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inexpensive food in Santa Barbara?

gandro Sep 29, 2007 06:58 PM

Anyone have some recommendations for Santa Barbara.
From reading other posts on this site, I already have

La Super Rica & La Super Rica,
any other recommendations for places under $20 would be greatly appreciated.

I should also throw in my favorite place in Santa Barbara,
Pascuichis (Italian) on State st., an incredible value, great atmosphere, food and service

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    Fuser RE: gandro Sep 29, 2007 07:36 PM

    If you just get a burger and maybe some gazpacho, Paradise Cafe is the place to go (it's my very favorite burger ever). Joe's on State Street has old-fashioned comfort food at reasonable prices and the stiffest drinks in town. Oh, and that's Pascucci's on State street. There are plenty of other places, just do an online search for Santa Barbara Restaurants to get an idea.

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      Diana RE: gandro Oct 2, 2007 08:12 AM

      Tinker's for a great Burger
      The Natural Cafe for good health food.
      The Brewhouse for beer and food
      Macconnel's for Ice Cream and Fro Yo
      Taj for a good Indian buffet
      Cafe Luna for good coffee, salads, sandwiches and chocolates.
      Gelson's Deli and salad bar (with Jeanine's bakery inside!)
      CVS for Thirfty ice Cream
      Brophy's for fish
      Santa Barbara Shellfish co for chowdah, shellfish ad wine

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        Clinton RE: gandro Oct 2, 2007 11:10 AM

        Woody's for BBQ ribs!

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          jillso RE: gandro Oct 3, 2007 05:58 PM

          Happy Hour at The Brewhouse or Madison's or The Crocodile (Lemon Tree Inn).

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            Diana RE: jillso Oct 4, 2007 08:34 AM

            The brewhouse wil be packed this weekend for Octoberfest.

          2. Dagney RE: gandro Oct 4, 2007 11:53 PM

            What about Tupelo Junction on State Street? Good food. Good service. Brophy's is a fun choice out on the pier. And yes, La Super Rica.

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              Diana RE: Dagney Oct 5, 2007 09:42 AM

              not real inexpensive, though, except for Superrica.

              Brophy's is not on the Pier, it's in the MArina. The Shellfish co, a good del for good fish and lobbies, IS on the pier.

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              keefbeef RE: gandro Oct 5, 2007 11:00 AM

              $20? Minus wine, Palazzio is pretty good. I miss their Montecito location, though.

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                kaki3152 RE: gandro Oct 5, 2007 02:41 PM

                For inexpensive, authentic Japanese food, try I-Tsuki near the Samsung Medical Center (or whatever it is these days) off State St.

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