Restaurants near University of California Santa Barbara

Restaurants in this area are known for Californian, Italian, Contemporary American, American and Seafood cuisines.

Some of the popular local menu items include Cioppino, Fish Taco, Grilled Artichoke, Wagyu Steak and Dozen Oyster.

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42 restaurants available nearby

Woodstock's Pizza - Isla Vista
1. Woodstock's Pizza - Isla Vista
4.6
2 reviews
$$$$
Pizzeria | GoletaJust visiting the area for a workshop at UCSB and did some online checking and asking around with locals. Woodstock's came up as THE place around the Goleta area to have pizza and we three were delighted with our choice. Good pizza, great vibe, good team service and good beer.
Ca' Dario Cucina Italiana
2. Ca' Dario Cucina Italiana
4.7
213 reviews
$$$$
Italian | GoletaBooked 10 times todayWe eat here often and it's consistently good, just like downtown. Service is great, too.
Outpost at the Goodland
3. Outpost at the Goodland
4.6
279 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary American | Santa BarbaraBooked 6 times todayGreat food, great venue, great staff! Nothing bad to say about the Goodland ((: Had the steak tartare, sea bass, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, and wings - all delicious!!
Home Plate Grill
4. Home Plate Grill
4.2
12 reviews
$$$$
American | GoletaUnderstated ambiance. Outstanding food.
Angel Oak at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara
5. Angel Oak at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara
4.6
437 reviews
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Steakhouse | Santa BarbaraBooked 13 times todayThe entry is spectacular. Once inside the service and food did not disappoint. We ordered the crab cake as an appetizer. It was so fresh as if we were in Maryland, and came with avocado garnish - I love avocado! The wine list is amazing. I had my heart set on a bottle of Goldeneye or Williams...
The Bistro at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara
6. The Bistro at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara
4.3
289 reviews
$$$$
American | GoletaBooked 9 times todayFabulous brunch and breakfast. Amazing, friendly, helpful staff from the hostess, the waiter, busboy, valet staff and everyone in between. Especially helpful to my son that is on crutches. They took care of us like we were family. A wonderful experience with excellent food and beautiful views. ...
The Creekside Restaurant and Bar
7. The Creekside Restaurant and Bar
4.2
48 reviews
$$$$
American | Santa BarbaraGood food. Felt overcharged for drink.$15 for a lemon drop martini gouge
Louie's California Bistro
8. Louie's California Bistro
4.6
51 reviews
$$$$
American | Santa BarbaraBooked 11 times todayIt was great!
Opal Restaurant & Bar
9. Opal Restaurant & Bar
4.6
414 reviews
$$$$
Californian | Santa BarbaraBooked 8 times todayOutstanding!!! Terrific food. Friendly service attentive service by people who enjoy what they do.
Carlitos Cafe Y Cantina
10. Carlitos Cafe Y Cantina
4.5
191 reviews
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Mexican | Santa BarbaraBooked 10 times todayAlways a must when we travel to SB. Food is authentic, plentiful, and very delicious!
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