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3987 State St, Ste 5212, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-3194
+1 805-967-6037
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“soups” (6 reviews)
“quiche” (5 reviews)
“salad” (19 reviews)
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American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3987 State St, Ste 5212, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-3194
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has their system down. I faxed in an order with everyone’s name and item so it was totally clear and easy, which I recommend doing. They called me to confirm and when I went in to pick up the order they had written...More

Thank DanielleRenee805
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Good food with fresh ingredients, at a reasonable price and great service. Who could ask for more? Always a good place to visit.

Thank Mark Y
Reviewed 19 January 2018

After the closing of one of our favorite restaurants in Goleta of the same name, we were very glad to see that this version of the restaurant remains in Santa Barbara. It may very well be the original establishment, as both are run on the...More

Thank AprilLovesToTravel
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Fish and chips. Good fish, terrible old wasty chips. Chickenpot without taste. We did not finish NON of the meals. Disipointed.

Thank Per B
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We stop at Fresco virtually every time we travel through SB. Its great for lunch. They have a nice, broad menu, plus daily specials that also are delicious. Soups generally well made and creative. Sandwiches range from basic to more gourmet (but again, lots of...More

Thank jkgayley
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Lovely salad with salmon, and fried chicken. Musician playing while we ate. Good value and good range of food.

Thank OLDIE58035
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We have been here many times. Portions are large, flavor is always great. Perfect patio for outdoor with dogs. People are friendly and courteous. I love the warm goat cheese salad...

Thank worldview2016
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We eat at Fresco or get take-out from them about once a month. Always reliable, consistent. It's a cafe--they have good salads (balsamic dressing too sweet to my taste), fine sandwiches and wraps, good homemade soups daily. The pastas are unremarkable, other dinner specials sometimes...More

Thank SophiesAunt
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Stopped in with the family for a quick bite to eat. We were staying in a hotel nearby and figured we'd give this a try. They have a nice patio area but we were unable to enjoy it due to the weather this day. You...More

Thank Derek F
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We went here for lunch during the lunch break from our conference meetings. It is an order/pay at the counter and they deliver your food to your table kind of a place. Everyone was pleased with their selections - lovely salads, sandwiches, pastries. Very fresh...More

Thank SLPlovesPE42
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3987 State St, Ste 5212, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-3194
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-967-6037
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