Guidebook for Santa Barbara

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Guidebook for Santa Barbara

Essentials

Closest Health Food Market- Great salad bar and deli and meat counter.
36 recommandé par les habitants
Whole Foods Market
3761 State Street
36 recommandé par les habitants
Closest Health Food Market- Great salad bar and deli and meat counter.
Nearest Trader Joe's- park on the street if you can- parking lot can take a while
43 recommandé par les habitants
Trader Joe's
3025 De La Vina Street
43 recommandé par les habitants
Nearest Trader Joe's- park on the street if you can- parking lot can take a while
The best freshest fish right off the boat.
10 recommandé par les habitants
Santa Barbara Fish Market
117 Harbor Way
10 recommandé par les habitants
The best freshest fish right off the boat.
The best all around grocery store and health food store- a little pricey. Great prepared foods. Very informed folks in health/vitamin/supplement section. Good fish and meat. A little further drive
76 recommandé par les habitants
Lazy Acres
302 Meigs Road
76 recommandé par les habitants
The best all around grocery store and health food store- a little pricey. Great prepared foods. Very informed folks in health/vitamin/supplement section. Good fish and meat. A little further drive

Food Scene

Best Salad Bar in town, hands, down, great sandwiches, sustainable meat
19 recommandé par les habitants
Savoy Cafe & Deli
24 West Figueroa Street
19 recommandé par les habitants
Best Salad Bar in town, hands, down, great sandwiches, sustainable meat
Very creative veg and vegan food. High quality ingredients, juices, homemade kombucha. Must get empanada. Good falafel too. Wonderful cashew cheese cakes and halvah for dessert.
36 recommandé par les habitants
Mesa Verde Restaurant
1919 Cliff Drive
36 recommandé par les habitants
Very creative veg and vegan food. High quality ingredients, juices, homemade kombucha. Must get empanada. Good falafel too. Wonderful cashew cheese cakes and halvah for dessert.
Best Indian place in town. Get Veg korma, daal, lamb samosas, chicken tikka masala, garlic naan.
13 recommandé par les habitants
Flavor of India
3026 State Street
13 recommandé par les habitants
Best Indian place in town. Get Veg korma, daal, lamb samosas, chicken tikka masala, garlic naan.
Best casual Italian place. Very authentic. Recommend Salmone ai Fierri, Ravioli al fungi, Pesce en Carpione with arugula instead of spinach. Choc mousse covered cream puffs for dessert. Gelato too.
18 recommandé par les habitants
Via Maestra 42
3343 State Street
18 recommandé par les habitants
Best casual Italian place. Very authentic. Recommend Salmone ai Fierri, Ravioli al fungi, Pesce en Carpione with arugula instead of spinach. Choc mousse covered cream puffs for dessert. Gelato too.
Great formal Italian.My favorite restaurant is next door at their "Crudo Bar." Olio: beef carpaccio- simple perfection, pear gorgonzola salad, chicken saltimbocca.Crudo: Seriola, lamb, tuna, mushroom
24 recommandé par les habitants
Olio e Limone Ristorante & Olio Pizzeria
11 West Victoria Street
24 recommandé par les habitants
Great formal Italian.My favorite restaurant is next door at their "Crudo Bar." Olio: beef carpaccio- simple perfection, pear gorgonzola salad, chicken saltimbocca.Crudo: Seriola, lamb, tuna, mushroom
Arigato is the best sushi place in town though generally requires a wait to get a table. Go here for Japanese. Turns out my favorite raw fish is around the corner at Crudo Bar on Victoria St.
79 recommandé par les habitants
Arigato Sushi
1225 State Street
79 recommandé par les habitants
Arigato is the best sushi place in town though generally requires a wait to get a table. Go here for Japanese. Turns out my favorite raw fish is around the corner at Crudo Bar on Victoria St.
Great french restaurant. Fancy, for occasions, amazing beer list. Get forest mushroom ragout.
37 recommandé par les habitants
bouchon Santa Barbara
9 West Victoria Street
37 recommandé par les habitants
Great french restaurant. Fancy, for occasions, amazing beer list. Get forest mushroom ragout.
A fun rustic atmospheric treat. Food is simple but very high quality, good duck, venison. Bands often play on weekends.
63 recommandé par les habitants
Cold Spring Tavern
5995 Stagecoach Road
63 recommandé par les habitants
A fun rustic atmospheric treat. Food is simple but very high quality, good duck, venison. Bands often play on weekends.
Seasonal, creative, deelish. Need reservations. Go to a holiday brunch if you can- otherwise it's only dinners. Get (Thai) Brussel Sprouts and duck liver mousse.
97 recommandé par les habitants
The Lark
131 Anacapa Street
97 recommandé par les habitants
Seasonal, creative, deelish. Need reservations. Go to a holiday brunch if you can- otherwise it's only dinners. Get (Thai) Brussel Sprouts and duck liver mousse.
Same amazing chefs as the Lark but casual and all day- great pizzas, salads and sandwiches.
26 recommandé par les habitants
Lucky Penny
127 Anacapa Street
26 recommandé par les habitants
Same amazing chefs as the Lark but casual and all day- great pizzas, salads and sandwiches.
Excellent food, conscious sourcing, from burgers to pizza to pasta to salads- a great choice. Something for everyone.
Montecito Wine Bistro
516 San Ysidro Road
Excellent food, conscious sourcing, from burgers to pizza to pasta to salads- a great choice. Something for everyone.
Indonesian fusion with local sourcing- casual, delicious, creative. Lively bar scene. Booths.
38 recommandé par les habitants
Sama Sama Kitchen
1208 State Street
38 recommandé par les habitants
Indonesian fusion with local sourcing- casual, delicious, creative. Lively bar scene. Booths.
For some great chowda try this lively place overlooking the harbor.
129 recommandé par les habitants
Brophy Bros.
119 Harbor Way
129 recommandé par les habitants
For some great chowda try this lively place overlooking the harbor.
Super delicious and high vibe veggie food, some raw options. Only open for breakfast and lunch. Get the veggie burger with cheese or cauliflower pizza. Big Matcha bar.
Green Table
113 West De La Guerra Street
Super delicious and high vibe veggie food, some raw options. Only open for breakfast and lunch. Get the veggie burger with cheese or cauliflower pizza. Big Matcha bar.

