Taste an amazing array of handcrafted culinary delights at the Santa Barbara Public Market. Located in a bright and modern LEED-certified space in the heart of downtown, this bustling food hall showcases the incomparable bounty of California’s Central Coast region. You’ll find a wide selection of artisanal food and drinks to please any palate, all locally sourced and conveniently located under one roof.
Whether you’re in the mood for sweet or savory, light or hearty, the Public Market is brimming with tempting choices. Enjoy delectable Thai- and Taiwanese-inspired noodle bowls and dumplings at Empty Bowl Noodle, or try the fresh and inventive Mexican fare from Corazon Cocina. If you’re craving Italian, Chef Dario Furlati serves up fantastic wood-fired pizza and handmade pasta. Visit Wabi Sabi for a dazzling array of sushi, sashimi, sushi rolls and other highlights of Japanese cuisine. Vegan? Flock to Fala Bar for their 100% plant based and vegan menu with a Middle Eastern twist. Ready for dessert? Head to Enjoy Cupcakes or Rori’s Artisanal Creamery for a decadent treat. Afterwards, kick back and relax in The Garden (an urban-contemporary beer garden) with a delicious brew—there are 41 on tap to choose from— or explore the outstanding collection of fine wine and handcrafted beer, both local and international, at Wine + Beer, either to enjoy there or to take home.
Directions, Parking and Hours
The Santa Barbara Public Market is located in the cultural and performing arts district of downtown Santa Barbara at 38 W. Victoria Street, at the corner of Victoria and Chapala, and is part of the Alma del Pueblo mixed-use development. There is ample underground parking available, along with nearby street parking. The Public Market is open every day: Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 11 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. – 11 p.m. and Sunday, 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. Note that individual merchant hours may vary.