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Blue Agave

20 E. Cota St. (State St.) Send to Phone
805-899-4694 | Menu
Eclectic food and drink specialties in a casual yet trendy spot in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara.
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Blue Agave Restaurant Review

: Blue Agave is a locals’ hangout best known for its outdoor cigar lounge and plenty of premium tequila --- more than 40 selections, in fact, including various flights. The two-story room is well-suited to romantic dinners, and couples are common, dressed to impress. Cuddle up in a cozy booth or on the overstuffed couch in front of the fireplace. Chef Serafin Ruiz, a 20-year-veteran of the restaurant, offers a menu that drifts whimsically from steak au poivre to steak tacos. Organic ingredients are a mainstay; all meats are natural and free-range; seafood is wild and fresh. Consider Ligurian fish stew and wild salmon in a lemon-caper butter with potato purée, green beans and carrots. Among burger options, patrons choose not only between beef or turkey, but also lamb and buffalo. Dense chocolate cake with crème anglaise may be order à la mode for a real treat. The modest wine list focuses on Santa Barbara labels.

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