The Angel Oak Restaurant at the Bacara Hotel in Goleta is temporarily closed.
This comes after there was a small fire in the kitchen just before 3:45 Monday afternoon.
Santa Barbara County Fire Department says when they arrived, there was a smouldering fire in a wall behind the stove.
The fire was quickly extinguished.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
The restaurant is closed the rest of the evening Monday. The Santa Barbara County Health Department will clear it to reopen.