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Private Dining

Entrance to Cielito through the beautiful fountained courtyard


Step into Cielito, located in the popular historic La Arcada courtyard in downtown Santa Barbara, and be immersed into the “little bit of heaven”, just as it’s name suggests. The twinkling lights, carefully chosen decor, beautiful tequila bar, intimate dining spaces and deliciously authentic Mexican cuisine, make Cielito a stand out choice for a dinner party or special event.

Private Dining Options at Cielito
From an outdoor lunch on a beautiful private patio, to intimate dining areas on the mezzanine level of the restaurant, Cielito offers many ways to create a beautiful and memorable private party or event.

Cielito's Private Dining outside on the Covered Patio


Cielito Outdoor Patio
Outdoor Private Patio: Located in front of the restaurant and open to the sky, the Cielito patio is able to be completely enclosed from all sides for privacy.

Guest capacity: Space on the patio may be reserved for up to 50 guests.


Private Dining in the "Cielito" Room


Cielito Room: The Cielito room is our largest and most versatile indoor space and features a beautiful fireplace lounge with an adjacent dining area. This room can accommodate up to 25 guests seated or up to 35 guests standing.

Guest Capacity: Space in the Cielito Room may be reserved for up to 35 guests.



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