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Olio E Limone Ristorante

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17 W Victoria St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3127 (State)
805-899-2699
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
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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Lutherville,md
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194 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This group owns 3 facilities all right next to each other.The restaurant which is small and excellent , a pizza restaurant and a crude bar.. All the menu's looked interesting and we loved our meal in the restaurant. They pay a lot of attention to interesting cocktail combinations. I had the Tagliono al pesto and my wife had Tottelloni di... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

On our 2 week road trip in California we went to Olio twice...once on the way out of LA and once on the way back. Seafood spaghetti was great and in fact everything we had was lovely. The wait staff were knowledgeable and attentive. If we are back in Santa Barbara we will certainly go back to Olio E Limone

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Thank johnandsandragould
Palm Beach Gardens, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been researching and dining for days. However, tonight's meal was the best. The salads, the pasta, and the entrees were tasty and well-prepared. The staff was attentive, informed and gracious. This is the place! I'd be here every week if I lived near by.

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Thank Miller W
Santa Barbara, California
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We celebrated our daughter-in-law's birthday there last Saturday (Aug.26). It was a second visit for my husband and me. We love both the food and the atmosphere. Unlike many contemporary restaurants, it is very quiet and one can have a pleasant conversation: the bar is next door! The service is excellent: everyone is welcoming and efficient. As for the food,... More 

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Thank Jacqueline S
Charlottesville, Virginia
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Anastasia sorted out the confusion on our Open table reservation and accommodated us a night early. Executive Chef Leonel prepared dover sole meuniere style. It had been flown in that day and was perfection. We finished with warm pear tart with vanilla ice cream. The wine list offered many attractive options. Dine here...ask for Anastasia.

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Bordeaux, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In a town full of very good restaurant choices, a few things count and one of the most important is attentive, friendly service. We were 6 people and the service was impeccable. The food was good to very good, I didn't find it "to die for" which would put this at 5 stars for me. $20 corkage per bottle may... More 

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San Clemente, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed great service and delicious food! Neither of us had an appetizer . . . we just dove into the pasta. The Fiorellini di Melanzana was delightful and the Gnocchi alla Riviera was really special using very simple ingredients. I also tried one of the specialty cocktails - the Olio Margarita which was deliciously different. The server was very... More 

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Thank Judy H
Santa Barbara, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Very good authentic Italian food. Relatively small portions, and on the expensive side. Small quite resturant that is very good for dates.

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Thank Steve W
Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

A really good, high class Italian restaurant with excellent food and great service. The ambiance was very good. I thought it was pretty reasonable too. >$150 inc food, 2 drinks, 2 wines and the tip. We were impressed with their wine list and selection.

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Thank rsstopper
Santa Barbara, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful authentic Italian food. The chef is from Italy. His wife runs the front. Be sure and ask for what the special(s) of the day are. We often peruse the menu and decide and then hear the specials and change our minds. Never disappointed. Great wine list as well. Enjoy.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$35 - $50
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 W Victoria St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3127
    (State)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: 805-899-2699

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