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“A very pleasurable experience”
Review of Arts & Letters Cafe - CLOSED

Arts & Letters Cafe
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: American, Mediterranean
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Good for: Romantic, Families with children
Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: State Street
Reviewed October 10, 2012

We stopped in Santa Barbara for Sunday lunch while on a road trip north. Picking this at random, my wife and I were very pleasantly surprised at the entire experience. The food was wonderful and artfully presented. The service was attentive, but not intrusive. The courtyard was inviting, relaxed and comfortable. We highly recommend it.

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Thank Bill32999
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Reviewed May 28, 2012

Lovely little venue; makes you feel all sorts of sophisticated coming in past the art gallery! Went for a three-generation lunch and everyone from the 8 year old on up had a lovely time. Good food, nice wine list, excellent service, lovely location!

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Thank SloBear
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Reviewed May 26, 2012

This place is just off State Street but off the normal tourist route because it is in a classical Santa Barbara courtyard behind an art gallery. Fabulous fountain in the courtyard and both indoor and outdoor seating. Food is interesting and very good. A great place to eat or impress a friend.

Thank Waterwoman19
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Reviewed May 24, 2012

Fantastic food. Tucked in behind an art gallery, so you get a double treat by going there.

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Reviewed April 15, 2012

Very pleasant place with sheltered outdoor dining (in small garden) for lunch; centrally located.

Thank GrannyA
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