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Cafe Del Sol - CLOSED

30 Los Patos Way, Santa Barbara, CA 93108-2822
+1 805-969-0448
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
27 Jul 2014
“Cafe del sol delivers again”
16 Jul 2014
“Cafe Del Sol - The BEST!!!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Mexican, American, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
30 Los Patos Way, Santa Barbara, CA 93108-2822
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1 - 10 of 42 reviews

Reviewed 27 July 2014

Cafe del sol once again provided outstanding service, hospitality, and cuisine on our recent visit. We had steak medallions, a filet, and a New York strip and all were exceptional. Side dishes and salads equally good. The margaritas deliver a good punch and we just...More

Thank gerbear
Reviewed 16 July 2014

Our family has been dining at Cafe Del Sol for the past 10-15 years.. every meal we have there is delicious and service is outstanding... I can't say enough for the staff....pleasant and always have a smile on they're face.... we have celelbrated many occasions.....More

Thank Gameon22
Reviewed 19 May 2014

We love the drive to Santa Barbara from Ventura and going out for Sunday brunch is a regular past time. Coming from the south on the 101, Cafe Del Sol is at the Cabrillo exit, (left side exit) and then a few blocks down across...More

Thank CWS55
Reviewed 10 May 2014

Great place to ride your bike to and stop for a margarita with guac & chips, but don't go for a dinner...not impressive to say the least.

Thank Lauren P
Reviewed 7 January 2014

The best way to celebrate New Year's Eve in Santa Barbara is to visit a familiar and loved restaurant like Cafe Del Sol on the night before New Year's Eve, thus having a festive and tasty evening while avoiding the huge crowds and inebriates on...More

1  Thank billyboy53
Reviewed 23 November 2013

I have come here occasionally with family for years when I am in the area. Prices are reasonable for the area, and the food is decent. The nearby bird refuge can smell a bit ripe outdoors, but is not noticeable indoors.

Thank Eric H
Reviewed 15 November 2013

A once in a lifetime experience.... because we won't return. Is this a bar masquerading as a restaurant? With a name like Cafe del Sol and Mexican dishes on the menu I expected much better food, a larger portion, and a more reasonable price. Maybe...More

Thank DrStuo
Reviewed 28 October 2013

If you can push past the smell of the nearby bird sanctuary while trying to get into the door, you'll be happy you visited. The food is delicious and prices are affordable. Surprising for Santa Barbara. The atmosphere is relaxed and comfortable and service is...More

Thank JMichaelz02
Reviewed 8 October 2013

Montecito has a great Mexican restaurant across the street from the Bird Refuge. It is a casual setting..........and has attractive prices for what you get!! The waiters are all terrific.

Thank Linda E
Reviewed 26 August 2013

We stopped here for lunch on a drive from LA to Cambria CA. It was listed as across the street from a bird sanctuary, which sound idyllic, but it was hard to tell that is where you were - except for the few annoying birds...More

Thank ILuvEngland
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$20 - US$35
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Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Los Patos Way, Santa Barbara, CA 93108-2822
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-969-0448
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