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205 W Canon Perdido St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3706
+1 805-963-9591
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beignets” (19 reviews)
“tri tip” (31 reviews)
“tagliatelle” (10 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Fusion, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
205 W Canon Perdido St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3706
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Interesting and original menu that changes monthly. Leverages local fresh produce, herbs and spices. Home made bread and butter were a nice touch. Market Fish and beef were Devine and spot on. Chicken was hit and miss (the crusting was overwhelming, over cooked and heavy)....More

Thank MrsTruffleDog
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I ate dinner at this restaurant in June 2018. The food was excellent, as was the service. The dishes were interesting, tasty and nicely prepared. The atmosphere was also good..not noisy or phrenetic.

Thank Ted_Fez
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to this restaurant several times. Each time we are impressed with the creativity. One time we had quail cooked in coffee grounds. The last time we had grilled avocados for an appetizer. They had a delicious sauce on them with tamarind. The...More

Thank Elizabeth K
Reviewed February 3, 2018

Almost missed this restaurant (Open Table had erroneously permitted reservation on night they were closed!) Luckily, someone on staff called me and we got it straightened out, so I was able to enjoy after all. Some very inventive and tasty looking stuff on menu. I...More

Thank TheRealPhilGold
Reviewed January 16, 2018

I'm a SB local and have tried much of the food in the city. This place is phenomenal. Very unique and has a "farm to table" type menu in which they use seasonal ingredients and create dishes inspired by the local climate. My boyfriend and...More

Thank Lindsey T
Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

Great place in residential sort of neighborhood. Food was fabulous! Friend and I shared the Brussels sprouts and a burger. The taters with the burger were as fantastic as the rest — irresistible, and I dont go for fries. These were way better. Not inexpensive,...More

Thank RiverReader
Reviewed November 3, 2017

We were in Santa Barbara for one night only and sought out good, modern food. The food is amazing with a thoughtful menu of sophisticated, yet simple, food. Our waiter Eric was a great help in assisting us to choose dishes which showcased the menu...More

Thank Jack G
Reviewed October 11, 2017

We've been to this lovely restaurant twice. We love their mission to offer a high-end, local, creative, yet relaxed dining experience. Please keep experimenting and surprising us. We hope others feel the same. Prices are very fair for what you get. Highly recommended.

Thank MarkusWWW
Reviewed October 6, 2017

I used to be a big fan of Barbareno. But then they sold it and a new chef took over. I have been there three times now, to check out what's happening. Unfortunately, things have been going downhill for the quality of the food at...More

Thank TravelTheWorld_048
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

The food at barbareno was exceptional. We ate here in September 2017 and loved it. Definitely worth going off the high street to eat here. Highly recommend the bao buns to start, the tri tip & ribs for main and the chocolate dessert is exceptional....More

Thank Hayley P
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August 28, 2017|
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Response from kristinalisan | Reviewed this property |
If by "BYO" you mean "bring your own" wine, then yes, in my experience they did with a corkage fee. I brought a bottle of one of my favorite pinots. I have no idea what the corkage fee was.
June 11, 2015|
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Response from Jesse G | Property representative |
Yes we do!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 W Canon Perdido St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3706
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-963-9591
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Conveniently located in downtown Santa Barbara, Barbareño seeks to embody California's Central Coast. Serving regionally inspired cuisine, fine California wines, and locally crafted beers in a rustic yet modern environment, we seek to celebrate our home through our service to our guests.
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