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436 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-5317
+1 805-957-4177
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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New York City, New York
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239 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had some nice pasta here, and a quartino of red wine. Sitting outside is nice, and they have heat lamps for the cooler months.

Thank NYCJulieB
Camarillo, California
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has become my family's "Go To" restaurant whenever we are in Santa Barbara, or anywhere nearby. Especially when we are attending the Santa Barbara Film Festival. The food is always delicious and is prepared perfectly. There is a wide variety of items on the menu, and a very nice wine list too. Several great appetizers to chose from, my... More 

Thank Mar51
San Francisco, California
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

When in Santa Barbara don't miss Bucatini! The food is excellent and the pasta is perfect! I had the fusilli with truffle and mushroom and it was perfection: simple, balanced and so flavorlful, go there!!!

Thank dianamna
Perth, Australia
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Great home styled authentic flavoured Italian cuisine. We noticed a lot of guests order the pizzas but be more adventurous. Bucatini have scalloponi, salciccia and other meat dishes as well as large range home made pasta. Good friendly service. Wine list includes some Italian options.

Thank Gerri R
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55 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This is an italian restaurant food and service was good, plenty of options available. Reasonably priced.

Thank Lesley P
Claremont, California, United States
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80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Came in for dinner after my son participated in the Avon walk for breast cancer. Hungry and tired.the food was very good and lots of choices. The price very very reasonable. We will definitely come back again next year.

Thank Diana H
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

We thought the menu looked inviting, but did not expect to have some of the best Italian food in a long time at this restaurant. The LINGUINE ai CROSTACEI was delightful.

Thank Kim M
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We found this restaurant while walking along the State Street. The patio is really beautiful and perfect for enjoying the food outside. We tried 2 of the wood oven pizzas, what was actually the main reason we came here. You can't compare a wood oven pizza to anything. Here you will get an amazing pizza, what makes you feel like... More 

Thank Patrick K
Columbia, United States
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We were here on a holiday weekend so the town was busy. A local tasting guide suggested this place as a great underrated option. I got the halibut special with a side of fetuccini bolegnese. The fish was fresh and cooked perfectly. Great flavors. My wife got a simple pasta dish with white wine and pecorino. We shared and enjoyed... More 

Thank Thomas M
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We parked nearby and were strolling along State Street searching for a nice place to eat. It's located in a corner and was quite full at dinnertime. We asked for a table for four and were lucky that one just opened. The restaurant is mainly outdoors but bordered with awnings so it's quite cozy.. We asked for pizza, risotto, seafood... More 

Thank 00Globetrotter

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 436 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-5317
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-957-4177

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