Restaurant Closings

Here is a list of area eateries that have permanently closed this year:

  • November 2021: Good Cup, 918 State St.; Little Alex’s, 1024 Coast Village Rd., Montecito; Mollie’s, 1218 State St.
  • October 2021: Crazy Jim’s Tacos y Mas, 505 State St.; El Pollo Loco, 2984 State St.; Woody’s BBQ, 5112 Hollister Ave., Goleta
  • September 2021: Cava Restaurant & Bar, 1212 Coast Village Rd., Montecito; Domino’s, 1039 Casitas Pass Rd., Carpinteria; Itsuki Restaurant, 7127 Hollister Ave., Goleta (changing to IHOP)
  • August 2021: Vegan GreenGO, 3613 State St.
  • July 2021: none
  • June 2021: Barb’s Pies, 18 E. Cota St. (now Rascal’s); The Point Coffee, 370 Storke Rd., Goleta
  • May 2021: Alphie’s, 5725 Hollister Ave., Goleta; New Si Chuan Garden, 2840 De la Vina St. (changing to Red Pepper); Starbucks, 800 State St. (changing to Belching Dragon Tavern); Subway, 888 Embarcadero Del Norte, Isla Vista (now Wingstop); Taqueria El Pastorcito, 4427 Hollister Ave., Goleta
  • February 2021: Hibachi Steak House & Sushi Bar, 500 State St. (reopening); Malibu Farm at Miramar, 1759 S. Jameson Ln., Montecito (now The Revere Room); South Coast Deli, 6521 Pardall Rd., Isla Vista
  • January 2021: Beachside Bar Café, 5905 Sandspit Rd., Goleta (changing to SeaLegs); Noemi Pizza Romana, 3534 State St. (now South Coast Deli); Panera Bread, 3851 State St.; Yanni’s at Mackenzie Market, 3102 State St.
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2 Responses to Restaurant Closings

  1. Vic says:

    Can I comment on your layout? It’s kind of hard to read, with the restaurants all jammed in together like we’re trying to save paper. Doesn’t this work better?

    November 2021:
    Good Cup, 918 State St.
    Little Alex’s, 1024 Coast Village Rd., Montecito
    Mollie’s, 1218 State St.

    October 2021:
    Crazy Jim’s Tacos y Mas, 505 State St.
    El Pollo Loco, 2984 State St.
    Woody’s BBQ, 5112 Hollister Ave., Goleta

    September 2021:
    Cava Restaurant & Bar, 1212 Coast Village Rd., Montecito
    Domino’s, 1039 Casitas Pass Rd., Carpinteria
    Itsuki Restaurant, 7127 Hollister Ave., Goleta (changing to IHOP)

    August 2021:
    Vegan GreenGO, 3613 State St.

    July 2021:
    none

    June 2021:
    Barb’s Pies, 18 E. Cota St. (now Rascal’s)
    The Point Coffee, 370 Storke Rd., Goleta

    May 2021:
    Alphie’s, 5725 Hollister Ave., Goleta
    New Si Chuan Garden, 2840 De la Vina St. (changing to Red Pepper)
    Starbucks, 800 State St. (changing to Belching Dragon Tavern)
    Subway, 888 Embarcadero Del Norte, Isla Vista (now Wingstop)
    Taqueria El Pastorcito, 4427 Hollister Ave., Goleta

    February 2021:
    Hibachi Steak House & Sushi Bar, 500 State St. (reopening)
    Malibu Farm at Miramar, 1759 S. Jameson Ln., Montecito (now The Revere Room)
    South Coast Deli, 6521 Pardall Rd., Isla Vista

    January 2021:
    Beachside Bar Café, 5905 Sandspit Rd., Goleta (changing to SeaLegs)
    Noemi Pizza Romana, 3534 State St. (now South Coast Deli)
    Panera Bread, 3851 State St.
    Yanni’s at Mackenzie Market, 3102 State St.

    • The Restaurant Guy says:

      Thx for the feedback. I’ll consider that next time. I use the condensed format because, in addition to the blog, my column ends up in print (SB Independent) where space is very limited.

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