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Spice Avenue - CLOSED

1027 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2710
+1 805-965-6004
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
22 Oct 2013
“Good Indian Food in Santa Barbara”
3 Sep 2013
“Nice buffet”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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Indian, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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1027 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2710
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1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 22 October 2013

Very good food. Good service. Good menu. The place closed end of September.The lunch buffet was good.

Thank Jay S
Reviewed 4 September 2013

Being vegetarians, we always watch for Indian restaurants because they always have lots of choices. AND we like Indian food. The food here was excellent. Service was good and the prices were average for Indian buffet. A nice big buffet, by the way. I'd go...More

Thank gearheart
Reviewed 10 August 2013

This is a great restaurant where they really know their stuff. It was busy when we went in but the owners where having a meal and helped out. I love very hot food and when I explained to the owner exactly what I wanted he...More

Thank fiona322
Reviewed 30 June 2013

We have been here before and recently we had my son's graduation dinner here. The food and service is great as always. You have to try the very yummy chicken 65 appetizer. We all have our own favorite dish to order, mine being salmon masala....More

Thank MariaT16
Reviewed 6 November 2012

Spice Avenue is a decent place. I would not say great but you can have a nice meal there for a fair price. They have an extensive buffet and for those that like that type of offering it is worth the money

1  Thank shelley b
Reviewed 1 November 2012

I went here with my husband, I thought you couldn't go wrong with Indian food but I was wrong. Food was tasteless, I had prawn jalfrezi which was so bland full of peppers. Over all it was over priced and really not worth it!

2  Thank J M
Reviewed 31 August 2012

I like their lunch Buffet. Slightly better and slightly more expensive than Flavor of India...Better atmosphere

Thank Jamey W
Reviewed 16 July 2012

We sat in the outside courtyard which is covered. Delicious smells. Had attentive and knowlegable service as opposed to some other comments. Seafood vindallu was very good.

Thank RobfromPA
Reviewed 14 May 2012

me and my hubby were strolling in santa barbara downtown and happened to see it. the service at this place is too slow The taste of the food was also not worth the price we paid. I would not prefer to go back.....

2  Thank MJJJJJ32655
Reviewed 3 April 2012

we were walking down State Street on a rare cold/rainy evening in Santa Barbara and were drawn into Spice Ave to warm up and smell the comfort of Indian Food. We didn't expect it to be special, but it was. My favorite Indian dish is...More

Thank rrrast
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  • Address: 1027 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2710
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-965-6004
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