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Beachside Bar-Cafe

5905 Sandspit Rd, Goleta, CA 93117-3903
805-964-7881
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Ranked #9 of 115 Restaurants in Goleta
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

So glad I didn't pay any attention to the few not so great reviews. Our experience here was one of the best of any restaurant we have been to. Delicious food and ocean front table, excellent service, too!

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Bangkok
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64 reviews 64 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Visited on what was, admittedly, a busy evening. Even though we were unable to make a reservation we decided to take the risk and drive down to wait in line. After 45 minutes we were shown to a table. Maybe they were short-staffed that night as we noticed several unoccupied tables. Having said that, service was fine but the food... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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78 reviews 78 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

I had been here several years ago, but we had a little time before our plane out. The Grilled Artichoke was a special appetizer - never had anything like it! Service was great, view can't be any better. Great Clam Chowder also!

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Santa Barbara, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Being right on the beach near UCSB I expected mediocre food at out outrageous prices. Instead, I found some of the best paella I've had in years.

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Alaska
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This is by far the dirtiest restaurant I've been to in a long time. The waiter was scratching his nose as he was grabbing our lemons from the bar. Had to ask for clean appetizer plates, food caked on them. The food was marginal...he dropped our bread on the way and we had to ask him to replace it. The... More

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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Enjoyed the ocean view while enjoying an excellent seafood and steak with fresh salad for dinner. I will be back again.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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43 reviews 43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We have had a couple dinners here and enjoyed the setting on the beach and adjacent to the pier and beach park. It is a local favorite spot in Goleta, and near-by our hosts` home. Take a stroll on the pier after dinner.

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Goleta, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

One of the few places on the beach in our area. Great for watching the sunset. Great sundowner menu.

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Novato, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Right on the beach, near UCSB campus. Nice selection of seafood and other items for those who don't eat fish. Friendly efficient service. We had our family graduation celebration here.

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Solvang
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The food here is good, as is the service. It helps if you make reservations, and you should be hungry for seafood. The other options are limited but all worth the taste.

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Additional Information about Beachside Bar-Cafe

Address: 5905 Sandspit Rd, Goleta, CA 93117-3903
Phone Number: 805-964-7881
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Goleta
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse

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