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

  • September 2022: Mesa Burger, 1209 Coast Village Rd., Montecito; Saigon, 3987 State St. (moving to 721 Chapala St.); Tap Thai Cuisine, 3130 State St. (changing to Thai Bistro)
  • August 2022: Hustle & Grind Coffee, 11 W De La Guerra St. Ste A; IHOP, 4765 Calle Real, Goleta; Kyle’s Chicken House, 900 Embarcadero Del Mar, Isla Vista; Marty’s Pizza, 2733 De la Vina St.; ParadICE Shave Ice, 11 W De la Guerra St. Ste. A; Pizza My Heart, 6533 Trigo Rd., Isla Vista; Seven Bar & Kitchen, 224 Helena Ave.
  • July 2022: McDonald’s, 1213 State St.
  • May 2022: Daniel’s Mexican Bakery, 2714 De la Vina St.; La Salsa, 3987 State St. Ste. D
  • April 2022: Rockin’ Yogurt, 620 State St.
  • March 2022: Little Kitchen, 17 W. Ortega St. (now Saint Bibiana)
  • February 2022: Brasil Arts Cafe, 1230C State St.; Chomp on the Rocks, 113 Harbor Way (now Anchor Rose); Goleta Coffee Company, 177 S. Turnpike Rd., Goleta; Modern Times Beer, 418 State St. (now Broad Street Oyster Company)
  • January 2022: Embermill, 1031 State St. (changing to L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele); JJ’s Diner, 413 State St. (now Taza Mediterranean Street Kitchen); Juice N Things, 4991 Carpinteria Ave., Carpinteria (now Carp Moon Café); Open, 4141 State St. Ste. E1 (now Loca Vivant Kitchen); Phoevermore, 1017 Casitas Pass Rd., Carpinteria (now Lao Thai Restaurant); Rockin’ Yogurt, 620 State St.; Saigon, 1230 State St. (now Beans BBQ); Su Casa Fresh Mexican Grill, 1417 San Andres St. (now Sazon Latino); Tea Tea, 901 Embarcadero Del Mar, Isla Vista (now Zocalo); Vons Chicken, 955 Embarcadero del Mar, Isla Vista (reopened in July 2022)
  • December 2021: Blaze Pizza, 6546 Pardall Rd., Isla Vista (now Hummus Republic); Choppa Poke, 716 State St. (now Mokutan); Corazon Cocina, 214 State St. (now Rare Society); Cubaneo, 418 State St. (now Broad Street Oyster Company); Goodland Dining, 231 South Magnolia Ave., Goleta; Tyger Tyger, 121 E. Yanonali St.; Wingman Rodeo, 5892 Hollister Ave., Goleta (now Mariscos Santa Barbara)
  • November 2021: Good Cup, 918 State St.; Little Alex’s, 1024 Coast Village Rd., Montecito (changing to Alma Fonda Fina); Mollie’s, 1218 State St. (now Bedda Mia)
  • October 2021: Crazy Jim’s Tacos y Mas, 505 State St. (now Casa Comal); Dumpling King, 966 Embarcadero Del Mar, Isla Vista (now Red Pepper); El Pollo Loco, 2984 State St. (now Pueblo Pollo); Woody’s BBQ, 5112 Hollister Ave., Goleta (changing to Shalhoob’s)
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  1. Beth says:

    I had a heard a rumor Shirtori was going to be closing as well (a sad day for my family as it’s out go to).
    Have you heard anything?
    And if so, any idea where Chef Gumi may be going to work?