WE ARE OPEN 3:30PM-7:30PM Tuesday-Saturday

Full service patio dining, takeout, and delivery now available. We have incorporated a new approach to on-site dining with an app-based and contactless ordering platform in keeping with mandated restrictions and providing our customers with a feeling of safety and comfort. Our goal is to offer the Café dining experience while adhering to new guidelines, maintaining a safe and family friendly environment.

New Picnic Areas, Lower Patio, Upper Patio & Front Patios are open for FULL SERVICE outdoor dining.
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French American Cafe

Santa Barbara, California

Our Menus

  • All Day Menu
  • Drinks & Cocktails
  • Happy Hour
  • Dessert

All Day Menu / 3pm - 7pm

Nibbles & Share
  • Buffalo cauliflower
  • $6.95
Bleu cheese crumbles, Honey buffalo sauce, ranch dipping sauce
  • Baked meat balls
  • $8.75
Creamy polenta, tomato sauce, fresh basil, shaved parmesan, parsley
  • Mexican street corn
  • $10.95
Mayonnaise, chipotle crema, house spice, lime zest, queso fresco, cilantro
  • Buffalo wings
  • $11.65
Blue cheese crumble, honey buffalo sauce, ranch dipping sauce
  • Beer tempura crispy onion rings
  • $7.95
House smoked bbq sauce & ranch
  • Lamb sliders
  • $11.50
Harissa aioli, arugula on mini brioche bun
  • Beef sliders
  • $10.25
Garlic aioli, caramelized onions, bacon, blue cheese crumbles, on mini brioche bun
  • Fried artichokes
  • $7.65
Harissa aioli
  • Bucket of fries
  • $5.45
Garlic herbs sea salt
  • Bucket of parmesan truffle oil fries
  • $7.95
parmesan, herbs, truffle oil
  • Bucket of sweet potato fries
  • $6.50
Sea salt
  • Mac & cheese
  • $10.25
  • Bacon mac & cheese
  • $14.75
Burgers / Wheat Wraps & Lettuce Wraps
  • Classic
  • $15.50
homemade fresh ground beef patty, white cheddar, lettuce, tomato, red onion, garlic aioli
  • Lamb
  • $17.95
homemade fresh ground lamb patty, arugula, harissa aioli
  • Stella
  • $16.95
homemade fresh ground beef patty, blue cheese, bacon, caramelized onions, garlic aioli
  • Veggie
  • $14.75
grilled eggplant, zucchini, yellow squash, tomato & red onion, arugula, fresh sliced tomato, garlic aioli
  • //add bacon
  • $2.00
  • //add avocado
  • $3.00
  • //add egg
  • $1.75

Burgers, on brioche bun, with your choice of soup, fries, or salad (add $1 for any Lettuce wrap)

Sandwiches
  • Chicken brie
  • $15.95
ciabatta, roasted chicken, brie, arugula, garlic aioli, tomato cornichon relish
  • Meat ball sandwich
  • $16.75
toasted Italian roll, roasted tomato sauce, parmesan cheese, mozzarella cheese
  • Three cheese grilled cheese
  • $11.95
brie, mozzarella, cheddar cheese
  • //add bacon
  • $2.00
  • //add avocado
  • $3.00
  • //add egg
  • $1.75

With your choice of soup, fries, or salad

Salads
  • Cobb
  • $17.50
mixed baby greens, lettuce, grilled chicken, hard boiled egg, bacon, tomato, avocado, grilled green onions, crumbled blue cheese, blue cheese vinaigrette
  • Niçoise salad
  • $17.75
mixed baby greens, Ahi tuna, red onion, potatoes, green beans, tomatoes, olives, hard boiled egg, capers & red onion vinaigrette
  • Beet salad
  • $14.95
roasted red beets, toasted pistachios, goat cheese, shaved radish, arugula, orange zest, balsamic réduction, honey vinaigrette
  • Taco Salad
  • $14.95
crispy tortilla strips, guacamole, shaved romaine, cheddar cheese, Mexican rice, black beans, pico de gallo, poblano Caesar dressing, lime crema // no protein 14.95 // chicken 15.65 // smoked tri-tip 17.95 // carnitas 18.95
Tacos
  • chicken
  • $13.65
  • smoked tri-tip
  • $14.95
  • carnitas
  • $15.95

