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Intermezzo Bar Cafe

819 Anacapa St. (De La Guerra St.) Send to Phone
805-966-9463 | Menu
Wine-friendly food and a cozy setting make this one of Santa Barbara’s favorite places to gather.
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Intermezzo Bar Cafe Restaurant Review

: Intermezzo Bar Café, it should be noted, is more than a wine bar adjunct. With its varied menu and specials like poached lobster and leek terrine with white truffle vinaigrette and wild watercress, the onetime sidekick of Wine Cask restaurant has evolved into its own entity. That’s not to suggest a great wall separates Intermezzo from its older sibling. (They’re actually divided by a lovely Spanish style courtyard.) Chef Brandon Hughes presides over both establishments, and in a coup de grace that puts Intermezzo’s former wine bar limitations to rest once and for all: patrons may order from the Wine Cask menu. The regular menu includes full-size dinner salads, wine-friendly small plates, gourmet burgers and, of course, those ubiquitous flatbreads. Not to mention the charcuterie and cheese plates you’d expect at a wine bar.

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