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Santa Barbara Italian Cafe & Catering

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5012 Broadway St, Pearland, TX 77581-3939
+1 281-485-5676
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Today
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
Fri 17:00 - 21:30
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Not what I was hoping for. Left disappointed I spent my money there. They don't make exceptions to menu and the pasta sauce is not good. I left having only eaten a few bites and no box to go. They saw I didn't eat the food but made no effort to discount my unhappiness. I didn't complain or expect it... More 

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1 Thank Angie D
Pearland, Texas
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16 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

I have eaten here 3 times now, and all 3 times there was too much salt compared to other restaurants and my taste. The last time I was here the restrooms needed attention. The time before that, they were wiping the tables with a very strong chemical that had a noxious odor. Nice menu choices though, just wish they would... More 

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Thank Gwen B
Pearland, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Food is truly authentic and home made. I've been to Italy and tried all the foods there are and Santa Barbara offers the same taste. The environment is very calm and Italian

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Thank 2015vc
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Great italian food and very generous portions. You can bring your own wine, but there is a small corking fee. Waitress are all very friendly.

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Thank Ginny C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Loved it food was amazing, had blackened chicken pasta, with creamy spinach sauce. Yum yum yum, highly recommend if you want real Italian food with flavour.

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Thank S2127YHangelaw
Pearland, Texas
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

This is a very limited seating restaurant, so make reservations or get there early. The food is really great and you can bring your OWN WINE!

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Thank secasas
Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

When I come to Houston, we make the trek from damn near The Woodlands down to Pearland (an hour-ish?) just to eat here. Yes, we say it's to see an old friend, but he's just as into it as we are and we'll use any excuse to eat here. This place is tiny so be prepared, but the food is... More 

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Thank Julie W
Houston, Texas
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

There are two waitresses and one waiter (AKA Scooter) in this 12 table restaurant. if you're seated at "Scooter's" table make sure to get up and leave IMMEDIATELY!!! We come here often and the food is great, but unfortunately have had to deal with "Scooter" twice. He's hardly capable of pulling perforated movie tickets apart much less managing 4 whole... More 

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Thank cartripgirl
Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

The Italian food served at Santa Barbara is is Americanised, which means that the dishes some with a rich sauce. The meat and the shrimps tasted well, but the cream hides the freshness of the ingredients with a sweet taste. The folks serving are friendly and helpful and ensure that you are doing well. And they also happy to serve... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

I visited this place only because of TripAdvisor reviews and it certainly didn't disappointment myself nor my guest. I ordered the small bolognese and it was enough to feed 3 people. The calamari is likely the best I've had. It was fried so well and so delicate without any off taste. My guest had the spaghetti with meatballs, the entree... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5012 Broadway St, Pearland, TX 77581-3939
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Pearland
  • Phone Number: +1 281-485-5676

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