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Jane

1311 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2609
805-962-1311
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Ranked #26 of 439 restaurants in Santa Barbara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American, Mediterranean, Eclectic
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Fairly new
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88% Recommend
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English first
Santa Barbara, California
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48 reviews 48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

A sequel to the family`s Montecito Cafe, this is consistently a very good restaurant with polite service and a varied menu to please most palates. The prices are very reasonable. It`s not as wine friendly as I`d like= poor stemware, limited selection of class wines.

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41 reviews 41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We often go here just for the coconut cake. It's delicious! Try it, you won't be disappointed. The food is good, the dessert is great.

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San Francisco
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84 reviews 84 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I really enjoyed my meal. A nice mushroom soup on the specials menu, and a fabulous chicken picata. The wine-by-glass option of the Babcock cabernet (2010) was a very good selection. Still, this restaurant is not up to its high potential. The wine was served in a glass inappropriate for red wine, and a request for a proper glass was... More

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Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We enjoyed the quite yet festive and cozy atmosphere. We both had the sliced grilled chicken breast in a wonderful, light yet tasty sauce with fresh veggies (brocolini on the night we were there).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We happened upon Jane while strolling down State St. and we are glad we did! The restaurant had such a cool vibe- wood floors and nice lighting, great service. Our entrees were PERFECTLY prepared and arrived in a timely manner. Not to be missed.

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San Antonio, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Ideally situated on State Street. The interior layout, design & decor of this restaurant are fabulous. The service was terrific: our waitress was the perfect blend of helpful & involved but respectful as well -- not hovering but nearby. The food was delicious and their wine selection for our lazy Saturday luncheon was great. Will be returning!

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Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Many people we met recommended this restaurant for lunch or dinner. We easily got a table on a Wednesday night. Great selection of entree salads, many with seafood (trout, ahi, scallops); Jane also had a good selection of pasta dishes; chicken, duck and steak entrees. Loved the coconut shrimp appetizer. Nice atmosphere. Would be good to have more than one... More

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Santa Barbara CA
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I prefer Jane for lunch but dinner is fine as well. They have great entree salads and in general, the food is top notch. Fun atmosphere but watch out, they are closed on Sunday

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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95 reviews 95 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I reviewed Jane last November. But now (May 14) I went back, this time with 15 people, a rowdy bunch that can be the nightmare of any waiter/restaurant. And they didn't bat an eyelash! The food was great, the service impeccable, the wine very special. How does Jane do this, serve such good wines at such affordable prices?. And my... More

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Portland, Oregon
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67 reviews 67 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

I can't get enough of Jane when in Santa Barbara. We have tried many of the items on the menu and have not even had an average meal, they are always very good. The service is excellent, they have a good wine list , and good beers. Deserts are very good. I like their pastas and the steak is super.... More

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