Where to dine before the Bowl - the Santa Barbara Bowl?

Usually we stop at Hungry Cat or La Super Rica, but looking for something new. Arriving about 6, show is at 7:30, tomorrow, Saturday (Bryan Ferry). Ideas?

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We like Joe’s Diner for casual get togethers. Or Boathouse. Depends on your mood.

thank you, neither suit, though. One too casual, one too fishy.

The Black Sheep, they have wild boar ribs … who doesn’t like wild boar ribs!

Corazon Cocina, great guac and al pastor done off a spit.

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How about El Encanto in lower Riviera…sit on the terrace.
Oliver’s in Montecito. . .Matthew Kenney’s new plant based restaurant.
I love The Chase on State for their Calamari Picatta…one of the best and the place is a old school classic.
Have fun. .love Bryan Ferry!



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Decided on Olio Pizzeria, don’t know it, but gets great reviews and is the right vibe.

Update: It was the right choice. Very good food, fantastic wine list (and full bar), and convenient to the Bowl. However, service was both excellent and lax, oddly inconsistent.

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