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Santa Barbara Brewing Co

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501 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 730-1040
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great beer and burgers

We visited twice during our stay in Santa Barbara. The beers are fabulous, such a wide range to chose from. They also serve great burgers!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We visited twice during our stay in Santa Barbara. The beers are fabulous, such a wide range to chose from. They also serve great burgers!

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Santa Barbara, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Food was excellent. Nice sport bar type atmosphere...Cruised the farmers market after dinner...Great

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 487 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Had fairly late dinner, restaurant was busy but not full. Service quick. Dishes around $15, well prepared large helpings. This is an active micro brewery, did not get a chance to taste the beer due to driving. They however have an interesting beer flight of five different beers in smallish glasses.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

A great lunch. Not too many people but it wasn't a peak time. Early afternoon. Music was playing but not loudly. Lots of wait staff so were well looked after. Pork sliders and Pale Blonde Pilsner were a good combination. Yummo! Noticed a couple at another table having a 'tasting plate' of different beers. What a great idea. Have a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Went looking to eat with our group about 9PM and most places on State Street close? I did not understand that since the area was hopping. We went over to Brewing Co and really enjoyed the service, drinks and food was good. I had the Tuna Wrap which i would do again, it was Ahi Tuna with veggies and a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Evening we visited the Brewing Co. Quite busy but wait staff found us table near front window so we cold enjoy a beer and people watch till our meal arrived. Service very prompt and food was very good. Would recommend to other tourists.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I went here twice. The first time we went for drinks, and they were great. I liked the place, the bartenders, and it wasn't too crowded. The second time was for dinner. The white pizza I got was terrible. If you go here get a burger or something similar. The waitress was not great either...

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Santa Barbara, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

If you want a great beer and burger this is th place to go! Right on State Street in the heart of SB - tons to see and do...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Still features the best burgers around and generous bar drinks. Avoid the dried out fried calamari. Friendly service.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Their gluten free pizza crust is really good. Not a lot of choices for gluten free, but a fun place to watch a game, hang out with friends, and the staff seems knowledgeable about gluten free and cross contamination - I had no problems after eating here, so that is praise in and of itself! Fun time in downtown Santa... More 

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Additional Information about Santa Barbara Brewing Co

Address: 501 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone Number: (805) 730-1040
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: American, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 501 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: (805) 730-1040

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?