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

Sunday, November 28, 2021


Hello everyone- we have all appreciated the re-opening of our businesses in an unrestricted fashion, and here at opal our goal is always to create a wonderful evening out with great food, drink, and company. But we have an equally important mission, to make sure we do so in a manner you can feel comfortable is safe as well as enjoyable.


Staff here at opal are all vaccinated but our local health department has issued a mask mandate for everyone inside a business, so at this time all staff will be masked, and we are tasked with requiring everyone to wear a mask whenever you are inside. This has just been extended until December 4, 2021.  But of course you may dine mask free when at your table as has always been the case during this time.


Bar service is currently fully open, though we have limited bar space available.


Our outdoor patio has a roof to provide more shelter on chilly nights, many heat lamps to keep you warm, and  with the addition of pull-down shades to keep the warmth in, we can provide a comfortable outdoor dining environment in almost every kind of weather. In addition to outdoor dining on our heated patio, we have limited indoor dining as well, with the only current restriction being the need to wear masks when indoors as noted above.


Our Dinner hours are 5-9 pm Sunday-Thursday and 5-10 pm Friday and Saturday. We will be closed Christmas Day, so that our staff may spend the day with their families, but we look forward to having you celebrate with us either before or after, as we will be open every other day surrounding the holiday. 


We are normally open for takeout, either pickup or delivery (though delivery options may change, based on the day of the week: see below for more details if there are changes) and we have online ordering options for either pickup or delivery, so that you can enjoy a wonderful meal from us at home.


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


To make a reservation to dine with us here, please click on the Proceed to Site link below and then click on reservations or 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. 


opal is now offering Gluten Free Pasta as an alternative choice on any of our pasta dishes. After trying several products we decided on a wonderful corn-based Fusilli Pasta, so please feel free to ask your server to substitute this if you have a Gluten Sensitivity or Allergy.


Here are the specials for 11-28-21, available for pickup or delivery tonight.


Weekly Soup Special: Homemade Lentil, Roasted Vegetable and Wild Mushroom Soup 10.95 Specials available for Pickup or On-Site dining only


Starter Special: Honey and Pistachio Crusted Warm Goat Cheese and Fresh Pears on a Butter Lettuce Salad. With Caramelized Onions and our Honey Dijon Dressing  14.95 Nightly specials available for Pickup or On-Site dining only


Fresh Fish Special: Pan-Seared Fresh Wild Salmon Filet on a Crispy Homemade Potato Crepe with fresh seasonal vegetables, a Port Wine-Marsala Wild Mushroom Cream Sauce and a Roasted Corn Mushroom Relish 36.95  Nightly specials available for pickup or on-site dining only


Weekly Cheesecake Special: Homemade Organic Blueberry Cheesecake with a Fresh Berry Coulis   12.95


Our entire menu is available for takeout via the menu links below.


Pickup Menu


Delivery Menu


Dinner and Cocktail Menu


Proceed to Site


opal's current cocktail specials!


Late Summer/Fall Cocktails!


Strawberry Blonde:  Drake's organic vodka, homemade strawberry puree, minted lemonade  $14


Basil Watermelon Margarita:  Nosotros blanco tequila, agave nectar, fresh watermelon puree, lime juice, fresh basil, Tajin rim $14


Blueberry Lemon Drop:  Drake's organic vodka, homemade Blueberry syrup, fresh squeezed lemon  $14


Ginger Mint Paloma:  Sauza Hornitos reposado tequila, ginger, mint, agave nectar, fresh grapefruit and lime juice  $14


Passion Fruit Martini: Vodka, Passoa passion fruit liqueur, fresh orange and pineapple juice  $14


Opal Favorites


Opal Martini...A Perfect “10”  Tito’s vodka, Tanqueray “10” gin, gorgonzola olive $15


Mandarin Ginger Cosmo  Hanger One Mandarin vodka, ginger, triple sec, cranberry, lime juice $15


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


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


The Clooney  Cutler's vodka, cranberry, brown sugar, cucumber, ginger, lemon $13


Thai-Chee-Ni  Chile-infused vodka, Lychee Puree  $14


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


Yellow Jacket Hornitos reposado tequila, Vida Mezcal, agave nectar, lemon juice, jalapeno  $15


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