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Browse through our restaurant reviews for all of the best Santa Barbara restaurants. We've provided a variety of search options to help you find the best restaurant in your neighborhood or anywhere in Santa Barbara. Choose your perfect restaurant by rating, price, feature, cuisine, restaurant name, or any combination of these search options.

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GAYOT.com's Picks:
10 Hot Spots for Dining
Blue Tavern
Cielito
Finch & Fork
The Hitching Post II
The Hungry Cat
The Lark
Petit Valentien
Sly's
Toma Restaurant & Bar
Tydes Restaurant & Bar

New Santa Barbara Restaurants
Find reviews of new restaurants that have opened in Santa Barbara

If you're looking for a new dining destination in the Santa Barbara area, check out this round-up of all the New Santa Barbara Restaurants that have opened recently.

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Closed Restaurant Reviews

They might be gone, but they're not forgotten. Browse through our closed restaurant database for Santa Barbara to reminisce about your favorite eateries from the past. Nu, we'll miss you.


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RESTAURANT AWARDS 2014

Check out the 2014 edition of GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Issue, which features the Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S., Rising Chefs and more.