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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Square One

14 E. Cota St. (State St.) Send to Phone
805-965-4565
Chic, minimalist food (and décor) pays tribute to organic produce and natural meats and seafood in the heart of Old Town Santa Barbara.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Square One Restaurant Review

: The sleek and chic décor at chef-owner Jason Tuley’s restaurant matches his architecturally deconstructed plates, which pay homage to sustainably grown, seasonal organic produce, natural meats and wild-caught seafood. Portions are refreshingly tiny---even the Kobe-style beef burger with a miniature tin of shoestring pomme frites. Starters include the hamachi crudo, a cross between a fish carpaccio and straight sashimi served with paprika oil and green salt. Desserts are exotically flavored---a Hawaiian pineapple tartare with wild mint tea, beet granita and whipped crème fraîche. Square One is also home to a striking bar and a quaint outdoor patio that seems more East Village than Central Coast.



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