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Olio e Limone Ristorante
17 West Victoria Street 899-2699
Olio e Limone (“Oil and
Lemon,” in Italian) is the
brainchild of the
husband-and-wife team
of Alberto and Elaine
Morello, who rely on the
integrity of their
ingredients and the
quality of the
preparation to offer
“Santa Barbara creative,
authentic Zagat-rated Italian cuisine served in an inviting
atmosphere with European hospitality.” Visible through a glass
wall is the dining room’s focal point, the wine cellar, which
represents the eatery’s 250-plus selection award-winning wine
list. Private dining in the Cucina Room is available for up to 40
Santa Barbara FisHouse

101 East Cabrillo Blvd
Open daily for
lunch and dinner
and located on
Santa Barbara’s
East Beach
across from
Stearns Wharf,
the Santa
FisHouse is a
perfect destination for ocean-side dining, and features patio
seating by an open fire pit. Specialty drinks include a Lemon
Drop or Key Lime Pie Martini, Mojitos, Mai Tais, and more. Along
with an extensive seafood selection, the FisHouse offers Rib-Eye
and New York steaks, baby back ribs, Hawaiian chicken and
many other land-based offerings.
Santa Barbara Shellfish Company

230 A Stearns Wharf
Located on Santa
Barbara’s historic
Stearns Wharf
overlooking the harbor,
the ocean, the
hillsides, and nearby
mountains, the
Shellfish Company has
been the destination for
fresh shellfish in Santa Barbara for over 25 years. Santa
Barbara Shellfish Company is open for lunch and dinner and
specializes in steamed crab, local lobster and ridgeback
shrimp. Other popular items include New England Clam
Chowder, Lobster Tacos, Coconut Shrimp, and other
traditional seafood items.
The French Table
129 East Anapamu Street 882-0050
129 E Anapamu St.,
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
8am-10pm Sunday-Thursday
8am-11pm Friday & Saturday
Enjoy these savory mussels
in any or all of our
all-you-can eat! Includes one
serving of fries per order.
Please no sharing.
This new Gastropub and
Crêperie has a front-row
view of one of the most
beautiful landmarks in
California: the historic
Santa Barbara Courthouse
and Sunken Gardens. Sit
on the patio nd enj y the
view, as well as a variety
of sweet and savory crêpes
(among many other
options) for breakfast,
lunch or dinner. In the
morning, start the day with
the Fromage, a buckwheat
crêpe filled with scrambled
eggs, brie, bacon, onions and sautéed mushrooms. To end the
night, satisfy your sweet tooth with the Bisous, a crêpe filled with
Nutella, bananas, strawberries, mango and vanilla ice cream,
topped with house-made whipped cream.
Chuck’s Waterfront Grill
113 Harbor Way 564-1200
Located next
to the
enjoy some of
the best views
of both the
and the Santa
Barbara pier
sitting on the
newly renovated patio, while enjoying fresh seafood straight off
the boat. The renovations won Chuck’s Waterfront the Santa
Barbara Beautiful Award for 2011, with its radiant heated
flooring, firepits, glass windscreen, and sails draping overhead.
Dinner is served nightly from 5 pm, and brunch is offered on
Saturday and Sunday from 10 am until 1 pm. Reservations are
Los Agaves
600 North Milpas Street 564-2626
Los Agaves offers an
exciting infusion of
recipes and eclectic
Mexican cuisine,
using only the
freshest ingredients,
in a casual and
friendly atmosphere.
The decorative
painted walls, Saltillo
tiles, and open-face
beams take you
back in time to the
old Mexican
Haciendas. Featuring
traditional dishes
from central and
southern Mexico
such as shrimp &
fish enchiladas,
shrimp chile rellenos, sea and earth molcajete (shrimp, fish,
grilled chicken & steak served in a lava rock bowl) and our
famous homemade mole poblano, Los Agaves will take you on
an exciting journey every lunch and dinner.
Maggie’s at State and A
1201 State Street 770-2700
Executive Chef
Guillaume of
Toulouse, France
presents Maggie’s
at State and A. The
authentic French
restaurant boasts
such entrées as
Duck Confit (Maple
Leaf duck breast
and leg confit
served with Yukon
truffle mashed potatoes and garlic and parsley sautéed green
beans), pan-seared hand dived sea scallops wrapped in
pancetta, with cauliflower mousseline and port reduction sauce,
topped with fried leeks. Located across from the Santa Barbara
Museum of Art, watch the passersby on State Street while sipping
on a libation chosen from the expansive wine, beer, and
specialty cocktail lists.
8301 Hollister Ave at Bacara Resort & Spa 968-0100
Miró is a refined refuge with stunning views, featuring two
genuine Joan Miro sculptures, a top-rated chef offering a
sophisticated Basque-Catalonian menu that accents fresh,
organic, and native-grown ingredients, and a world-class wine
cellar. Special items include oak-grilled lamb chops, pan-roasted
lobster, foie gras, and local items depending upon the time of
year and the inclination of the chef. Herbs and vegetables grown
on Bacara’s 1,000-acre ranch adjacent to the resort are used
686 Linden Ave 684-6666
Sly’s features fresh fish, farmers’ market
veggies, traditional pastas, prime
steaks, Blue Plate Specials and vintage
desserts. You’ll find a full bar, serving
special martinis and an extensive wine
list featuring California and French
wines. Cocktails from 4 pm to close,
dinner from 5 to 9 pm Sunday-Thursday
and 5 to 10 pm Friday and Saturday.
Lunch is M-F 11:30 am to 2:30 pm,
and brunch is served on the weekends
from 9 am to 3 pm.
Andersen’s Danish Bakery
1106 State Street 962-5085
Established 1976, the
best in Danish &
European cuisine in
Santa Barbara serving
breakfast, lunch &
dinner. Authentic
Danishes, Apple
Strudels, Marzipans,
desserts & much more.
Experience Andersen’s
Gourmet Food Parade with a European interior, or dine on the
sidewalk patio. To eat or sip outside Andersen’s puts one at the
heart of downtown Santa Barbara life, equidistant from museums
and movie theaters, Paseo Nuevo and the Arlington. High tea
served daily from 2-5pm.
8301 Hollister Avenue at Bacara Resort 968-0100
Boathouse at Hendry’s Beach

2981 Cliff Drive 898-2628
Known for its blood orange
Margaritas, The Boathouse at
Hendry’s Beach is located right
on the sand at one of Santa
Barbara’s most popular
beaches and offers both indoor
and outdoor dining serving
breakfast, weekend brunch,
lunch, and dinner. Enjoy
oysters on the half shell or
done Rockefeller style, fried Monterey calamari, Dungeness
crabs, Coquille St. Jacques and any number of seafood items in
the elegant dining room, or in a more casual outdoor patio area.
Casa Blanca
330 State Street 845-8966
This Mexican cantina’s interior
bursts with bright colors and
invites you to sit down and enjoy
a specialty cocktail (try La
Paloma, composed of natural
agave nectar, fresh white
grapefruit and zesty lime) on the
heated patio before ordering an
appetizer like the zucchini
blossom quesadillas. From
there, choose from a variety of
traditional Mexican dishes such
as tacos or enchiladas, or opt for a special entrée like the
Especial de la Casa (large roasted pasilla chiles, stuffed with
Oaxaca, Panella, Cotija and fresh shrimp). The rolled fried
plantains with sugar and caramel over vanilla bean ice cream
are an excellent way to end the evening.