About The Lark


Located in the historic 1920s warehouse, The Lark pays homage to California’s train travel heritage and the Funk Zone’s industrial past. A shared dining experience featuring local and seasonal ingredients that celebrates the bounty of the Central Coast. The menu is imaginative yet approachable with ingredients made entirely from scratch showcasing Santa Barbara County’s wineries, farms, and ocean. The Lark offers a full bar with handcrafted cocktails made from artisan spirits, local craft beers and an outstanding wine list of local and Old World wines. Accolades include Open Table’s “Top 100 Hot Spot Restaurants in America.”

Chef Jason Paluska


Jason Paluska has been committed to the culinary arts for the past two decades, working in highly regarded San Francisco restaurants such as Town Hall, Salt House, and RN74. Jason hails from Tomball, Texas, where he developed a passion for bold but balanced flavors. A graduate of the University of Houston’s School of Hotel & Restaurant Management, Jason has a keen understanding of both front and back of house operations.



2017 Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence

2017 Wine Enthusiast America’s Best Wine Restaurants

2014, 2015, 2016 Top 100 Hot Spot Restaurants in America – Open Table

2015, 2016 Certificate of Excellence – Trip Advisor

2016 Readers’ Choice Best Food – Santa Barbara News Press

2016 Wine Enthusiast 100 Top Restaurants – “Not To Be Missed”

2016 Readers’ Choice Awards Best of Santa Barbara®, Best Service – Santa Barbara Independent

2015 Top 10 Restaurants with the Best Food in the Santa Barbara Area – Gayot’s

2014 Best Romantic Restaurants Santa Barbara – Gayot’s

50 Best Travel Finds of 2014 from Around the World for Best Restaurant Concept from traveler.com

Best Santa Barbara Outdoor Seating – Gayot’s

2014 Fifth Annual Foodie Awards- Funk Zone Epicenter: The Lark, Santa Barbara Independent

10 Best Romantic Dining in Santa Barbara – USA Today

2014 Best New Restaurant – Santa Barbara News Press

2014 Best Funk Zone Hot Spot – Santa Barbara Independent


For more information or reservations, visit thelarksb.com

131 Anacapa St., Ste. A | Santa Barbara, California 93101 | 805-284-0370
Tuesday – Sunday 4pm to 10pm

Follow The Lark | @thelarksb