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Via Maestra 42

3343 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-2623
+1 805-569-6522
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“gelato” (33 reviews)
“salad” (11 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Italian, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
3343 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-2623
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1 - 10 of 152 reviews

Reviewed July 30, 2017

My husband says he does not like parking lot restaurants so I have not been able to coerce him to go with me as often as I like-- but I have some friends I regularly meet here for a cup of coffee and chat ,...More

Thank katheemiller
Reviewed July 26, 2017

This authentic Italian eatery serves great Italian fare, but don't expect to get in and out fast. The bistro-style dining area is tight, with tables set close together, but that's part of the charm. Fresh pastas are the highlight here. Dessert fans have plenty of...More

Thank Wendy v
Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

Whether you go for breakfast, lunch, gelato or a cappuccino you'll love it. Everything made fresh. Very small with a few inside and outside tables. Cannolis are super!! Check out daily specials as well. Enjoy.

Thank EDD1967_83
Reviewed July 10, 2017

went there for dinner when we stayed in Santa Barbara and enjoyed the food so well (& had a great waiter who helped make the evening more enjoyable) that we went back there for brunch the next morning.

Thank Terry L
Reviewed July 10, 2017

this was a gem of a find. probably only locals know of this and probably should be kept as a secret :) excellent food and a must for all foodies

Thank SuhasGujarathi
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

Showed up here without a reservation after reading lots of good reviews. We were not disappointed. After a 5 minute wait, we got a table. The food here is absolutely delicious. I had the mushroom ravioli (special) and it was mounth watering! Hubs had penne...More

Thank Nathalie C
Reviewed July 5, 2017

This is one of my favorite spots in Santa Barbara. The dining room is a little cramped and the outside is in a strip mall, but it is charming. Clearly locally owned and the staff is always the same and they are lovely. Because it...More

Thank expectquality1942
Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

Me and a friend were passing through Santa Barbara on our California road trip and the innkeeper where we stayed recommended this restaurant. We ordered spinach ravioli with cream sauce and basil, usually for me cream sauce *can* be too heavy but there was a...More

Thank Thomas Børresen H
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

One of the finest Italian delis that we have ever visited. The food was amazing and the staff was even better!

Thank dan b
Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

As eggplant parmigiana is my favorite of all Italian dishes I base, fairly or unfairly, my review on how good that dish is at a restaurant. Growing up in the Bronx, I love the southern Italian brand of cooking and baking the eggplant in an...More

3  Thank edtrost
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3343 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-2623
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-569-6522
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