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Santa Barbara Restaurant Ratings

Food Ratings of Top Santa Barbara Restaurants

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Rating System
Our 20-point rating scale developed from the system that launched Nouvelle Cuisine in the early 1970s and resembles the grading range used for students in France. We focus on the quality of the food, while reserving our analysis of the décor, service and ambiance for the establishment's review.

See an explanation of our ratings here.

Santa Barbara Restaurants

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Corktree Cellars Wine Bar & Bistro
El Paseo
Flavor of India
Fresco Cafe
Giannfranco's Trattoria
Kabuki Japanese Restaurant
Los Arroyos
Los Olivos Wine Merchant & Cafe
The Montecito Cafe
Olio Pizzeria
Opal Restaurant & Bar
The Palace Grill
Paloma Restaurant & Tequila Bar
The Pasta Shoppe
Pierre Lafond Wine Bistro
The Santa Barbara Fishouse
Santa Barbara Shellfish Company
Savoy Cafe & Deli
Scarlett Begonia

Spa Cafe
The Taproom at Firestone Walker Brewing Company
Trattoria Grappolo
Tre Lune
Tupelo Junction Cafe
Via Vai
The Vineyard House
Your Place

Alchemy Cafe
Arch Rock Fish
Arts & Letters Cafe
Beachside Bar & Cafe
Brophy Bros.
Cajun Kitchen Cafe
California Pizza Kitchen
Cold Spring Tavern
The Endless Summer Bar-Cafe
Enterprise Fish Co.
Esau's Cafe
Harbor Restaurant
Harry's Plaza Cafe
Shalhoob's Restaurant & Jill’s Place
Killer B's BBQ & Bar

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