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“Great Italian”
Review of Via Maestra 42

Via Maestra 42
Ranked #14 of 567 Restaurants in Santa Barbara
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Deli, Italian
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Good for: Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed November 1, 2013

We loved their food. It's a very small cafe. Had a great friendly staff. Nice atmosphere. Appeared that locals liked it. I would go again on next visit. Yummy!!!!

Thank Manhattan44
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Reviewed October 8, 2013

A small restaurant on a busy street, but set back enough from the traffic to enable outside eating. Excellent pasta dishes, fairly priced, although house wine at $10 a glass is a little overpriced.

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1  Thank KGfromLondon
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Reviewed October 3, 2013

When we travel to Santa Barbara Via Maestra 42 gives us that taste of Italy. We usually split a piatti principali after sharing some sort of antipasti. We enjoyed the farfalle al Pesto, just perfect flavor and portion for the two of us. Could not resist the gelato, espresso for a sweet treat reminding of us our trip to Tuscany.

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Thank sisterbythesea
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Reviewed July 7, 2013 via mobile

My family and I dined here on a short overnight trip to SB. I found the resto on Yelp and tried it out. It was as close to our dining experience in Italy. The portions were such that you could enjoy an antipasti, main entree and dessert without over stuffing yourself. We even came back for a post lunch dessert the next day. Service was exceptional. Grazie!

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1  Thank donjoysan
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Reviewed July 4, 2013

2-4 years ago this was one of our favorite places for a small Italian meal - the lemony spinach ravioli used to be great consistently; last tine I ordered they served the wrong ravioli.
Also got rancid tasting "truffle" with filet once; most pasta dishes are good. Gelato is excellent

Thank 2retiredinSB
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