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Gino's Sicilian Express

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12 W Figueroa St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3104
+1 805-962-9442
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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Westlake Village, California
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Just plain fantastic. Cozy little place. Really great staff and pizza to die for. Easily best I've had since coming out here from East Coast. Whenever I'm in Santa Barbara this is a stop.

Thank Sterph1
Santa Barbara, CA
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

This is as good or better than the pizza I grew up eating in NJ/NY. I would eat here every day if I had my 25-year old self's metabolism. The local pizza chains often win awards, but that is because they have more stores, so more people go there, but their pizza is worse than frozen. Gino's made me give... More 

Thank KenFromCA
Costa Mesa, California
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60 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015

Was getting the munchies later in the evening and decided to give Gino's a try. I ordered a slice of pizza while I was waiting for my chicken parmesan Panini. They have single slices ready all the time. The Panini was very tasty and hit the spot! They have a wide variety of pizza's for pick-up or eat in!

Thank CrazyGeno
Bakersfield, California
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255 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

Great quick pizza - fresh ingredients and fair prices. I love walking by and getting a slice. There is a good lunch deal with a slice, soda, and salad for $6. If I lived here I would call in and pick up this grub fit game night, watching a movie or heading to the park. Good stuff and friendly staff.

Thank zkrscasa
Santa Barbara, California
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

This pizza restaurant is the best in town. The staff is great and the pizza is amazing! Excellent customer service from ordering to the delivery.

Thank June6186
Ottawa, Canada
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103 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

Good pizza but was insanely greasy. I had to take use 4 napkins to absorb all the grease pooled on top of my pizza. Very small seating area but most of the places on this street are cramped it seemed.

Thank DK154
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

Yummy pizza and super friendly and fast service. Try the Italian beer...it's awesome! We had no idea of the gem we stumbled upon!

Thank Paige H
Santa Barbara, California
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2015

I lived in New York and have to say this is the closest to their pizza. I love a thin crust and Gino's delivers. Good service and very fast.

Thank Gloria N
San Diego
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142 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2014

Gino's was recommended to us by a local, which is almost always better advice than from the tourist brochures. It's decorated like a New York pizzeria. There are only a few tables, so they do a lot of take out business. It was constantly busy. It's just off of State street, which made it easy to get to from the... More 

Thank DSSanDiego
Santa Barbara, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2014

Being a Brooklyn, NY native makes me hard to please when it comes to pizzerias. Gino's is top-notch. The dough is hand-tossed, the sauce homemade & the cheese of top quality. All of which would mean nothing without good service. They have GREAT service to go along with GREAT food. The paninis are my favorite, always overflowing and they custom... More 

Thank AJ B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 W Figueroa St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3104
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-962-9442

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