1482 E. Valley Rd., Montecito, CA, 93108
Mon-Sat 11:30 am to 9 pm
Pane e Vino opened its doors as the first original Italian restaurant in Montecito, in 1988. It has always been and still is a favorite for many of the local residents.
The owner created this restaurant to share his passion for great simple Italian food with all the people who enjoy eating well. He carefully selects local organic vegetables, herbs, and fruits. They serve naturally grown beef and poultry and there is a great choice of the freshest seafood, from grilled Sardines to Dover Sole. They also serve homemade whole wheat Fettuccini, Gnocchi, and veal Ravioli topped with butter and sage. The award winning cold pressed olive oil is imported from Sicily.
Daily specials are seasonal and change according to availability and quality. For an example during the fall there is: Risotto and Pasta with vast variety of mushrooms, white Truffle, Pumpkin Ravioli, Gnocchi and Pumpkin Cheesecake.
In the winter there is Puntarelle, a very distinct vegetable from southern Italy, and diverse dishes with Radicchio. In the springtime there is: white asparagus from Holland, assorted peas, Artichokes etc.
In the summertime there is: heirloom tomatoes, Italian beets, lots of fantastic local organic vegetables etc.
All of the desserts are made freshly on the premises. You have a choice of Fruit tarts, Chocolate cake, Cheesecake, Tiramisu and more. Pane e Vino furthermore has a great selection of California and Italian wines. The dessert wines are served with biscotti.
At this restaurant you will experience mouthwatering delightful meals prepared with a selection of only the freshest ingredients. The ambiance at this place is like an old fashioned little trattoria in Italy, welcoming and warm!
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