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Olio E Limone Ristorante

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17 W Victoria St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (State)
+1 805-899-2699
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Eastvale, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have recommended this beautiful restaurant to many of my friends and I will continue to do so for anyone of my friends that ask in the future. We have always been impressed with the level of service and the quality of the food. You cannot go wrong with stopping in for a special occasion. You will not be disappointed.

Thank jagjim
Los Angeles, California
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I forgot to make reservations for Saturday night but we were able to find a seat at Olio E Limone Crudo. The small plates were not that small and everything was yummy. My cabernet was so good that I had two glasses and my husband enjoyed a special scotch. We had their homemade potato chips and I ordered the mushroom... More 

Thank Carolyn B
Dallas, Tx
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful romantic restaurant with excellent service. We made our reservation using Open Table and they quickly seated the two of us when we arrived. The wine by the glass selection is very impressive. Several choices from different regions in Italy and not your typically restaurant list. The wait staff was very professional and efficient, although not overly engaging. We willing... More 

Thank goodtwogo
Beverly Hills, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

very good Italian food and great for a date night- Valentines Dinner was not only great food, but very good ambiance. My fondness for Italian food was the reason for going, but anyone can go solo, and I saw a few single guys there too !

Thank cynk90210
Narberth, PA
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72 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding Italian restaurant. Fresh, homemade pasta and authentic gravies. Excellent wine list. Attentive service.

Thank anfrankel
Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

Really liked the butternut squash ravioli here. Very fine wine selection although the server could have been a little more knowledgable about wine. Excellent décor, quiet and romantic!

Thank Bluesistr84
San Francisco, California
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016

I was alone and they forgot about me for longer than they should have (which is the reason I docked them the rating points - people who dine alone can become self-conscious when neglected). But the head waiter figured it out and ultimately provided appropriate attention. The food, on the other hand, was fantastic. The crab cake appetizer was beautifully... More 

Thank Layne G
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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506 reviews
279 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016

We were greeted promptly and escorted to our table in the dining room. While we were quickly served water we had to get the attention of a waiter to order wine. They offered several specials including an asparagus soup done without any cream. It was very fresh. The beef carpaccio was excellent. The beef was chilled, served will a wonderful... More 

Thank waterandmore
Pleasanton, California
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016

Dinner was disappointing given this spot’s reputation. We had two of the night’s specials and they were anything but. Lobster ravioli came out cold and had to be sent back. The osso bucco with risotto had a couple of spoonfulls of risotto hiding under the shank in a thin, watery soup instead of the savory, rich sauce you’d expect. And... More 

Thank Justcauses
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner this weekend. The service was excellent and some of the best in Santa Barbara. Food was just ok. Disappointing given the price we paid.

Thank Karen S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$35 - $50
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 W Victoria St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-899-2699

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