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“Two meal and both were terrible”

The Bistro at Bacara
Ranked #3 of 146 Restaurants in Goleta
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $35
Cuisines: American, Mediterranean
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Good for: Scenic view, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Hollister
Description: Named "Top 100 Best Al Fresco Dining Restaurants in America" by OpenTable, The Bistro at Bacara offers a casual and relaxed atmosphere to dine and enjoy sweeping views of the coastline. Chef Vincent Lesage's American cuisine can be enjoyed indoors or al fresco on a spacious oceanfront terrace. Local produce and sustainable seafood highlight an acclaimed menu of traditional bistro favorites, including brick oven flatbreads, seasonal salads, and the signature Bistro burger. Recent upgrades to The Bistro's patio include the addition of a cozy wood-burning fireplace, direct access to an oceanfront pool bar, and enhanced outdoor heating to enjoy breathtaking ocean vistas all year long.
Reviewed July 15, 2013

From egg whites that came out yellow to remade egg whites without the proper ingredients the breakfast was terrible. We then tried lunch two days later and after waiting 50 minutes were served undercooked pizza and a hamburger that was almost raw.

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Reviewed June 13, 2013

And with views that you feel you are way from the run of the mill day a and relaxing. I cannot fault this resort or restaurants....there is no need to leave and eat anywhere else...plus the cocktails are good here too!

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Reviewed May 25, 2013

Ocean view is incredible, service is always perfect. The food is truly fabulous, and happens to be healthy, too. They do a great job with fresh fish, soups, salads -- whatever we've ordered has always exceeded expectations. Pricey, but this level of cuisine usually is expensive.

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Reviewed May 24, 2013

amazing food every day of our meetings! Wonderful light salads daily that were full of flavor & not loaded with dressing. Very tasty & the service was wonderful! Gorgeous views at lunch sitting outside!

Thank hotie23
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Reviewed April 17, 2013

Nice restaurant that is more casual than Miro. Great food. Romantic to sit outside with heaters and ocean breeze.

Thank BethinLA
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