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The Blue Owl

5 W Canon Perdido St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3208
+1 805-705-0991
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (4 reviews)
“fried rice” (7 reviews)
“banh mi” (3 reviews)
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5 W Canon Perdido St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3208
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

I had the banh mi sandwich with the delicous pork while others in my party had veggie options. All were tasty and we will be back.

Thank Todd H
Reviewed 22 March 2017

I love the Blue Owl too much. The fried rice and the pork bahn mi are my favorites, plus I like that it's locally owned.

Thank Jessica G
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch & shared, the grilled cheese sandwich with Kim Chi , the pork Banh Mi & the fried rice with chicken. All the items were absolutely fantastic, bursting with flavour. Perhaps, if I had to choose, I might say the Banh...More

Thank htravelbug
Reviewed 12 February 2017

This review could have been more positive because the first visit was a great experience. The second visit had one of the diners feeling poorly after the Tri-tip sandwich. We have discussed the experience and will make a third visit. Its a lovely little spot...More

Thank Heligypsy
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Came here as part of the after party of my wedding, and everyone had a blast! THe food was also tasty.

Thank Emily B
Reviewed 24 November 2016

We had a great experience here. The beer and wine selection looked good (we brought a bottle and paid corkage though). The food options are interesting and a fusion of styles. Everything was tasting and fresh. I would highly recommend!

Thank ScubagirlToronto
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Whenever I feel in the mood for bahn mi (which is quite often), I wander over to The Blue Owl. The meat, sauce and bread on this sandwich are the perfect emulsion of spicy, sweet and salty, soft and crispy. That and a beer on...More

Thank SusanMFlorida
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Had dinner with friends Saturday night and everything was so tasty especially the hand made noodles with pork! My friends loved the basil grilled cheese sandwich and mango mint salad and I had the bahn mi sandwich. It was good, not authentic (they use pulled...More

Thank Fromjessicaskitchen
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Very fresh and good crab meat sandwich. Get here early as it does get crowded at noon. Just off the Main Street in Santa Barbara.

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

They recommended me to try the fried rice and it was delicious! The portion is huge and it comes with a lot of vegetables. I tried it with beef and loved it. Looking forward to visiting again!

Thank Elena C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 PM - 2:30 AM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 PM - 2:30 AM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 PM - 2:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 W Canon Perdido St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3208
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-705-0991
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