french inspired cooking

IN DOWNTOWN SANTA BARBARA

Highest Quality Ingredients

Casual French dining in a quaint bistro setting is what you’ll get with Petit Valentien in Santa Barbara. Located off the beautiful cobblestone walkways in La Arcada on State Street, you’ll instantly feel transported with our French-inspired menu and our relaxed dining atmosphere.

fresh cuisine

Our menu is filled with traditional items like pan seared duck breast, roasted quail, and escargot, but it also has a few surprises— like our Ethiopian menu, which is served on Saturday and Sunday afternoons—you won’t find a dining experience quite like this anywhere else in Santa Barbara. 
Ethiopian Cuisine

We serve an Ethiopian menu on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 am – 2:30 pm The Ethiopian menu is traditional yet ever evolving, so be sure to stop by for a great alternative to weekend brunch.

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