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Best American Restaurants in Santa Barbara

Finch & Fork: Corner Grill CocktailsFinch & Fork: Corner Grill Cocktails
(985)
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American | Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara
The Black SheepThe Black Sheep
(333)
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American | Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara
Wine Cask - Santa BarbaraWine Cask - Santa Barbara
(782)
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American | Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara
Joe's CafeJoe's Cafe
(71)
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American | Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara
Bistro at the Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa BarbaraBistro at the Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara
(231)
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American | Goleta, Santa Barbara
Benchmark EateryBenchmark Eatery
(117)
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American | Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara
Brothers Restaurant at Red BarnBrothers Restaurant at Red Barn
(572)
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American | Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Ynez Valley
Sur at The BarnyardSur at The Barnyard
(146)
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American | Carmel, Monterey / Carmel
Sides Hardware and Shoes - A Brothers RestaurantSides Hardware and Shoes - A Brothers Restaurant
(586)
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American | Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Ynez Valley
Succulent CafeSucculent Cafe
(373)
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American | Solvang, Santa Ynez Valley
Tarpy's RoadhouseTarpy's Roadhouse
(1385)
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American | Monterey, Monterey / Carmel
California Market at Pacific’s EdgeCalifornia Market at Pacific’s Edge
(2093)
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American | Carmel, Monterey / Carmel
The Bear and StarThe Bear and Star
(124)
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American | Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Ynez Valley
Apple Farm RestaurantApple Farm Restaurant
(519)
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American | San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo / Paso Robles

Best Italian Restaurants in Santa Barbara

Tre LuneTre Lune
(467)
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Italian | Montecito, Santa Barbara
Toma Restaurant & BarToma Restaurant & Bar
(2154)
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Italian | Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara
Olio e Limone RistoranteOlio e Limone Ristorante
(985)
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Italian | Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara
Ca' Dario RistoranteCa' Dario Ristorante
(881)
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Italian | Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara
Trattoria MollieTrattoria Mollie
(510)
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Italian | Montecito, Santa Barbara
ConvivoConvivo
(443)
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Italian | Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara
CadizCadiz
(632)
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Italian | Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara
Arnoldi's CafeArnoldi's Cafe
(385)
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Italian | Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara
Chase Restaurant Bar & GrillChase Restaurant Bar & Grill
(160)
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Italian | Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara
La Mia CucinaLa Mia Cucina
(426)
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Italian | Pacific Grove, Monterey / Carmel
Il Cortile RistoranteIl Cortile Ristorante
(1774)
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Italian | Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo / Paso Robles
SY KitchenSY Kitchen
(1053)
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Italian | Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Ynez Valley
Mama's MeatballMama's Meatball
(580)
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Italian | San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo / Paso Robles
Leonardo Ristorante & PizzeriaLeonardo Ristorante & Pizzeria
(219)
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Italian | Solvang, Santa Ynez Valley
Cafe Roma - San Luis ObispoCafe Roma - San Luis Obispo
(798)
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Italian | San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo / Paso Robles
Enzo Ristorante ItalianoEnzo Ristorante Italiano
(67)
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Italian | Carmel, Monterey / Carmel

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Diners' Choice Winners: Best Overall

Santa Barbara's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Lucky's1. Lucky's
934 reviews
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Steakhouse | Montecito, Santa Barbara

Always a favorite stop at Lucky’s. Amazing food, service and ambiance. More

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Sama Sama Kitchen2. Sama Sama Kitchen
168 reviews
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Southeast Asian | Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara

Sama Sama is a favorite of ours. Sometimes it is just my husband and I. Sometimes we take our teens. Food is amazing. I prefer to eat in the courtyard since it gets a little noisy inside. More

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Loquita3. Loquita
619 reviews
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Spanish | Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara

Best Spanish restaurant in California!! Wonderful patio. More

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Oliver's4. Oliver's
219 reviews
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Vegan | Montecito, Santa Barbara

The staff at Oliver’s is incredible. They are kind and attentive. The food is excellent and the ambiance wonderful. More

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Toma Restaurant & Bar5. Toma Restaurant & Bar
2154 reviews
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Italian | Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara

Still our favorite SB restaurant since it opened in April 2011. Composition of each dish on the menu is beautiful to look at. The balance of protein, veg, and starch = delicious. More

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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.

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