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The Bistro

8301 Hollister Ave, Bacara Resort & Spa, Goleta, CA 93117
805-968-0100
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Ranked #6 of 115 Restaurants in Goleta
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $35
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Mediterranean
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Hollister
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Greensboro, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Delicious and plentiful food served either indoors or on patio. Even with cool nights, they have heaters which make dining very enjoyable up til late at night. The burgers and pizza are magnificent. Highly recommend.

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San Diego, California
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Service was lackluster. The food, both breakfast and lunch, was mediocre. It took them 4 times to get the order right and that took an hour.

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New Orleans
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

had breakfast and lunch. Very good. Try the pizzas. Good selection of craft beers. Can dine in or out, depending on the weather. Outside overlooks the ocean.

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Stockton, California, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

What a great peaceful spot to have a meal. The view of the pool, ocean and the woods to the south is fantastic. The food was great and the service was too

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La Jolla, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

The Halibut and beautiful view! We had an excellent meal at Bistro, we both enjoyed the Halibut and for dessert, a dreamy flourless chocolate cake. Yum! It really did melt in your mouth.

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Hong Kong, China
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222 reviews 222 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Location near the Ocean with outside dinning area, in the evening, they set up warming light torch around the tables, the meal are well prepared and tasty, price reasonable, I don't know how far you have to travel to find a restaurant from here, we enjoy the 3 meals here.

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Missoula, Montana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We ate here for two meals while staying at the Bacara, breakfast and lunch. The food was average - nothing special but not bad. The local vegetable salad was perhaps the best thing we tried on the menu. The service was disappointing during both meals. They forgot things we asked for and did not check back on us for long... More

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Huntington Beach, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Staff was very nice and attentive, and there were heaters at-the-ready for when the weather drops. I had the pizza and the halibut and I thought they were both way too salty and oily.

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Delray Beach, Florida
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116 reviews 116 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Bistro : Order the salmon eggs Benedict ...... Mmm pair that with an early morning view and you are set for the day . Simply satisfying ..... Then go walk it off on the trail to the south :) keep it simple or add a nice Bloody Mary :) 

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San Diego, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The food is excellent at the Bistro and they have a good wine list. If you're staying at the Bacara Resort, it's even better. There is an ocean view from some tables, but you can dine inside if you prefer. The ciopinno is great. The prawns are enormous in their prawn cocktail.

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Additional Information about The Bistro

Address: 8301 Hollister Ave, Bacara Resort & Spa, Goleta, CA 93117
Phone Number: 805-968-0100
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Goleta
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
Cuisine: American, Mediterranean

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