Barbareño calls itself Central Coast cuisine. We’re not sure exactly what that means, but it must have something to do with good versions of food everyone likes, because that’s exactly what’s going on here. The space is modern, with a front patio perfect for a date night that won’t empty your wallet. Get the tri-tip and whatever the homemade ice cream is that day.
Where we've featured it
More spots in Santa BarbaraSee more
Santa Barbara Shellfish Co.
Santa Barbara Shellfish Co. is right at the end of the pier, and has the freshest seafood in Santa Barbara.
Mediterranean-ish Blackbird is the fanciest restaurant in Santa Barbara's Funk Zone, and it's great for a special occasion.
Bibi Ji isn’t just one of the best Indian restaurants in Santa Barbara, it’s one of the best Indian restaurants in Southern California.
More American spotsSee more
Sonny’s Hideaway is an old Hollywood-themed restaurant/bar in Highland Park that’s actually tolerable.
Salt's Cure recently made the bold move to Hollywood, and it's clear that they made the right choice.
Filter and browse restaurants near you
Text us for personalized recommendationsLearn more