We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Aldo's Italian Restaurant - CLOSED

1031 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2710
+1 805-963-6687
Website
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good30%
  • Average23%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
Dec 23, 2016
“Dependable and Delicious”
Dec 7, 2016
“More than average”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1031 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2710
All Details
Reviews (200)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 155 reviews

Reviewed December 23, 2016

Aldo's has a comfortable atmosphere inside and a people watching patio outside. We enjoy their menu with the good Italian fare. Decor is charming and service is good.

Thank Anabel-2013
Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant looks good in and out but it smells kind of like a greasy spoon inside. I suspect patio seating must be nice but it is getting cold lately. Our waitress was dragging her feet with zero personality and the good was sort of...More

Thank Fab P
Reviewed October 22, 2016

The angle hair pomodoro was outstanding, probably the best I've had. I started with a cesar salad and it was excellent..so great food. Service was just so-so. Only one server and she was overworked.

Thank TCBJ36Yrs
Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

We found this restaurant many years ago when we visited Santa Barbara for the first time. We drove up and down State Street until we found it again. We love sitting out on their patio, as Santa Barbara tends to have the most beautiful weather...More

Thank OceanKate
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Spent the afternoon in Santa Barbara and decided to find somewhere in town for an early diner. Picked Aldo's because there were already people there, I hate going into empty restaurants. Menu isn't massive, which is a good thing, and the food we had was...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

We came in to SB for the evening and wandered into Aldo's I had inquired about low carb past which they have a quoina spiral we had a waitress Hispanic lady I Think her name is Moniec she was very attentive and provide great ideas...More

Thank Eddie P
Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Pretty patio, decent food and prices, friendly service. We added scallops to the purple kale salad and they were mini, like the size of chickpeas. For an extra $5, a few chickpea-sized scallops is not worth it.

Thank Natalie V
Reviewed August 29, 2016

This place is not great. If you're looking for a good tourist trap on State Street, then this is your place. Average food, not great service. If you're looking for Italian, go to Ca Dario, Arnoldi's, Trattoria Mollie, Tre Lune, or Via Maestra instead.

Thank Lauren W
Reviewed August 17, 2016

Identified this as a potential for dinner whilst exploring State Street. The menu looked good, so we went back in evening and settled down for a good Italian dinner - we were not disappointed We sat out under the stars, and the food was really...More

Thank Barry B
Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Great location, Restaurant just on state street in near santa barbara downtown. However, the menu at the entrance which you can check before you enter the place was showing lower pricing as the menu in the restaurant.

Thank Deniz U
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
Kimpton Canary Hotel
1,148 reviews
.12 miles away
Spanish Garden Inn
1,317 reviews
.31 miles away
The Upham Hotel & Country House
679 reviews
.38 miles away
Hotel Santa Barbara
361 reviews
.48 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Jeannine's Bakery
137 reviews
.06 miles away
Savoy Cafe & Deli
325 reviews
.06 miles away
Lilac Patisserie
141 reviews
.04 miles away
Petit Valentien
242 reviews
.06 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Santa Barbara County Courthouse
2,631 reviews
.12 miles away
The Granada Theatre
107 reviews
.16 miles away
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
348 reviews
.09 miles away
The Historic La Arcada Courtyard
72 reviews
.06 miles away
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Average prices
$10 - $30
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1031 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2710
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-963-6687
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing
;