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Blue Agave

20 E Cota St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1617
+1 805-899-4694
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
15 Oct 2015
“Great small plates and cocktails. Wonderful service.”
29 Jul 2015
“Great date night location”
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American, Mediterranean
20 E Cota St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1617
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Reviewed 15 October 2015

Nectar is a cool place with great food, music and beautiful ambiance. Sit upstairs in the lunge area by the fireplace or downstairs at the beautifully lit bar.

Thank Aparnas108
Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

Great romantic restaurant with it's own vibe. The booths upstairs offer privacy for couples. The downstairs bar is a great locals spot. All menu items we've tried have been great!

Thank SnoDude
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Didn't know what to expect--but locals said this was a fun place for "flights of tequila"--so it intrigued the husband. Loved the atmosphere--dark & kinda funky...Madison, our server, was quite friendly and knowledgeable about the tequilas & the wide variety of foods on the menu....More

Thank RebelTraveler07
Reviewed 18 May 2015

Despite the outside appearance, we went in at 6 into a nearly empty space that looks like a funky house. Our charming waitress recommended an outstanding pinot noir (Point Conception) by the the glass. We then ordered off the $5 bar menu and thoroughly enjoyed...More

Thank mark g
Reviewed 30 December 2014 via mobile

Went in for drinks and found they had an incredible bar menu. Watched a new bartender practice his trade and got some very good, honest drinks. Then noticed off duty staff were coming in for take-out and the plate presentations were great. Ordered salad, soup,...More

Thank Steven R
Reviewed 28 August 2014

Last night my wife and I went to Blue Agave to dine. It was the last part of Happy Hour so I was able to order the fish tacos-two for only $5.00. It was a super bargain as trey were just first class in every...More

Thank DrBud_12
Reviewed 19 March 2014

My husband and I stopped here on the recommendation of a waiter at a local restaurant after having dinner there. We were looking for a great dessert on our last night in town and his restaurant didn't serve desserts. We were so glad he directed...More

Thank bellster
Reviewed 11 December 2013

Blue Agave has been a local's favorite for many years, but recently had gotten a little long in the tooth. We heard recently that it had a new owner and decided to give it a try. The restaurant offered all the good food and drink...More

1  Thank kbinsb
Reviewed 21 August 2013

We visited on a recommendation from a waitress at another restaurant (true!) and were not disappointed. She said that it would suit our family (a couple with teenagers of 15 and 18) and it absolutely did. The dinner menu (served 5.30 -11.00) is wide ranging...More

Thank Chris_at_KN
Reviewed 8 August 2013

You walk into what seems a house, that has a bar, and is also a restaurant. Low lighting sets you ready for dinner and we worried we were the only "older" ones, but that was only because at 7pm people haven't arrived yet. As in...More

Thank isildor
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
16:30 - 02:00
16:30 - 02:00
16:30 - 02:00
16:30 - 02:00
16:30 - 02:00
16:30 - 02:00
16:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 E Cota St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1617
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-899-4694
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