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Best Cozy Restaurants in Santa Barbara

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7:00 PM
2 people
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Cuisine (20 of 22)

10 restaurants available nearby

A photo of Roy restaurant
4.2
Awesome(340)
$$$$
• Contemporary American • Santa Barbara
Booked 2 times today

“…intimate but animated, and even live music...Friday. They are open until midnight, and the bar is cozy too. Service is efficient and friendly workout being intrusive. We WILL be back!”

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3.6
Very Good(528)
$$$$
• Italian • Santa Barbara
Booked 8 times today

“…since 1979 and there’s a reason- it’s good food, generous quantity, good value. The atmosphere is cozy and fun. The bar area looks inviting and upscale without being pretentious. Just an overall good place…”

A photo of Oppi'z Bistro and Natural Pizza restaurant
4.3
Awesome(118)
$$$$
• Italian • Santa Barbara
Booked 6 times today

“…time. Great service. Great ambience. Tables are far enough away so you can actually here but warm and cozy environment. Pictures of the family history on the walls or fun. Charming owner. Amazing gluten-free…”

A photo of Ca' Dario Ristorante restaurant
4.5
Awesome(1315)
$$$$
• Italian • Santa Barbara
Booked 30 times today

“This is my favorite Italian place in Santa Barbara. Cozy and casual but first class service and food. Great wine selection too!”

A photo of Olio e Limone Ristorante restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1791)
$$$$
• Italian • Santa Barbara
Booked 32 times today

Any time I am in Santa Barbara, I make absolutely sure three weeks in advance to book a table at Olio e Limone, one of my favorite restaurants anywhere! Try the pappardelle with the quail sausage and mushroom! Exquisite. Such a gem of a place and can't wait until my next visit.

A photo of Olio Pizzeria restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(1121)
$$$$
• Pizzeria • Santa Barbara
Booked 14 times today

“…order from the front restaurant's Italian pasta menu as well. Sat on the back patio outside in a nice cozy courtyard. Good al fresco ambiance. Food was good, but service was very slow. Maybe 10 minutes between…”

A photo of Louie's California Bistro restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(283)
$$$$
• American • Santa Barbara
Booked 11 times today

“…was close to where we were staying, and was very pleasantly surprised. Crab dumplings to die for! Cozy little place with great food and service.”

A photo of Stella Mare's restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(1311)
$$$$
• French • Santa Barbara
Booked 21 times today

…rules the menu, with dishes like coq au vin, cassoulet, and moules frites. Sip seasonal cocktails amid cozy décor -- all the right ingredients for a great dining experience. Bon appétit!…

A photo of Coast & Olive restaurant
4.5
Awesome(296)
$$$$
• Californian • Montecito
Booked 6 times today

“We love the ambience sitting inside on the cozy seats lining the windows. Very romantic! Both the food and service were wonderful.”

A photo of Ca' Dario Cucina Italiana restaurant
4.4
Awesome(355)
$$$$
• Italian • Goleta
Booked 10 times today

“Trip Advisor on a recent visit to Santa Barbara, and the recommendations were spot on. Great food, cozy lovely spot. Will definitely be back on our next trip to the area.”

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