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Milk & Honey

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30 W Anapamu St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3108 (State St)
+1 805-275-4232
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17:00 - 23:00
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Thu - Sat 17:00 - 00:00
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Santa Barbara, California
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143 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go to Milk & Honey for tapas. We are never disappointed. The variety is wide and we have never had a bad dish. On the weekends it gets crowded, so arriving early or after the evening rush is advised.

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Thank viarueda
Huntington Beach, California, United States
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450 reviews
341 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for a late dinner spot after a concert at the Arlington Theatre and we found Milk & Honey open to 11:00 pm. Our server Jasmin meet us immediately and provided excellent service throughout our meal. we enjoyed a martini off their eclectic cocktail menu as well as delicious tapas selections that included Creamed Cauliflower, Brussel Sprouts, Lamb... More 

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Thank Don H
Boston, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I still dream about the meal we had at Milk & Honey. We got the bacon wrapped dates drizzled with honey (called "Date with a Pig"), Beet Salad & Prosciutto bundles to split. I had the "Heat of Passion" cocktail, which was really well balanced and put together. The menu had a lot of variety and we would definitely return... More 

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Thank Maria M
Santa Barbara, California
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Milk & Honey is a cozy down down Tapas restaurant. The Happy Hour lasts until 7 pm. There were about 7 tapas on the HH menu along with drink specials. Sangria was good with a cinnamon & clove flavor mixed with the fruit flavors and wine. Malbec was the HH wine special. M&H are known for showing old time films... More 

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Thank Anne L
Carlsbad, California
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243 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

We ate here during happy hour, mostly prices are a few $ less than the normal menu prices. So good if you're early and want to save a bit. All the tapas we tried were really good. As noted in other reviews, each item is a small portion, and that's great for sharing. Drinks were great as well, unique creations... More 

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Thank RLCD
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207 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

I've been so looking forward to bringing my wife back to Milk & Honey. It's not like this is our first trip back since our first date. But, it's always been special. And, the conversation with the hostess gave me confidence that she would have a server come around to see us with the other two tables on the patio.... More 

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Thank David J
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Great place for small plates! Try the bacon-wrapped dates and patatas bravas. Make a reservation - this place fills up fast!

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Thank Stephanie L
Ortonville, Michigan
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

Four of us went for dinner and sat inside. We did about seven or eight different small plates. Everything was excellent. Everyone loved the lamb sliders and we reordered them. Tried a few cocktails - again, everything was quite good and the ambiance is nice. We went at opening (5PM), but it filled up fast - by 6PM it was... More 

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Thank KenandRamona
Queenstown, New Zealand
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We had a very good spicy cucumber mixed drink and the "Picada" cheese/crackers/meats was out of this world

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Thank Kyle K
Laguna Beach, California
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412 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

4 of us went there for dinner. Sat outside on a beautiful night. Brussel sprout starter and cheese plate were very good. PB and J filet mignon sliders were different, not my style. Salmon and prawns were great

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 30
Cuisine
Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 00:00
Friday
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 W Anapamu St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3108
    (State St)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-275-4232

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?