CADIZ - Romantic Santa Barbara Italian Seafood Restaurant (805) 770-2760



Cadiz Wins OpenTable Diners' Choice Award 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Santa Barbara, CA - July 27th, 2015 - Cadiz has emerged as the winner of OpenTable’s Diners’ Choice Award for 2015, recognizing the restaurant’s excellent commitment to quality and fantastic reputation.  The award acts as a vote of confidence in the culinary community and is a tribute to the quality of food offerings and friendly environment.

Cadiz has earned a reputation as one of the top Santa Barbara seafood restaurants and best places in town for a romantic dinner.  Customers enjoy a relaxing Mediterranean-inspired atmosphere in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara.  The intimate and romantically-lit setting, along with the friendly staff and great service, also make Cadiz a popular local wedding reception venue. They also host many other private events, catering from 10 to 200 people.

On the weekends, Cadiz turns into a hotspot for the vibrant Santa Barbara nightlife crowd.  Currently they’re rated one of the top 5 restaurants in Santa Barbara on TripAdvisor and have a huge number of great reviews on Yelp.  At the web site, visitors can view the Cadiz menu and see photos of the food in the gallery.

The restaurant’s manager Messina DeRose expressed her gratitude for the award stating:

“It is an honor to accept the Open Table Diners’ Choice Award and we’d like to thank everyone who voted at OpenTable. We strive to offer a fantastic experience for all of our visitors and it’s touching to know our hard work is recognized.”

OpenTable is of course an online reservation service that lets restaurants accept bookings over the web. This saves time for visitors and restaurant staff and the service has become highly popular – now working with over 31,000 restaurants worldwide. Every month, roughly 15 million diners find their seats using the system.

The Diners’ Choice Award then is a prestigious accolade and puts Cadiz in league with the very best restaurants around the world. That it also offers such a welcoming staff and relaxed atmosphere is even better and reflects the values that modern diners are looking for.   

About Cadiz Restaurant & Lounge: Cadiz Restaurant & Lounge has recently been recognized by Open Table and TripAdvisor as one of the top restaurants in Santa Barbara. Located at 509 State Street, with complimentary valet parking, Cadiz always delights guests with a charming combination of Spanish, Mediterranean, and Italian cuisineAvailable for everything from romantic dinners for two to corporate events and wedding receptions, Cadiz is also part of the Santa Barbara nightlife scene. Dinners are served from 5:00 p.m. daily. Visit the website at to see photos of the Santa Barbara seafood restaurant. “Like” the Facebook page for updates on fresh seafood and produce specials. Call 805-770-2760 to discuss corporate events or make table reservations.

Cadiz Restaurant Hosts Special SBIFF Edition of Santa Barbara Champagne Club

For Immediate Release - January 31, 2015, Santa Barbara, CAThe 2015 Santa Barbara Film Festival (SBIFF) is in full swing. With hosts of celebrities, film makers, and film lovers in town, the Santa Barbara Champagne Club is joining the fun with a special SBIFF edition of its First Friday tasting, sponsored by Forrest Lang and SB Therapy. This celebration of champagne, film and fine food will be held on Friday, February 6 from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. at Cadiz Restaurant & Lounge, an Italian and seafood restaurant, located at 509 State Street in historic downtown Santa Barbara.

The Santa Barbara Champagne Club is a lifestyle group started and based out of Santa Barbara. With its ability to host a variety of corporate events, Cadiz has become a popular destination for the club’s monthly meetings. Music at the SBIFF Edition of the club will be provided by DJ Pat Swayzak and Calvin Riley. The three marques for the evening's tasting include Chandon Brut, Étoile Brut, and Dom Pérignon. Tickets, including entry and champagne tasting, are $25 (plus fees), and are available at

As one of the top Santa Barbara seafood restaurants, Cadiz is also a popular dinner destination for festival goers. The perfect combination of Italian cuisine and Mediterranean fare, Cadiz showers guests with savory Italian and Spanish seaside cuisine. “We love being part of the Santa Barbara nightlife scene, commented Dante DeRose of Cadiz.

“Having the Champagne Club meet here brings in a lot of people who love to try out different venues. What better way to celebrate Santa Barbara than by highlighting its famous Film Festival?”

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival, presented by UGG® Australia, runs for eleven days, from January 27 through February 7. The 30th edition offers a vast array of films representing 54 countries, 23 world premieres and 52 US premieres, tributes with the year’s top talent, panel discussions, and free community education and outreach. Each year, SBIFF presents a diverse slate of more than 200 films to over 85,000 film enthusiasts including local and regional cinephiles, film students and independents, as well as filmmakers, industry professionals, leading reporters and critics from Variety, Hollywood Reporter and IndieWire. 

About Cadiz Restaurant & Lounge: Cadiz Restaurant & Lounge, located at 509 State Street, has been rated a Top 5 Restaurant in Santa Barbara by TripAdvisor. As one of the top restaurants and wedding reception venues in Santa Barbara, Cadiz delights guests with a savory combination of Italian cuisine, harbor-fresh seafood, and local farm-fresh produce. Romantic dinners are served from 5pm daily, with a Happy Hour offered Sunday through Friday from 5pm until 7pm in the bar/lounge room. From Thursday through Saturday, 10pm-1:30 am, Cadiz becomes part of the Santa Barbara nightlife scene, transforming itself into an upscale European style lounge/nightclub. Visit the website at to view the complete dining menu. “Like” the Facebook page for ongoing specials. Call 805-770-2760 to make a dinner reservations.


Dinner: Tues - Sunday, 5pm - close             (closed Monday)

Happy Hour: Tues - Fri, 5pm - 7pm
(bar-lounge room only)

Lounge: Fri - Sat, 10pm - 1:30am

Complimentary Valet Parking

509 State Street

Santa Barbara, Ca, 93101