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209 E Canon Perdido St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2221
+1 805-963-1293
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hummus” (38 reviews)
“kebab” (14 reviews)
“lemon chicken” (7 reviews)
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
209 E Canon Perdido St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2221
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Everything is exceptional!!!!!! The food is amazing, you can feel the taste exploiting in your mouth😀😀😀😀😀the hummus is spectacular, the salads, the kabobs, the cheeses....everything !!!!! The drinks are really good too! Excellent service and cute restaurant....Recommended always!

Thank Julio A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place looks amazing at night, the lights and all greenery around makes it oh so beautiful. Two of us in the group are vegetarian so we got the lentil soup, Fattoush salad and vegetarian entree : all decent. The pomegranate margarita was delicious :)

Thank Shivangi_17
Reviewed 5 days ago

We started with the Cheese Sambosik, which was excellent. Best cheese sticks I've had in a while. Next, we got the Beef Sambosik and the tzatziki sauce. Also, very delicious. For the main courses, we got the Lemon Chicken and the Lamb Shawarma. I did...More

Thank pjAK111
Reviewed 6 days ago

We got married in Santa Barbara in August and used Zaytoon as the venue for our pre wedding day dinner. There were 30 of us from the UK and as we were booking for a large number of people from so far away, we were...More

Thank ridgemount1985
Reviewed 1 week ago

kabab meat or chicken with fat ouch or taboule. with nice music on Thursday or Friday or Saturday the best environmental in Santa Barbara very reasonable price for the fresh healthy food what you get &very relaxing &peacefully for retired &. for young college&for business...More

Thank investincalifornia
Reviewed 1 week ago

The white lights lit against the beautiful greenery along with a fire pit in the middle of each table made me want to stay all night.The food was to match in delight.The meat was fresh and moist,seasoned to perfection.There was a group of us so...More

Thank lookinforelvis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I traveled many times to Lebanon, and know what good Lebanese food should taste like, and I must report Zaytoon's kitchen produced one of the finest Lebanese meals we ever experienced. The chicken and lamb was spiced and cooked to absolute perfection;...More

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were surprised when we walked up the steps and it opened to a beautiful garden and tree setting with hanging lights and flowers. Our waitress was knowledgeable and helpful. Food came quickly so staggering may have been a better idea. Food was good and...More

Thank AnniG2329
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Wonderful experience dining here our first night in Santa Barbara. The combination of cafe lighting, fire pits, and great weather make this a great selection for alfresco dining. The Mashawi Combo was filled with flavor and paired well with the Foley Pinot Noir. The meat...More

Thank TravelOT-Mike
Reviewed 9 September 2017

The food was good. Slightly flatter than I was expecting in terms of flavour profiles but good. beautiful outdoor setting. Great space to linger when they aren't too bust. We were there on a busy night and they specifically asked us in advance to not...More

Thank ErinJE
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Steve L
19 April 2016|
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Response from ValerieJo18 | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest you call and ask them. Although I never saw any dogs there and I have been there several times.
26 November 2015|
Response from ConcernedCalifornia | Reviewed this property |
I received the question on Nov 27. I have no idea if they were open. The food & service were so bad last time, do not think we we try it again.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:45 PM
12:00 PM - 10:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 E Canon Perdido St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2221
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-963-1293
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