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210 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3571
805-963-3311
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11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 75
    Very good
  • 44
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 17
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Pier Top Dining in Santa Barbara

Nice place for an outdoor beverage and bite. We had 805 Ale and Sanford Chardonnay, both local products and very good. Shared a plate of grilled shrimp tacos, also very good. For a scenic, pier-top patio, the prices were very fair. Late Sunday, free parking on the pier or valet if you prefer. Fine... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Nice place for an outdoor beverage and bite. We had 805 Ale and Sanford Chardonnay, both local products and very good. Shared a plate of grilled shrimp tacos, also very good. For a scenic, pier-top patio, the prices were very fair. Late Sunday, free parking on the pier or valet if you prefer. Fine dining restaurant on 1st floor but... More 

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Simi Valley, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Sitting up stairs on the open deck is very nice and worth the stop. The food/drinks are a bit pricey, but very tasty. Parking on the pier is free and usually available.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

To be fair the service was quite good. However the food was terrible, overcooked burgers, piles of fries in the good old quantity over quality battle. I would avoid.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We came here based on the TripAdvisor reviews. We had 2 adults and 2 kids as usual. The restaurant is in a second floor, and is a seat yourself. The service was very fast and the view was great. We had the lobster and the burrito daily special. Just a word to the wise, the Lobster is made in the... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Bottom-Line Upfront: Great views. Very average food and service at high price for what you get. Pros: Nice place to see the waterfront of SB. Cons: Food is very average and overpriced. Example - guacamole is $10. For half a cup served in paper bowl with a few chips. Recommendations: Go to the end of the wharf instead and make... More 

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Jonesboro
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I hade visted Longboard's Grill a couple years ago and they have a good bar with the great Santa Barbara view. Had my son this visit and we couldn't wait on our first choice on where to eat that night. It is a bit crowded on the deck, enough to cause a server wine spill on us. Good beer &... More 

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tucson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Great casual waterfront for all 3 meals. Inside is air conditioned, deck is open air. Free peanuts litter the deck and service is great.

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Ogden, Utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This is a fun restaurant with open seating and a great view of the harbor, both inside and outside on the patio. Servers were fun, but the restaurant was very busy and the service suffered a little. We ordered the fish tacos; plenty of food to share between two people. The fish in the taco was frozen, not fresh, and... More 

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Pasadena, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

It was clean. Our server was friendly and present. The food lacked flavor. The fries were good. I ordered the fish tacos; could have used (more) sauce on top. They do give you a lot of food but I'd prefer flavor over quantity. There are 3 tacos in the order. Here's an idea, cut out one taco and lower the... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Went to Brophy's which was over stuffed with people and decided to give Longboards a try. I am so glad I did. It is a great casual place to go, you can sit on the patio or inside. Nice selection of coldddd beer. They had a nice priced happy hour, free popcorn and discounted appetizers ( I think 50%)......a view.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 210 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3571
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: 805-963-3311

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
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 - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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