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Italian Restaurants in Santa Barbara

4.7 - 696 votes

Hours: 5 - 9PM

11 W Victoria St #21, Santa Barbara
(805) 899-2699

Olio Pizzeria

The food & service at Olio Pizzeria was beyond outstanding. The flavors & ambience reminded me of being in Italy. Truly a magnificent place to eat. Thank... More reviews

4.6 - 307 votes

Hours: 5 - 9PM

324 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara
(805) 962-0777

Toma Restaurant & Bar

wonderful ambience, yummy food, good wine recommendation, excellent service. reservations required. More reviews

4.2 - 408 votes

Hours: 7AM - 10PM

901 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara
(805) 845-6789

Convivo Restaurant & Bar

It is a beautiful restaurant with outdoor or indoor dining. You have a view of the road and the ocean behind it. Our service was great but the food was o... More reviews

4.5 - 218 votes

Hours: 8:30AM - 8:30PM

3343 State St, Santa Barbara
(805) 569-6522

Via Maestra 42

Excellent did and service! I ordered one of the daily specials, a bowtie pasta and salmon in a vodka sauce. It was an outstanding dish for$20! We had 12... More reviews

4.4 - 222 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 3PM

1014 Coast Village Rd, Santa Barbara
(805) 770-2383


The pizza is really amazing. The staff seems unorganized and did not greet us when we entered the restaurant. They are absent from their waiting tasks, a... More reviews

4.3 - 245 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 2PM

11 W Victoria St Ste. 17, Santa Barbara
(805) 899-2699

Olio e Limone Ristorante

The food selection good, but adding the 5 specials excellent. We both had specials and a special salad, all great. The wine great and our waiter John did... More reviews

4.4 - 217 votes

Hours: 5 - 9PM

600 Olive St, Santa Barbara
(805) 962-5394

Arnoldi's Cafe

The service and food were excellent and reminded me of Rome as very authentic. Very nice ambiance and definitely will return More reviews

4.3 - 239 votes

Hours: 12 - 10PM

515 State St, Santa Barbara
(805) 560-9493

Patxi's Pizza

Very good food and very fast service! The staff was very nice and the atmosphere was fun! I recommend 100% More reviews

4.3 - 223 votes

Hours: 11AM - 9PM

1112 State St, Santa Barbara
(805) 883-3935

Mizza Artisan Pizza & Italian Cuisine

Highly recommend the shrimp with the pink vodka sauce!! Lovely atmosphere and excellent hosts! Shout out to Ruby for making my family, and me feel at hom... More reviews

4.2 - 232 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 10PM

37 E Victoria St, Santa Barbara
(805) 884-9419

Ca' Dario Santa Barbara

Very nice place with very good service, food good and tasty. Walked in with no reservation, and very pleased with the place and the staff. More reviews



4.2 - 224 votes

Hours: 5 - 10PM

7 W Carrillo St, Santa Barbara
(805) 966-5636


We Sat for 20 minutes and weren’t acknowledged; therefore we got up a left; very disappointing. More reviews

4.5 - 154 votes

Hours: 12 - 9:30PM

1026 State St, Santa Barbara
(805) 770-7390

OPPI'Z Bistro and Natural Pizza

OPPI'Z feels like a perfect mix between fine dining and an Italian home kitchen. The owner, Guido, is always around and is very friendly. The food i... More reviews

3.6 - 356 votes

Hours: 11AM - 10PM

1012 State St, Santa Barbara
(805) 965-4351

Chase Restaurant

Food was ok, not great. Service needed work, the four dinners were all delivered to the table at different times, with the last taking about 10 minutes l... More reviews

4.3 - 178 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 9PM

12 W Figueroa St, Santa Barbara
(805) 962-9442

Gino's Sicilian Express

Ordered a mushroom and garlic pizza as some garlic knots. Everything was pretty mediocre. Garlic knots seemed a bit under baked and hardly had any garlic... More reviews

4.2 - 196 votes

Hours: 11AM - 10PM

2830 De La Vina St, Santa Barbara
(805) 845-6937

Presto Pasta

I owe Presto Pasta a nice review for the delivered Chicken Piccata with garlic bread and sides, also Kids Spaghetti and Meatballs. Delivery via GrubHub w... More reviews

4.3 - 148 votes

Hours: 11AM - 9PM

315 Meigs Rd K, Santa Barbara
(805) 564-4455

Mesa Pizza Co

My favorite pizza in SB. Crust is perfect Android the toppings loaded on. I try and fail not to eat to many slices. More reviews

4.2 - 165 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 2:30PM

14 W Calle Laureles, Santa Barbara
(805) 687-8888

Petrini's Italian Restaurant - Santa Barbara

One of the great little Italian places in town. I've been going there for post 8 years. Really awesome people and a great Atmosphere. Have to give i... More reviews

4.3 - 146 votes

Hours: 5 - 10PM

30 E Victoria St, Santa Barbara
(805) 962-5014

Trattoria Vittoria

Local vibes and yummy pasta classics! Super friendly staff, starting with Parker as Hostess. Thanks! More reviews

4.1 - 166 votes

Hours: 11AM - 8PM

3987 State St B, Santa Barbara
(805) 967-6037

Fresco Cafe

I believe I was purposefully ignored at Fresco Cafe in Santa Barbara. There was one person in front of me whose order took a little bit of time. When it ... More reviews

3.7 - 241 votes

Hours: 12 - 9PM

509 State St, Santa Barbara
(805) 963-8123


Love Pascucci! There Lasagna, Spaghetti & Meatballs, Ravioli & Chicken Parmesan is wonderful! And the fresh garlic? Addicting! Always gre... More reviews

3.8 - 214 votes

Hours: 5:30 - 10PM

1218 State St, Santa Barbara
(805) 770-8300


Amazing food, fantastic and friendly staff, decent wine selection. Will always come bacm! More reviews

4.1 - 159 votes

Hours: 11AM - 9PM

811 State St B, Santa Barbara
(805) 899-4030

California Pasta

WORST PASTA EVER! You are seriously better off cooking your own pasta at home and throwing some ragu alfredo sauce on it!! I ordered the chicken alfredo ... More reviews

4.2 - 136 votes

Hours: Closed today

1260 Channel Dr, Santa Barbara
(805) 969-2261

Bella Vista

Fantastic spot for a restaurant and the staff are so friendly. I hope it opens again soon, I love to drink champagne here More reviews

4.3 - 117 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 2:30PM

1482 E Valley Rd #5, Santa Barbara
(805) 969-9274

Pane E Vino Trattoria

Not sure the locals would like me to divulge this information but this truly is one of the beautiful secrets of montecito. More reviews

4.2 - 131 votes

Hours: 9AM - 9:30PM

2819 State St, Santa Barbara
(805) 687-6444

Crocodile Restaurant & Bar

Late lunch on a Sunday afternoon sitting outside with the place almost to ourselves. Relaxing setting and good food! More reviews

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