My wife and I go here one or two times per month. Great drinks, yummy food, lovely staff and a great vibe. You can't go wrong by choosing Alcazar.
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Some restaurants encourage "casual" dining -- quiet places that encourage conversation. But at Alcazar, it's more like "involved" dining. Sharing a couple of dishes, commenting on each one, then ordering different dishes and commenting on THEM. More of an EVENT than a simple restaurant. We...More
In a very unassuming location in a strip mall on the Mesa, you'll find this wonderful tiny place with surprisingly excellent tapas. The service and wine list are very good too. Just go, you'll be impressed! We tried the Lamburginis, Brussels Sprouts with Bacon, Gambas...More
Always surprised when a great establishment doesnt rank higher. Alcazar is simply one of the best tapas places in Santa Barbara. It's small, but that makes for an intimate setting. interestingly decorated and tist of tapas more than adequate in its diversity & way mire...More
Amazing drinks, atmosphere, and most especially... FOOD! We were luckily able to meet chef Al who was behind the bar last night and he treated us to one of the most decadent and intimate dining experiences ever. I highly recommend Date with a Pig, the...More
I often meet friends here for a glass of wine of fancier drink and some appetizers. The wait staff is friendly, and the food is surprisingly innovative and good.
It's not very often one can find a "hip" restaurant in Santa Barbara, but Alcazar fits the mold. Located on the Mesa--which is on the other side of town from the Funk Zone--Alcazar is a small place in a storefront on Cliff Drive. Don't be...More
My partner & I very much enjoyed our dinner here. We had 4 plates between us - a goats cheese, rocket & beetroot salad, chicken quesadillas, the sweet potato fries (I think everyone in the restaurant had a bowl of these) and the very yummy...More
Al has done it again, another fanstic restaurant. Similar menu to Milk & Honey but different enough. The vibe is a little bit differnt and still welcoming. Great little hidden gem on the Mesa. It is nice that we have spots like this up here....More
I just love this place. Great, easy atmosphere. Reliably wonderful drinks and food. Laid back but attentive wait staff. So many good things on the menu. You MUST have the Lamborghini lamb sliders - bloody wonderful. Even the bowl of sweet potato fries is lovely....More