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“Great Italian, homey!”
Review of Arnoldi's Cafe

Arnoldi's Cafe
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Ranked #124 of 534 Restaurants in Santa Barbara
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Cota Street
Santa Barbara, CA
Level 5 Contributor
53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Great Italian, homey!”
Reviewed September 13, 2012

What a unique place. The back patio with the bocce courts and outdoor grill is a delight especially with a family get toGether. Delicious, authentic Italian food. The calamari is perfect!

Visited August 2012
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Santa Barbara, California
Level 5 Contributor
88 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Long-time Santa Barbara eatery.”
Reviewed July 31, 2012

Ate there just the other day. Met the owner. Nice people. Old-timey atmosphere and food is good. Big patio out in back, if you like dining al fresco.

Visited July 2012
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Hershey, Pennsylvania
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Service could be better, good food”
Reviewed May 21, 2012

Went here for a large party event. The restaurant was well staffed but I think they need to be better organized because our waiter made some of us wait much longer for food when we ordered before other people within our group who had a different waiter attending them. Even when we asked for an item early and wrapped up we still didn't get it until 10 minutes after our friends who were staying who ordered after us. Pretty irritating. Maybe it was delayed because some Real Housewives chick showed up.

  • Visited May 2012
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Santa Barbara, CA
Level 5 Contributor
70 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“love this italian restaurant- my favourite in town”
Reviewed May 1, 2012

gheir pasta, the ambience, the friendly staff and great prices

Visited February 2012
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Santa Barbara, California
Level 5 Contributor
46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Family Place.”
Reviewed April 23, 2012

When we have a large family gathering this is our place of choice. Fantastic food, fun patio with Bacchi Ball (not sure of the spelling), great waitstaff!

Visited March 2012
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Thank Jill D
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