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Santa Barbara Restaurants

A photo of Stonehouse at San Ysidro Ranch restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(1508)
  • $$$$
  • Contemporary American
  • Santa Barbara

Located in a 19th-century citrus packing house, the Stonehouse Restaurant features a relaxing lounge with full bar service and a separate dining room with a crackling fireplace and creek side views. Chef Matthew Johnson evocative regional cuisine is prepared with a palate of herbs and vegetables...

A photo of Toma Restaurant & Bar restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(3088)
  • $$$$
  • Italian
  • Santa Barbara

Toma Restaurant and Bar a waterfront bistro, located along Santa Barbara's picturesque Cabrillo Blvd. Experience Santa Barbara waterfront's most romantic restaurant. Savor exquisite Italian and Mediterranean inspired dishes from Santa Barbara's seasonal bounty, supporting our local fisherman,...

A photo of Bouchon - Santa Barbara restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(3318)
  • $$$$
  • Californian
  • Santa Barbara
Booked 9 times today

Reopening SATURDAY, JUNE 27, 2020!Fresh, local ingredients, prepared with care. Excellent wines that reflect the quality and character of our region and work in concert with the cuisine. Warm, inviting ambiance, service at a relaxed, leisurely pace. Santa Barbara ‘Wine Country Cuisine’ means we...

A photo of Cafe Ana restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(8)
  • $$$$
  • Café
  • Santa Barbara

Cafe Ana is an all-day cafe serving coffee, food, and wine. The menu features eclectic California cuisine along with house-made pastries for breakfast and lunch as well as an evening menu of seasonally driven dishes to complement a curated selection of beer and wine.Weekday breakfast and lunch is...

A photo of Olio Pizzeria restaurant
4.5
Awesome(952)
  • $$$$
  • Pizzeria
  • Santa Barbara

Olio Pizzeria, opened in July 2010, is a causal pizza bar/salumi bar/wine bar/full bar which was inspired by the myriad neighborhood pizzerie and enoteche (wine bars) found around the corner from just about every piazza in Italy. This idea began to take shape before Alberto and Elaine Morello even...

A photo of Outpost at the Goodland restaurant
4.5
Awesome(287)
  • $$$$
  • Contemporary American
  • Santa Barbara

***TEMPORARILY CLOSED***Inspired by the diversity of Southern California and the bounty of the coast, the menu strikes a balance between the land and the sea. Approachable, yet trend-forward, dinner lends itself to social interaction, equally suited to happy hours and late night noshing as to...

A photo of Convivo restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(795)
  • $$$$
  • Italian
  • Santa Barbara
Booked 17 times today

Convivo is a Santa Barbara restaurant with an Italian soul. Chef-Owner Peter McNee's food is best described as ‘Nomad Italian’. It strays from the standard or traditional Italian, sourcing inspiration from many other cultures’ cooking but its soul is thoroughly Italian. The ever-changing menu...

A photo of Barbareño restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(699)
  • $$$$
  • Californian
  • Santa Barbara
Booked 24 times today

At Barbareño we seek to help further shape and define Central Coast cuisine. We take our inspiration from traditions and specialties of our area, delicacies unique to our region, and the many outstanding purveyors with whom we are so fortunate to work. In all of our efforts, we hope to capture the...

A photo of Sama Sama Kitchen restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(324)
  • $$$$
  • Southeast Asian
  • Santa Barbara

We are temporarily suspending reservations due to our unexpected high volume of guests. We will be accepting walk in's only for the moment. We apologize for the inconvenience.Southeast Asian inspired, small-plate, family style cuisine made using the offerings of our local farms. We require a credit...

A photo of Opal Restaurant & Bar restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(473)
  • $$$$
  • Californian
  • Santa Barbara
Booked 23 times today

A popular local’s favorite, opal restaurant and bar’s Eclectic California Cuisine fuses creative influences from around the world with American Regional touches, from a 14 oz. Herb-Grilled Ribeye Steak on Tuscan Style White Beans, to Fresh Pan-Seared Fish and Seafood, Homemade Pastas, Gourmet...

A photo of Finch & Fork: Corner Grill Cocktails restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(1355)
  • $$$$
  • American
  • Santa Barbara

***Temporarily Closed***Please call the restaurant directly for more information or visit our website https://finchandforkrestaurant.com/ to place an order.Finch & Fork is a Modern American Bar and Grill centrally located on the corner of Carrillo and Chapala streets in the heart of Santa Barbara’s...

A photo of Stella Mare's restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(957)
  • $$$$
  • French
  • Santa Barbara
Booked 2 times today

French country bistro...Between Montecito and Santa Barbara, Stella Mare's Bistro is located in a historic Victorian home overlooking the Bird Refuge. French country cuisine rules the menu, with dishes like coq au vin, cassoulet, and moules frites. Sip seasonal cocktails amid cozy décor -- all the...

A photo of Ca' Dario Ristorante restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(1156)
  • $$$$
  • Italian
  • Santa Barbara

"Anything grilled is divine, and the rest of the menu is delectable at this charming Italian restaurant in Santa Barbara known for its excellent execution of simple pasta, meats and other classics. A fantastic wine list with many available by the glass; its a local favorite, so reservations are a...

A photo of Olio e Limone Ristorante restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1373)
  • $$$$
  • Italian
  • Santa Barbara

Olio e Limone Ristorante, located in downtown Santa Barbara's historic arts district, serves artisanal Zagat-rated Italian cuisine. Meaning “oil and lemon” in Italian, their restaurant’s name reflects husband-wife team Alberto and Elaine Morello’s philosophy: rely on the integrity of the...

A photo of Wine Cask - Santa Barbara restaurant
4.5
Awesome(949)
  • $$$$
  • American
  • Santa Barbara

The Wine Cask Restaurant (dinner only)Intermezzo Bar Café (lunch and dinner)Private Dining

Discover Santa Barbara

Only a two-hour jaunt from Los Angeles, Santa Barbara is a busy seaside town with a relaxed vibe and proximity to California's booming wine region. Sometimes called the American Riviera, Santa Barbara exudes alfresco charm while benefiting from local, fresh produce and sustainably harvested seafood. From the taco trail to cracked fresh crab at the pier to eclectic wine bars with delicate snacks, Santa Barbara is a culinary delight for a range of tastes. One thing you won't find much of is pretentious, black-tie dining; Santa Barbara prefers it low-profile. Fresh and local is the name of the game here. Copious nearby ranch land, wine country and independent distillers and breweries keep chefs inspired to design their menus with a distinctly local bent.

Only a two-hour jaunt from Los Angeles, Santa Barbara is a busy seaside town with a relaxed vibe and proximity to California's booming wine region. Sometimes called the American Riviera, Santa Barbara exudes alfresco charm while benefiting from local, fresh produce and sustainably harvested seafood. From the taco trail to cracked fresh crab at the pier to eclectic wine bars with delicate snacks, Santa Barbara is a culinary delight for a range of tastes. One thing you won't find much of is pretentious, black-tie dining; Santa Barbara prefers it low-profile. Fresh and local is the name of the game here. Copious nearby ranch land, wine country and independent distillers and breweries keep chefs inspired to design their menus with a distinctly local bent.

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