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Restaurants near University of California Santa Barbara

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A photo of Angel Oak restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Steak • Santa Barbara
Booked 43 times today
The signature fine dining restaurant located at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara, Angel Oak brings elevated California coastal cuisine to the perfect venue. The oceanfront restaurant offers a California Coastal steakhouse menu curated by our Chef Diego Seitour.Accompanying the cuisine is an ambiance of pure scenic beauty, with floor-to-ceiling ocean views and a striking 25-seat bar topped with vibrant blue Amazonite quartz. Seating on the outdoor patio is also offered, showcasing some of the most captivating sunsets over the Pacific. Complementing the Angel Oak dining experience is a premier cocktail program and exclusive wine cellar that houses the restaurant's 12,000-bottle collection. Locals can enjoy a 10% discount.
A photo of Ca' Dario Cucina Italiana restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Goleta
Booked 3 times today
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 are a must.
A photo of Caya Restaurant restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary American • Santa Barbara
Booked 5 times today
Inspired by the fresh coastal flavors of Santa Barbara, CAYA restaurant invites everyone to “Come As You Are” for a modern culinary adventure paired with a mood as relaxed and inviting as a California sunset.Embark on a delectable journey through the West Coast with our seasonal menus influenced by sustainably sourced local ingredients and global cuisine inspirations. From social gatherings to intimate dinners, indulge in the relaxed and inviting indoor and outdoor atmosphere while your tastebuds savor the culinary traditions of the west through nostalgic homemade dishes and signature craft cocktails.
A photo of Woodstock's Pizza - Isla Vista restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Pizzeria • Goleta
Booked 1 time today
Legendary taste meets an epic party scene at Woodstock’s Pizza in downtown Isla Vista. Bring your friends for mouth-watering pizza and our famous Wildebread.
A photo of Terra at The Steward Hotel restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Farm-to-table • Goleta
Booked 5 times today
Indulge in food that nourishes and delights at Terra, located inside The Steward Hotel in Santa Barbara. Experience organic and local California cuisine for breakfast and dinner. Local legend celebrates The Steward’s location as the originator of avocado toast. Lunch items are available at our marketplace, perfect for enjoying a picnic in a lush garden setting.Executive Chef Augusto Caudillo brings a wealth of culinary expertise and local knowledge to the heart of Santa Barbara. Graduating from Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts, he honed his skills in various kitchens, including Fess Parker Wine Country Inn and Lucky’s Steakhouse. Caudillo's passion for food began at a young age, growing amid a large family where meals were a cornerstone of connection and memory-making. Drawing inspiration from both Californian and Mediterranean traditions, Caudillo's dishes offer a tantalizing blend of aesthetics and nutrition — a testament to his love of crafting memorable experiences.
A photo of Timber's Restaurant restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary American • Goleta
Booked 2 times today
Timber's Restaurant is an American food outlet which serves fast-food as well as seafood options. The restaurant has a sunny ambience and classic interiors which are very relaxing. The waiting staff at the restaurant is very friendly and cooperative. Timber's Restaurant offers live music for entertainment as well as television and free Wi-Fi. It is a good place to dine at with family and friends (child friendly atmosphere). Timber's Restaurant has a full alcohol bar and serves delicious food. Some of the popular cuisine options include steaks, grilled varieties, burgers, sandwiches, fried chicken, pizza, nachos and tacos. The restaurant also serves mouthwatering dessert options and non-alcoholic beverages.
A photo of The Bistro at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Santa Barbara
Booked 7 times today
Named “Top 100 Best Al Fresco Dining Restaurants in America” by OpenTable, The Bistro offers a casual and relaxed atmosphere to dine and enjoy sweeping views of the coastline. Local produce and sustainable seafood highlight an acclaimed menu of traditional bistro favorites, including brick oven flatbreads, seasonal salads and the signature Santa Barbara burger.Recent upgrades to The Bistro’s patio include the addition of a cozy wood-burning fireplace, direct access to an oceanfront pool bar, and enhanced outdoor heating to enjoy breathtaking ocean vistas all year long.Locals can enjoy a 10% discount. Please note that holiday reservations are only available for in-house guests - room confirmation number is required to officially confirm your dining reservation during these times.
A photo of San Setto restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Sushi • Santa Barbara
Booked 8 times today
An intimate space featuring a contemporary Japanese menu highlighting fresh sushi, saké, craft cocktails, and occidental spirits.Locals can enjoy a 10% discount.
A photo of The 'O' Bar + Kitchen at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara restaurant
Price: Moderate
• South American • Santa Barbara
Booked 1 time today
Savor contemporary Central and South American cuisine in a variety of settings - inside at the namesake O-shaped bar, or outside in the intimate Hibiscus Lounge or spacious Ocean Terrace!Local guests can enjoy a 10% discount.
A photo of Kief Culinary restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Cajun • Goleta
Infused Soul Food by Chef Guidance Moon. Louisiana flavor combined with family recipes to create an elevated culinary experience.

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