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Alcazar Restaurant

1812 Cliff Dr, Santa Barbara, CA 93109-1605
+1 805-962-0337
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“tapas” (13 reviews)
“gambas” (2 reviews)
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5:30 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
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1812 Cliff Dr, Santa Barbara, CA 93109-1605
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was very good, nice atmosphere and friendly waiters. They have a nice outdoor patio where you can enjoy the lovely weather and enjoy a serene setting while sipping your wine. The appetizers were excellent. The menu had lots of variety and something for everyone's...More

Thank dorisp2016
Reviewed 9 March 2018

We liked Alcazar so much, we ate there 4 times during our visit to SB. The plates are all good. We especially liked the dates wrapped in bacon served with blue cheese, the shrimp and grits, and hamburger sliders. That said, every plate was good...More

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 22 December 2017

This is a tapa restaurant and full bar. The tapas are creative. Great tacos for $6 ($5 on Taco Tuesdays). We had kale salad with bacon and pork tacos. Wine and cocktails are reasonable.

Thank phillandfried
Reviewed 6 September 2017

My husband and I ate dinner here while vacationing and it was far and away the best meal we had! We both agreed we'd vacation in Santa Barbara again just to eat at Alcazar! It's romantic, intimate and the food was superb. Our server was...More

Thank fourevermom
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I go here one or two times per month. Great drinks, yummy food, lovely staff and a great vibe. You can't go wrong by choosing Alcazar.

Thank Canaveral
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Some restaurants encourage "casual" dining -- quiet places that encourage conversation. But at Alcazar, it's more like "involved" dining. Sharing a couple of dishes, commenting on each one, then ordering different dishes and commenting on THEM. More of an EVENT than a simple restaurant. We...More

Thank JohnandGlo
Reviewed 17 March 2017

In a very unassuming location in a strip mall on the Mesa, you'll find this wonderful tiny place with surprisingly excellent tapas. The service and wine list are very good too. Just go, you'll be impressed! We tried the Lamburginis, Brussels Sprouts with Bacon, Gambas...More

Thank Waterloonie
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Always surprised when a great establishment doesnt rank higher. Alcazar is simply one of the best tapas places in Santa Barbara. It's small, but that makes for an intimate setting. interestingly decorated and tist of tapas more than adequate in its diversity & way mire...More

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Amazing drinks, atmosphere, and most especially... FOOD! We were luckily able to meet chef Al who was behind the bar last night and he treated us to one of the most decadent and intimate dining experiences ever. I highly recommend Date with a Pig, the...More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 21 February 2016

I often meet friends here for a glass of wine of fancier drink and some appetizers. The wait staff is friendly, and the food is surprisingly innovative and good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 29 - US$ 31
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1812 Cliff Dr, Santa Barbara, CA 93109-1605
    (Meigs Rd)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-962-0337
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