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Cadiz Restaurant & Bar

509 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1601
+1 805-770-2760
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (73 reviews)
“lamb meatballs” (27 reviews)
“diver scallops” (23 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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509 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1601
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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

I had lay out in Dubai for 2 hours . I choose to stay in Cadiz to have some drinks . Rey the bar man was really great and very fast to serve my drinks . I will surely come soon and highly recommended .

1  Thank Nier L
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I very much enjoyed this restaurant. We sat outside on a warm night. Service was so friendly! We shared about four tapas. Highly recommended the sliders! Yum! And the bread and butter is to die for! Beer and wine list was great...More

Thank sccahalan
Reviewed 12 April 2018

My friend and I were looking for a place to have a drink, a place that wasn't playing loud music or packed with people. We walked by this restaurant which seemed to be elegant, subdued, and right up our alley. We decided to give it...More

Thank Nereida
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We went here for dinner, a party of six. The service was really slow, first of all. It took almost 2 hours from start to finish. We were overcharged on our bill for the wine we got. The kids got sodas and they tasted like...More

Thank Angewaa
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Decided to choose Cadiz to celebrate my 24th Birthday. There was about 15 persons all together. We had a very good time! Our waiters name was Tyler and he really knows how to serve a party. We did not wait extra time because we had...More

Thank Brooklynn G
Reviewed 17 March 2018

I had dinner here on a Friday night with my daughter and her friend. We were late in making dinner plans so we couldn't get into any of the other restaurants that we had wanted. Fortunately, there were tables available here. When I first sat...More

Thank FromLosAltos
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

We went to Cadiz for an employee outing with 40 people on a weekday. Everything from the coordination with Messina to the actual meal on the day of the event to the service was amazing!! The salmon was fresh, and our whole team loved all...More

Thank Dakota S
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Cadiz was a great place for my friend and I who were visiting from our snowy state, Michigan, to come in and enjoy delicious desserts and to have fun. The staff were very friendly and always checked on us. This restaurant had an aesthetic ambiance...More

Thank Grace S
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

The food was superb and drinks were even better! The service, people, and vibes were also amazing, great experience. Next time I'm in town I will be going back.

Thank Reagan S
Reviewed 6 March 2018

After walking along State St., we decided on this restaurant, was not disappointed. We chose the patio, on a cool night, the heaters are on and give sufficient heat. The food was good. I had the pasta bolognese, served with wild boars meat sauce, at...More

Thank Mel C
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23 November 2017|
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Response from daroldmark | Reviewed this property |
Pretty good environment to celebrate an Anniversary w/13 total diners. Might have a band that night which could be a pro/con. Food very good and yet not elite. I might also consider Convivo or Olio Limone...
5 November 2017|
Response from phxaz54 | Reviewed this property |
I would look at Jane. Very nice restaurant. Private balcony upstairs. Not sure you’ll like Cadiz
5 March 2015|
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Response from Barb D | Reviewed this property |
It says that vegan is available upon request.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:15
17:00 - 21:15
17:00 - 21:15
17:00 - 21:15
17:00 - 21:15
17:00 - 21:15
17:00 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 509 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1601
    (Haley and Cota)
  • Public Transportation: Right in front of our building at 509 State St.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-770-2760
Cadiz Restaurant & Bar offers a Seaside Cuisine influenced by flavors from the seaside villages of Italy and Spain. Cadiz offers tapas, pastas, flatbreads, seafood, and entrees. The menu is seasonally driven, and all produce is bought from the local Farmer's Market right outside our front door. Our wonderful selection of seafood dishes come from local, harbor fresh seafood, purchased daily. Our mixology bar offers seasonal, market-fresh cocktails, and on weekend nights Cadiz transforms into an upscale European style bar/lounge at 10:30 until 2am.
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