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Ca' Dario Ristorante Italiano

37 E Victoria St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2605
+1 805-884-9419
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“ravioli” (49 reviews)
“branzino” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
37 E Victoria St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2605
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Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

Some of best Italian we have ever had. We ordered a few things to try as much from the menu as we could and not a single thing disappointed.

Thank DCOJ
Reviewed 9 July 2015

My wife and I can still taste the awesome gluten free pizza we had at Ca' Dario Pizzeria. We went on a Tuesday night, so it wasn't crowded. We also enjoyed a great salad, a bottle of prosecco and panna cotta for dessert. Our server...More

Thank Mike_JB
Reviewed 2 July 2015

We dine at Ca'dario every time we visit lovely Santa Barbara. It is just two blocks off of State Street and well worth the search. Intimate surroundings make for a pleasing lunch or dinner dining experience. The ravioli, parpadell and bolognese are marvelous. The Caprese...More

Thank Brenda J
Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

Went there for an early evening appetizer, waitress suggested the Ravioli & hands down- the best Ravioli EVER! 👍🏻 don't forget to tip the chef! :)

Thank Esther G
Reviewed 10 June 2015

I only have one gripe with this place and it really is not a deal breaker. The tables are close, the volume is loud and some people like that. On occasion I can abide with the noise as the food has been great every time...More

Thank G7306EFdavid
Reviewed 10 June 2015

We just ate at this venerable restaurant in downtown Santa Barbara. The crispy Caesar salad was delicious as was the Branzino. My wife's John Dory was extremely flavorful. We have eaten here before and the restaurant is predictably tops.

Thank Retiredtravelor2013
Reviewed 21 May 2015

Truly authentic Italian meal. The clam and mussel in white wine and garlic is magnificent with a hint of garlic that is not overpowering. The right amount of chilli to spice it up but not too spicy. The pasta was cooked aldente. The bolognaise sauce...More

Thank Tweetcoz
Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

Food was Amazing!!! Excellent Wine Selection and the Service was Superb!!! Highly highly recommend getting a reservation-but definitely worth it!

Thank Marcey D
Reviewed 9 May 2015

We really enjoyed this little Italian place for dinner. Authentic food, and super great about splitting the bill for a large party. Well priced and well located.

Thank ambercoart
Reviewed 7 May 2015

After a long day of winery touring we were looking for a nice dinner, our hotel recommended Ca'Dario. It was a easy walk from the Spanish Garden Inn and we were lucky to be seated without reservations. The food was wonderful and my husband's steak...More

Thank Linda P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 E Victoria St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2605
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-884-9419
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