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La Paloma Cafe

Welcome back in time, back in Santa Barbara history to La Paloma Café. After 37 years “the dove” has again taken flight on the iconic corner of Anacapa and Ortega streets in the historic Presidio Neighborhood. And like an old friend, the celebrated neon sign once again glows with its original letters: La Paloma Café.

La Paloma Café’s menu celebrates the cuisine of the Californios, early Californian settlers who incorporated Spanish and Mexican influences into indigenous ingredients cooked over fire. Paying tribute to the age of the ranchero, our thoughtfully crafted California barbecue reflects both the past and present of our region and local community. Our food focuses on the traditions of Santa Maria and influences from Baja, Mexico.


702 Anacapa St
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: 805-966-7029

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Mon-Thurs: 5pm-9pm

Fri: 5pm-10pm

Sat: Brunch 10:30am-2pm & Dinner 5pm-10pm

Sun: Brunch 10:30am-2pm & Dinner 5pm-9pm

Weekday Happy Hour: 5pm-6:30pm (at the bar only)

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