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Pascucci

729 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3329Newburgh
+1 805-963-8123
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Ranked #83 of 443 Restaurants in Santa Barbara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
Mon 11:30 am - 9:30 am
Tue - Sun 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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English first
Arlington, VA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I live in the DC area so I know when menu prices - plate portions - quality of ingredients - taste come together like a perfect home-baked peach pie. Pascucci hit the target. We dined the day after Labor Day - the Santa Monica Tuesday afternoon-night Farmers Market was still in progress outside on State Street - yet we still... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We went on a Friday night. We called ahead and we're told that there is a 20-minute wait, but the hostess immediately offered to put our name on the list right then. Sure! It was BUSY. We were sat within 5 minutes of arriving. The seating arrangements were unusual- we were at a little semi-circle booth that faced another 2... More

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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

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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59 reviews 59 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

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
37 helpful votes 37 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
13 helpful votes 13 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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78 reviews 78 reviews
49 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
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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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