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Voted #1 Italian restaurant by Santa Barbara locals
in 2021, 2022, 2923

Via Maestra 42

Beginning Sunday,
we will be opened
Sundays for dinner 
until 8pm.

Buon cibo. Buon vino. Buoni amici.

(Translation: Good food. Good Wine. Good friends.)


Via Maestra 42 isn't the hidden neighborhood trattoria it once was. Locals and visitors from all over the world come here to enjoy traditional cuisine. Via Maestra 42 is a quaint and fine dining trattoria that uses the finest ingredients and painstakingly crafted recipes to create their traditional dishes. It is our joy to serve you, whether you are a local, a regular, or a new acquaintance. It is the ideal Italian restaurant for any lover of Italian cuisine. 

Be sure to arrive early because the seats fill up fast. Reservations are only accepted for a party of six or more and special holidays, such as Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, and New Year's eve. Opened for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.


Made With Amore! 


We only use the finest and freshest Italian ingredients and 100% virgin olive oil in all of our recipes to deliver a healthy and unique flavor of authentic Italian cuisine.

Monday - Saturday 8:30am - 9:00pm

Sunday  10 am - 8pm

(now opened for dinner)

Open for indoor and outdoor heated dining, and accepting phone orders for pick-up or by delivery service.




 We cater weddings, wedding rehearsals, special events,

celebrations, cocktail parties, and corporate events

Photo credit: Our customers!

Voted #1 Italian restaurant
2021, 2022, 20243
by Santa Barbara locals!

Santa Barbara Independent


Family Takeout Special

Mamma Mia Lasagna


  • Four servings of our delicious meat or vegetarian lasagna

  • fresh ciabatta bread 

  • family-sized salad of organic greens and balsamic dressing,

  • topped with grated Grana Padano cheese




**Served cold for heating at home

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