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Our Story

A restaurant you can call home.

Under it's new ownership, Chase Restaurant is a family-owned Italian restaurant that has been serving up authentic Italian dishes for decades. We strive to make all our customers feel like part of the family. Our menu is comprised of classic Italian recipes and classic American recipes for all ages and palettes. Georges & Nicole Bitar invite you to come and experience the best classic Italian food in downtown Santa Barbara. Whether you’re looking for a romantic dinner for two or a large gathering of family and friends, Chase Restaurant is the perfect place to celebrate life’s special occasions.

We look forward to meeting you soon!

Georges & Nicole

We would love to cater your event!

George & Nicole Bitar, Proprietors


Georges is a  restaurateur that brings many years of experience from the spirits and wine industry. This experience is reflected in the wine list and spirits selection for the bar, as well.

Chase Restaurant is conveniently located at

1012 State Street in the Theater district and showcases a casual elegance New York ambiance with an intimate interior bar and a street side patio with high top seating overlooking State Street. 

There is parking in the rear of the restaurant off Anacapa Street, City Lot 8.

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Please visit our sister restaurant, Via Maestra 42, located at 3343 State Street, Santa Barbara. 805-569-6522

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