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1404 De La Vina St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3027
+1 805-963-7003
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“salads” (8 reviews)
“upham hotel” (27 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1404 De La Vina St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3027
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11 - 20 of 136 reviews

Reviewed 30 December 2016

We live here part time and have been going here for 8 years. Haven't been in a while, trying all the "new" and "hot" spots in town. Why bother???? This is one of the best meals I have had and 2 guests agreed. Great salads,...More

Thank stewiel
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Stayed at Upham hotel -booked a table to make it easy, and see if we had a great new place for dinner, and was told Toni was a great chef. Unfortunately for us, it was his night off, and our dinner was most disappointing. Lamb...More

Thank Eliz102
Reviewed 19 December 2016

What a great place to eat, Wife had Yellowtail and loved it, lots of fantastic flavors in the way it was cooked, I had the Grilled Meatloaf different than what I expect however met new expectations, super. Good Wine list!!!! Note: We came in a...More

Thank DaCoach61
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Louie's is a first class restaurant serving high quality California cuisine in a traditional setting. It is always quiet, has an outstanding wine list, and the food is consistently good, if not great. It is certainly in the top 5 of all restaurants in SB,...More

Thank ZippyGreen
Reviewed 5 December 2016

The service was nice and the food was good , but not exceptional. The cost should have produced exceptional food. It did not. There are many exceptional restaurants in Snata Barbara that don't charge anymore than Louie's. We will not eat threr again for this...More

Thank murjoe
Reviewed 16 November 2016

This is a great, small, romantic restaurant with excellent food. You will not be disappointed. Wine only.

Thank joe D
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Lunch and Dinner were an experience. Food outstanding and generous. Prices certainly within reason. We were served by a helpful, courteous young lady who recommended many things.

Thank sydney025
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

If you are staying at the Upham, diner here is a must Great menu and wines, people are very nice The bill can not on your room, you must pay at the restaurant, separate business Dessert is also very good with several options, the Creme...More

Thank Alex L
Reviewed 7 September 2016

My wife and I stayed at the Upham overnight and chose to dine at Louie's with slight reservations, because sometimes a hotel's in house restaurant might not be as good as those found in the city. How wrong we were! We were looked after by...More

Thank 264facebook
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Had dinner with friends while staying at The Upham (Louie's is in the hotel). Had dined there several years ago; impressed then, impressed again. Service is outstanding and the menu offers something for everyone. A table on the veranda is a must if one is...More

Thank phorniephan
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Are there stairs to climb to get to your room. If so how many?
17 October 2015|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from mcculloch1501 | Reviewed this property |
Louie's is a restaurant and there are a few steps to get to it from the front entrance. This restaurant is located in the Upham Hotel which has rooms available with only 2 to 4 steps to climb. I hope that helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1404 De La Vina St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3027
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-963-7003
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