Welcome to San Roque
A walkable, architecturally diverse neighborhood in Santa Barbara.
San Roque is one of the most welcoming, family-friendly neighborhoods in the Santa Barbara area. In the evenings, the locals enjoy a walk after dinner to breathe the fresh air, the relaxed pace of life, and the varied types of architecture from one home to the next.
This centrally-located neighborhood has all the amenities that homeowners want, including upscale shopping options and a cornucopia of restaurants for a meal out after a long day. The local parks and green spaces are great for families and people who want to get out and get active.
What to Love
- Close-knit community
- Idyllic family neighborhoods
- Excellent outdoor and green spaces
- Diverse selection of single-family homes
San Roque is one of those neighborhoods that value community and people coming together. It isn't unusual to see the streets and yards come to life with children playing in the evenings. Parks in the area offer a place to walk and bike, while the Earl Warren Showground is the center for events throughout the year.
Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping
In the San Roque neighborhood, there's a wealth of upscale shopping options, especially for gourmet foods. Trader Joe's and Whole Foods are two of the most popular places for organic food shopping. For other shopping opportunities, La Cumbre Plaza is a lovely option with many upscale name brands.
Harry’s Plaza Cafe is a classic locals spot for comfort food and craft cocktails. When locals crave authentic Mexican, Los Agaves is the only place in town that fits the bill. For a quick cup of coffee on the go or a relaxing morning pastry, Handlebar Coffee is a favorite among the locals with its darling bicycle theme and aromatic blends.
Things to Do
From hiking to golfing, San Roque provides a myriad of options. While this neighborhood doesn't sit on the coastline, it's only a few minutes drive from some of the best beaches in the Santa Barbara area.
Many people in the area enjoy playing a game of golf on the weekends. The Santa Barbara Golf Club is a public golf course that gets high marks from the locals.
In San Roque, there are many high-quality schools, and the public schools are served by Hope Elementary School District and the Santa Barbara Unified School District:
- Monte Vista Elementary School, Grades K-5
- Hope School Elementary School, Grades K-5
- Peabody Elementary School, Grades K-5