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Blush Restaurant & Lounge

630 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3302
+1 805-957-1300
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak bites” (4 reviews)
“flatbread” (6 reviews)
“cheese board” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
630 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3302
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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Dreadful menu options for kids. Grilled cheese sandwich, chicken sandwich or peanut butter and jelly only options for dinner. Friendly staff but clearly would prefer you not to bring the family. Why not just say that and make it an over 18s! Service fairly slow....More

Thank Angela B
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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Blush is located on State Street. The patio is really nice. We ordered the fried artichoke hearts and the ahi tartare. Both were pretty good. I got the salmon quinoa salad, that was good but not too exciting. My mom got the scallops, and I...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Went here for a cocktail before deciding where to eat and ended up eating here and staying until late! The food was amazing - we both went for the pasta pomodoro and added grilled chicken and it was cooked to perfection. Cocktails were good and...More

Thank Lovinghol
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Came here for lunch and had some amazing Moscow basil and cucumber mules! Also topped off our lunch with their special of the day, fish and chips and fried artichoke hearts. Everything was exceptional in flavor! I am a huge foodie and this place is...More

Thank 112sunshine
Reviewed 13 June 2016

We visited Blush twice during our stay in Santa Barbara, once for appetizers and drinks, and once for brunch/lunch. Both visits were very nice with both indoor and outdoor seating. Our two servers Ethan and Greg were excellent...Kudos! The California Benedict and the Breakfast Burrito...More

1  Thank Jollymon22
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

We had a very good experience at Blush. We went in for a late snack/ lunch, the sunny terrace appealed to us, as did the lounge menu. Our waiter emphasized that it was happy hour time - get one of the chosen snacks, get one...More

1  Thank Hélène D
Reviewed 7 June 2016

The atmosphere says classy, and the food quality matches. There was a delicious cocktail suggestion from our waiter. So, all in all, I recommend this restaurant to anyone hoping to get a nice setting for their meal. I hope to go back soon.

Thank David J
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

You should try the hamburguers in there :) Also the staff is really friendly. Not the cheapest place but it is worth it if you want to have a great food in a great place.

Thank Amanda D
Reviewed 14 May 2016

Blush is a very comfortable and pretty place on State Street with indoor (booths) or outdoor patio seating with heaters at every table. Our waiter Bethany was very good and our food was delicious! It has quite a bar scene later so if you want...More

Thank Pamela D
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Great lunch with family and dog in the patio. Food was fresh and tasty. Service was efficient. The patio is quiet and location is great in shopping area. Great spot for lunch or dinner.

Thank de saint didier e
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Mary S
25 October 2016|
Response from Christue D | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry. I do not know their dog policy.
Mary S
25 October 2016|
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Response from Kris J | Reviewed this property |
I would assume no. Maybe during the day. But definitely not at night.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 630 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3302
  • Public Transportation: City Bus Stop and Downtown trolly within feet of our entrance
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-957-1300
  • E-mail
Blush Restaurant & Lounge combines the idea of refined social dining with a contemporary atmosphere that transcends the day-and night dining experience while staying true to its local roots. Nestled in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara, Blush Restaurant & Lounge provides a modern, stylish decor in a warm, ambient, indoor dining room, complimented by an exquisite outdoor patio dotted with fireside seating. Blush features seasonal Californian cuisine with inventive signature cocktails that truly highlight a classic dining experience with a creative modern flare. Established in 2009 to bring Santa Barbara a refined "Social Dining" experience.
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