Are you hungry, Santa Barbara? Sea urchin roe and kale chips have their place, but if you're ready for more of a mouthful this is the list for you. We've rounded up the 10 best homestyle restaurants in Santa Barbara city limits, so you can fill your belly with something a little more substantial, usually at an affordable price.
If you think family-style meals are best enjoyed with the whole family, pack up the crew and head to Joe's or Harry's Plaza Cafe. Both of these Santa Barbara mainstays have plenty of seating for large groups, fun atmospheres, homestyle favorites and (perhaps most importantly) stiff drinks.
Is breakfast your go-to family meal? Santa Barbara has a lot of satisfying, homestyle breakfast spots. Dive into a giant omelet at Cajun Kitchen or heap your plate with fresh blueberry pancakes at Garrett's Old Style Restaurant.
Since home cooking means a little something different for every family, we've also included healthy, German and gourmet options that offer either comfort food or large shared entrees. You have no shortage of options when it comes to dining in Santa Barbara.
Pick up your napkin and get ready to drool, this list has tantalizing options for breakfast, lunch and dinner.