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Ca' Dario Ristorante Italiano

37 E Victoria St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2605
+1 805-884-9419
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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11:30 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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37 E Victoria St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2605
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ca'Dario is a charming and intimate restaurant on Santa Barbara's "Restaurant Row" i.e. Victoria Street. The pasta here is outstanding and the risotto is truly wonderful. Good selection of wine, and many available by the glass. Service is very attentive, but there is great haste...More

Thank Waterloonie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good Italian by actual Italian Wine list has nice variety. Can get very busy and noisy especially on the weekend

Thank Mollygregkim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

raviolis with brown butter very good. salad great taste. I had salmon in their own hollandaise sauce. it was almost there - just needed something like peas or sun dried tomatoes to push it over the top. seating is excellent and you can bring your...More

Thank bluesaveler
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Good atmosphere and staff but the food....... Three of us ordered a pasta dish which when it arrived was heavy with a thick and unpleasant sauce poured over it. Very unappetising and tasted like no pasta I have ever had in Italy. Surely an Italian...More

Thank nigelwooll
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

My partner and I had the ravioli - quite possibly the best pasta I've had! It was delicious!! Portions were on the smaller side but the staff were lovely and the service was fantastic! Highly recommend!!

Thank 187sallyh
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We had dinner at this upscale Italian restaurant with my sister-in-law and brother-in-law. My husband and I both had a stuffed artichoke and a bowl of Italian bean soup. Both were very good. Our dinner companions split several dishes including a stuffed artichoke, a Caesar...More

1  Thank Ruth G
Reviewed 23 July 2018

I will drive 100 miles out of my was to go this restaurant. The ragu is more like a meat gravy. The buttered ravioli's are pure heaven. I love this restaurant & so do many others. Be sure to make reservations or go early.

1  Thank 1zorro
Reviewed 27 June 2018

We visited this restaurant based on a friend's recommendation and it was delicious. The service was also good even though the place was packed. I highly recommend having a reservation. We tried the white asparagus wrapped in prosciutto with Parmesan cheese shavings, the ravioli al...More

1  Thank mrs005
Reviewed 5 June 2018

This is one of my most favorite Italian restaurants! Everything is fresh, tasty & delicious. Consistantly good. Love the wine list, food and ambiance!

1  Thank Connie O
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Santa Barbara is fortunate to have 4 very good Italian restaurants. The food and service at the downtown C'Dario has always been superb. Every meal that I have had here has been very good. The seating is close and very noisy in the evening. Fortunately,...More

1  Thank ConcernedCalifornia
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9 December 2017|
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Response from Barbara L | Reviewed this property |
I was there for lunch twice. I don't remember the exact prices, but they seemed fair for the quality of the food and service. Depending on what you order this restaurant is very doable!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 E Victoria St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2605
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-884-9419
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