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.


Opal Direct Delivery Menu


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

Monday, March 08, 2021


We are open for outside dining on our newly constructed and greatly enlarged outdoor dining parklet, which, while still receiving some finishing touches over the next 2 weeks, is fully functional and comfortable, with many many heat lamps, and our commitment to creating a warm, welcoming, and savory experience for you and your guests!


In addition, as always, we are open from 5-8 pm Sunday-Thursday and 5-9pm Friday and Saturday for takeout, either pickup or delivery. Please call or order online and we will prepare a wonderful meal for you to enjoy at home.


Your safety and comfort are always the most important considerations for us and guide our seating decisions. This is especially true now, while our outside dining area is being re-designed to provide more shelter from winter weather. Consequently, our ability to offer outside dining will be based on the weather, and we will update this page daily with that information, which follows below:


Today, March 8, there is no rain forecast so we are firing up our heaters again and will be able to offer a limited amount of outdoor seating for those who would like to join us. Please call us at 805-966-9676 to inquire about availability and reserve a spot if we have an opening at the time you would like. 


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


03-08-21-Here are tonight's Specials:


Weekly Soup Special: Homemade Roasted Corn Chowder With Pancetta, Sweet Corn and Yukon Gold Potatoes 9.95 Nightly specials available for pickup or Outside dining only


Fresh Fish (Sustainable): Blackened Fresh Striped Bass on a Mild Jalapeno Cilantro Cream Sauce: On a Latin Herb Risotto, with Fresh Seasonal Vegetables, and finished with a Roasted Corn Wild Mushroom Salsa  35.95  Available for Pickup or Outside Dining only


Homemade Fresh Berry Cheesecake with a Fresh Berry Coulis 10.95


 NEW! opal's combo Pasta Takeout Dinner for 2 with Wine! Either the Chicken Chipotle Penne Pasta or Chicken Piccata Penne Pasta from our menu (choose one of the 2), large salad (either Gourmet Mixed Greens with our Herb Vinaigrette or opal’s Classic Caesar Salad: choose one of the 2), our homemade bread, one slice of either Dark Chocolate Pecan Tart or Homemade Fresh Berry Cheesecake, AND one bottle either Bishop's Peak Pinot Noir 2018 or Gainey Sauvignon Blanc 2018 for $65 plus tax. Combo special available for pickup only.


We have a great lineup of cocktails we can serve to go. At the moment they are only available via phone order for pickup, however we are working on online ordering and delivery as well. Please see the cocktail menu at the bottom of this page along with our specials. 


Our entire menu is generally available for takeout via the menu links below. Cocktails, beer and wine are also available to go (phone in orders only).


Pickup Menu


Delivery Menu


Dinner and Cocktail Menu


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opal's cocktail specials for here or to go:


Winter Cocktails


Silver Bells  Casamigos Blanco Tequila, Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur, cranberry juice, fresh lime, juice, agave nectar $14


Yellow Jacket Vida mezcal, Epsolon reposado tequila, agave nectar, lemon juice, jalapeno $14


Apple- Cranberry Mule Tito’s Vodka, fresh lime juice, cranberry juice, apple juice, ginger beer  $14


Blackberry Bourbon Lemonade Bourbon, homemade minted lemonade, blackberry puree, dash of cinnamon  $13


Ginger Thyme Blood Orange Fizz Gin, ginger, thyme, agave nectar, blood orange puree, lemon, bitters, Revel Kombucha  $14


Hot Buttered Bourbon Bulleit Bourbon, house made holiday spiced butter, whipped cream, cinnamon $13


Opal Favorites


Opal Martini...A Perfect “10”  Tito’s vodka, tanqueray “10” gin, gorgonzola olive $14


Mandarin Ginger Cosmo  Hanger One Mandarin vodka, ginger, triple sec, cranberry, lime juice $14


Opal Old Fashioned  Makers Mark bourbon, caramelized orange, luxardo cherry $13


Blackberry Jalapeno Margarita  Ghost tequila, blackberry puree, lime juice, cuarenta y tres, jalapeno $13


The Clooney  Chopin vodka, cranberry, brown sugar, cucumber, ginger, lemon $13


Blood Orange Greyhound  Absolut vodka, blood orange, grapefruit juice $13


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 your dinner with us!


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


Tina and Richard


Partners, opal restaurant & bar