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Permanently Closed - Oveja Blanca

4.4
57 reviews
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$30 and under
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Latin American
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This restaurant is permanently closed. Permanently Closed - Please make your reservations through The Black Sheep.

URL: https://www.opentable.com/the-black-sheep-santa-barbara
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Latin American, Global, International, Tapas / Small Plates
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Hours of operation
Permanently Closed
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Phone number
(805) 963-1012
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Cross street: Anacapa Street
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What 57 People Are SayingWrite a review
Overall ratings and reviews
4.4
  based on all time ratings
4.6
food
4.5
service
4.3
ambience
4.3
value
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipcitidino (Central Coast)
2.0
Dined on May 26, 2017

The service on our visit was mixed up and just plan weird. Our server (female) seemed confused, flakey and a bit eccentric--but not in a good way. We chose a wine, which happened to be from Mexico & her comments about the wine being "interesting" made us question our choice. She queried the chef who recommended a Kunin wine . After a period of time waiting for our wine to be delivered , our server appeared asking--again--if she could get us something to drink. We reminded her about the recommended Kunin. Since she felt the wine should "breath" she said she was giving us a "soft poor", however we each received a full pour of wine. The quality of the food was good, however the rest of our dining experience was puzzling and somewhat comical.

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OpenTable Diner (Central Coast)
5.0
Dined on April 22, 2017

Beer was warm, mixed cocktails not that great! Food and service amazing!

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vipPorkchop (Central Coast)
5.0
Dined on April 22, 2017

Been there several times. Love it and will go back for sure.

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Crazyhorse74 (Central Coast)
5.0
Dined on April 21, 2017

I finally had the opportunity to dine at Oveja Blanca, and I'm already looking forward to coming back. Both my dining partner and I found everything we ordered to be perfectly prepared, with bright, unique flavors. The octopus carpaccio was my favorite hit of the evening, but there were no misses. Service was attentive and friendly, and the atmosphere was upscale without being stuffy.

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OpenTable Diner (Central Coast)
5.0
Dined on April 15, 2017

This restaurant takes an extremely creative approach to Latin fusion cuisine.

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vipanonymous33 (Central Coast)
4.0
Dined on April 2, 2017

Great service and interesting food; will go back again

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Banzaibutch1983 (Seattle)
5.0
Dined on March 24, 2017

Innovative, clever menu with outstanding presentation

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vipNobabeinthewoods (Central Coast)
5.0
Dined on March 16, 2017

Always great to see chef Robert and enjoy his creations. We'll be back....

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0
Dined on March 11, 2017

We loved the service and the food. The steak and pork tacos are excellent, the yellowtail perfectly prepared and the rice pudding super natural. Great selection of wines by the glass. We will be back to try the nachos, octopus, and tuna.

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otsb708 (Sacramento)
5.0
Dined on February 14, 2017

Decided to visit on Valentines Night for the $55/person, three course dinner. Upon arriving we were immediately greeted by our server and promptly seated. We chose the bruschetta, as well as the burrata for our appetizers. Both were great, but the bone marrow bruschetta was to DIE for! I wish I had 20 more orders of it since there were only two pieces, but I'll take what I can get.

Our main courses consisted of the scallops, and the risotto. Both were equally amazing. Could not decide which I loved more.

Can't believe it's our first time visiting but it's definitely on our favorites list.

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Hours, Transportation, and Details

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Latin American, Global, International, Tapas / Small Plates
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Hours of operation
Permanently Closed
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Cross street
Anacapa Street
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Price range
$30 and under
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Phone number
(805) 963-1012
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Parking details
Street parking is available, or via the City Lot on Anacapa and Ortega (unfortunately we cannot validate, 75 minutes are free of charge).
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Executive chef
Robert Perez
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Private party facilities
*Enjoy separate semi private dinning with 6 to 20 guest at Oveja Blanca Restaurante, where guests receive a quality dining experience.
*We offer warm, inviting service in a wonderful ambiance
*We procure the freshest ingredients at all times, and go organic whenever possible.
*For all parties of ten or more guests, the Special Event Dinner Menu is provided. A streamlined version of our dinner menu is designed to provide a restaurant-quality experience. To that end, guests do not have to “pre-order” their meal, but rather are presented with a personalized menu from which to order, with choices indicated. Please understand dishes and ingredients change.
*As a smaller, intimate restaurant a group reservation represents a substantial part of our seating. For this reason, a credit card hold is required for parties of ten or more.
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Private party contact
Oveja Blanca Restaurante: (805) 963-1012
Additional
Banquet, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Special events & promotions
Please contact restaurant directly for special events. Contact person is Ruben Perez