Expert Tips for Santa Barbara Nightlife


Best Santa Barbara, CA Nightlife

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    Velvet Jones

    The best place to hear live music on State Street, this thumping club promises high-energy entertainment and an enthusiastic clientele. Known for its...

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    Old Kings Road

    From the hard cider on tap to the witticisms lining the wall, everything at Old King's Road smacks of London style pub right smack in the middle of Santa...

    Photo courtesy of Geneva Ives
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    Elsie's Tavern

    If you're in the mood for a relaxing night spent conversing with a few close friends - or making new ones - Elsie's Tavern is the place to go. A...

    Photo courtesy of Jesse Keenan
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    The Sportsman Lounge

    Do you like your bars dark, your drinks strong and your bartenders somewhat surly? You do?! Then the Sportsman is the perfect place for you. Built for...

    Photo courtesy of Aron Ives
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    Joe's Cafe

    Go for dinner and stay for cocktails; this legendary Santa Barbara restaurant transforms into a lively bar as the night goes on. A State Street tradition...

    Photo courtesy of Geneva Ives

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