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1316 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2610
+1 805-899-9100
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
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1316 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2610
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Awesome food and service! Just got back from Greece and this restaurant met our expectations of traditional Greek dishes.

Thank Cheryl I
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We were wandering up State Street exploring and noticed this restaurant with some people sitting outside on the terrace eating. Also noticed it is Greek cuisine. Waiter very pleasant. Chicken souvlaki was delicious....I ate every bite. My spouse ordered a lamb and beef short ribs...More

Thank mcg-car
Reviewed 12 February 2017

We spend about 3 months or more a year in Greece and have for about 12 years. So yes, we have eaten a lot of Greek food. Petros does a great job of mixing Greek cuisine with a California flair. We had three main courses...More

Thank Heligypsy
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

I love this restaurant. If you love lamb this is a great place to go. They have many other delicious looking options as well (I just can't stop myself from ordering the lamb). There is nice wine list and for an appetizer I recommend the...More

Thank Clare805
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We went with friends a few days before Christmas, so it wasn't clear to us whether it would be vastly crowded or very empty—it turned out to have an average number of diners, enough for sociability, not so many we couldn't hear each other. We...More

Thank AprilLovesToTravel
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

The place looked empty, but I trusted the good reviews and gave it a shot. The owner is a delightful Greek guy, very hospitable. The experience on a weekend felt like lunch on the Mediterranean - slow pace, delicious food, relaxing ambience. The pace of...More

Thank Jkwusa
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Loved this restaurant and will definitely be going back the next time I am in the area. The lamb chops were delicious and I paired it with their own Petros Sarah and it was excellent. The ambiance is beautiful, the staff friendly and helpful, and...More

Thank Geri H
Reviewed 23 September 2016

I had dinner last night at Petros and have not stopped talking about it! It's sooooo good!! And this is the exact phrase that was proclaimed at all the tables (within eavesdropping distance). I'm not even kidding!! In our party of 3, we ordered the...More

Thank caliiitrav
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely girls night out here. The strawberry dessert was killer as were the Hercules martinis with feta stuffed olives. Service was impeccable, I'm not sure why we haven't spent more time here. Very European ambiance, I loved the fountains and front row...More

Thank Alyssa L
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We were one couple in large party of twenty+ people who had the good fortune of going to Petros for a family celebration. We really enjoyed the platter of assorted appetizer Dips. Our salads were fantastic and the side of sweet potatoes fries were a...More

Thank lfiebert
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Questions & Answers
13 July 2016|
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Response from Offthebeatenpath011 | Reviewed this property |
Yes...gyros... This is one of my favorites in SB...such a relaxed atmosphere and you are never rushed...Waiter is great, food is wonderful.
1 October 2015|
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Response from Shyam A | Reviewed this property |
There is no sign prohibiting it that we could see. Patio is large, open, facing the street so as long as dog is away from the people and preferably leashed, it should be fine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1316 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2610
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-899-9100
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