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The Hood Wins “Best Neighborhood Bar” For 10th Year

28 Sep

The Hood Wins “Best Neighborhood Bar” For 10th Year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October, 2018 – SANTA BARBARA, CA –Santa Barbara’s Neighborhood Bar is proud to announce that it has been voted as “Best Neighborhood Bar” in The Santa Barbara Independent’s “Best of Santa Barbara 2018” Readers’ Poll. Located on West Beach at the corner of Bath and Montecito Streets, “The Hood” is known for a delightful neighborhood atmosphere, excellent food at great prices, and recreational activities, as well the best Santa Barbara nightlife.

The Santa Barbara Bar says it continues to please patrons for so long by offering something for everyone. It has become a favorite hangout for locals because of its close beach proximity, affordable drinks and casual environment, but there is also a fun-loving diverse group mingling around the bar, dining area, and outdoor patios. On any given night patrons may include singles, couples, small groups, business owners, construction workers, birthday celebrants, and sports enthusiasts.

Activities might include ping pong, pool, foosball, Corn Hole, a Big Buck Hunter competition, singing along with Touch Tunes, or watching California’s football teams on one of the bar’s eighteen satellite TVs. For food patrons can enjoy everything from light appetizers, build your own pizza, and mouth-watering sandwiches from the bar’s original Blue Collar Menu, while choosing from twelve beers on tap.

“We would like to thank our loyal ‘Hood fans for continuing to vote The Neighborhood Bar as best neighborhood bar in Santa Barbara,” commented owner David Burkholder. “We work hard to give our customers what they want, and this kind of recognition is greatly appreciated by each of our hard-working bartenders, wait staff and cooks. We are all about the good friends, good food and good times, but we know that we would never have come this far without the ongoing support of our loyal ‘Hood fans.”

The Neighborhood Bar, along with other winners of this year’s “Best Of Santa Barbara” awards, will be recognized at Best Fest 2018, which will be held on Thursday, October 18 from 5:30 until 9:00 pm at Carriage and Western Art Museum of Santa Barbara. Guests will have the opportunity to mingle and boogie with the finest in town while enjoying sips and bites from many of the winning restaurants, wineries and breweries. Tickets are $50 and may be purchased online through the Independent website.

About The Neighborhood Bar and Grill: Located at 235 West Montecito Street in Santa Barbara, The Neighborhood Bar has been voted the best bar in Santa Barbara for ten years in row. Hours of operation are M-F 4pm-1am, Sat and Sun from 11:30am-1am. Guests enjoy a relaxed environment, happy hours until 8:00 pm every day, excellent food at an amazing price served up by a helpful and friendly staff, and plenty of neighborhood bar entertainment. Visit the website at to view the full menu. “Like” the Facebook page to receive tips on things to do in Santa Barbara. Call 805-963-7600 for more information or to book a Christmas party now.


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