Here is a list of area eateries that have closed in the last year:

  • September 2018: Good Cup, 1819 Cliff Dr. (now Lighthouse Coffee); Pinkberry, 742 State St.; Sly’s, 686 Linden Ave., Carpinteria
  • August 2018: El Pollo Loco, 5796 Calle Real, Goleta; Flagstone Pantry, 38 W. Victoria St.; Frankland’s Crab & Co., 1295 Coast Village Rd., Montecito (now Chaplin’s Martini Bar); HiWi Tropical Fusion, 6555 Pardall Rd., Isla Vista (now One Piece); Locavore Kitchen, 21 West Victoria St.; Trattoria Mollie, 1250 Coast Village Rd., Montecito (moved to 1218 State St.)
  • July 2018: None
  • June 2018: Cadiz, 509 State St.; Grilled Cheese Truck, 956 Embarcadero Del Norte, Isla Vista (changing to California Taco); Nicky D’s Wood-Fired Pizza, 2840 De la Vina St. (now Lilsey’s Wood-Fired Pizza); Rincon Brewery, 6583 Pardall Rd., Isla Vista; Worker Bee Café, 5599 Hollister Ave, Goleta (changing to Uniboil)
  • May 2018: Chipotle,723 State St.; Empress Palace, 2251 Las Positas Rd.; Mattei’s Tavern restaurant, 2350 Railway Ave., Los Olivos; Peet’s Coffee, 1131 State St.; Sorriso Italiano. 901 Embarcadero del Mar, Isla Vista (now Hanamura); Subway, 1936 State St.; Wildwood Café, 1130 State St.
  • April 2018: None
  • March 2018: La Arcada Bistro, 1112 State St. (now Mizza); Max’s, 3514 State St. (now Sunshine Café); The Nugget Santa Barbara, 21 W. Victoria St.; Vineyard House Restaurant, 3631 Sagunto St., Santa Ynez
  • February 2018: None
  • January 2018: 805 Kabob, 6578 Trigo Rd. (now Mojo Teahouse), Isla Vista; East Beach Grill, 1118 E. Cabrillo Blvd.; Fire & Ice Museum Café, 1130 State St.; Nectar, 20 E. Cota St.; Our Daily Bread, 2700 De la Vina St.; Pascucci Goleta, 6920 Marketplace Dr., Goleta (changing to Vicenta’s); Yen Ching Restaurant, 2840 De la Vina St. (now New Si Chuan Garden)
  • December 2017: C’est Cheese Cafe (not the store), 825 Santa Barbara St.; Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, 7060 Hollister Ave., Goleta (changing to Jeannine’s)
  • November 2017: Cantwell’s Summerland Market, 2580 Lillie Ave., Summerland; Eladio’s, 1 State St.; Outback Steakhouse, 5690 Calle Real, Goleta; The Nugget, 5096 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria (now Teddy’s) ; Tupelo Junction Café, 1218 State St. (now Mollie’s)
  • October 2017: Miso Hungry, 3613 State St. (now Vegan Greengo); Somerset, 7 E. Anapamu St. (now Smithy); Taqueria La Colmena, 217 N. Milpas St. (now Tacos Pipeye)
  • September 2017: Oveja Blanca Restaurante, 30 E. Ortega St. (neighboring Black Sheep expanded into this space)
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  1. Pete says:

    You can add Urkeb to the list of September closures 🙁

  2. Cris says:

    Your post about Dickies BBQ incorrectly says Sharky’s took over. That should be soon to be Janeans

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