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436 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-5317
+1 805-957-4177
Today
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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fresno,ca
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78 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My daughter and I ate here. The food was good. Lasagna was really tasty. My daughter's pizza was really good as well. And I have to say that the Caesar salad was one of the best I have ever had. For the location right on State Street, the price was great as well. Very good service....fast and friendly.

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San Diego CA
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54 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived in Santa Barbara on Christmas day and headed to State St. Didn't want anything to formal and was hungry early, and Bucatini had a nice menu and was busy, but no wait so decided to give it a try. Had a small table inside -- and for some reason we seemed to not have a designated waiter, so service... More 

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New York City, New York
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242 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

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

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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 26 November 2016

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 

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San Francisco, California
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73 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 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!!!

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Perth, Australia
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
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?