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Pascucci

729 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3329Newburgh
+1 805-963-8123
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Ranked #87 of 441 restaurants in Santa Barbara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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!
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Sacramento, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

After a long morning/early afternoon of exploring State Street, we stumbled upon Pascucci's and were so excited to see that 1. we found a decently priced Italian restaurant on State Street 2. that there was beautiful outdoor seating to enjoy the sunshine and 3. that it's food came from local, local, local sources! We usually are avid Tripadvisor users to... More

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South East England
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55 reviews 55 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

This is a busy restaurant but serving our main mail before we have even finished the appetiser was a bit much. The mozzarella di bufala was dry and rubbery, not good. A shame because it looks like a fun place.

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San Diego, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This restaurant is on the popular State Street in Santa Barbara. It looks like a quaint café with patio seating, but it is actually very big inside. We were seated right away in the back room. The atmosphere was really nice, with a cute fountain back there. We were brought garlic bread while we decided on our meal. The garlic... More

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Lompoc, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Pascucci is one of my favorite places to have lunch/dinner. I have never been disappointed with any aspect of my experiences there. The ambiance of the restaurant is lovely and unique, and there is a nice patio for dining out front (great for people watching on State Street). There's a romantic little nook in front of a fire place and... More

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Ventura, CA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Several good friends, whom we trust, told us not to miss this place. We had planned on visiting one of SB's other great Italian places. They were right.. the food was extremely good/ tasty/ well prepared/ served promptly and nicely presented. We found that on weekdays, they have a 1/2 serving of selected complete meals which were plenty for us.... More

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Los Angeles, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

great garlic bread - order the Marinara sauce for $1.00 and dip in the bread! You're be a real "goombah"!

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Coppell, Tx
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77 reviews 77 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Their menu selections are varied and everyone in our party of 6 got different selections, so, it turned into a sharing experience. Very good lasagna, chicken parmigiana, Marsala risotto and the garlic bread is fantastic. Our server, Ashley, was attentive and very friendly.

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Saratoga Springs, New York, United States
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Good salads and friendly service, dinner was just 'meh'... One special, decent value. One a la carte, nothing too special. We're from out of town and seem to have Fallen to the tourista trap? For all of the menu talk of local supply and respect for local community, comes off as regular fare.

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Niskayuna, New York
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124 reviews 124 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
715 helpful votes 715 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We dined here on Friday night, after the commencement ceremony at Santa Barbara City College. The fragrance of the cuisine practically pulled us through the door. We had no reservation but our party of six was seated within twenty minutes of our arrival. What a lovely, warm ambiance. What exceptional service. We all ate extremely well: chicken piccata, fettuccine alfredo,... More

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La Selva Beach, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Three of us enjoyed a Friday night dinner here. This was the restaurant our adult son Santa Barbara resident chose for his birthday dinner. I was concerned when I called and found out that they don't take reservations. When we arrived it was very busy, but we were seated immediately. Many, many choices on the menu, and they all sounded... More

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