Drinks & Nightlife

Not amazing food but pretty good- you mainly come here to eat on the beach and enjoy the sunset or have a drink.
132 recommandé par les habitants
Boathouse at Hendry's Beach
2981 Cliff Drive
132 recommandé par les habitants
Not amazing food but pretty good- you mainly come here to eat on the beach and enjoy the sunset or have a drink.

Parks & Nature

Beautiful walk on the bluffs overlooking the sea.
12 recommandé par les habitants
Elings Park
12 recommandé par les habitants
Beautiful walk on the bluffs overlooking the sea.
See beautiful natives and walk through redwoods by the creek.
64 recommandé par les habitants
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
1212 Mission Canyon Road
64 recommandé par les habitants
See beautiful natives and walk through redwoods by the creek.

Arts & Culture

Great musical acts and fun dance spot.
37 recommandé par les habitants
Soho Restaurant & Music Club
1221 State Street
37 recommandé par les habitants
Great musical acts and fun dance spot.
Great exhibits, planetarium. Butterflies come in the fall and are really fun.
57 recommandé par les habitants
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
2559 Puesta Del Sol
57 recommandé par les habitants
Great exhibits, planetarium. Butterflies come in the fall and are really fun.
Great exhibits, modern art.
7 recommandé par les habitants
Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara
7 recommandé par les habitants
Great exhibits, modern art.

Sightseeing

Fun to check out the boats- you can go whale watching or take a sunset cruise or rent paddle boards or kayaks.
37 recommandé par les habitants
Santa Barbara Harbor
37 recommandé par les habitants
Fun to check out the boats- you can go whale watching or take a sunset cruise or rent paddle boards or kayaks.
Fun to walk out on pier and get fresh lobster, visit candy and ice cream store, rent a little cart to bike around in.
7 recommandé par les habitants
Stearn Wharf Pier
7 recommandé par les habitants
Fun to walk out on pier and get fresh lobster, visit candy and ice cream store, rent a little cart to bike around in.

Entertainment & Activities

Rent paddle boards or kayaks and tour harbor.
20 recommandé par les habitants
Paddle Sports Center
117 Harbor Way
20 recommandé par les habitants
Rent paddle boards or kayaks and tour harbor.
Meet the giraffes, elephants, monkeys- great quality zoo.
72 recommandé par les habitants
Santa Barbara Zoo
500 Ninos Drive
72 recommandé par les habitants
Meet the giraffes, elephants, monkeys- great quality zoo.