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Olio E Limone Ristorante

11 West Victoria Street, Suite 17, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
+1 805-899-2699
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
11 West Victoria Street, Suite 17, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Reviewed yesterday

Had an awesome evening celebrating our 40th wedding annniverasary weekend in this beautiful city! Outstanding service and a very authentic Italian feel from the waiters to the ambience. Food was very good. Highly recommend over the other Italian places we ate at during our stay!

Thank rleb22
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

No reservations, only first-come, first-serve basis, small parties best as place is small: For the 2 of us romantic and perfect. The food is outstanding: especially the crudo (raw) menu but they do offer cooked items too. For the crudo: the fluke and the hamachi...More

Thank mkd_travelmania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is small enough for one server, but she and the chef did a great job. We never waited long for our many plates. The food!!! Artfully plated sashimi crudo was the drill. We had Hamachi, then Bluefin, then Kumamoto Oysters, all fantastic, followed...More

Thank axisdeer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived on time for our 6:30pm reservation. No one was at the door to greet and seat us. After finally being seated, we had to literally flag down a waiter (in the mostly empty restaurant) to order drinks. The food was very disappointing. My...More

Thank LovesRestaurants2014
OlioSB, Owner at Olio E Limone Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear LovesRestaurants2014. We're so sorry your dining experience at Olio e Limone Ristorante was not up to par. Your feedback is very important to us, what you experienced is not up to our standards, and we are looking into both your service and food issues...More

Reviewed 6 June 2017

Happy Hour is a go! Super reasonable prices and so so fresh. My friend ordered so I have no idea what is what other than the civiche. It was all so delicious and possibly the best place in SB for sashimi/raw fish. And our waitress...More

Thank DanielleRenee805
Reviewed 2 June 2017

My daughter lives in Santa Barbara and loves this restaurant. We had a table in their "wine cellar" dining room with a tall ceiling. She loved her prosciutto and arugula pizza. My vegetable pizza with eggplant, zucchini and peppers was delicious. We loved the flank...More

Thank Jay L
Reviewed 31 May 2017

The pros - lovely restaurant, service was excellent and the waiter served samples of a few wines to try before buying a bottle. With a group that likes wine, that can be a hard group to please. We also got a drink before dinner in...More

Thank CarrieOregon
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We picked this restaurant from recommendations by our concierge at the Kimpton Canary. This is a lovely, spacious restaurant. The service was wonderful with an ample selection of wines and artisinal italian beers. I had the Carpaccio de Bue followed by the scallopine con carciofi...More

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Truly authentic and delicious Italian food served well in a lovely quiet environment!! LOVED the cannolis!!

Thank Lenore K
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Small, elegant Italian bistro in downtown SB. Parking difficult, but worth finding this gem. Great pasta dishes, service, and extensive wine list.

Thank cpcjim
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1 October 2016|
Response from JCHodges | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, I'm unable to answer your question, as I'm a visitor from the UK currently travelling through the US.
Lena P
26 September 2016|
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Response from Nina V | Reviewed this property |
We parked on the street not far from the restaurant.
Maddy M
14 May 2016|
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Response from frqentravlr | Reviewed this property |
I believe the pizzeria does.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 35 - US$ 50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 West Victoria Street, Suite 17, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-899-2699
  • E-mail
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