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Cava Restaurant & Bar

1212 Coast Village Rd, Montecito, CA 93108-2719
8059698500
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Ranked #4 of 21 Restaurants in Montecito
Price range: $15 - $30
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Latin, Mexican
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Middle Road
Description: Experience the bold flavors of superb Latin cuisine from Spain, Mexico and South America in a romantic setting in the village of Montecito. Sunflower colored walls, original artwork, cozy fireplace, relaxed outdoor terraza and a beautiful bar and Tapas lounge to sip Sangria with friends while listening to live Spanish guitars.
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English first
Los Angeles, California, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

great service, and setting, but if you're a fan of great authentic Mexican, you're going to be let down.

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Los Angeles
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We stumbled across Cava while looking for a romantic late lunch. Great atmosphere and service, tasty margaritas, and really delicious food. Especially recommended is the Catalan bruschetta (tapas) with "jamon serrano." And the coconut cake with coconut ice cream is worth giving up food for the next two days.

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Tulare, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We found this as we where heading home from Santa Barbara . We where just driving thru this town an seen someone really enjoying a glass of wine told my husband lets stop there. They had really good service good wine an good Mexican food.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

Excellent freshly prepared fish, nice wine selection, cozy ambiance and a friendly staff... What more can you ask for? I have been twice and both meals were equally wonderful.

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El Dorado Hills, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We really enjoyed our dinner at Cava. The spanish guitarist played as we sipped wine and enjoyed the outstanding meal of Spanish food. I was told the desert chef was amazing, but the portions were so large and delicious, we did not have room. Next time!

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tokyo
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

very close to the four seasons hotel...nice food..highly recommend it if you feel like Mexican. the service was good...

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Fair Haven, New Jersey
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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Boisterous place for good Mexican food and drinks. Service is friendly and the food is well prepared. Interesting drink menu and a good selection of favorite and interesting Mexican dishes.

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philadelphia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

over priced bad service and food was a disappointment. Our dinner was cold when served. Pleasant enough environment but there are many other SB places to enjoy

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Camarillo, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Cava never disappoints. Very relaxing sitting outside with a glass of wine at lunchtime. I was recently well rewarded when I tried something I hadn't ordered before - the shrimp in garlic sauce. Amazingly well prepared. One of the best shrimp dishes I've ever had in a restaurant. Service was very friendly and pleasant. Highly recommended.

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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Nice lively crowd in this great little find of a restaurant. The ribs were especially delicious! Has a relaxed feel and great Mexican food - highly recommended.

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Additional Information about Cava Restaurant & Bar

Address: 1212 Coast Village Rd, Montecito, CA 93108-2719
Phone Number: 8059698500
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Montecito
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
Cuisine: Latin, Mexican

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