(805) 966-9676 | 1325 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101

The Santa Barbara Independent

D. J. Palladino “The most glorious tastes sampled, came from a pesto-sauteed bay scallop salad, served on baby spinach with a roasted garlic dressing and toasted pinenuts.  Like a musical glissando, the flavors coast gracefully from the unexpected sweetness of the scallops to the tangy vinaigrette-coasted leaves, ending happily in the slightly bitter bite of the spinach and toasted nuts—a …


This centrally located New American Bistro still shines with “gourmet food at everyday prices”, and remains an “absolute must in S.B.” for “well-prepared”, “creative” fare complemented by “superb”, “illuminating” wines.  “Charming” décor, a “satisfyingly buzzy” ambiance and “accommodating” service should keep it a “favorite with the locals”