Downtown

The Neighborhood

Downtown Santa Barbara is the vibrant heart of the city and a wonderful place to live. State Street is the cities main artery running from Alice Keck Park to Stern’s Wharf and has everything one could need, available within walking distance. Downtown Santa Barbara is home to annual parades, historic buildings, fine dining restaurants, casual cafes, boutiques, museums, theatres, and more.  In addition to the older and more historic homes available downtown, a number new high end condos and luxury townhomes have been built in recent years including Sevilla, El Andaluz, Alma del Pueblo, The Villas, & Paseo Chapala, and others.

Highlights

The Court House, Historic El Paseo, The Public Market, The Mill, The Granada, Lobero, & Arlington Theatres, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Paseo Nuevo Outdoor Mall, shops along State Street, Sterns Wharf, Alice Keck Park, Chase Palm Park, Stern’s Wharf, The Harbor, & East Beach

Favorite Shops & Eateries

The French Press Coffee, D’Angelo’s Bakery, Book Ends Café, Savoy Cafe & Deli, Alchemy Arts, The Blue Owl, Metropulos Fine Foods, South Coast Deli, Paradise Cafe, The Brewhouse, Brophy Bro's, Opal, Cielito, Arigato Sushi, Nuance, Empty Bowl, Whitcraft Winery, Santa Barbara Winery, & Les Marchands Wine Bar

Farmer's Markets

Tuesday 3:00-6:30pm (4:00-7:30pm in Summer) 500 block of State Street

Saturday 8:30-1:00pm at Santa Barbara & Cota Street

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