Visit Campus Restaurants


This is a list of just some of our favorite local restaurants. We have tried to provide a list that includes many different cuisines at different price points.  If you have a favorite that you would like to share with us, please email us at

Restaurant Address Phone Type/Description Cost
Bree’osh Bakery Café Montecito  1150 Coast Village Rd 805-570 - 9151 Breakfast/Brunch. Enjoy fresh pastries and brioches served at this French bakery and coffee shop.
Note: Closes at 2pm. 
China Palace 1070 Coast Village Rd 805-565-9380 Lunch/Dinner. Try Crispy Walnut Shrimp, Garlic Sautéed Green Beans or General’s Chicken. $$
the Honor Bar 1255 Coast Village Rd 805-969 - 6964 Lunch/Dinner. Offers a more formal dining experience.  $$
Jeannine’s Bakery   1253 Coast Village Rd  805-969 - 0088 Breakfast/Brunch. A local favorite! Yummy pastries. Montecito and Santa Barbara
Note: All locations close at 3 pm. 
Panino 1212 Coast Village Rd 805-963-3700  Lunch/Dinner. Enjoy the vast selection of delectable soups, salads, and sandwiches at this favorite shop. Another location 834 Santa Barbara St Santa Barbara $$
Montecito Wine Bistro 516 San Ysidro Rd 805-969-7520 Lunch/Dinner. Here you can enjoy farmer's market vegetables and a mostly Californian wine list. $$
Rori’s Artisanal Creamery 1024 Coast Village Rd 805-770 - 2266 Dessert. Right down the road from campus is this incredible ice cream! (also in Santa Barbara & Carpinteria) $$-$$$
Via Vai Trattoria 1483 East Valley Rd   805-565 - 9393 Lunch/Dinner. A family favorite for traditional Italian cuisine. Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan. $$ - $$$
Santa Barbara        
Backyard Bowls 331 Motor Way 805-845 - 5379 Lunch/Snack. Enjoy an acai bowl here! Multiple locations throughout Santa Barbara and Goleta. $
Boathouse at Hendry’s Beach  2981 Cliff Dr  805-898 - 2628 Lunch/Dinner. Enjoy the delicious upscale atmosphere & seafood. $$
Crushcakes & Café  1315 Anacapa St  805-963 – 9353 SB & Goleta - Lunch/Dessert. Enjoy one of the many cupcake creations they have to offer! They also offer sandwiches and soups. Note: Closes at 4 pm.  $$
East Beach Tacos 3608, 226 S Milpas St 805-770 - 2761 Lunch/Dinner. A local favorite! Enjoy some tacos and watch the neighboring batting cages. $
El Paseo Mexican Restaurant 813 Anacapa St 805-962-6050 Lunch/Dinner. Nestled in a beautiful historic courtyard, the guacamole is prepared tableside. $$
Eureka!  601 Paseo Nuevo  805-618-3388 Lunch/Dinner. An one-of-a-kind burger bar experience serving a wide selection of burgers & sides. This is a student favorite!  $$
Flavor of India 3026 State St   805-682 - 6561 Lunch/Dinner. Enjoy Indian cuisine at this local, family-run restaurant! Voted best for 25 years! $$

