Santa Barbara Restaurant Receives OpenTable Diners' Choice Award

February 06, 2015 (PRLEAP.COM) Lifestyle News
February 6, 2015, Santa Barbara CA: Toma Restaurant and Bar, a waterfront Santa Barbara restaurant known for its unparalleled combination of romantic dinners and old world charm, was recently recognized as a Diners' Choice winner by OpenTable. The Santa Barbara restaurant's owners see this recognition as acknowledgement of the hard work they put into creating a destination restaurant that perfectly serves the needs of Santa Barbara diners.

In conferring its Diners' Choice Award, OpenTable noted that their seasoned diners selected Toma because they saw it as one of the best restaurants in Santa Barbara. Toma's guests said they were impressed by everything from cocktails to dessert options. The Diners' Choice Award lists are designed to celebrate top-rated restaurants, giving them greater visibility on OpenTable diners love these lists and frequently use them to discover new places to book a table.

Toma Restaurant and Bar has partnered with OpenTable to provide free, secure and instantly confirmed online reservations. According to OpenTable, these awards are not random or subjective. Winners are selected according to real feedback from diners who booked through their online service and dined with Toma. After their meal, diners were asked to take a moment to review their Santa Barbara dining experience at Toma.

"We are proud to receive this award because it is based on real reviews from Toma patrons," commented Toma owner, Tom Dolan. "When we took over and reimagined the Emilio's space, we knew that we wanted to offer fine dining combined with terrific ambiance and superb service. This award tells us that we are doing it right, and encourages my wife, Vicki, and I to continue doing everything we can to improve the restaurant."

Since reclaiming the site of the former Emilio's Restaurant on West Cabrillo Boulevard, Toma has become one of Santa Barbara's most romantic restaurants. Together the Dolans bring over 65 years of experience in the food and beverage industry to creating an incredible culinary experience. Guests come back time after time to enjoy a view of the enchanting Santa Barbara harbor while Executive Chef Nat Ely creates hand-crafted Italian and seafood cuisine which supports the local fishermen, farmers, foragers and food artisans in Santa Barbara.

About Toma: Located at 324 West Cabrillo Blvd., Toma Restaurant and Bar is quickly becoming one of the most talked-about waterfront restaurants in Santa Barbara. The menu features a mouth-watering combination of Italian dinners and fine wine, served in a charming fine dining environment. Dinner hours are nightly from 5:00 to 10:00 p.m. Like many restaurants in Santa Barbara, the dress code is "Santa Barbara casual." Visit the website at to peruse the dinner menu and read additional reviews from satisfied diners. "Like" their Facebook page for menu updates and specials. Reservations may be made by calling 805-962-0777 or by visiting the website's reservation page, which is powered by OpenTable.

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