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12/20/2017

A Tapas Bar chowhound from Santa Barbara, CA tried Mosto Crudo, liked it, and rated it . They liked the food, liked the service, and liked the ambiance.

Pros
Best steak tartare
Cons
No cons
Comments
Awesome imported cheese and cold cuts form Spain and Italy
11/26/2017

A diner from US tried Plaza Deli.

11/10/2017

A Cafe chowhound from Goleta, CA tried Derf's Cafe in Oak Park.

11/08/2017

A dining patron from US tried Blenders In the Grass, liked it, and rated it . They liked the food, liked the service, and liked the ambiance.

Pros
Superior service Tyri is a wonderful asset to this establishment
11/06/2017

A French food lover from Santa Barbara, CA tried Petit Valentien in Santa Barbara Downtown and liked it. They liked the food, liked the service, and liked the ambiance.

10/28/2017

A French chowhound from Pomona, CA tried Petit Valentien in Santa Barbara Downtown and liked it.

10/06/2017

A Hot Dogs chowhound from Santa Barbara, CA tried Dave's Dogs Grill.

10/05/2017

A diner from Santa Barbara, CA tried Sun Sushi and liked it.

9/10/2017

A Japanese chowhound from Goleta, CA tried Sakana and liked it. They liked the food, liked the service, and liked the ambiance.

9/03/2017

An Italian chowhound from Elyria, OH tried Eladio's Restaurant in West Beach.

8/27/2017

A diner from Santa Barbara, CA tried Sun Sushi, liked it, and rated it . They liked the food, liked the service, and liked the ambiance.

8/26/2017

A Mexican food lover from Santa Barbara, CA tried Santo Mezcal.

8/25/2017

A Mexican chowhound from Santa Barbara, CA tried Little Alex's in Coast Village.

8/08/2017

A Japanese food lover from Santa Barbara, CA tried Sun Sushi and liked it. They liked the food, liked the service, and liked the ambiance.

8/01/2017

A Sandwiches food lover from Santa Barbara, CA tried Plaza Deli.

7/08/2017

An American chowhound from Santa Barbara, CA tried The Habit Burger Grill in East Beach, liked it, and rated it . They liked the food, liked the service, and liked the ambiance.

Pros
The food was prepared fast and with precision, while the atmosphere was great. I will definitely continue to go back multiple times!
Cons
It was a little noisy, however that is to be expected when you have so many customers!
7/08/2017

A dining patron from Santa Barbara, CA tried Judge for Yourself Cafe in Laguna.

7/04/2017

A Bar food lover from Santa Barbara, CA tried Goa Taco, liked it, and rated it . They liked the food, liked the service, and liked the ambiance.

Pros
Nom.
6/25/2017

A Japanese chowhound from Santa Barbara, CA tried Sakana, liked it, and rated it . They liked the food, liked the service, and liked the ambiance.

6/24/2017

An American food lover from US tried Be Bop Burgers (CLOSED) in Lower State, liked it, and rated it . They liked the food, liked the service, and liked the ambiance.

Moby Dick Restaurant

Would visit again

I had read the reviews and was a little bit concerned as I booked a dinner for my daughter's UCSB graduation, but after...

McConnell's Fine Ice Creams

Fun, unique artisan ice-cream!

Located in Santa Barbara's downtown State Street, this fun artisan ice cream shop won't leave you disappointed. So many...

Moby Dick Restaurant

Bait and Switch (literally) - do not get tricked here!!

These guys play tricks with the pricing and the service is very slow. Their menu showed meals for different seafood with...

Bella Vista

Expansive Ocean Views & Sophisticated Lunching!

Conveniently nestled within The Biltmore Santa Barbara, owned by Beanie Baby tycoon Ty Warner and now managed by Four Seasons...

The Hungry Cat

It's The Cat's Pajamas!

Proudly showcasing The Hungry Cat California locations in Hollywood, Santa Barbara and Santa Monica, the proprietors of this...

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