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Crocodile Restaurant & Bar

2819 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-3415
+1 805-687-6444
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“salmon” (8 reviews)
“pasta” (8 reviews)
“steak” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2819 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-3415
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1 - 10 of 89 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a nice simple dinner from a wonderful complete menu. Good service, we were his Only table... Nice tables and comfortable booths.

Thank David S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They are either understaffed or undertrained. We were staying at the Lemon Tree hotel, so just walked on over. The restaurant was about half full, and we were there around 5:30, Thursday. We were seated quickly and greeted by our waitress but then things went...More

Thank formerlocal
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Waited ages for service and the place was practically empty. Had to ask the staff to wipe down the table as it had spills and stains from the previous guest. Very so-so breakfast.

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Nice location at the Lemon Tree Inn. Smart with a bar, breakfast, weekend brunch, lunch dinner, medium prices, mainly Mexican themed good menu

Thank keithgiles2018
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We just happened to be on that side of town and found the Crocodile. We were concerned at first because the restaurant is located in a small hotel lobby and usually those places are not great. We were totally blown away by the great service...More

2  Thank Tank6841
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We went to this restaurant because the folks we were meeting were staying at the Lemon Tree, where this restaurant is. They never rushed us & the waiter was great! I just wanted a dinner salad with some chicken on it & it was perfect!...More

1  Thank Jill T
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I’m a Santa Barbara local and I generally go downtown for a lot of my meals. I expect good service but you do pay for the quality of food, the service, and the location. I wish this review was better because you want local places...More

1  Thank Robbie D
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We were staying there, so it made sense to have a meal, plus the reviews were good. We booked for approx 7:30, although reception had said it wasn't necessary, we could just rock up. Arrived at 7:45 to be told by our waiter we would...More

1  Thank Andrew81
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We couldn't stay in the Crocodile Restaurant but we had happy Hour here and it was great. Great food and top service.

Thank wouterbleukx
Reviewed 24 August 2017

The food was amazing. They have a great outdoor seating area. The staff were really helpful and friendly.

Thank Charlotte4w
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2819 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-3415
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-687-6444
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Description
Great Restaurant and Bar located in the Classic Neo-60s Lemon Tree Inn. We offer Italian foor with a strong California influence. Homemade fresh pasta, Farmer's Market Produce, Local Seafood and Charbroiled Steaks. We are also known for our Pizzas and Gourmet Hamburgers.At the Crocodile you can Dine outside on our Tropical Patio, in our Comfortable Dining Room or enjoy a meal at our Full Bar.Currently the Crocodile serves Lunch and Dinner every day of the year, Breakfast on Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays. We also provide Room Service and Catering for the Lemon Tree Inn.
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