Question: Where should you go for good food in downtown Santa Barbara?
Answer: Almost anywhere!
There are so many delicious restaurants in downtown Santa Barbara that it can be hard to pick a destination. Thankfully, 10Best is here to help. Just pick the type of food you're in the mood for and then consult this list to find out where to go. Spanish, Japanese, Indian, hyperlocal... taste the world right here from this small city by the sea.
If you want to feel like you're on vacation (even if you're lucky enough to live here), chart a course for Loquita. From grilled octopus to gorgeous platters of paella, Loquita serves up dishes with Spanish flare. They also have an amazing cocktail menu that highlights seasonal ingredients.
Other tasty regional and ethnic fare are represented, too. Head to Sama Sama Kitchen for Indonesian-inspired dishes or pull up a seat at Corazon Cocina for some of the area's best tacos.
Prefer a menu that hits close to home? Both The Lark and Bouchon celebrate local flavors with farmers market fresh finds and seasonal menus.
You really can't go wrong at any place on this list, so pick one and make a reservation already!