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“REAL Pizza”

Gino's Sicilian Express
Ranked #189 of 536 Restaurants in Santa Barbara
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Reviewed February 23, 2014

Being a Brooklyn, NY native makes me hard to please when it comes to pizzerias. Gino's is top-notch. The dough is hand-tossed, the sauce homemade & the cheese of top quality. All of which would mean nothing without good service. They have GREAT service to go along with GREAT food. The paninis are my favorite, always overflowing and they custom make it for me when I want to add or subtract something. It's never a hassle; they're so nice. Yeah, it's a small hole in the wall joint, but that's what makes it charming!

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Thank AJ B
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Reviewed January 4, 2014

Went to Gino's after googling best pizza in Santa Barbara. Everything true Outstanding pizza and very pleasant staff.

Thank FredMjondalen_Norway
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Reviewed June 3, 2013

Great pizza with excellent service. They were very fast. Small seating area for maybe about 10 people inside. One small downside is that there is a smoke shop right next door and I kept getting smells of cigar smoke from the people standing out front of the shop next door. For some, maybe not a big deal but a true appetite killer form me.

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Thank Tim B
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Reviewed May 28, 2013

We had the best lunch here. And my significant other, who works downtown, loves to go to Gino's on his lunch break.

I really, really like their salads, too.

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Thank L. K
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Reviewed October 18, 2012

Ordered a hot meatball panini to go: they put the ingredients on a big panini, and put it in their pizza oven (both sides up) for a few minutes. Then they close it tight, the melted cheese fusing the sandwich into a synergetic whole.
5$ will get you a sandwich you'll hardly be able to finish; 7$ will upgrade the deal with a salad.
It's a good idea to order your food to go and walk two blocks to the SB county courthouse, which has a huge grassy yard inside. A real pleasure.

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Thank Adam K
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