Culinary Sponsors

The Lobero Theatre Foundation would like to thank our culinary partners for bringing their considerable talents to work for Lobero patrons and friends at pre-show receptions, special events and more.

These are true culinary artists, and we invite you to frequent their restaurants before your next evening at the Lobero theatre.

Are you interested in having your food featured at a Lobero event? Find out more: Sponsor a Preshow


Aldo's Proudly serves homemade Italian Specialties and creative dishes with high quality ingredients.
Experience our historic outdoor courtyard and friendly atmosphere. Enjoy the newly designed Menu.

Babcock Winery

Family-owned and operated, Babcock Winery and Vineyards is an expanding winery with 80 acres planted to Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Noir, and Syrah. Other experimental varieties are currently being evaluated.

Blue Agave

The Blue Agave welcomes you to experience our menu of culinary delights of Oaxaca along with our exceptional California cuisine in Santa Barbara’s downtown district, just steps from State Street. Our atmosphere is warm and alluring, amidst two stories, an open balcony and a sultry fireplace lounge upstairs. Enjoy the Blue agave tradition of music by local artists, a romantic vibe, and great spirits.


Blush Restaurant & Lounge combines refined social dining with a contemporary atmosphere that transcends from day-and night while keeping its local roots. Nestled in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara, Blush Restaurant & Lounge provides a modern stylish decor with a warm, ambient indoor dining room and exquisite outdoor patio accompanied with fireside seating. It features seasonal Californian cuisine with inventive signature cocktails that truly highlight a classic dining experience at its finest.

C'est Cheese

No matter what, we will always and forever be all about cheese. It's our stinky sidekick, our true love. Enjoy our cheese shop, marketplace, cafe and catering services.

Carr Winery

Established in 1999. Carr Vineyards & Winery specializes in limited production wines from Santa Barbara County. Owner and Winemaker Ryan Carr also oversees the management of over 100 acres of vineyards, allowing him to handcraft each vintage from grapes grown to his specification. Varietals include Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Syrah, Grenache and Cabernet Franc. Visit the 1940s Quonset Hut winery in downtown Santa Barbara to experience the art of winemaking. Open daily for wine tasting, wines by the glass, flights of wine & wine on tap!

Chocolats du CaliBressan

Those of you already familiar with “Le CaliBressan” from France can now enjoy Jean-Michel’s delicious artisan chocolates created fresh right here in the United States! If you are not already acquainted with us and our chocolates, please explore the surprising imagination of Chef Jean-Michel and his wife Jill.

Fresco Cafe

Fresco Café has been a landmark in Santa Barbara since 1995. Fresco originally began as an Italian Deli & was purchased by Mark & Jill Brouillard in 1995 to create the eclectic café it is today. Now, more than ever, Fresco Café places more emphasis on organic & natural ingredients. Fresco Café is a destination location for all Santa Barbarians in search of freshly prepared food, served in a warm atmosphere by friendly & efficient staff. Please feel free to explore our website & come visit us at Fresco Café to discover for yourself what all the buzz is about!

La Playa Azul Cafe

La Playa Azul specializes in Mexican Seafood and traditional dishes inspired by chef Ignacio Elias.
Sip a premium Patron Margarita on our lovely patio or in our charming restaurant. Our specialties include “Callo de Acha” Scallops sauteed with garlic,pickled jalapenos, onions,tomatoes and salsa verde, “Tacos de Pescado” two halibut tacos served with roasted tomato-jalapeno salsa,crema roja,pico de gallo,and finely shredded cabbage,seasoned with fresh lime juice or “Pescado en Salsa Verde” halibut sauteed to perfection with olive oil,tomatillo salsa, garlic, onion, cilantro and green olives – along with other seafood and traditional entrees. Join us today! Buen Provecho!

Petit Valentien

1114 State Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 966-0222

Roblar Winery

Nestled in an oak-studded 40-acre vineyard, Roblar Winery is located in the heart of the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley, just 30 minutes from Santa Barbara. Our winery reflects the spirit of “The Valley” as we locals call it—rustic, authentic, and bold. Our philosophy is to foster a unique visitor experience: bringing together great wine, great food and great company.

Sojourner Cafe

Welcome to the Sojourner Restaurant & Cafe, serving unique dishes created with wholesome natural ingredients for over 30 years. Our commitment to our customers doesn't stop at your table. We are also dedicated to the health of our community - we purchase organic produce from local growers and we carry local wines and beers. Our coffee is fair trade organic. We donate to various charity fundraisers, and we were chosen to participate in the City of Santa Barbara's successful pilot composting program.

South Coast Deli

South Coast Deli has been making Santa Barbara's Best Sammies and Salads since 1991 at four locations, 1436 Chapala at Micheltorena, 10 E. Carrillo at State Street in Santa Barbara, Patterson at Hollister in Goleta, and 6521 Pardall in Isla Vista.

State & Fig

State & Fig is located in lovely La Arcada Court in downtown Santa Barbara, and features a seasonally inspired menu with a focus on California products. State & Fig is committed to adhering to locally sourced and sustainable products wherever possible. Menus are subject to change based on availability and the weekly market reports.

Whole Foods

At Whole Foods Market, we often talk about our mission in terms of Whole Foods – Whole People – Whole Planet. Basically, we think these elements all play a huge role in our success.

World Cuisine Express

Organic, Local, Fresh Fine Dining: that is World Cuisine Express. Chef Harold creates delicious fine-dining gourmet foods with the freshest local & organic ingredients and expert skills. World Cuisine Express & Events creates healthy food for people who love to eat!
World Cuisine Express offers full service catering at your home, office or for your special event: Dinner Party, Cocktail Party, Graduation, Birthday, Wedding, & Anniversary.
Chef Harold has put together a unique offering of gourmet delights in a fusion of tastes from all around the world.
Where can you find Chef Harold? Stop by Harold's Caribbean Kitchen, inside the Tony Ray cafe at de la Guerra Plaza for some authentic Caribbean islands cuisine.
All meals are fresh-cooked, made-to-order, and personally prepared by the World Cuisine Team. All ingredients are local and organic when possible, never frozen, and carefully prepared by Chef Harold Welch.
Who can enjoy this? Anyone! Treat yourself to a couple days of no-cooking; surprise your friends with a delicious gourmet meal outside at de la Guerra plaze; ease up your weekday routine with a quick and simple delivery from World Cuisine Express. It really doesn't get any better than that.