Suggested Santa Barbara Restaurants


The Beachside:

5905 Sandspit Rd., Goleta, 805-964-7881. Right on the beach, mostly serves seafood, slow, moderately expensive, reservations recommended

The Natural Café:

6990 Market Pl Dr., Goleta, CA 93117, 805-692-2363. Inexpensive, mostly vegetarian, casual, quick

Hollister Brewing Company:

6980 Marketplace, Camino Real Marketplace, Goleta (Hollister and Storke Rd.), 805-968-2810, casual, inexpensive, quick Good beer! If busy, other restaurants are nearby.

Nikka Fish Market:

5722 Calle Real, Goleta: 805-964-5755, Great Fresh Seafood served in many styles. Modertly expensive.


7000 Hollister, Ave., Goleta, CA 93110 (805) 562-0041, Create your own pizza. Quick, casual, moderately priced

Kyle's Kitchen: Two Locations

7000 Hollister Ave.,Goleta, (805) 845-3436
5723 Calle Real, Goleta, (805)845-2260
Casual, inexpensive, Interesting Burgers, They are part of Silver Greens, who provides our lunches. A percentage of their profits go to charity.

Upper State Street

(Midway between UCSB and Downtown)

Fresco Cafe:

6987 State St. (in 5 Points Shopping Mall), 805-967-6037, Casual California café with excellent food, moderate prices.

Your Choice:

3404 State St., Santa Barbara, 805-569-3730. Excellent Thai, moderate prices, usually fairly quiet

Flavor of India:

3026 State Street, Santa Barbara, 805-682-6561, Indian, voted best Indian Restaraunt by Santa Barbara Independant Readers many times, moderate prices.

Mandarin Palace:

3955 State St., Santa Barbara, 805-683-2158, Chinese, excellent, moderate prices.



1324 State St., Santa Barbara 805-962-7117 Upper part of downtown (walk around downtown after dinner). Mexican, Moderate prices, nice patio and atmosphere

Paradise Café:

702 Anacapa St., Santa Barbara, 805-962-4416. American, patio dining, Reservations recommended, moderate prices steaks, seafood, burgers.