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Santa Barbara Public Market

38 W Victoria St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3165
+1 805-770-7702
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“poke bowl” (3 reviews)
“ice cream” (8 reviews)
“cupcakes” (3 reviews)
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7:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
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38 W Victoria St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3165
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic place to eat and drink. During our stay we used the bar, beer and wine, the coffee shop, the Italian restaurant. All were exceptionally good

Thank NT172
Reviewed 9 February 2018

The Public Market (Alma del Pueblo) aka "Soul of the Town" had trouble keeping tenants at the beginning of this new venture in Santa Barbara. However, now they have more successful restaurants in place. There is a sports bar, a good Mexican restaurant, Ca Dario...More

Thank viarueda
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

A little bit of everything in one building! We ate at the raw bar and had a poke bowl and sushi roll for appetizers, then down to the taco bar! The tacos were recommended by locals, so they are a must stop! Delicious, made by...More

Thank TDJ10
Reviewed 5 December 2017

It is hard for a small city like Santa Barbara to support an "Eatily" but we do. The Public Market is a great concept and it is still trying to find the ideal sustainable "stalls." We have seen some great places come and go, but...More

Thank expectquality1942
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Visited as part of a great food tour. Wish I could've spent more time there. Surprised it didn't show up in list of things to do in Santa Barbara. Worth a stroll even if you aren't hungry.

Thank Eileen G
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Since I had consumed a copious amount of wine I cannot remember the name of the place we ate at but it was Mexican and the chorizo fundito (cheese dip with sausage) was 'da bomb! Also had tacos with a ridiculously hot salsa. Walked around...More

Thank Sara H
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Lots of small niche eateries in a “marketplace” environment just off state street with free parking in basement. Some great fish tacos, etc. And lots of opportunities to drink beer. Great for just looking around.

Thank David H
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Love this eclectic collection of great foods, multi tapped beerhall and a great wine bar. I keep coming back and might go every day for a month - with no problem. Love the shops and vendors , not a bad bite to be had here....More

Thank SharonD_11
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Just walked through but very lively place — a bar, many food choices, a bakery, ice cream place and wine tasting bar. Good place for groups, families with young folks and curious couples like us.

1  Thank claudine53
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I really enjoyed the wide variety of food options available at the Santa Barbara Public Market. The Poke bowl at Big Eye was excellent! We will definitely revisit during our next trip.

Thank Thomas N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 W Victoria St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3165
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-770-7702
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