The 32 best restaurants in Santa Barbara
Brant Cox, Nikko Duren & Garrett SnyderMay 25, 2022
Our 20 favorite spots for outdoor dining in Santa Barbara.
Brant CoxAugust 19, 2020
Bar Le Côte in Los Olivos is one of the biggest restaurants to ever open in Santa Ynez Valley. And it delivers on the hype.
Brant CoxJune 16, 2022
Cold Springs is an old stagecoach stop turned restaurant that serves some of the best tri-tip on the Central Coast.
Garrett SnyderJune 16, 2022
There's lots to do in Santa Barbara, but no matter what, you've got to eat.
Test Pilot in the Funk Zone is all about fruity-but-potent cocktails served in kitschy mugs.
Garrett SnyderMay 25, 2022
Broad Street Oyster Co. in Santa Barbara is one of our favorite places to hang out and eat shellfish.
Nikko DurenMay 23, 2022
Lokum is a Turkish bakery in Santa Barbara where you can hang out and eat baklava on State Street.
Mesa Verde serves the best vegan dishes in Santa Barbara.
Flor de Maiz is a Mexican spot near the Santa Barbara wharf serving excellent mole and cocktails.
Bossie's Kitchen is an all-day cafe, restaurant, and doughnut shop that you should prioritize.
Bettina is a wood-fired pizza spot in Montecito serving some of the best pizza in the area.
Secret Bao is a fast-casual Chinese spot that's perfect for a group lunch in Santa Barbara.
Caruso's is a tasting menu hotel restaurant in Montecito with incredible ocean views.
Modern and stylish Bibi Ji is the best Indian restaurants in Santa Barbara
Brant CoxJanuary 14, 2022
La Supa Rica is an order-at-the-window Mexican spot and a must-visit for anyone in Santa Barbara.
Metropolous Fine Foods in Santa Barbara is a Greek deli that’s great for a casual lunch.
Loquita is a tapas restaurant with a great patio in Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone, and a very good upscale dinner option.
Located next to a freeway overpass, Lilly's Taqueria is a great, no-frills taqueria in Santa Barbara.
Lucky Penny is an all-day casual spot that's great for pizza and sandwiches in Santa Barbara's Funk Zone.
Sama Sama is a modern Indonesian spot in Santa Barbara, different from anything else you'll find in town.
Nikko DurenJanuary 14, 2022