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Chase Bar & Grill

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1012 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2711 (Carrillo St.)
There is a downtown open air shuttle that picks up and drops off directly across the street. Which is a .25 fare. Cab fare is $10 or less from most hotels.
805-965-4351
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue - Wed 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Good for:
Casual Elegant
Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 39
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Something for all the family

We were on a short trip with my son & his family who live in Hermosa Beach. Looking for a lunchtime meal for the family and happily deciided on Chase. The food was really great! Good Italian fare but not your basic pasta/pizza that so many chains offer. The service was really good and we had... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
Minamon
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Reservations
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

We were on a short trip with my son & his family who live in Hermosa Beach. Looking for a lunchtime meal for the family and happily deciided on Chase. The food was really great! Good Italian fare but not your basic pasta/pizza that so many chains offer. The service was really good and we had great recommendations. My granddaughters... More 

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Brea, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We stopped in for Lunch, not knowing anything about Chase. We got really lucky, the Salmon in an Orange Reduction coupled with Alfredo Angel Hair was superb! All of us had something different and there were raves around the table. We returned the next day for Dinner and were even more impressed. Make certain that you make reservations, it is... More 

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Antelope, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Just really good Italian cuisine! Menu offers a good variety. Less crowded in the middle of the week.

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Oxnard, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Lunch at Chase today was wonderful. We had the halibut picata and the calamari. Both were prepared perfectly. Our serve Edgar was so helpful as were the rest of the staff. Perfect service and perfect food. what could be better.

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California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We met friends in Santa Barbara for lunch. The food is consistently good at Chase Bar & Grill. I always have the Veal Piccata and Spaghetti (ask to have it on a separate plate if you don't want the sauces to mix). My husband had the Veal Provincial. We both enjoyed the food. The desserts were delicious too. My husband... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The Chase is on the main street (State) in Santa Barbara but there are a number of parking lots close by. It is a bit hard to spot so drive slowly on lower State St. There is some sidewalk seating plus a bar inside. We always opt for a small booth in the back. It was very nicely decorated with... More 

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Monterey, California
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Wife and I eat Lunch here on fridays during our biannual visits to Santa Barbara. The Menu has changed but the quality of food has not. The staff is super!!! Very personal, recognize people by their names, impressive. New people treated like Royalty!

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San Diego, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We stopped in for a drink and an appetizer and ended up staying for dinner! There are a few outside tables and we wanted to have a drink and do a little people watching on State Street so we stopped in and enjoyed ourselves very much. We had appetizers of calamari and pesto bread which was delicious and cheesy! Then... More 

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Sandwich, Massachusetts
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This was a really great place to have dinner. The service was attentive and the three of us all loved our meals. The waiter was very knowledgable and gave us good advice based on what we told him we wanted. We all really like Italian food and it was spectacular. It wasn't just the typical pile of starchy pasta. I... More 

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Goleta, California
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122 reviews 122 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Chase has been a State Street fixture in Santa Barbara for decades. You will always find long time residents having lunch and chatting. The menu is basically the same as it was in the 1980's and everyone has their favorites. The holiday decorations are over the top and everyone loves them. You know Christmas is coming when you stop in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1012 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2711
    (Carrillo St.)
  • Public Transportation: There is a downtown open air shuttle that picks up and drops off directly across the street. Which is a .25 fare. Cab fare is $10 or less from most hotels.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: 805-965-4351

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?