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Your Neighborhood Café

Santa Barbara, California

Welcoming You Back with our Happy Hour & Updated Menu

Walk-Ins Welcome for Dinner or Make a Reservation
Open Tuesday thru Saturday 4pm to 8pm

Our Menus

  • Dinner Menu
  • Drinks & Cocktails
  • Happy Hour New Menu
  • Dessert

Roth Ironside / Executive Chef
Martin Gomez / Chef de Cuisine
We are committed to sourcing the highest quality ingredients at the peak of their season

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Dinner Menu
Your neighborhood Cafe
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NIBBLES & SHARE

BUFFALO CAULIFLOWER / blue cheese crumbles,
Honey buffalo sauce, ranch dipping sauce / 695

ONION RINGS / beer tempura crispy onion rings,
house smoked bbq sauce & ranch / 795

FRIED ARTICHOKES / harissa aioli / 765

BUCKET OF FRIES / garlic herbs sea salt / 545

BUCKET OF PARMESAN FRIES / with herbs, truffle oil fries / 795

BUCKET OF SWEET POTATO FRIES / sea salt / 650

BACON MAC & CHEESE / 1475

LAMB SLIDERS / harissa aioli, arugula, mini brioche bun / 1150

BEEF SLIDERS / caramelized onions, bacon, blue cheese crumbles, on mini brioche bun / 1025

PATÉ DE CAMPAGNE / country bacon wrapped pork paté, pickled shallots, cornichons, whole grain mustard, crostini / 1195

BUFFALO WINGS / blue cheese crumbles, honey buffalo sauce, ranch dipping sauce / 1165

BAKED MEAT BALLS / tomato sauce, fresh basil, shaved parmesan, parsley / 1150

FLASH FRIED PISTACHIO CRUSTED BRIE CHEESE / toasted sourdough, blackberry jam / 1475

BACON FLATBREAD / with mozzarella cheese, apple-wood smoked bacon, scallions, pesto, caramelized onions / 895

BURGERS

With your choice of soup, fries or salad

STELLA BURGER / beef, blue cheese, bacon, caramelized onion, garlic aioli, brioche bun / 1550

CLASSIC / homemade fresh ground beef patty, white cheddar, lettuce, tomato, red onion, garlic aioli / 1550

LAMB / ground lamb patty, house made boursin cheese, arugula, marinated red onion and cucumber, harissa aioli, red wine gastrique / 1795

VEGGIE / Grilled eggplant, zucchini, yellow squash, tomato & red onion, arugula, fresh sliced tomato, garlic aioli / 1475

SOUPES

FRENCH ONION SOUP / 1075

SOUP OF THE DAY / MP

SANDWICHES

With your choice of soup, fries or salad

MEAT BALL / toasted Italian roll, roasted tomato sauce, parmesan cheese, mozzarella cheese / 1475

GRILLED SALMON CLUB / on rustic sourdough, bacon, avocado, tomato, mixed greens, lemon horseradish aioli / 1995

CHICKEN BRIE / ciabatta, roasted chicken, brie, arugula, garlic aioli, tomato & cornichon relish / 1595

CROQUE MONSIEUR / toasted Jambon de Paris and cheese sandwich on brioche, Mornay sauce / 1575

CROQUE MADAME / toasted Jambon de Paris and cheese sandwich on brioche, Mornay sauce, sunny side up egg / 1675

PASTAS

FETTUCCINI BOLOGNESE / ground beef, pork & chicken, tomato sauce, mushrooms, fresh basil, diced tomato, parmesan cheese / 1975

PENNE PRIMAVERA / penne pasta, broccoli, zucchini, spinach, diced tomatoes, parmesan cream sauce, grated parmesan cheese / 1725

MEATBALL MARINARA / ground pork and beef meat balls, fettuccini, roasted tomato sauce, fresh basil, shaved parmesan, parsley / 1875

LASAGNA BOLOGNESE / layered pasta, ground beef, pork & chicken, tomato sauce, mushrooms, fresh ricotta, mozzarella cheese / 2075

KIDS MENU

with a fountain drink and an ice cream cup

BBQ CHICKEN WINGS AND FRIES / 4 bbq chicken wings, house bbq sauce, ranch dressing / 975

MEAT LOAF / mashed potatoes, broccoli, cauliflower / 975

BEEF SLIDER (2) & FRIES / brioche bun, ground beef patty, mayonnaise, white cheddar cheese / 1225

PASTA MARINARA / fettuccini, marinara sauce, Parmesan cheese / 1150

PARMESAN FETTUCCINI / fettuccini pasta, butter, grated Parmesan cheese / 1025

BOEUF BOURGUIGNON / French beef stew with bacon, carrots, mushrooms, pearl onions with mashed potatoes / 1025