Hana Kitchen

503 State St  805-845 - 9039 Lunch/Dinner. Another student favorite for good and inexpensive food! Enjoy their Japanese cuisine. $
Jack’s Bistro & Famous Bagels 3305, 53 S Milpas St  805-564 – 4331 Breakfast/Brunch. Grab some of the best bagels in town over in the Milpas Shopping Center. It is a student favorite! (also in Carpinteria) $$
Jill’s Place 632 Santa Barbara Street 805-963-0378 Lunch/Dinner. A local parent favorite with a friendly staff and environment! Most known for its tasty steaks and cocktails but offers a variety of culinary delights. Note: Closed Sunday $$
Longboard’s Grill  210 Stearns Wharf 805-963-3111 Lunch/Dinner. Surf-side dining on the wharf. Fun place for late night fish ‘n chips or deep fried oreos.  $$
Loquita 202 State St  805-880 - 3380 Lunch/Dinner. Spanish tapas with a cozy vibe and a beautiful patio out back.  $$$
Los Agaves 600 N Milpas St 805-564-2626 Lunch/Dinner. Serving authentic Mexican dishes filled with flavor and a home-feel style. 600 N Milpas St, 2911 De La Vina St.,7024 Market Place Drive  
Lucky Penny 127 Anacapa St 805-284 - 0358 Lunch/Dinner. Enjoy this pizzeria and coffeehouse combo that our students love! $$
McConnell’s  728 State St  805-324 - 4402 Dessert. Locals rave about this ice cream! The original is located on 201 W Mission St. $$
Panino 834 Santa Barbara St  805-963-3700  Lunch/Dinner. Enjoy the vast selection of delectable soups, salads, and sandwiches at this favorite shop. Another location right in Montecito at 1212 Coast Village Rd! $$
Pascucci 509 State St 805-963-8123 Lunch/Dinner. Affordable and delicious Italian cuisine.  Start with the basil tomato soup. $$
Sama Sama Kitchen 1208 State St  805-965 - 4566 Dinner. A menu meant to share of Southeast Asian cuisine can be enjoyed indoors or out in their courtyard strung with lights! Note: the courtyard is closed on Sundays.  $$-$$$
Scarlett Begonia 11 W Victoria St #10 805-770 – 2143 Breakfast/Brunch.A casual eatery downtown offering American style breakfast and lunch.
Note: Closes at 2 pm.
Soho Restaurant & Music Club 1221 State St  805-962 - 7776 Dinner. Enjoy your meal with some live music! (Maybe even music from Westmont musicians) $$-$$$
South Coast Deli 1436 Chapala St 805-560-9800 Lunch -  One of Santa Barbara’s best sandwich shops. Quick bites, American, Vegetarian Friendly $
Taffy’s Pizza 2026 De La Vina St  805-687 - 3083 Lunch/Dinner. Every year our Spring Sing winners have a pizza party here! Try out their delicious pizza, pasta, and hot sandwiches indoors or in their garden patio. $
The Lark 131 Anacapa St 805-284 - 0370 Dinner. With a menu that is made to share and a fancy atmosphere. $$-$$$
The Palace Grill 8 E. Cota St  805-963-5000 Lunch/Dinner. Spicy Cajun & Creole dishes. Don’t be surprised if the wait staff bursts into song. $$-$$$
Via Maestra 3343 State St 805-565 – 9381 Lunch/Dinner. Great upscale Italian eatery. $$-$$$
Cajun Kitchen 6831 Hollister St 805-571-1517 American, Café, Vegetarian $$-$$$
Crushcakes & Café  5392 Hollister Ave  (805) 845-2780 Breakfast/Lunch Cafes, Bakeries, Desserts (Also 2nd location in Santa Barbara) SS
Del Pueblo Café 5134 Hollister Ave 805-692-8800 Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner, Mexican, Spanish, Vegan Friendly $$-$$$
Goleta Coffee Co 177 S Turnpike 805-964-8344 American, Café - 7 -  3 PM $
Goleta Sushi House 5744 Hollister Ave   Japanese, Sushi, Asian. Lunch/Dinner $$-$$$
Jane at the Market Place 6940 Market Dr 805-770-5388 Lunch/Dinner, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options $$-$$$
Kyle's Kitchen 7000 Hollister 805-845-3436 Lunch/Dinner, American, Fast Food, 4 locations $
Rockfire Grill 6583 Pardall Rd (805) 770-3432 Pizza, Burgers, Chicken Wings $
Corktree Cellars Wine Bar & Biastro 910 Linden Ave 805-684-1400 American, Lunch/Dinner Closed Sundays $$-$$$
Giannfranco's Trattoria 666 Linden Ave 805-684-0720 Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options. Lunch/Dinner $$-$$$
Jack’s Bistro & Famous Bagels 5050 Carpinteria Ave 805-566-1558 Breakfast/Brunch. Grab some of the best bagels in town over in the Milpas Shopping Center. It is a student favorite!  $
Lucky Llama Coffee 5100 Carpinteria Ave 805-684-8811 Quick BitesCafeVegetarian Friendly $$-$$$
Padaro Beach Grill  3765 Santa Claus Ln, Carpinteria 805-566-9800 American(traditional), Juice Bars & Smoothies, Seafood --Lunch Dinner $$
Siam Elephant Thai Restaurant 509 Linden Ave 805-684-2391 Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly (Lunch/Dinner) $$-$$$
Sushi Teri 970 Linden Ave 805-745-1314 Japanese, Sushi, Asian. Lunch/Dinner $$-$$$
Teddy's By the Sea 5096 Carpinteria Ave 805-566-0567 American, Bar, Seafood - Lunch/Dinner $$-$$$
Uncle Chen Restaurant 1025 Casitas Pass Rd 805-566-3334 Asian, Chinese, Taiwanese - Lunch/Dinner $$-$$$
Worker Bee Café 973 Linden Ave 805-745-1828 American, Café, Breakfast & Brunch $$, $$$
Zookers Restaurant 5404 Carpinteria Ave 805-684-8893 American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options  - Lunch/Dinner $$-$$$
Nugget 2328 Lillie Ave 805-969-9135 American, Lunch/Dinner $$-$$$
Red Kettle Coffee 2275 Ortega Hill Rd, #A Quick Bites. Café Open: Mon-Thurs 7AM - 2 PM, Fri-Sun 7AM-4PM $$-$$$
Summerland Beach Café 2294 Lillie Ave 805-969- 1019 Breakfast/Brunch. A 1800’s style Victorian beach house turned café serves delicious breakfast! $$