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“elephant bar , goleta ca.”
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Elephant Bar & Restaurant
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
santa barbara
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“elephant bar , goleta ca.”
Reviewed December 28, 2012

a giant menu always shows they can't make one perfect dish ! Drinks taste like sugar water , must have run out of alcohol ! 21 year old waiters who don't have a clue how to serve customers! food way overpriced and poor quality ! french fries looked like leftovers ! Ever heard of hot food ? Have been coming to this place when it was run by the Nancarrow family , close to 30 years. . always great then ! need some good cooks and above all a trained restaurant manager ! Oh,well back to Harry's Plaza cafe for a REAL MAI TAI!

  • Visited December 2012
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Thank case1936
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English first
Santa Marta, Colombia
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2 reviews
“Delicious Food”
Reviewed November 20, 2012

Consistently great food, Unique atmosphere, and flawless service. We go there at least twice a month and everything we've had has been excellent

Visited November 2012
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Central Coast, California
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35 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Always excellent!”
Reviewed October 6, 2012

This is my favorite restaurant in Goleta. They have a large selection. The food is not "Mexican" as specified here. It's global, with many dishes inspired by Asian and Latin American flavors, but they also have plenty familiar American dishes. Their creme brulee is TO DIE FOR!!! I love their artichoke dip, and it's nice that you can have cocktails. Overall, an excellent restaurant and a great value. The only negative is that they don't serve breakfast.

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank Tina380
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Goleta
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Amazing selections and good as well.”
Reviewed October 4, 2012

The drinks are ia a computer controlled measuring system so are not as strong as you might be used to.

Visited August 2012
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Thank Jerome C
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Santa Barbara, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Yes, it's a chain but great happy hour!”
Reviewed September 24, 2012

I love this place's happy hour -- cheap drinks! And they have a late night happy hour after 9pm as well. Their menu is vast so folks with tons of different food tastes came come here which helps with big groups. Lots of room inside and outside as well.

Visited July 2012
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Thank suntraveler
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