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The Painted Cabernet

1229 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2607
+1 805-963-9979
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Second visit, and I’m a horrible painter!

My wife enjoys painting and I join along, but end up having a great evening. It’s surprising how... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2018
Rob-vs-Food_SB
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Woking, United Kingdom
via mobile
Innovation and creativity

During our evening walk on state street we were invited inside at #1225 where a room full of very... read more

Reviewed November 25, 2017
Alstapelfeld
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1229 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2607
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Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

My wife enjoys painting and I join along, but end up having a great evening. It’s surprising how easy they make it for you. Fun atmosphere and great concept.

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Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

During our evening walk on state street we were invited inside at #1225 where a room full of very creative and excited people were painting their own art while enjoying a nice glass of Cabernet. What a great business concept 👍

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Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

A totally enjoyable outing that anyone can do. Step by step instruction, great music, encouraging and helpful staff, tasty drink selections, and a piece of custom art after 2 hours! Ingrid and Kristy are superb teachers. I highly recommend giving it a try even if...More

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Reviewed October 2, 2016

I'm totally hooked! I tried this for the first time in May and had such a great time, I've been back about 15 times since! It's really fun and the instructors make it very doable - even those paintings that look intimidating. A little wine,...More

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Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

I have horrible drawing skills, and even my handwriting is seldom legible. I can't even say that I enjoy art paintings in general. My wife was eager to go and I like wine, and when she said she would go alone without me I figured...More

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Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

we had a great time with the artist. she was lively and fun but beware of the bartender. she is grumpy and not welcoming. we asked to move seats and she was not happy about it. the class was fun but we fell that is...More

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mariamouse, Owner at The Painted Cabernet, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2016

Thank you so much for your feedback. We take your comments very seriously and will speak to the staff about keeping a good attitude to the customers. In order to guarantee that all guests can sit with your friends, we do use a seating chart...More

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Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

I was curious and a little intimidated but decided to try this. SO MUCH FUN! I went solo but that was no problem. Super friendly staff, step by step instruction, all the materials you need, good tunes, and great drinks to go along. It's fun...More

Thank Mgasperini
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Reviewed March 24, 2016

Such a fun experience! I have never done a painting before, this was my first time, and it was really cool to see the result. The instructor Kristi was really energetic and very helpful. She made the directions easy to understand, she turned up the...More

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Reviewed January 15, 2016

We are filling up our "frequent painters" punch card at The Painted Cabernet. We have been for a couple's date, birthday party with friends, and even a Little League fund raiser and each time we have had a really fun time! The instructors are fun...More

1  Thank ClawMarks
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Reviewed August 7, 2015

Well organized outing with painting (or attempted painting) of copies of masterpieces being executed in class with direction. Most executed paintings are pretty interpretive as more and more wine flows as the evening progresses. Nice convivial outing with participants keeping their paintings at the end....More

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