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Santa Barbara Public Market

38 W Victoria St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3165
+1 805-770-7702
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“poke bowl” (3 reviews)
“ice cream” (9 reviews)
“cupcakes” (3 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 am - 10:00 pm Hours
$$ - $$$
38 W Victoria St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3165
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In a big group it's hard to find a place where everyone wants to eat. At the market, there is a wide range of selection - Thai, Italian, Japanese, American etc etc. I had the Thai quite good, we also stopped at the Garden beer....More

Thank stunt101
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Had Tacos at Carazon Cocina. Mouthwatering tastes created by someone who knows how to combine some delicately aromatic herbs with this Mexican Classic. There's a nice variety of eateries in the market and there was a healthy line of people waiting to order at Carazon....More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 7 July 2018

The Garden is the bar in the market. it is air conditioned which is a delight when it is in the 90s outside. Huge range of beers and food to choose from. not overpriced either. close to State Street

Thank 10Orchard
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Down the street on Victoria Street a block off State Street, lives a place call the Market. What a surprise! We had the best ice cream, at he tiny little ice cream shop inside the market. It is like a food mash up. This to...More

Thank DrAudreyReed
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Fantastic place to eat and drink. During our stay we used the bar, beer and wine, the coffee shop, the Italian restaurant. All were exceptionally good

Thank NT172
Reviewed 10 February 2018

The Public Market (Alma del Pueblo) aka "Soul of the Town" had trouble keeping tenants at the beginning of this new venture in Santa Barbara. However, now they have more successful restaurants in place. There is a sports bar, a good Mexican restaurant, Ca Dario...More

Thank viarueda
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

A little bit of everything in one building! We ate at the raw bar and had a poke bowl and sushi roll for appetizers, then down to the taco bar! The tacos were recommended by locals, so they are a must stop! Delicious, made by...More

Thank TDJ10
Reviewed 6 December 2017

It is hard for a small city like Santa Barbara to support an "Eatily" but we do. The Public Market is a great concept and it is still trying to find the ideal sustainable "stalls." We have seen some great places come and go, but...More

Thank expectquality1942
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Visited as part of a great food tour. Wish I could've spent more time there. Surprised it didn't show up in list of things to do in Santa Barbara. Worth a stroll even if you aren't hungry.

Thank Eileen G
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Since I had consumed a copious amount of wine I cannot remember the name of the place we ate at but it was Mexican and the chorizo fundito (cheese dip with sausage) was 'da bomb! Also had tacos with a ridiculously hot salsa. Walked around...More

Thank Sara H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 W Victoria St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3165
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-770-7702
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