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Via Maestra 42

3343 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-2623
+1 805-569-6522
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Italian, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
3343 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-2623
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11 - 20 of 159 reviews

Reviewed 11 July 2017

went there for dinner when we stayed in Santa Barbara and enjoyed the food so well (& had a great waiter who helped make the evening more enjoyable) that we went back there for brunch the next morning.

Thank Terry L
Reviewed 10 July 2017

this was a gem of a find. probably only locals know of this and probably should be kept as a secret :) excellent food and a must for all foodies

Thank SuhasGujarathi
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Showed up here without a reservation after reading lots of good reviews. We were not disappointed. After a 5 minute wait, we got a table. The food here is absolutely delicious. I had the mushroom ravioli (special) and it was mounth watering! Hubs had penne...More

Thank Nathalie C
Reviewed 5 July 2017

This is one of my favorite spots in Santa Barbara. The dining room is a little cramped and the outside is in a strip mall, but it is charming. Clearly locally owned and the staff is always the same and they are lovely. Because it...More

Thank expectquality1942
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Me and a friend were passing through Santa Barbara on our California road trip and the innkeeper where we stayed recommended this restaurant. We ordered spinach ravioli with cream sauce and basil, usually for me cream sauce *can* be too heavy but there was a...More

Thank Thomas Børresen H
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

One of the finest Italian delis that we have ever visited. The food was amazing and the staff was even better!

Thank dan b
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

As eggplant parmigiana is my favorite of all Italian dishes I base, fairly or unfairly, my review on how good that dish is at a restaurant. Growing up in the Bronx, I love the southern Italian brand of cooking and baking the eggplant in an...More

3  Thank edtrost
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Step through the door and step back in time. There is a wonderful feeling of something born of tradition. The food was excellent. Do not skip dessert, if necessary take it along for later. The space is small and fills up fast.

2  Thank sssnancysss
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Our favorite Thai place was unexpectedly closed on a Tuesday night so we happened across the street to this unimposing little spot we had talked about trying for over a year. SO glad we went in! The food was sensational (try "Le Legge"... simple and...More

2  Thank Chris M
Reviewed 31 March 2017

One of my favorites in Santa Barbara. It is a small busy place with really good people who have worked here for a long time. Loyal to repeat customers and always friendly and good food at reasonable prices. Eat in or out. Better than you...More

2  Thank expectquality1942
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 17:00
Monday
08:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 21:00
Thursday
08:30 - 21:00
Friday
08:30 - 21:00
Saturday
08:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3343 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-2623
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-569-6522
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