Two double corn tortilla tacos
shaved radish, lime marinated onions, cilantro,
house made salsa verde, refried pinto beans, Mexican rice

Pasta
  • Penne primavera
  • $16.95
asparagus, peas, lemon zest, goat cheese-parmesan cream sauce, diced tomato, goat cheese crumble, shaved parmesan, parsley
  • Chicken Fettuccini Alfredo
  • $16.75
chopped grilled chicken, parmesan cheese, black pepper, garlic, Alfredo sauce
  • Meatball marinara
  • $16.50
ground pork and beef meat balls, fettuccini, roasted tomato sauce, fresh basil, shaved parmesan, parsley
  • Lasagna Bolognese
  • $17.75
layered pasta, ground beef tomato sauce, mushrooms, fresh ricotta, mozzarella cheese, house vegetables
  • Fettuccini Bolognese
  • $15.75
ground beef tomato sauce, mushrooms, fresh basil, diced tomato, parmesan cheese
  • Seafood Penne
  • $17.95
salmon, shrimp, bay scallops, diced tomatoes, spinach, garlic & herbs cream sauce
Specialties
  • Enchilades verde
  • $16.95
two lightly fried corn tortillas, shredded pork, mozzarella and cheddar cheese, salsa verde, cotija cheese, mexican rice, re-fried beans
  • Chicken cordon bleu
  • $19.75
chicken breast stuffed with smoked ham and Swiss cheese, braised garlic and goat cheese mashed potatoes, sauteed baby spinach, white wine cream sauce
  • Coq au vin
  • $18.75
red wine braised chicken, lardons, peas, mushrooms, garlic, mashed potatoes
  • Boeuf bourguignon
  • $21.95
beef stew, garlic, pearl onions, carrots, mushrooms, mashed potatoes
  • Half chicken
  • $18.95
re-fried beans, Mexican rice, roasted cherry tomatoes, salsa verde, shaved radish, pico de gallo
  • Chicken cordon bleu
  • $18.75
chicken breast stuffed with Paris ham and Swiss cheese, braised garlic and goat cheese mashed potatoes, sautéed baby spinach, white wine cream sauce
  • Meatloaf
  • $19.95
beef & pork meatloaf, mashed potatoes & café Stella vegetables
  • Salmon beurre
  • $28.95
pan roasted Atlantic salmon, spinach pea puree, broccoli florets, lemon beurre blanc, cherry tomato confit
  • Smoked tri-tip
  • $16.95
re-fried beans, Mexican rice, roasted cherry tomatoes, salsa verde, shaved radish, pico de gallo

