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Santa Barbara has some incredible dining experiences, so make sure to find time for your taste buds to explore our many restaurants. We've compiled some of our favorites here

For more local recommendations, visit our Nearby Resources, Local Activities and Churches pages.

Our Recommendations

Summerland Beach Café
224 Lillie Avenue
(805) 969-1019

This is a favorite breakfast spot for off campus Westmont students. Choose to sit outside and breathe in the fresh ocean air or sit inside to cozy up with friends and family. Try the eggs benedict or get half priced omelets from 7-8 a.m.

1026 State Street
(805) 564-1985

Between the large family size portions of hearty Italian food and the endless mouth-watering garlic knots, you will certainly not leave this place hungry.

Tupelo Junction Café
1218 State Street
(805) 899-3100

This country-style crockery is good for any meal, but their breakfast is not to be missed. Enjoy southern influenced dishes from fresh beignets to their specialty pumpkin waffle!

Los Agaves
600 N. Milpas Street
(805) 564-2626

This newer Mexican restaurant is a Westmont favorite. Try their delicious “wet” burritos or their sizzling fajitas!

McConnell’s Ice Cream
201 West Mission Street, (805) 569-2323
728 State Street, (805) 324-4402

Enjoy Barbra Streisand’s favorite ice cream shop with the whole family. Choose between delicious frozen yogurt and ultra-premium ice-cream for a refreshing and famous Santa Barbara treat. Ask about the seasonal flavor!

The Palace Grill
8 E. Cota Street
(805) 963-5000

If you have a kickin’ for Cajun food, look no further than the Palace Grill. They also have live entertainment from magic acts to jazz music on weekend nights.

Brophy Brothers
119 Harbor Way
(805) 966-4418

If you are craving seafood, there is no better place than Brophy Brothers. Sit and enjoy fresh fish or shellfish while overlooking the Santa Barbara Harbor.

La Super-Rica Taqueria
622 N. Milpas Street
(805) 963-4940

You know it’s good when it gets the recommendation of Julia Childs, Katy Perry, and the Travel Channel’s Adam Richman. This has long been known as the best tacos in Santa Barbara.

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