MACARONI & CHEESE / macaroni, cheddar cheese, Parmesan cheese / 925

GRILLED SALMON / mashed potatoes, broccoli, cauliflower / 1425

For all Children - 10 and younger

COCKTAILS

Mason jar /

LAVENDER LEMONADE
House lavender infused Pinnacle vodka, fresh squeezed lemon juice, sweet syrup, fresh mint leaves, créme de cassis / 11

SMOKY MARGARITA
Smoky chili infused tequila, house made sweet & sour, agave, spicy rim, grilled lime wheel / 12

PASSION
House infused mint rum, fresh mint & lime, fresh mango pureé, sweet syrup, club soda / 12

Martini style /

McCAW MARTINI
Vodka, house made strawberry pureé, fresh squeezed lemon juice, sweet syrup, sugar rim, lemon zest / 11

CHAMPS-ELYSEES
Cognac, green Chartreuse, lemon juice, simple syrup, Angostura bitters / 14

FRENCH 75
Cucumber infused Gin, fresh squeezed lemon juice, sweet syrup, sparkling wine / 12

On the rocks /

L’ANCIEN
Remy Martin cognac, Bullet rye whiskey, sweet vermouth, Benedictine, Angostura bitters, Peychaud’s bitters / 13

BLACKBERRY SMASH
Kentucky bourbon, house made blackberry pureé, lemon juice, sweet syrup, fresh thyme / 12

SALADES

COBB /mixed baby greens, lettuce, grilled chicken, hard boiled egg, bacon, tomato, avocado, grilled green onions, crumbled blue cheese, blue cheese vinaigrette / 1750

BEET / roasted red beets, toasted pistachios, goat cheese, shaved radish, arugula, orange zest, balsamic reduction, honey vinaigrette / 1495

NICOISE / mixed baby greens, Ahi tuna, red onion, potatoes, green beans, tomatoes, olives, hard boiled egg, capers & red onion vinaigrette / 1775

LETTUCE / bibb lettuce, fresh garden herbs, red onion dressing / 1175

CAESAR / 1495

CAESAR with chicken / 1895

GRILL

Café Stella vegetables, and a choice of fries,
potato gratin or mashed potatoes

SALMON / Sauce … Béarnaise, lemon caper Beurre Blanc
or demi-glace / 2975

PORK PORTERHOUSE / Sauce … Béarnaise,
Cognac peppercorn or demi-glace / 2675

FILET MIGNON / Sauce … Béarnaise,
Cognac peppercorn or demi-glace / 3595

NEW YORK STEAK / Sauce … Béarnaise,
Cognac peppercorn or demi-glace / 3575

SPECIALTIES

FISH AND CHIPS / beer battered Alaskan cod, fries, tartar sauce, cocktail sauce / 1595

CHICKEN CORDON BLEU / panko crusted chicken
breast stuffed with Paris ham and Swiss cheese, braised
garlic and goat cheese mashed potatoes, sautéed baby
spinach, white wine cream sauce / 1975

COQ AU VIN / red wine braised chicken, lardons, peas,
mushrooms, garlic, mashed potatoes / 1975

BOEUF BOURGUIGNON / beef stew, garlic, pearl onions, carrots, mushrooms, mashed potatoes / 2095

MEATLOAF / beef & pork meatloaf, mashed potatoes
& café Stella vegetables, demi-glace / 1995

DESSERTS

NEW YORK CHEESE CAKE / 725
smooth, rich & creamy, graham cracker crust

CHERRY PIE / 695
flaky buttery crust, tart Michigan cherries, a la mode, vanilla ice cream

LEMON MERINGUE PIE / 695
layers of lemon filling, 
meringue toasted to a golden brown

CARROT CAKE / 795
moist mingling of carrots, pineapple, walnuts & pecans, layer of nutty cream cheese

BROWNIE BITES / 675
moist chocolate brownie with chocolate chips

Cake plating fee … 250

McCONNELL’S FINE ICE CREAMS / 695

DUTCHMANS CHOCOLATE / mouth-filling Guittard cocoa, a splash of R.R. Lockhead® vanilla, and Central Coast, grass-fed milk & cream (GF)

CHOCOLATE COVERED STRAWBERRY / melted Bittersweet Guittard chocolate and perfectly ripe Santa Barbara strawberries (GF)

SWEET CREAM / velvety smooth, dense
and oh so creamy (GF)

*Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions"
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COCKTAILS

Mason jar /

Limonade Lavande / House lavender infused Pinnacle vodka, fresh squeezed lemon juice, sweet syrup, fresh mint leaves, creme de cassis / 11

Smoky Margarita / Smoky chili infused tequila, house made sweet & sour, agave, spicy rim, grilled lime wheel / 12

La Passion / House infused mint rum, fresh mint & lime, fresh mango puree, sweet syrup, club soda / 12

