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Ca' Dario Ristorante Italiano

37 E Victoria St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2605
+1 805-884-9419
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“ravioli” (52 reviews)
“baked chicken” (6 reviews)
“puttanesca” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
37 E Victoria St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2605
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

Years back this would've been a five star review we have had some off nights at our very favorite restaurant Ca Dario ! Every now and then our favorite sushi or salad isn't as good at the time before or the stuffed artichoke is a...More

Thank katheemiller
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Was told by a couple of friends to try this restaurant when we visited town. It did not disappoint. We made reservations and that is probably a good idea as the place is on the smaller side. We tried the rib eye steak and ravioli...More

Thank Stefanie L
Reviewed 17 July 2017

My wife and I made a reservation for 7:30. At 7:20 we called to let the restaurant know we might be a little late. We were told: "Don't worry, we have your table." We arrived at 7:35 and waited until 7:40 to be greeted. Actually,...More

1  Thank ccgasp
Reviewed 30 June 2017

on our last night in Santa Barbara, we chose Ca' Dario for dinner and had a great evening.... the restaurant is fairly small but very elegant ...the staff were all very warm & welcoming... we ordered a couple different wines by the glass to go...More

1  Thank 3DGs
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We have been to this place twice in one week for dinner and just love it. The food is so authentic and just delicious. Good size portions and a the perfect selection of desert to finish a great meal. This is now one of my...More

1  Thank Explorior
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

We ate at 8pm Sunday night. My partner had pasta dish which she said was ok but nothing more than a fancy named bolognese. I had chicken in clay pot.. Chicken had skin on and was slimy, polenta cake was soggy, no veg, no fresh...More

Thank Hayley1966
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Although not as fancy as Santa Barbara's most beloved special occasion restaurants, Ca'Dario is my favorite in town. They know their regular customers and are attentive to them. The Italian menu is authentic and has a good variety of Italian regions represented. Good feel in...More

1  Thank expectquality1942
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

I am guessing there are far better options in Santa Barbara. The place has tables jammed in with the most uncomfortable seats made! Even as a small woman, I was crammed in the corner. Food was decade but overpriced but I suppose that is California...More

Thank RikkiLeeFishers
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Celebrated our anniversary - Italian is my favorite, so my husband made reservations here after getting a recommendation from the hotel concierge. The bread was a simple white brea with olive oil - no balsamic. I ordered the artichoke heart app, but there was no...More

Thank LuvCbad
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We arrived with my sister and a set of cranky 4 year old twins in tow. Fortunately they wisely placed in a corner table where the twins could be kept out of the path of waiters and patrons as much as possible. The restaurant is...More

Thank dwalker43
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 E Victoria St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2605
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-884-9419
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