Great little local restaurant. We wanted some light salads and they were very good. We sat outside near a fireplace.
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Our last dinner at the Montecito Cafe was a bittersweet experience- remembering the happy hours of dining in the front, watching the beautiful people of Montecito stroll by the windows, the delectable meals served, with grace (most of the time), from that tiny kitchen. We...More
The Montecito Cafe has always been one of our favorites. It has never disappointed us over the years. We live in Newport Beach and have many wonderful restaurants in our area. This one has always met our expectations when we travel up the coast over...More
We stayed at the Montecito Inn and decided to try the restaurant adjacent to the hotel one evening. The restaurant was quite busy. It was an enjoyable evening with friends. My husband had the Veal Marsala and I had their special of Petrale sole in...More
This is one of the better restaurants in the Santa Barbara and Montecito area and is a great value. Not cheap but mid range with excellent food. I have been there at least 4 times and everything has been great, especially the salads and entrees....More
I went here with my two kids (teen and tween) and friend who cracks a lot of jokes with the staff. We loved it. I ordered the carrot soup which was absolutely the freshest thing I have ever had - it tasted like the carrots...More
Sadly, this place is scheduled to close for good later this year. We ate lunch here and loved the interesting choices. Stuff I've never seen elsewhere. Save room for the coconut or chocolate cake as they are delicious. Great service.
I had dinner here while staying at the hotel. I had a great piece of Salmon on wood plank. It was full of flavor. All Everyone else at the table enjoyed their meals as well.
We went here for lunch with my family and enjoyed the burgers and the French fries. We would definitely go back again!
I just had a wonderful breakfast with fresh Salmon on a roll with eggs. This is not usually on the menu, therefore it was daily special. The setting is nice on the porch, the service is attentive and the food is consistent.