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1114 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2717
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an appealing, historic courtyard experience. A relaxing stroll by restaurants, through galleries, fine shopping, a fountain full of turtles, and many sculptures created by local artists. We dined at the Viva Modern Mexican Restaurant. The fascinating Santa Barbara Urban Adventure Quest brought us...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Duane H
Reviewed 6 November 2018

My favorite place to shop in downtown Santa Barbara because all of the shops and eating locations are locally owned and the people are friendly. Several art galleries, a chocolate shop with Italian gelato, restaurants with patio. I like the clothing at Socorro and the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chris F
Reviewed 6 October 2018

If you enjoy history as I do, go here and just walk around and take in all the sights. It's a delightful area.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank auvoir
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Nice little arcade type shops and restaurants with fountains and statues all around. Plenty of outdoor patio seating and quite a few different cards to satisfy every pallete. Right next to AN Art museum and across street from Four House. Get lost, it's fun.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

La Arcadia is just lovely. A must see of Santa Barbara. Its perfect for pictures and a stroll. I would definitely recommend it.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Jackson321
Reviewed 29 July 2018

La Arcada Plaza was designed and constructed in 1926. The entry signs, with the lion and castle motif, were taken from original artwork on the building dating back to 1927. The clock at the State Street entrance was modeled after an historic clock in Chicago....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ruhskis
Reviewed 29 June 2018

You've got restaurants, wine tasting, art galleries, stores and a pond with turtles!! (Please don't feed the turtles.) Very nice walking area. So many choices; so little time. Enjoy!!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank EDD1967_83
Reviewed 20 June 2018

What a lovely place to wonder around lots of sculptures to see including a fountain where there are live turtles. Some lovely courtyard's to wonder round lots of places to eat or drink and shops

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank helensims61
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Loads of lovely shops and great restaurants. Lots of art stores and my favorite store Lewis and Clark.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Linda H
Reviewed 17 May 2018

This is a beautiful little courtyard in the heart of downtown. There are stores around the courtyard as well as some excellent restaurants and an amazing chocolate store. The courtyard itself is nicely landscaped with statues and fountains. Outdoor seating for some of the restaurants...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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