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Steve's Patio Cafe

3007 Dela Vina Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
(805) 687-3663
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Ranked #277 of 441 restaurants in Santa Barbara
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- Jul 18, 2014
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English first
Hemet, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I had brunch there with my husband and sat on the patio. The food was good, but atmosphere was relaxed. There was one waitress handling the patio and she did an amazing job considering there was a steady flow of customers.

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Santa Barbara, CA, USA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I live around the corner from Steve's but somehow have never tried it. My girlfriend and I simply Googled "Biscuits & Gravy in Santa Barbara" and this little gem came up. We got there, sat down, chatted with the precious waitress, and within about 10 minutes our order came up. I had the Tri Tip sandwich on Sourdough. She had... More

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Santa Barbara, CA
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106 reviews 106 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Steve's has been under new ownership for some time now and it seems at each visit something else has been upgraded, repainted, repaired or replaced. One big upgrade has been the quality of the food. The bacon strips are nice & thick versus the paper thin, wrinkled offerings in the past. The menu, while still the same has seen the... More

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

Nice place nice people, good prices excellent food is too bad some customers never happy Like the beach guys ever they got free meals they were very nice, We were there the same day as they and they look like SNAKEs wearing to attack I feel very sorry for them. I think they are not happy. Like I said I... More

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Santa Barbara, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

When we went to Steve's Patio Café I didn't eat my omelet (just the tasty biscuit). Full disclosure - I did taste it. Took it home, and the next morning I went to eat it and it appeared to be very moldy on top (after tasting it and it tasted like mold). I called and asked for the owner after... More

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Santa Barbara, CA
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106 reviews 106 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2012

If you want to know where the locals go, this is the place. Small, great patio facing the street, a little funky; but THE spot for consistent good food, great prices and the friendliest service in town. The owner, Steve, is a hands on operator, filling in wherever he is needed to keep things flowing. My favorite is the Poach... More

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Goleta, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2010

This is our favorite lunch spot. Great sandwiches and omelets. Terrific homemade potato salad

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