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729 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 9310
+1 805-963-8123
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Pasta*Vino*CappuccinoFor over 20 years, this locally owned downtown gem...
Pasta*Vino*CappuccinoFor over 20 years, this locally owned downtown gem has served up savory Italian dishes, garden-fresh salads, local & international wines, and house-made desserts. A favorite of locals & tourists alike, Pascucci is both affordable & delicious.We are a local business that truly supports local business...All our meats are delivered fresh daily from Shalhoob Meat Company. Our seafood swims in daily from Kanaloa Seafoods. Our produce is delivered fresh 7 days a week from Tri-County Produce and the Farmers' Market, and we proudly feature organic, unsprayed lettuce from Shepherds Farms. Our sundried tomatoes come from the Blackbird Food Co., (specializing in local and organic products); and most of our dry good are supplied by Jordano's. We get our coffee, express beans and iced tea from Santa Barbara Roasting Company. And of course a wide variety of local wines. We offer a full bar. Great kid's menu. Patio seating where pets are welcomed! Saluti e pranzo felice!
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    Excellent
  • 85
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 21
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice Italian Place right on State Street

While walking on State Street we decided to "pop in" to Pascucci for a light dinner...we are so pleased we did. We ordered salads and appetizers and it was very good. Our Server was attentive, helpful and very nice. We even got a free desert...didn't need it, but we ate it anyway!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
Virginiart
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San Diego, California
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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Sete, France
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

For me one the best restaurants in Santa Barbara, ate there a lot of times and enjoyed each time. The wine is good too.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

My wife, granddaughter and I had dinner here. Service was fast and efficient, and we enjoyed our food. Miss five year old had lasagne, which was a good sized serving that she thoroughly enjoyed. My wife had the risotto and she was highly complimentary. I had the salmon salad, and found it very tasty, nourishing and most of all, healthy.... More 

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Ohio, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Decent meal indeed but given all of the good places nearby, this was fine. Ravioli sampler was okay and plated up nicely but really nothing to write home about.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We always make a point of stopping and eating at Pascucci whenever we come to Santa Barbara. Honestly, sometimes we drive up to SB just to go to Pascucci. The food is delicious and it's a great value. The menu is extensive, but you can't go wrong...everything is awesome.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

On a visit to SB, we were wandering State St and decided on Pascucci for dinner. We snagged a table outside, with a street singer off to the right -- a bonus. The menu is typical Italian. I am rating Pascucci average because our dinners were mixed. My dining partner had Spaghetti Bolognese, it was un-inspired. I on the other... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Honestly I really don't recommend them. Some of my friends told me "it's not good". So i didn't expect much,but everything was worse than I expected. The guy took us to the table and it was cramped. He should have taken us to a larger table. We weren't comfortable. I ordered carbonara, it was too oily, with no flavor. Even... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

My first time at this restaurant and I was hoping for something nice. We ordered the Grilled large tiger shrimp which came virtually cremated therefore making them very tough and "small". We then ordered the Amalfi three cheese ravioli with the rosemary sauce, if there were three cheeses in there I could not taste them, I tasted only something like... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Never going back! Drinks where not good very hesitant on changing it for me. Never brought the water, plates and the jumbo shrimp was way over cooked. There hospitality was very disappointing.

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San Diego, California
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21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

While walking on State Street we decided to "pop in" to Pascucci for a light dinner...we are so pleased we did. We ordered salads and appetizers and it was very good. Our Server was attentive, helpful and very nice. We even got a free desert...didn't need it, but we ate it anyway!

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Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I am always a little hesitant to enter into an Italian restaurant because there are such a lots of mediocre ones around. This one came highly recommended by the hotel staff and we decided to give it a try. It turned out to be a good choice! Attractive location and a grand dining room with high ceilings and beautiful decor.... More 

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Additional Information about Pascucci

Address: 729 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 9310
Phone Number: +1 805-963-8123
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $20
Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza & Pasta, Vegetarian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 729 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 9310
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-963-8123

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $20
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza & Pasta, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget

Description

Pasta*Vino*CappuccinoFor over 20 years, this locally owned downtown gem has served up savory Italian dishes, garden-fresh salads, local & international wines, and house-made desserts. A favorite of locals & tourists alike, Pascucci is both affordable & delicious.We are a local business that truly supports local business...All our meats are delivered fresh daily from Shalhoob Meat Company. Our seafood swims in daily from Kanaloa Seafoods. Our produce is delivered fresh 7 days a week from Tri-County Produce and the Farmers' Market, and we proudly feature organic, unsprayed lettuce from Shepherds Farms. Our sundried tomatoes come from the Blackbird Food Co., (specializing in local and organic products); and most of our dry good are supplied by Jordano's. We get our coffee, express beans and iced tea from Santa Barbara Roasting Company. And of course a wide variety of local wines. We offer a full bar. Great kid's menu. Patio seating where pets are welcomed! Saluti e pranzo felice!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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