rosa Bakery
Mireya from Santa Barbara, CA
Delicious Food, Cashiers very Grumpy - Food is fantastic but the cashiers are always in a hurry doing so many things at the same time I ...
9/11/2014 La Super Rica Taqueria
Bruce from Santa Barbara, CA
Not just the best Mexican food in SB - the best food in SB - We have tried almost every item on the menu. All excellent. This is not the typical ...
9/11/2014 Noodle City
Christine from Santa Barbara, CA
The owner is a woman and she's always there - Lee, perhaps you're thinking of a different establishment. The owner of Noodle City on Hollister ...
9/10/2014 Your Cake Baker by Wayne Kjar
Arlene from Santa Barbara, CA
Love, love, love - We always get our cakes for work events from Wayne. We have never had a cake that wasn't moist ...
9/10/2014 Noodle City
Lee from Santa Barbara, CA
owner is never in restaurant ? - I was excited to try this restaurant The food is scorching hot though. I wanted to tell the ...
9/9/2014 Ahi Sushi
Alex from Santa Barbara, CA
Worst Place for Sushi - OK, So never before have I ever been so pissed off at a restaurant as I am at Ahi sushi. ...
9/7/2014 Del Pueblo Cafe
Foodie Dan from Santa Barbara, CA
Too bad - We spent 10 yrs eating here. We went last Saturday, very bummed. The food had no taste. The ...
9/7/2014 The Palms
Nelson from Ventura CA
Huge disappointment - I live in Ventura and this is the first time back in 20 years. What a disappointment. My diner ...
9/7/2014 Woody's BBQ
Martin from Goleta, CA
Needs Improvement - Needs improvement. A member of my party had their chicken all bloody and hardly cooked, the last ...
9/7/2014 Dutch Garden Restaurant
patty from ojai ca
worth the drive - Lunch on Fri. was the best I had forgotten how delious the smoked turkey sandwich is. Really ...
9/4/2014 Gina's Pizza
Glenn from Buellton
Good Pizza Nice People - Had not tried it in awhile and the pizza was really good, fresh, lots of toppings, a buttery ...
9/3/2014 Gino's Sicilian Express
Veronica from Santa Barbara, CA
Good Pie - These guys know how to cook a pie. The Entire crust was perfectly done, the body of the pie was ...
9/2/2014 Lucky Llama Coffee
James from Santa Barbara, CA
James - For the two complaining about cleanliness. I actually asked them their score and they have score ...
9/1/2014 Deja Vu Cafe
Allen from Santa Barbara, CA
Pretty Decent - The food is pretty good and the customer service isn't that bad. I can honestly say that I've ...
9/1/2014 Summerland Beach Cafe
Karen from Santa Barbara, CA
August 1993 - On a holiday from Canada, we had lunch here on our driving trip from L.A to S.F. It was so ...
8/30/2014 Your Cake Baker by Wayne Kjar
mary from Santa Barbara, CA
Blah Cake - Disappointing. Constructive criticism: Use bananas instead of imitation banana flavoring if your ...
8/30/2014 Spudnuts - Upper State
larry from Santa Barbara, CA
bagel heaven in Santa Barbara - how did Santa Barbara wind up with 1 if the best bagel shops in the west coast?? and with such ...
8/29/2014 The Bourbon Room
Lori from Santa Barbara, CA
Love it!! - Food is always been good & the people who work there are wonderful. Love going there!
8/29/2014 Del Pueblo Cafe
Glenn from Buellton
Authentic food in an interesting decor - Good Food, local card special here. The interior is nice, also has a bigger room for bigger ...
8/29/2014 Your Cake Baker by Wayne Kjar
Glenn from Buellton
Very Moist Cupcakes - Probably the Moistest Cupcakes around, like eating wedding cake. Really good. Nice people.
8/29/2014 Whole Foods Market
Nicholle from Santa Barbara, CA
Yummy pizza - (Reason for no service rating is my hubby picked up the pizza and didn't mention the ...
8/28/2014 Harry's Plaza Cafe
David from Santa Barbara, CA
BEST SERVICE EVER !!! - My wife and I love HARRY'S !!! Last night my wife had a craving for Spaghetti & Meatballs and ...
8/25/2014 Mesa Verde
Nora from Santa Barbara, CA
now the best vegetarian in town - Really excellent modern food: the dishes (e.g. tacos) are elaborate and perfectly cooked, which ...
8/25/2014 Julienne
Gary from Santa Barbara, CA
Our New Favorite Too! - I'm not sure why it's taken us so long to get here but we finally tried Julienne last Friday for ...
8/25/2014 Giannfranco's Trattoria
Bess from Santa Barbara, CA
I won't be back! - I have dined here several times, but not recently, until this experience on 8/16/14. This ...
8/24/2014 Blue Truck - Dandy Ice Cream
Hunter from Santa Barbara, CA
No don't got a ice cream turck - Tell he that come to my house at 3935 foothill rd he lever my house I am sad
8/22/2014 Benchmark Eatery
B from Santa Barbara, CA
Benchmark not even close - We went in on Wednesday for a first visit. I had read the comments about the excessive noise and ...
8/21/2014 The Lark
Eric from Ft Lauderdale fl
Two nights on a row at the Lark - Eric from Ft Lauderdale. Had two wonderful meals at the Lark. Atmosphere and service is ...
8/21/2014 Benchmark Eatery
RC from Santa Barbara, CA
great service and prices, food can use improvement - have tried it a few times now, and the dishes are hit and miss! burger was great (and at a great ...
8/21/2014 Tacos El Rey
Jen from Santa Barbara, CA
Delicious, friendly & fast! - Stopped by after reading about the opening in your Independent column. Both the chicken and pork ...
8/20/2014 Cold Spring Tavern
Kelly from Santa Barbara, CA
Tri-tip Sandwiches are the Best in the County - I've been coming to Cold Spring Tavern for many years. We mostly go on a Sunday for the music ...
8/20/2014 Belcampo Meat Co.
Dianne from Santa Barbara, CA
Curried Chicken Sandwich - Just picked up my lunch. Very good sandwich, from the bread to the filling. They have some other ...
8/19/2014 The 805 Deli
Lucella from Santa Barbara, CA
We need some dates on these reviews - New owners now - 805 is under new ownership, and without dates on the reviews, there is no way to tell how old ...
8/18/2014 Sushi Ai
Paco from Goleta, CA
Disappointing deterioration in service and atmosphere. - Have eaten here before at lest 20 times. Will never go back again after tonight. Discourteous ...
8/18/2014 Cielito
Rose from Santa Barbara, CA
Wow, please make Pork Nacho's Permanent - We had this during Fiesta here. Wow, best Nacho's of our whole lives. Went back later for ...
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