The enchanting city of Santa Barbara is situated in the perfect location to allow residents and travelers access to both the bounty of the sea and a variety of cultural influences. Consequently, Santa Barbara is home to countless fine dining restaurants that all deserve your attention. Toma Restaurant is one of the most popular restaurants in Santa Barbara; it is inspired by delicious Mediterranean cuisine with a modern twist. Executive Chef Nat Ely uses fresh ingredients to put together a variety of delicious entrees that are sure to delight your senses!
Mediterranean Fare Done Right
If you have not experience Mediterranean cuisine, you are missing out. This cuisine is known for its rich flavor while not being the heaviest food. At Toma Restaurant, you can start your meal off with a variety of appetizers that include artichokes, tuna cones, grilled octopus, roasted lamb meatballs, and more. Additional lighter fare includes the margherita flatbread with fresh burrata, heirloom cherry tomatoes, and basil. Available pasta entrees include all of your favorites such as ravioli, gnocchi, lasagna, and more. Where Chef Nat Ely truly shines is the signature entrees, including Mediterranean favorites such as rack of lamb, scallops, ciopinno, and more. The menu is vast, and it may be difficult to choose just one item; we suggest visiting more than once!
Wine and More
No Mediterranean meal is complete without a glass of full-bodied wine to pair with your entrée. Toma Restaurant features a variety of Californian and Italian wines. Order a deep red to pair with a pork or beef entrée or dry white for seafood. Most wines are available by the bottle, making them perfect to share amongst the table. Toma Restaurant even creates house original cocktails for a unique spin on classic cocktails like negronis and aperitivos. Combine fresh ingredients, delicious entrees, and handmade cocktails or wine for a true Mediterranean experience that can only be found at Toma Restaurant.
Finding Toma Restaurant
Enjoy a delicious Mediterranean meal in one of the best restaurants in Santa Barbara by visiting Toma Restaurant, found at 324 West Cabrillo Blvd. You can call ahead to reserve your table by calling them directly at 805-962-0777.
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