If you are looking for great Italian cuisine in the Santa Barbara area, you must visit Trattoria Mollie in Montecito. Trattoria Mollie is located at 1250 Coast Village Road and the staff can be reached at 805-565-9381. Trattoria Mollie is located right in the heart of Coast Village Road, which is one of the things that Ian Filippini Santa Barbara likes about this restaurant.
Trattoria Mollie has lovely seating both inside and outside (https://www.yelp.com/biz/trattoria-mollie-montecito). The restaurant has more of a casual vibe for being in Montecito, but is still a very nice establishment. The menu, though all Italian, is quite extensive and diverse. The owner boasts that the amazing recipes come from years of her training with some of the best chefs in Italy.