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2830 De La Vina St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-3457
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We was getting some laundry done and while we was waiting decided to grab a drink here as it's next door but one. Upon entering the food smelt so good we decided to order a pizza to share and it was incredible so fresh and tasty. It was so nice we decided to come again the next day and again... More 

Thank Sean M
Santa Barbara, California
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96 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

You simply cannot beat the price and quality of this locals Italian restaurant. Our family has enjoyed Presto Pasta for years. Quality and price is very consistently great.

Thank mickmankowski
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed this restaurant . Great food - loved the chicken Marsala and pear Gorgonzola salad-- will definitely recommend this little place, great staff - even booths with privacy curtains . On the corner of a strip mall, so nothing fancy , but lovely.

Thank Britta M
Los Altos, California
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100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

For what it was this place was a hit with the family. Tons of choices of pasta, pizza, salads and sandwiches all at very reasonable prices. Garlic toast was Texas style and delish. Yes it was basic but it was also really good. Tomato sauce holds up well against pricier places. Fun ambience and a relief from the sticker shock... More 

Thank tarheeltraveler367
Anaheim, California
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2015

Great food, great service, & reasonable prices. A lot of choices to choose from to make everyone happy.

Thank Kristi F
So Cal
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490 reviews
343 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2014

Came here for lunch, got the Fettuccine Alfredo pasta combo. I remember eating at the Camarillo location back in 2007, and I loved it. This one is just as good, but not as memorable for some reason. However, Presto offers a decent alternative to all the other fast food places for lunch. I suppose for SB, it has much more... More 

Thank d l
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014 via mobile

The food was surprisingly good and the price was reasonable. The staff was friendly and efficient. Good for kids.

Thank Margaretes
Blaricum, The Netherlands
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62 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2014 via mobile

So after a couple of pricey dinners, we looked for a more economical option and were fortunate to stumble upon Presto Pasta. This is not a refined restaurant but the food (pesto and bolognese spaghetti, tortellini puttanesca and pepperoni pizza) was excellent. Would certainly come again for a quick and tasty meal!

Thank mkroon
Fair Oaks, California
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240 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2013

While this is not a fine dining experience, it's a good way to get some tasty Italianish food. I wouldn't make a habit of it but it's better than your average fast food experience. If you're looking for a healthy menu, this is probably a poor choice.

Thank rjbouch
Pleasanton, California
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48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2013

Very good value for a family! Our family of four ate here for dinner. There are enough choices for everyone! The pasta combos comes with a salad (or soup) and a drink for $8.49. This makes the drink basically free. The soda dispenser is the cool Coke Touch Screen with numerous combinations! Gotta get extra pieces of garlic bread for... More 

Thank 4BandE

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2830 De La Vina St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-3457
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?