After intense concentration and a wave of my hand over the all-knowing crystal ball, my eatery oracle has revealed a list of food and drink locations appearing in your future:

  • Bricklayer, 18 E. Cota St. (formerly Globe)
  • Bristol Farms, 3855 State St. (currently Vons at La Cumbre Plaza)
  • Cafe Ana, 1201 Anacapa St. (formerly Coffee Cat)
  • California Taco, 956 Embarcadero Del Norte, Isla Vista (formerly Grilled Cheese Truck)
  • Captain Fatty’s, 214 State St. (formerly Union Ale)
  • Chicken in a Barrel BBQ, 5711 Calle Real, Goleta (formerly Petrini’s)
  • Choppa Poke 716 State St.(formerly MAC Cosmetics)
  • Copenhagen Sausage Garden, the Funk Zone
  • Corazon, 214 State St. (formerly Rebar)
  • Creamistry, 935 State St. (formerly True Religion clothing)
  • Crush Tasting Room and Kitchen, 432 East Haley St.
  • Due, ‘Lune Cucina, 1 State St. (formerly Eladio’s)
  • Fala Bar vegan restaurant, unknown, coming in July/August
  • Flightline, 521 Firestone Rd., Goleta (replacing High Sierra Grill)
  • Good Earth Pizza, 6576 Trigo Rd., Isla Vista
  • Institution Ale, 516 State St. (formerly Caffe Primo)
  • Jeannine’s Bakery, 7060 Hollister Ave., Goleta (formerly Dickey’s Barbecue Pit)
  • Jersey Mike’s Subs, 1054 Casitas Pass Rd., Carpinteria
  • Khao Kaeng by Empty Bowl Gourmet Noodle Bar, 1187 Coast Village Rd., Montecito
  • Leadbetter, 23 E. Cabrillo Blvd (formerly Wheel Fun and L.T. Cinnamon)
  • Mezza Thyme, 20 E. Cota St. (formerly Nectar and Blue Agave)
  • Modern Times Beer, 418 State St. (formerly India House)
  • Mollie’s, 1218 State St. (formerly Tupelo Junction Café)
  • Monarch, 1295 Coast Village Road (inside Montecito Inn)
  • Night Lizard Brewing Company, 607 State St. (next to Radio Shack)
  • Oku Sushi, 29 E. Cabrillo Blvd. (formerly El Torito)
  • Renaud’s Patisserie & Bistro, Carpinteria Ave. at Holly, Carpinteria
  • Renaud’s Patisserie & Bistro, 1187 Coast Village Rd., Montecito
  • Rusty’s Pizza, 2315 Lillie Ave., Summerland (formerly Stacky’s Seaside)
  • Starbucks Drive-Thru, empty lot at Turnpike Ave. and Calle Real
  • The Daisy Restaurant, 1221 State St. (formerly McDonald’s long ago)
  • Uniboil, 5599 Hollister Ave., Goleta
  • Unnamed Steakhouse,  20 W. Figueroa St. (formerly The Sportsman)
  • Unnamed, 121 E. Yanonali St. (formerly L’s Kitchen)
  • Unnamed, 901 Embarcadero del Mar, Isla Vista (formerly Sorriso Italiano)
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  1. Marcia says:

    Does anybody think Starbuck’s at Turnpike and Calle Real will ever really happen? Just wondering.

  2. Peter says:

    I recall seeing a sign for a new restaurant at the old…old….old….Fred C. Dobbs restaurant location in the Von’s Montecito shopping center (aka Country Mart). Construction was active a few weeks ago. Any word on it?

  3. Bill says:

    I don’t know about the Chicken in a Barrel BBQ, 5711 Calle Real, Goleta (formerly Petrini’s). Stopped by today after a visit to Trader Joe’s and air ducts on the floor, absolutely no signs indicating what would go into that space. I say the crystal Ball needs more light.

  4. Rusty says:

    Libertine Brewing pulled out of the State Street location. Their rep told me last week that it’s not happening at that location.

  5. Sbmizzou says:

    Curious, any word/rumor on the old Outback loacation?

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