Drinks & Cocktails

Wines by the glass
  • Stella Chardonnay gl
  • $8.00
  • William Hill Chardonnay gl
  • $9.00
  • Baileyana Chardonnay gl
  • $11.00
  • Stella Sauvignon Blanc gl
  • $8.00
  • Stella Cabernet gl
  • $8.00
  • Zaca Mesa Syrah gl
  • $13.00
  • Ferrari Cerano Fume Blanc gl
  • $10.00
  • William Hill Cabernet gl
  • $10.00
  • Consilience Syrah gl
  • $12.00
  • Jean Claude Mas Sauvignon Blanc gl
  • $9.00
  • Hob Nob Pinot Noir gl
  • $8.00
  • Chateau Bonnet Sauvignon Blanc gl
  • $11.00
  • Parker Station Pinot Noir gl
  • $9.00
  • McManis Pinot Grigio gl
  • $9.00
  • McMurray Pinot Noir gl
  • $11.00
  • DV8 Viognier gl
  • $8.00
  • Mouton Cadet gl
  • $10.00
  • Listel Rose
  • $9.00
  • Chateau Bonnet gl
  • $11.00
  • Pol Clement Sparkling Brut
  • $8.00
  • XYzin Zinfandel gl
  • $7.00
Cocktails
  • Rose Garden
  • $10.00
Rose Garden Vodka, house made strawberry pureé, fresh lemon juice, simple syrup, lemon wheel
  • Dolce Vita
  • $9.00
Dolce Vita Limonce Liquor, mint infused syrup, lime juice, sparkling wine
  • Edgar's Pick
  • $11.00
Edgars Pick Bourbon Whiskey, house made blackberry pureé, lemon juice, simple syrup, fresh thyme sprig
  • Camino Cielo
  • $10.00
Camino Cielo Chile Morita infused tequila, house made sweet & sour, agave, tajin rim, lime wheel
  • La Passion
  • $10.00
La Passion Mint infused rum, fresh mint, lime juice, house made mango pureé, simple syrup, club soda
  • French 75
  • $9.00
French 75 Cucumber infused Gin, Fresh squeezed lemon juice, simple syrup, sparkling wine, lemon twist
  • Bud Light Seltzer
  • $2.50
Strawberry, Lemon Lime, or Mango
  • Classic Margarita
  • $8.95
Classic Margarita tequila, homemade sweet & sour, agave
  • Vodka Soda
  • $8.00
  • Whiskey Sour
  • $8.00
  • Gin & Tonic
  • $8.00
Beer
  • Firestone DBA btl (12oz)
  • $6.00
  • Firestone 805 btl (12oz)
  • $6.00
  • Pacifico btl (12oz)
  • $6.00
  • Modelo Especial btl (12oz)
  • $6.00
  • Stella Cidre btl (12oz)
  • $5.00
  • Budlight btl (12oz)
  • $6.00
  • Buckler n'/a btl (12oz)
  • $5.00
  • Stella Artois btl (12oz)
  • $6.00
  • Figueroa Mountain Hoppy Poppy IPA btl (12oz)
  • $6.00
  • Heineken btl (12oz)
  • $5.00
  • Guinness btl (12oz)
  • $5.00
  • Hoegaarden btl (11.2oz)
  • $5.00
  • Shock Top Belgian White btl (12oz)
  • $6.00
  • Sierra Nevada Pale Ale btl (12oz)
  • $6.00
  • Dos X Lager btl (12oz)
  • $6.00
  • Anchor Steam btl (12oz)
  • $5.00
  • Dos X Amber btl (12oz)
  • $6.00
  • Firestone Pivo Pilsner btl (12oz)
  • $6.00

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Beer
  • Bud light
  • $4.00
  • Heineken
  • $4.00
  • Dos X lager
  • $4.00
  • Firestone 805
  • $4.00
Wines by the glass
  • Stella private label Merlot
  • $5.00
Central Coast
  • Stella private label Chardonnay
  • $5.00
Central Coast
  • Stella private label Sauvignon blanc
  • $5.00
Central Coast
  • Stella private label Cabernet Sauvignon
  • $5.00
Central Coast
Cocktails
  • Classic Margarita
  • $6.00
Tequila, house made sweet & sour, agave, salted rim, rocks
  • Edgars pick
  • $6.00
Bourbon whiskey, house made blackberry puree, lemon juice, simple syrup, fresh thyme sprig
  • French 75
  • $6.00
Cucumber infused gin, fresh squeezed lemon juice, simple syrup, sparkling wine, lemon twist
Nibbles
  • Buffalo cauliflower
  • $5.00
Blue cheese crumbles, honey buffalo sauce, ranch dipping sauce
  • Street corn bites
  • $5.00
mayonnaise, chipotle crema, house spice, lemon zest, queso fresco, cilantro crema
  • Fried mac & cheese balls
  • $5.00
Parmesan cheese & cheddar sprinkle
Desserts
  • New York Cheese Cake
  • $8.50
  • Cherry Pie
  • $6.95
  • Lemon Meringue Pie
  • $7.95
  • Brownie Bites
  • $6.75

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3302 McCaw Ave.
Santa Barbara, CA 93105

805.569.7698

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