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Treat your taste buds: Explore Santa Barbara restaurants

Diners' Choice Winners: Best Overall

Santa Barbara's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews

Santa Barbara's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews

A photo of Intermezzo By Wine Cask restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(958)
$$$$
• American • Santa Barbara

Intermezzo by Wine Cask New Menu by Executive Chef Josh Brown Modern American cuisine with a Mediterranean twist

A photo of Oliver's restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(856)
$$$$
• Vegan • Montecito
Booked 2 times today

Through creativity, innovation, and an abundance of care, we prepare minimally processed plant-based cuisine that is delicious, vibrant, and nutritious.

A photo of Stella Mare's restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(1041)
$$$$
• French • Santa Barbara
Booked 1 time 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 Toma Restaurant & Bar restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(3357)
$$$$
• Italian • Santa Barbara
Booked 6 times today

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 Ca' Dario Cucina Italiana restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(270)
$$$$
• Italian • Goleta

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

Discover Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara is a true melting pot of cultures, and the culinary possibilities for you to enjoy in this coastal city are representative of the city’s incredible diversity. American options for steak lovers and vegetarians alike are available in sophisticated dining rooms as well as casual restaurants. With Santa Barbara's unique location close to the Pacific Ocean, you can enjoy fresh seafood dishes at your choice of elegant restaurants or cafes overlooking the coast. European eateries feature Mediterranean, French, and Italian options that will delight you. You can also enjoy dining at a Chinese, Japanese or Thai restaurant with an Asian vibe. You will never tire of the options available when you are in Santa Barbara.

Santa Barbara is a true melting pot of cultures, and the culinary possibilities for you to enjoy in this coastal city are representative of the city’s incredible diversity. American options for steak lovers and vegetarians alike are available in sophisticated dining rooms as well as casual restaurants. With Santa Barbara's unique location close to the Pacific Ocean, you can enjoy fresh seafood dishes at your choice of elegant restaurants or cafes overlooking the coast. European eateries feature Mediterranean, French, and Italian options that will delight you. You can also enjoy dining at a Chinese, Japanese or Thai restaurant with an Asian vibe. You will never tire of the options available when you are in Santa Barbara.

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