Santa Barbara, CA

  (9 restaurants)    
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Cold Spring TavernSee Cold Spring Tavern Video ($$)
(1098 ratings)

5995 Stagecoach Rd Map It!
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
(805) 967-0066
  • Bar-B-Q Beef Sandwich
    looks good
  • Tri-Tip Sandwich
    beer infused, sliced barbecued tri-tip on grilled bolillo w/ barbecue sauce, horseradish mustard & salsa; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1098 ratings
est. 1873; old Western themed former stagecoach stop out in the mountains; known for grilled to order meats
  • Mom's PLT
    crispy pastrami (skillet-grilled...bacon-like texture), chipotle mayo, lettuce, tomato on sourdough; looks good
  • Pastrami Dog
    quarter-lb. hot dog, pastrami, sauerkraut and Swiss; looks good
4.5 out of 5
521 ratings
Dennis Miller made guest appearance
Savoy Cafe & DeliSee Savoy Cafe & Deli Video ($$)
(596 ratings)

24 W Figueroa St Map It!
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 962-6611
  • Guy Fieri Plate
    pasilla turkey fritter & chipotle aioli, Quinoa mango salad, pesto green beans w/ petite carrot cake; looks good
  • Pasilla Turkey Fritters
    w/ side of chipotle aioli; looks good
4.5 out of 5
596 ratings
opened in 2005, went bankrupt in 2008 & lost restaurant/deli, someone operated for year-and-half & sold back to original owners
La Super-Rica Taqueria ($)
(1843 ratings)

622 N Milpas St Map It!
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
(805) 963-4940
  • La Super Rica Especial
    cheese-stuffed roasted chile and marinated pork served on tortillas and 3 salsas on the side; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1843 ratings
long lines; serving Mexico city-style tacos; actor Kevin Pollak ate here
Lito's Take OutSee Lito's Take Out Video ($)
(297 ratings)

514 E Haley St Map It!
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
(805) 962-1559
  • Posole
    soup w/ cubed pork, seasonings and garnish; looks good
  • Carnitas Tacos
    tacos w/ chopped seasoned pork
4.0 out of 5
297 ratings
second-generation, family-owned authentic Mexican restaurant
Mac's Fish and Chip Shop [CLOSED]See Mac's Fish and Chip Shop Video ($$)
(462 ratings)

503 State St Map It!
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 897-1160
  • Fish & Chips
    whole fillets of premium, sustainable Alaskan Cod cooked to order in a thin, crisp coating of beer batter; looks good
  • Haggis
    traditional Scottish dish; best described as "the stuff they throw away"...cow heart, tongue, liver--ground, seasoned, shaped in meatball, beer-battered and deep-fried, "not for the unadventurous or vegetarians" (from its website)
  • Toad in the Hole
    Yorkshire pudding w/ mashed potatoes, fried sausage links and topped w/ gravy; looks good
4.0 out of 5
462 ratings
[CLOSED]; run by the husband and wife team (he is from England); everything is homemade; member of Sustainable Seafood Program
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Santa Barbara, CA"
  • Box Crab
    boiled local box crab, served w/ onion rings & house coleslaw w/ honey, raisins & pineapple; looks good
4.0 out of 5
2643 ratings
est. 1980; "as a buying station for local lobster & abalone" & "evolved into the area expert when it comes to local crustaceans, shrimp, & other seafood specialties" (from its website)
Scarlett Begonia ($$)
(958 ratings)

21 W Victoria St Map It!
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 770-2143
  • Yukon Gold Cinnamon Roll
    dough made from boiled potatoes (key ingredient); rolled w/ cinnamon-sugar mixture, proofed & baked; topped w/ cream cheese icing; looks good
4.0 out of 5
958 ratings
est 2011; local, organic "thoughtful food" w/ full bar & bakery
D'Angelo's BakerySee D'Angelo's Bakery Video ($$)
(464 ratings)

25 W Gutierrez St Map It!
Santa Barbara, CA 93190
(805) 962-5466
  • Eggs Rose (w/ Arugala)
3.5 out of 5
464 ratings
Santa Barbara, CA   (9 restaurants)    

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