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436 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-5317
+1 805-957-4177
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Perth, Australia
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Great home styled authentic flavoured Italian cuisine. We noticed a lot of guests order the pizzas but be more adventurous. Bucatini have scalloponi, salciccia and other meat dishes as well as large range home made pasta. Good friendly service. Wine list includes some Italian options.

Thank Gerri R
Level Contributor
57 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

This is an italian restaurant food and service was good, plenty of options available. Reasonably priced.

Thank Lesley P
Claremont, California, United States
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80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Came in for dinner after my son participated in the Avon walk for breast cancer. Hungry and tired.the food was very good and lots of choices. The price very very reasonable. We will definitely come back again next year.

Thank Diana H
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3 reviews
Reviewed September 23, 2016

We thought the menu looked inviting, but did not expect to have some of the best Italian food in a long time at this restaurant. The LINGUINE ai CROSTACEI was delightful.

Thank Kim M
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

We found this restaurant while walking along the State Street. The patio is really beautiful and perfect for enjoying the food outside. We tried 2 of the wood oven pizzas, what was actually the main reason we came here. You can't compare a wood oven pizza to anything. Here you will get an amazing pizza, what makes you feel like... More 

Thank Patrick K
Columbia, United States
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

We were here on a holiday weekend so the town was busy. A local tasting guide suggested this place as a great underrated option. I got the halibut special with a side of fetuccini bolegnese. The fish was fresh and cooked perfectly. Great flavors. My wife got a simple pasta dish with white wine and pecorino. We shared and enjoyed... More 

Thank Thomas M
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed August 24, 2016

We parked nearby and were strolling along State Street searching for a nice place to eat. It's located in a corner and was quite full at dinnertime. We asked for a table for four and were lucky that one just opened. The restaurant is mainly outdoors but bordered with awnings so it's quite cozy.. We asked for pizza, risotto, seafood... More 

Thank 00Globetrotter
Riverside, California
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Late night dining very close to their closing time, but we were never rushed and the food was hot & delicious! Our waiter was great and he made some nice suggestions which we did try a couple of. The spinach ravioli was so good! Steak dish was very enjoyable. Our daughter had a cheesy pasta dish which she loved and... More 

Thank Gloria A
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed July 16, 2016

Maybe not the most fancy place, but we (1 adult, 3 kids) really enjoyed it. The food was excellent - I had seafood pasta in a pizza dough-covered clay pot with a glass of the local Pinot Noir, and sitting outside, patio heaters keeping us warm and cozy until about 10 pm., was just terrific. Service was excellent, fast and... More 

Thank Tdsdk
Strathaven, United Kingdom
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276 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Good location for people watching from the patio. Food was good as was the wine. However, for what you got it was quite expensive.

Thank Travel_Duck_UK

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 436 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-5317
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-957-4177

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?