1325 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 966-9676, info@opalrestaurantandbar.com
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A Santa Barbara local'sfavorite, opal restaurant & bar infuses an Eclectic California Cuisine with creative influences from around the World.

Eat Well, Live Well

We are passionate about creating fresh, original, and above all delicious food. That's why we call our menu eclectic: we source the finest ingredients and create innovative taste combinations, sometimes familiar, sometimes adventurous, always flavorful!

Opal Restaurant & Bar, A Santa Barbara Favorite

Creative Craft Cocktails, Award-winning Wines

Local, Fresh Ingredients

Everything we serve comes in fresh daily.


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Pickup Food at Opal

Opal Restaurant & Bar

A local’s favorite, opal restaurant and bar infuses an Eclectic California Cuisine with creative influences from around the World. Our chefs use the freshest of ingredients to create dishes inspired by the colorful multi-cultural heritage of America, often with an Asian flair.

Opal Info

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

opal restaurant and bar is open for outside dining.  5-9 pm Sunday-Thursday, 5-10 pm Friday & Saturday. See In-house Dinner Menu link below. Curbside Pickup and Delivery Available also- see links below. 

We have been given permission to remain open for outside dining, and as we have throughout the Coronavirus Crisis, we have remained mindful of the need to "do it right", and our staff has been thoroughly trained in all government and health department protocols, to make dining with us enjoyable AND safe. To see our Menu click on the In-House Dinner Menu button below.

Meanwhile we continue to offer both Pickup and Online Delivery, every night from 5-8:30 pm weeknights and  5-9:30 pm Fridays and Saturdays. We may adjust pickup and delivery hours as we re-open more fully. Our limited menu ensures everything is fresh, and yes! we can serve cocktails (like our Mandarin Orange Ginger Cosmo, or Blackberry Jalapeno Margarita), beer, and wine to go as well as in-house.

For pickup, State Street is partially blocked but there is limited parking available by approaching State Street from Arlington Avenue.

To arrange Pickup directly from opal, please call 805 966 9676 from 5pm on, to leave an order within 15-20 minutes of when you want to pick up.  Or you may order from our new online service, with some limitations: we are not currently able to offer beverages as an online option. Please bear with us as we transition to offering more expanded online ordering.

Pickup Menu  Delivery Menu  Proceed to Site  In-House Dinner Menu

For pickup at opal here are tonight's specials (any order with beverages currently not available through online ordering. Call 805 966 9676 or order in person)


Risotto Special: Sautéed chicken on a Black Bean Roasted Corn Risotto.  With a Chipotle Pesto Cream Sauce, Wild Mushrooms, Pasilla Chiles, Roasted Red peppers, and Cilantro.  21.95  Nightly specials available for Pickup or In-House Dining only

 Pasta: Sautéed Filet Mignon Tips on Spicy Angel Hair Pasta Pomodoro: With Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Fresh Tomatoes, Wild Mushrooms, Roasted Garlic, Sweet Basil, Fresh Herbs and Fresh Grated Parmigiano Reggiano  26.95  Nightly specials available for Pickup or In-House Dining only

    Due to popular request, our Local's Favorite 14 Oz Grilled Rib-Eye Steak with Tuscan Beans and a Garlic Herb Butter, has now been added to our regular menu!

Dessert Specials:

Housemade Citrus Cheesecake with a Fresh Berry Coulis  10.95

"Like Water for Chocolate" Surprise (Let's just say chocolate and raspberries in a wonderfully surprising presentation) 10.95

We are now offering a happy hour from 5-6 pm Sunday through Thursday:

Light Bites

opal’s housemade Fries
with our chipotle pesto aioli 6.95

opal’s housemade Tortilla Chips
with fresh made salsa and guacamole 6.95

asian glazed crispy calamari
arugula & watercress, almonds, crispy asian noodles 9.95

shredded phyllo wrapped tiger prawns
coconut curry dipping sauce, napa cabbage, mandarins, toasted almonds,
julienne vegetables, sesame vinaigrette 9.95

Flash-Fried Homemade Chicken Taquitos
With Shredded Cabbage, Fresh Avocado Salsa and Pico de Gallo 9.95

Passion Fruit-Pasilla Chile Marinated Fresh Shrimp and Bay Scallop Ceviche
On a Crisp Flour Tostada with Avocado, Cilantro and Tomato 9.95

($2 off regular price)
Draughtsmen IPA $6.95
Draughtsmen Rice Lager $5.50

1/2 bottles
Murphy Goode Sauvignon Blanc $12 (Regularly $14)
Cambria Chardonnay (Katherine’s) $20 (Regularly $24)
Cambria Pinot Noir (Julia’s) $20 (Regularly $24)

By Glass
Grassini Sauvignon Blanc $9.95 (Regularly $11.95)
Bishop’s Peak Chardonnay $8.95 (Regularly $10.95)
Honora Vera Garnacha $6.95 (Regularly $7.95)

Cocktails $9.95
(Regularly $12-13)

Fresh White Peach Margarita

Strawberry Blonde: vodka, fresh strawberry puree, lemon juice, lime juice, mint

Opal Cosmopolitan: vodka, triple sec, cranberry, lime juice

Blackberry Bourbon Lemonade: Bourbon, homemade minted lemonade,
fresh blackberry puree, dash of cinammon

Thank you for understanding that we are still subject to Health Department Coronavirus restrictions and are only allowed to serve alcohol with food. We hope you will enjoy the unique and flavorful new menu items we have devised to accompany your beverages!

We appreciate everyone’s support and friendship and look forward to having you dine with us again!-

Tina and Richard
Partners, opal restaurant & bar