Authentic Mexican Cuisine

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This Valentine's Day

Celebrate Valentine's Day at Azul Cocina Artesanal & Cantina in enchanting Downtown Santa Barbara

Your special occasion destination

Azul delivers premium flavors for your taste buds to savor & enjoy.

Delight in every bite

Our Chef Manny Recommends

From our delicious Pollo Adobado to our rich and creamy Shrimp Albondigas, you can’t go wrong. It’s heaven in every bite.

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Calamar Frito ● 16

lightly fried calamari, citrus mojo soy serrano ginger, jalapeño garlic aioli

Shrimp & Mango Tostaditas ● 15

homemade tostaditas, roasted shrimp, mango, red onion, cilantro-lime aioli

Ahi Tuna Tartar Tostada ● 18

sushi grade ahi, avocado, Fresno pepper, sesame wasabi aioli

Azul Trucha Ahumada Dip ● 18

house smoked steelhead trout, serranos, chives, queso fresco-crema blend, fried capers, handmade tostaditas

Ceviche al Gusto ● 20

Choice of: hoja santa aguachile ●lime leche de tigre fish 16 ●shrimp 15 ●octopus 16 ●scallops 18 ●mixto 20

Crispy Taquitos al Gusto ● 14

blend of cheeses, shredded Romaine, guacamole, crema, chile verde salsa Choice of: pulled short ribs ●house carnitas


Chef Manny Recommends

El Vaquero ● 47

pure black rib eye steak, pepper crusted, Charro beans, gorgonzola corn rajas demi-glace

Steak Ranchero ● 34

grilled New York, papas de rancho, grilled panela cheese, tomato salsa rustica

Chamorro de Puerco en Chile Verde ● 26

kurobuta braised pork shank, house chile verde salsa, papas de rancho

Short Ribs en Mole Chichilo ● 28

braised boneless short ribs, Chef’s version of dark mole, au gratin fideo

Carnitas de la Casa ● 21

all natural braised pork, purslane pico de gallo, avocado salsa, pickled onions, pesto rice, black beans, tortillas

Enmoladas de Pollo ● 22

Jidori chicken enchiladas, Chihuhua cheese, house mole sauce, pesto rice, black beans

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