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The Montecito Cafe

) #6 of 18 Restaurants in Montecito $$ - $$$ American,
1295 Coast Village Rd, The Montecito Inn, Montecito, CA 93108-2748
+1 805-969-3392
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“coconut cake” (31 reviews)
“petrale sole” (3 reviews)
“burger” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Contemporary
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1295 Coast Village Rd, The Montecito Inn, Montecito, CA 93108-2748
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great little local restaurant. We wanted some light salads and they were very good. We sat outside near a fireplace.

Thank kjencinitas
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Our last dinner at the Montecito Cafe was a bittersweet experience- remembering the happy hours of dining in the front, watching the beautiful people of Montecito stroll by the windows, the delectable meals served, with grace (most of the time), from that tiny kitchen. We...More

Thank Bellauno
Reviewed 14 October 2016

The Montecito Cafe has always been one of our favorites. It has never disappointed us over the years. We live in Newport Beach and have many wonderful restaurants in our area. This one has always met our expectations when we travel up the coast over...More

Thank myers16
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Montecito Inn and decided to try the restaurant adjacent to the hotel one evening. The restaurant was quite busy. It was an enjoyable evening with friends. My husband had the Veal Marsala and I had their special of Petrale sole in...More

Thank CaAngie
Reviewed 9 September 2016

This is one of the better restaurants in the Santa Barbara and Montecito area and is a great value. Not cheap but mid range with excellent food. I have been there at least 4 times and everything has been great, especially the salads and entrees....More

Thank Dave N
Reviewed 8 September 2016

I went here with my two kids (teen and tween) and friend who cracks a lot of jokes with the staff. We loved it. I ordered the carrot soup which was absolutely the freshest thing I have ever had - it tasted like the carrots...More

Thank Voyager310
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Sadly, this place is scheduled to close for good later this year. We ate lunch here and loved the interesting choices. Stuff I've never seen elsewhere. Save room for the coconut or chocolate cake as they are delicious. Great service.

Thank alibarbaraMilwaukee
Reviewed 27 August 2016

I had dinner here while staying at the hotel. I had a great piece of Salmon on wood plank. It was full of flavor. All Everyone else at the table enjoyed their meals as well.

Thank BajanFan
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We went here for lunch with my family and enjoyed the burgers and the French fries. We would definitely go back again!

Thank aboutfood51
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I just had a wonderful breakfast with fresh Salmon on a roll with eggs. This is not usually on the menu, therefore it was daily special. The setting is nice on the porch, the service is attentive and the food is consistent.

Thank Kathie M
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cindy c
breakfast menu
14 August 2016|
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Response from MvStory | Reviewed this property |
If you are not staying at the Inn the restaurant is not open. If you are at the inn the breakfast includes pastry, bagels, toast, cream cheese, peanut butter, jams, cereals, fruit, hard boiled eggs coffee and tea. There are... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 35
Cuisine
American, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1295 Coast Village Rd, The Montecito Inn, Montecito, CA 93108-2748
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Montecito
  • Phone Number: +1 805-969-3392
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