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The Palace Experience

authentic Louisiana specialties

Located just right off Santa Barbara’s famous State Street, The Palace Grill offers all your favorite authentic Louisiana recipes like Jambalaya, Crawfish Etouffée, New Orleans Bar-B-Cue Shrimp, Blackened Filet Mignon, as well as many other daily delicious specials. We also have a number of excellent Caribbean dishes and Creole-Italian pastas.

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The Party Atmosphere

an unforgettable dining experience

At the Palace Grill, our entire staff has one goal: to give our guests an extraordinary dining experience each and every time they visit. In addition to our authentic Cajun cuisine, we are known for our impeccable attention to detail and service, which has won us best service for 28 consecutive years.  We like to use the “team service,” which Nation’s Restaurant News called, “an idea whose time has come.” To top off your dining experience, we also like to have a nightly staff and guest sing-a-long to Louis Armstrong’s iconic, “What a Wonderful World” or Dean Martin's "That's Amore"

Authentic Cajun Cuisine

a mixture of flavors an experience

Historically we have flown our staff to New Orleans so that they can experience first hand, the culinary magic of the city that inspires us so much. The mixture of different flavors and different people are what makes the city of New Orleans so spectacular, which is what we try to emulate each day in our food and in our service.

The Palace has been a place where many have enjoyed food together over the years, including five U.S. presidents and celebrity chefs like Julia Child and Wolfgang Puck. We have been featured in dozens of national publications, including Gourmet Magazine and USA Today.

 
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Meet Our General Manager

Errol Williams

Born in Jamaica, Errol honed his skills in the food service at the Terra Nova Hotel. His US career started at the Homestead Hotel in Hot Springs, Virginia, where he was soon promoted to Maitre’d, the youngest in the hotel’s history. 

Over the years, Errol has worked in several 5-star restaurants but he finally found his home at The Palace Grill. He started as assistant manager and became the general manager in the spring of 2000. Errol is a consummate host whose love for guest satisfaction is unequalled.  After 46 years in the restaurant industry, you’ll still find Errol at the front desk of The Palace Grill - greeting, smiling and talking to new and long-standing customers.