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209 E Canon Perdido St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2221
+1 805-963-1293
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12:00 - 22:45
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Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 22:45
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San Luis Obispo, California
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

amazing distinguish fine food fresh lamb&fish with many vegetable ... taboule mmmmm very healthy lebanese food in central coast it is a place for business lunch time and weekend family &college from university of santa barbara great atmosphere relaxing&peace fully with green colorful garden music in weekend

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Thank investincalifornia
San Jose, California
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202 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The ambiance and the food here are both fantastic. Come at night to enjoy the cool lighting and the fire pits. I loved my fattoush salad with falafel balls. The salad itself is slightly tangy and very fresh. It comes with all of the entrees, though I ordered one as a entree salad and added the falafel. Try the watermelon... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Magical experience if you plan it right. Make a res. Ask for fire pit outside if weather allows. Get an assortment of items. Bring good friends and relatives on speaking terms. Avoid the inside hookah smoking if that makes you sneeze or wheeze.

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Thank Hfamily42015
Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dinner here is a must when entertaining guests or for a special night out. This was our second visit (last time was 2014) and the food and atmosphere was just as good as we remembered. The fact that it's tucked away in a quiet neighborhood makes for easy street parking (at least on a weekday when we went) and a... More 

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Lavallette, New Jersey
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful outdoor setting with a background wall of white lights surrounding the dining area. Most of the tables have a fire pit. The food was very good. Enjoyed the chicken and lamb kebab. Wait staff was attentive and pleasant. We would definitely go back.

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Thank Louise H
San Luis Obispo, California
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

great atmosphere &delicious healthy food i have business meeting at lunch was great &with family&friend at dinner was excellent&very relaxing&peacefull

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Thank investincalifornia
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

Super cute outside. All the trees are lit with lights. Each table has their own fire. And if you're still cold they bring you a snuggie! We got the mashawi combo -- delicious and maybe my favorite. The lamb shawarma -- also good. And the lemon chicken -- a staple. I'll eat here again!

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Los Angeles, California
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

We met our son at Zaytoon who works nearby and recommended it. We were there in June and ate on the patio around the water feature that was surrounded by colorful dahlias. The food was fresh and healthy. It was middle eastern style and very well prepared. I would definitely go back. The service was excellent.

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Chandler, Arizona
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

This place is amazing to go on a chilly night or afternoon for lunch or dinner. We went in the evening and they have little hanging lights everywhere and trees and tables with fire pits in them. They offer heaters and snuggles as well because there is no indoor seating, which is what makes this place so cool. They offer... More 

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Solvang, California
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147 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We were a group of four celebrating our adult son's birthday. We arrived just when they opened at 5 PM on a Sunday evening and were warmly greeted and promptly seated. Seating is in an intimate garden area at round tables outdoors around fire pits and under a canopy of sparkling lights strung overhead -- lots of atmosphere! Our hostess... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:45
Saturday
12:00 - 22:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 E Canon Perdido St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2221
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-963-1293

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