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The Best Santa Barbara Valentines Restaurants


The best Santa Barbara Valentines restaurants provide a romantic environment and special Valentine's Day meals. Find the perfect restaurant in Santa Barbara for you and your sweetheart right now.

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Bella Vista Italian
14/20
Dining Room at Bella Vista , Montecito, CA Four Seasons Resort, The Biltmore Santa Barbara
1260 Channel Dr.
Montecito, CA 93108
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Italian-inspired Californian coastal cuisine in one of Santa Barbara’s best settings. More...

Blush Restaurant & Lounge Eclectic
13/20
630 State St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Nightlife and fine dining collide at this hot-spot in downtown Santa Barbara. More...

bouchon Contemporary
15/20
Dining Room at bouchon, Santa Barbara, CA Victoria Court
9 W. Victoria St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Santa Barbara and Central Coast cuisine complemented by local wines. More...

Ca' Dario Italian
14/20
Dining Room at Ca 37 E. Victoria St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Authentic northern Italian food in downtown Santa Barbara. More...

Cold Spring Tavern American
12/20
Dining Room at Cold Spring Tavern, Santa Barbara, CA 5995 Stagecoach Rd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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A rustic setting and weekly game dishes, steaks, burgers and barbecue. More...

Downey's Contemporary
14/20
Dining Room at Downey 1305 State St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Contemporary cuisine for those who appreciate a more formal dining experience. More...

El Paseo Mexican
13/20
10 El Paseo
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Pricey but satisfying Mexican food in an historic setting. More...

Harbor Restaurant Seafood
11/20
210 Stearns Wharf
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Decent food is second to the ocean views. More...

Holdren’s Steaks & Seafood Steakhouse
14/20
512 State St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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A classic locally owned steakhouse in downtown Santa Barbara. More...

The Lark New American
14/20
Dining Room at The Lark, Santa Barbara, CA 131 Anacapa St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Seasonally inspired fare in Santa Barbara's trendy Funk Zone. More...

Les Marchands Wine Bar & Merchant Wine Bar
14/20
Dining Room at Les Marchands Wine Bar & Merchant, Santa Barbara, CA 131 Anacapa St., Ste. B
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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A rustic-yet-chic wine bar and shop in Santa Barbara's Funk Zone. More...

Opal Restaurant & Bar California
13/20
1325 State St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Opal offers eclectic, wine-friendly California cuisine in the heart of Santa Barbara's downtown theater district. More...

The Palace Grill Cajun
13/20
8 E. Cota St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Traditional New Orleans cooking in the city of Santa Barbara. More...

Paloma Restaurant & Tequila Bar Mexican
13/20
5764 Calle Real
Goleta, CA 93117

Paloma (meaning “dove”) has flown into Goleta with creative and upscale Mexican food. More...

Petit Valentien French
14/20
La Arcada
1114 State St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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A delightful downtown setting and French cuisine draw an eclectic crowd. More...

The Restaurant at Ballard Inn California
14/20
The Ballard Inn
2436 Baseline Ave.
Ballard, CA 93463
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Fresh ingredients from farmers markets inform the menu, creating unique dishes that pair with local wines. More...

Stella Mare's Contemporary
14/20
50 Los Patos Way
Montecito, CA 93108
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Stella Mare's offers satisfying French-inspired food and a lengthy list of local wines in a comfortably elegant country setting. More...

Stonehouse Contemporary
14/20
Dining Room at Stonehouse, Montecito, CA San Ysidro Ranch
900 San Ysidro Ln.
Montecito, CA 93108
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Rustic elegance at one of Santa Barbara’s most storied properties. More...

S.Y. Kitchen Italian
14/20
Dining Room at S.Y. Kitchen, Santa Ynez, CA 1110 Faraday St.
Santa Ynez, CA 93460
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A modern take on Italian cuisine in a California farmhouse setting in Santa Ynez. More...

Toma Restaurant & Bar Italian
14/20
Dining Room at Toma Restaurant & Bar, Santa Barbara, CA 324 W. Cabrillo Blvd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Fine Italian and Mediterranean fare on the Santa Barbara waterfront. More...

Wine Cask California
No Rating
Dining Room at Wine Cask, Santa Barbara, CA El Paseo
813 Anacapa St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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One of Santa Barbara County’s most comprehensive wine-and-dine experiences. More...

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