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State & Fig

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1114 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2717
+1 805-965-1730
11:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 16:00
Wed - Sat 17:30 - 21:30
Sat - Sun 10:30 - 15:30
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my second visit to State and Fig. It is located on the Paseo off Figueroa St, just a few paces from State St. This is California cuisine at its eclectic best. The website has a sample menu to show what they are capable of. However their real menu changes according to what is fresh and delicious each day.... More 

Thank rjshibata
Calabasas, California
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We had one night to have dinner in SB and this was recommended by a local shop owner as a must. He was right. Delicious menu, great choices and everything was delicious. We were stuffed and even munched on the leftover gnocchi the next day. Highly recommend the trio of toasts, shortribs (always a good choice), the crispy brussels sprouts,... More 

Thank Barbara P
Santa Barbara
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145 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We visit here often for business meetings. Sitting outside when the weather permits is a real treat. I nearly always order a salad and add salmon to it. The food is delicious.

Thank kbinsb
Colorado Springs
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136 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Warm, personal service and great items on their not-too-crowded menu. Most people seemed to be ordering brunch-type items, but the burgers were recommended. Doors around restroom area look third-world in their condition, but the overall experience was really good.

Thank WorldTraveler_CC
Albany, New York
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280 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This is a terrific place for lunch in the Arcade in Santa Barbara. The sandwich selection was wide, and our choices were excellent and different. I had the Kali Club: roasted turkey, bacon, baby arugula, market tomatoes, avocado, basil aioli toasted sourdough. My wife had the Fig & Pig Panini - Black Forest ham, Molinari mortadella, fig jam, baby arugula,... More 

Thank robin082
Long Beach, California
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181 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Big thanks to the servers who helped us turn a three-person lunch into an 8-person event. Great service. Nice atmosphere. The place is a little hard to find because it's in the arcade and signage isn't on the street. Disappointed that there was way too much salad dressing on my salad. For the cost, the salads overall weren't that great.

Thank chgo919
Santa Barbara, California
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65 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Off the tourist route--thankfully. We love this locals, casual restaurant. The small staff is knowledgeable and knows their customers. The chef is the owner and he is becoming part of the community, The food is very good--small plates fun to share. The fish special is always fresh and nicely sized and priced. Would not hesitate to recommend.

Thank 76sbca
Santa Barbara, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Consistently superb food, with a diverse menu and great service. Lunch or dinner this is a great place to eat.

Thank C E
Santa Barbara, California
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Great atmosphere and an innovative menu. This place is located in Arcata Court - a pedistrian mall like a European street with sculpture and fountains. Great atmosphere. The restaurant variests local beers on tap. Last night we shared a plate of local mussels cooked in a savory broth followed by light plates of polenta and meatballs and a potpourri of... More 

Thank gordon b
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Small restaurant tucked back in an arcade, we were looking for it in the rain. The food was excellent, generous portions, service was prompt. I recommend the arugula fig salad, I had to take half with me and it was great the next day!

Thank Sasa323

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 15:30
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 16:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 16:00
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1114 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2717
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-965-1730

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