Empty Bowl Gourmet Noodle Bar

$$ • Thai, Noodles

38 W Victoria St #109, Santa Barbara
(805) 335-2426


Take-Out/Delivery Options


Recent Reviews

I love this place and make a point to always come when visiting Santa Barbara. First time was 2018, I ate at the bar and it was a very cool communal vibe when I talked to people sitting around me. Now I got to go since everything is locked down due to quarantine, and the flavor is just as good. I got the north Thailand Curry and its amazing.

Tried the hangover noodles while here on a trip. Totally satisfied! In fact, they fulfilled a craving I didn't even know I had. There's an awesome kick to the Thai chili and basil and the noodles were smooth, chewy and oily, perfect for delivering the chili spice. You should expect to wait for a while for either a seat or for to-go, as this is a very popular spot. On a Saturday night a little after the dinner hour we waited about 20 min to put in a to-go order and another 20 min...read full review
WHERE'S THE BEEF???This place has always been a favorite of mine, but lately the meat serving size in their food has been nearly nothing. It's been exactly the same weak size for a few months now and I keep hoping it's been a fluke. I can see now that it's not. When you charge someone $14.95 for Bangkok street noodle you better put meat in it! That's not exactly cheap and I'm not paying extra for you to make it satisfying. For that price you better make it filling for us...read full review

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Monday 11AM - 8PM
Tuesday 11AM - 8PM
Wednesday 11AM - 8PM
Thursday 11AM - 8PM
Friday 11AM - 9PM
Saturday 11AM - 9PM
Sunday 11AM - 8PM

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