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731 de Laguia Plaza, Santa Barbara, CA
(805) 845-2254
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Ranked #166 of 450 Restaurants in Santa Barbara
Sun - Wed 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Dining options: Late Night
Description: We are Santa Barbara's newest BBQ and Sports Bar. We have authentic BBQ food and all of our meats are smoked fresh every day. We make all of our BBQ sauces from scratch as well as all of our side dishes. We have ribs (baby back, spare ribs, and beef ribs), pulled pork, whole chickens, brisket, tri-tip, burgers (turkey and garden as well), not to mention a list of sides and appetizers.
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London, United Kingdom
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100 reviews 100 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

As a standalone restaurant away from busy State Street it would be better but it has lots of competition and might need to up its game. Everything we ate was good, nothing was excellent and overall not a bad meal. Service was a bit slow and they did not cope too well with being busy. I might go back but... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The service was excellent, the mgr went out of his way to make us feel welcome, and happy. The ingredients were definitely carefully prepared, however BBQ should stay in the south, because the ribs weren't falling off the bone, although admittedly they were smoked. Great drink selection. Good people watching.

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Barcelona, Spain
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8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We enjoyed two burgers and salads with margaritas. Recommended for those who don't want to spend too much.

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Windhoek, Namibia
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58 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

Good outdoor dining but the weather wasn't good while we were there. The draft beer was good, the nachos were good and the burgers were great. Waitresses under 25 years old. Good service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

4 of us ordered a variety of things for lunch, but with special requests...no mayo, no pickle, add bacon, etc. We're fussy like that. All requests were met perfectly, food was great, beer was great, tummies were happy. Service was excellent. Not much more to say really other than if you are looking for a sneaky burger with a mesquite... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This place is just a great one to hang out in on State St. It's unique in that it's one of the only (if not THE only) place that offers BBQ in all of Santa Barbara. If you can get there early enough to lock down a good seat, it's fantastic for watching whatever sports is on that day. The... More 

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Olathe, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Excellent Mac n Cheese puffs! Fun location in the midst of shopping on State Street. Fixed my food just the way I wanted it.

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Santa Barbara, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Ordered the sampler and a full rack of ribs to go... Got home and half the ribs were not there as well as two of the sides. Bummer as we are on the lookout for best ribs in SB and decided to splurge with a big order to try these guys out My wife called in to talk to someone... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

we came here and the basketball was on the TV. Ideal for watching sport and enjoying some bbq. the ribs were not as tender as I would have expected but tasty all the same and the DIY platter was more than enough for me. make aure you try the hoise BBQ sauce...

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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26 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

The service was good and the salads were amazing, we had the bbq chicken and the buffalo chicken and both were lovely. My son had the full rack of ribs and these weren't great - not tender and didn't taste fully cooked.

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Additional Information about Killer B's

Address: 731 de Laguia Plaza, Santa Barbara, CA
Phone Number: (805) 845-2254
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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