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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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Charlottesville, Virginia
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Thank Lynne B
Bordeaux, France
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 3 days ago NEW

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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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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348 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Thank EDD1967_83
St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took our nine year old twins for a grown up meal here and it was excellent. Ben had quail and sausage ragu and Chris had duck ravioli. The flavours were exquisite and the staff made us feel very welcome. The desserts were excellent too!

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Thank Jenny C
Palos Verdes, California
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Although the food was "heavy", compared to adjacent Bouchon's french fare, the sauces were unbelievably good. Pricey but worth the visit.

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Thank LLBean314
Bellevue, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Pretty little restaurant with a good wine menu. Not a huge menu but everything looked good. We all enjoyed our meal.

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

I've spent 3 weeks in Santa Barbara and I'm italian so sometimes I had a hard time being satisfied by some of the restaurants here, especially because very expensive even if not special. I can say that this is the best restaurant i have tried in SB and yes, it is expensive, but it is worth it. I had a... More 

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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
Special occasions, Romantic, 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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