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Aldo's Italian Restaurant - CLOSED

1031 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2710
+1 805-963-6687
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good30%
  • Average23%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
23 Dec 2016
“Dependable and Delicious”
7 Dec 2016
“More than average”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1031 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2710
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Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Looking for a place to eat while walking on State Street, we found Aldo's Italian restaurant. The patio was very charming with its decorative outdoor lighting, wall fountain, and bistro style setting, and it is nestled between two tall buildings, so it feels more secluded...More

Thank 4bea5
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Ran across this restaurant on TripAdvisor on a day trip to Santa Barbara. The atmosphere is beautiful, like the city itself. The lasagne was good although pricey for what is on the plate. The Chicken Parmesana is good and again steep for Italian food. The...More

Thank crimsonfish
Reviewed August 1, 2016

We walked past this place looking for somewhere for lunch and chose it due to the inviting outdoor area. We had an excellent lunch. I ordered the aubergine parmigiana which was really nice and tasty.

Thank Coake
Reviewed July 30, 2016

Good atmosphere, great service and excellent food!!! Had a very enjoyable lunch in a casual but friendly outdoor dining area right on State Street. The Meatball sandwich is a must try!!!

Thank ConstantTraveller900
Reviewed July 26, 2016

We stopped in late one evening to get a quick dinner. Some of the servers weren't very happy to see us show up. I ordered gluten free pasta with plain marinara - neither were good at all. My husband ordered the ravioli with chicken. It...More

Thank montrosehorse
Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

If you like Italian you will enjoy Aldos. The ambiance is excellent especially if you can sit outdoors. Food was great. Service was slowere than desired but ok. Just took a long time for drinks and food to arrive after placing orders (slow kitchen) One...More

Thank MikeB5098
Reviewed July 22, 2016

This place had to be hands down, the worst Italian restaurant I have ever been to. The chicken parm was burnt. The lasagne was greasy, and mushy. The worst part of the meal was the tomato sauce. It had so many spices, we almost vomited...More

Thank John J
Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

I came here as part of a work trip, and was looking for somewhere simple and delicious after a long day. This didn't disappoint - the food was classic but good, and they also offered GF options which was great for me. Very helpful and...More

Thank Nina F
Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Went here as a couple for an Italian meal. Food was good however the service was slightly lacking. Prices higher than average which we found was okay due to the location, we sat outside in a lovely terraced area.

Thank Grant S
Reviewed May 15, 2016

We stopped in and decided the patio was irresistable. It is lovely. The weather was perfect. Nice servers, but a little on the inattentive side. The food was average with nice portions and good flavor, but way too much sauce. Our food was swimming in...More

Thank johnvback
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1031 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2710
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-963-6687
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