 

Martini style /

Boisson Rose / Vodka, house made strawberry puree, fresh squeezed lemon juice, sweet syrup, sugar rim, lemon zest / 11

Champs-Elysees / Cognac, green Chartreuse, lemon juice, simple syrup, Angostura bitters / 14

French 75 / Cucumber infused Gin, fresh squeezed lemon juice, sweet syrup, sparkling wine / 12

 

On the rocks /

L’ancien / Remy Martin cognac, Bullet rye whiskey, sweet vermouth, Benedictine, Angostura bitters, Peychaud’s bitters / 13

Smash De Mure / Kentucky burbon, house made blackberry puree, lemon juice, sweet syrup, fresh thyme / 12

LES BULLES

Pol Clément, blanc de blanc Brut, sparkling / 8

Pol Clément, Rosé, sparkling / 8

Charles Lafitte, Brut Prestige, sparkling / 9

Charles Lafitte, Rosé prestige, sparkling / 9

Gloria Ferrer, Royal Cuvée, Brut, sparkling / 15

COCKTAILS DE BULLES

Flutes /

Kir Royale / Blackcurrant liqueur, Lafitte sparkling / 9

Mimosa / Orange juice, Lafitte sparkling / 9

Champagne Cocktail / Angostura, Brandy, sugar cube, Lafitte sparkling / 9

Champagne Julep / Mint leaves, sugar syrup, Bourbon Whiskey, Lafitte sparkling / 10

Coupes /

Diamond Fizz / Gin, sugar syrup, lemon juice, Lafitte sparkling / 10

Goodnight Kiss / Sugar cube, Angostura, Campari, Lafitte sparkling / 9

Kir Special / Triple Sec, blackcurrant liqueur, Lafitte sparkling / 11

French Blossom / St. Germain, peach bitters, Lafitte sparkling / 10

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HAPPY HOUR // daily 4pm-6pm

$ 3.49 Beer /

Firestone DBA
Stella Artois
Hoppy Poppy
Bud light

$5 Wines by the glass /

Castle Rock, Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles, CA
Clos Du Bois, Merlot, Central Coast, CA
Castle rock, Sauvignon blanc, Paso Robles CA
Listel, Rosé, Camargue, FR
Pol Clement, Sparkling Brut or Rose , FR

$6 Happy Hour Cocktails /

Margarita
Cosmopolitan
Side Car
Old Fashioned

Nibbles /

Spring rolls with sweet thai chili sauce / 450
Spanakopita with dill crème fraiche / 5
Fried artichoke, harissa aioli / 4.50
Margarita flat bread … sliced tomatoes, basil,
mozzarella, tomato sauce / 6
Buffalo wings … honey buffalo sauce / 6
Sliders … brioche bun, caramelized onions, white cheddar / 6
Bruschetta with fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, garlic, basil,
balsamic drizzle, grilled crostini / $450

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DESSERTS

NEW YORK CHEESE CAKE / 725
Smooth, rich & creamy, graham cracker crust

CHERRY PIE / 695
Fkaly buttery crust, tart Michigan cherries
A la mode, vanilla ice cream / 895

LEMON MERINGUE PIE / 695
Layers of lemon filling, meringue toasted to a golden brown

CARROT CAKE / 795
Moist mingling of carrots, pineapple, walnuts & pecans, layer of nutty cream cheese,

BROWNIE BITES / 675
Moist chocolate brownie with chocolate chips

Cake Plating fee … 250

 

McCONNELL'S
FINE ICE CREAMS & SORBET / 695

DUTCHMANS CHOCOLATE / mouth-filling Guittard cocoa, a splash of R.R. Lochhead ® vanilla, and Central Coast, grass-fed milk & cream (GF)

CHOCOLATE COVERED STRAWBERRY / Melted Bittersweet Guittard chocolate and perfectly ripe Santa Barbara strawberries (GF)

SWEET CREAM / Velvety smooth, dense and oh so creamy (GF)

PINK LEMONADE SORBET / A cool refreshing, mid-Summer sorbet of Santa Barbara strawberries, paired with tangy-tart, local Eureka lemons (GF)

PORTS / DESSERT WINES

GLASS

Adriano Ramos Pinto, Quinta da Ervamoira / 9

Cockburn, 20 year Tawny / 12

Fonseca, 20 year Tawny / 10

Castelnau, Sauternes / 10 

HALF BOTTLE

Delas, Muscat de Beaumes de Venise / 40

Castelnau, Sauternes / 45

DIGESTIFS

Grand Marnier / 9

Courvoisier / 11

Remy Martin V.S.O.P / 18

Martell V.S.O.P. Medallion / 13

Hennessey X.O / 29

Calvados, Christian Drouin / 9

Benedictine / 12 

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