Loquita Santa Barbara
Spanish for “a crazy, young, beautiful girl,” the Loquita epitomizes Santa Barbara's love affair with Spain. From the walnut bar to the tiled outdoor patio, Loquita's cuisine is rustic and farm-based with plenty of tapas options, like the beloved pan con tomate, a Spanish staple of freshly macerated tomatoes on perfectly crunchy toast, or the Wagyu beef carpaccio de carne, superbly balanced with pickled mustard seeds and Jerez sherry. Sherry Villanueva and her partners at Acme Hospitality take their paella seriously, with vegetarian, meat and seafood options. Save room for a Spanish coffee, a rum and Frangelico whipped cream treat and take a peek into Poquita, Loquita's neighboring tapas bar.
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202 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, USA
Sun - Sat 5pm - 10pm