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Ca' Dario Ristorante Italiano

37 E Victoria St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2605
805-884-9419
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Ranked #88 of 449 Restaurants in Santa Barbara
Price range: $31 - $35
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Anacapa
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Redondo Beach, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

the food was of good quality. It was just swimming in oil. If you don't mind that, then you will like this place. Of course, it could be just the things we ordered. We ordered the antipasto della casa and it was very oily. It only had 2 pieces of cured meat in it. We spoke to the waiter, who... More 

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Ventura, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Food, (Risotto), was fantastic and would definitely recommend it. The service and staff were attentive and will definitely go again.

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Jackson, Wyoming
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133 reviews 133 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I was so disappointed with this restaurant. Come on, it's in Santa Barbara, an Italian rastaurant yet the pasta dishes my wife had came with watery sauces. The ingredients were all their (garlic, tomatoes, parsley, etc.) but it didn't blend. We will not return. The restaurant is small and maybe cozy but load.

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Ojai, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

This is one of my "go to" restaurants in SB. It is my main choice when going to either the Granada Theatre or Arlington Theatre for a show, as it is one block away from both. The food is dependably good, and the atmosphere is always lively. The place packs a lot of tables into two rooms, so if you... More 

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Santa Barbara
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57 reviews 57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Traveling in Italy, its hard to miss reviews from Osterie d'Italia, a guide that shuns the fussiness of Michelin and its stars in favor of local chefs who serve the best local fare. Forest harvested mushrooms, salumi and vegetables inevitably trump fancy dishes and decor. Ca'Dario is the kind of restaurant that would shine in Italy. Reading its menu won't... More 

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Chicago, IL
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67 reviews 67 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

A delicious dinner in a comfy setting. I would eat here all the time if I was a local. Can't recommend it highly enough.

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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

If you are in SB and want to enjoy a deliciously prepared lunch or dinner then make a reservation here. I first read about CaDario's on online reviews and ordered what I had read about. To this day I still order the same meal because it is prepared like nowhere else we travel. The Ravioli al Burro e Salvia which... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I have been visiting Santa Barbara from New Zealand for over ten years now, but only discovered Ca' Dario three years ago, when a friend of mine in NZ told me i should try it. So glad he tipped me off. I love it, The atmosphere, fun yet efficient staff, great wine list and last but not least, their delicious... More 

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Fremont, Ohio
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41 reviews 41 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The pasta special--Italian sausage with porcini mushrooms was to die for. The sauce was just the right blend of acid and sweet. When I started I thought the plate was too large a potion but ended up wishing there was more. The cream of broccoli soup was the best I have had--the flavor was right out of the garden. The... More 

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Tucson
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112 reviews 112 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Again, the folks at Spanish Garden Inn recommend this restaurant and it was another hit. On a corner a few blocks from State Street. it was small, a little crowded, with nice Italian restaurant atmosphere and really great Italian food both from the north and south of Italy. The wine list was interesting and reasonable. the service in spite of... More 

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Additional Information about Ca' Dario Ristorante Italiano

Address: 37 E Victoria St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2605
Phone Number: 805-884-9419
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 35
Cuisine: Italian

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