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These are the winners of the Santa Barbara Survey™ that runs from Thanksgiving to New Years

General Categories

Best American Restaurant Brewhouse

Best Italian Restaurant

Ca Dario

Best Bakery

Anna's Bakery

Best Japanese Restaurant

Arigato Sushi

Best Barbecue


Best Latin Restaurant

Café Buenos Aires

Best Burger

In-N-Out Burger

Best Mediterranean Restaurant Chef Karim's
Best Cajun Restaurant Palace Grill

Best Mexican Restaurant

Los Arroyos

Best Californian Restaurant Fresco! Best Middle Eastern Restaurant Zaytoon

Best Chinese Restaurant

China Pavilion

Best Pizza

Pizza Mizza

Best Coffee House

Coffee Cat

Best Seafood Restaurant

Brophy Bros.

Best Deli

Italian & Greek Market

Best Smoothie Jamba Juice

Best French Restaurant


Best Spanish Restaurant Sevilla
Best Fusion Restaurant Tie for First Place

Best Steakhouse


Best German Restaurant Dutch Garden Restaurant

Best Thai Restaurant

Your Place

Best Greek Restaurant Italian & Greek Market Best Vegetarian Restaurant Sojourner Café
Best Hot Dog Costco Best Vietnamese Restaurant Saigon Noodle House

Best Indian Restaurant

Flavor of India



Specialty Categories

Best Place Open After 10pm Tie for First Place Best Pizza Delivery Rusty's Pizza Parlors
Best Place Open Before 8am Sambos Best Place for Cakes Jeannine's Bakery
Best Patio to Bring Your Pet Tie for First Place Best Place for Fresh Bread Our Daily Bread
Best Appetizers Tie for First Place Best Produce Farmers Market
Best Bagel Shop Jack's Famous Bagels Best Restaurant with a View Beachside Bar-Café
Best Breakfast Cajun Kitchen Best Romantic Restaurant Tie for First Place
Best Buffet Creekside Buffet Best Salad Bar Tie for First Place
Best Burritos Freebirds Best Salsa Los Arroyos
Best Butcher Shop Ye Olde Butcher Shop Best Sandwiches Panino
Best Caesar Salad Tie for First Place Best Sidewalk Café Pascucci
Best Restaurant for Dessert Palace Grill Best Restaurant Service The Palace Grill
Best Clam Chowder Brophy Bros. Best Sunday Brunch Four Seasons Biltmore
Best Donut Shop Spudnuts Best Take-Out Chinese Mandarin Palace
Best Gourmet Food Store Lazy Acres Best Take-Out Mexican Rudy's
Best Health Food The Natural Café Best Restaurant for Thanksgiving Tie for First Place
Best Pasta Palazzio Best Veggie Burger The Natural Café


Bars & Wine


Best Beer Selection on Tap Z's Taphouse Best Montecito Restaurant Tie for First Place
Best Bloody Mary Tupelo Junction Cafe Best Carpinteria Restaurant Tie for First Place
Best Brewery Brewhouse Best Goleta Restaurant Beachside Bar-Café
Best Place to Shoot Pool Dargan's Irish Pub Best Isla Vista Restaurant Freebirds
Best College Night Madison's Sports Grill    
Best Happy Hour Chad's


Best Singles Bar Tie for First Place    
Best Sports Bar Madison's Sports Grill Best Place for Jazz SOhO
Stiffest Drinks Joe's Café Best Place for Latin Music Ruby's Café
Best Margarita Carlitos Cafe & Cantina Best Place for Rock Music Velvet Jones
Best Martini Chad's Best Place for Hip-Hop Tonic
Best Neighborhood Bar Elsie's Best Place to Dance Tonic
Best Restaurant Wine List Wine Cask Best Nightclub Wildcat Lounge
Best Winery Tie for First Place    
Best Wine Shop Wine Cask    

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