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

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  • 31
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  • 62
    Very good
  • 39
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  • 17
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  • 17
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Okay food with nice view

Located upstairs in the Harbour restaurant, has a great view of the water. We had appetizers and drinks and both were fine. The appetizer menu, however, did not have many offerings.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
Carol K
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Zephyrhills, Florida, United States
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southern california
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122 reviews 122 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This is our favorite place to come! Every time we are in the area we have lunch here. Love the location and love the food. Service is always good too. Love eating peanuts! Clam chowder bowl is great. Fish tacos too.

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Zephyrhills, Florida, United States
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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Located upstairs in the Harbour restaurant, has a great view of the water. We had appetizers and drinks and both were fine. The appetizer menu, however, did not have many offerings.

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Sun City, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I cannot tell you about the food because we just stopped in for a drink while visiting the pier. I can however tell you the best drinks around are here at Longboard's Grill. The love of my life had a Long Island Iced Tea and believe me one of these is all you can drink. It is huge and potent.... More 

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Oregon
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77 reviews 77 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We arrived at opening, 11:30 am, and were the first customers of the day. We decided to split a Harbor Burger which turned out to be a good decision - it is quite large, spendy and one of the best burgers I have eaten! I ordered an 805 Blonde Ale with lunch and wish I had bought a six-pack to... More 

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Denver
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48 reviews 48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Stopped in for lunch after wandering Wharf. Looked chaotic but we sat down and servers were right there with menus. Service pretty fast and food was actually pretty good, all on a sunny busy Sunday afternoon. Outside dinning protected from the wind and the birds (mostly). Enjoyable hour plus of eating and drinking.

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Actually the food was good. I had a turkey burger and fries. However, before the food arrived I watched as the pigeons walked across the tables where people were going to eat. Once the people were seated, the tables were not wiped down. During the meal I turned around to find three pigeons sitting on the back of the chair... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Great food and atmosphere but go early as it gets very crowded and there isn!t much room between tables.

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Lemoore, California
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

My husband and I went here and he is from Hawaii, you could tell the raw fish had just been defrosted and they were way over priced it was too late before we could say no to our order no flavor it was so GARBAGE they even inspired it to be Hawaiian it was like as we had to rinse... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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94 reviews 94 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We ate in the patio area of the upstairs after a whale watching trip. The restaurant is on Stearns Wharf, and from our table we watched sailing lessons in the harbor. Very good fish & shrimp tacos and excellent service.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Food was as it's name implies, grill fare. Good selection of bar seafood and good selection of drink variety and beer on tap. The staff was super friendly and despite being a single woman traveling solo, I had a relaxed visit.

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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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