Opal restaurant and bar is located in the heart of Santa Barbara's Arts District, on State Street, next to the Arlington Theatre. A Santa Barbara local's favorite, this restaurant offers an elegant, sophisticated, yet comfortable and friendly dining experience, with a genuinely caring hospitality.
For over 17 years opal restaurant and bar has infused an Eclectic California Cuisine with creative influences from around the World. They use the freshest of ingredients to create dishes inspired by the colorful multi-cultural heritage of America, often with an Asian flair. Our personal favorite is the Panko Crusted Shrimp as well as their wood-fired pizzas!
With a Wine Spectator Award Winning Wine List, a creative cocktail menu offering a wide selection of spirits and an ever-adventurous willingness to incorporate new trends, opal restaurant and bar offers something for every thirst.
The restaurant can accommodate large parties on either side of the restaurant. One side can hold up to 55 guests, the other side up to 70, and the entire restaurant up to 125. Either side or the whole restaurant can be reserved for either semi-private or private dining. Daytime events can be darkened for audio visual presentations.
If a guest is not interested in booking the room or restaurant for the entire night on Friday and Saturday evenings and special event nights, the restaurant can offer one of two seatings, either at 5:30p or at 7:30p.
Private Dining: A food and beverage minimum is offered in lieu of a room charge for events, dependent on party size and timing based on the chosen night.
To inquire about their private dining, Click HERE