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Chase Bar & Grill

1012 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2711
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Ranked #108 of 454 Restaurants in Santa Barbara
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue - Wed 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Carrillo St.
Transit: 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.
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Santa Barbara, California
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
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72 reviews 72 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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
22 helpful votes 22 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
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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109 reviews 109 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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Santa Barbara, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

My parents have been coming to this place for years, and now I take my mom to the Chase for lunch every few weeks or so. The atmosphere is absolutely charming--1940s era decor with some nice Sinatra-esque jazz playing. The service is great! One of our regular waiters, Ernesto, is always very gracious and welcoming. The manager, Tony, keeps the... More 

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Paso Robles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This restaurant is a fun and lively place. The food and service were good too. We had a groupon coupon and it was definitely worthwhile. Would recommend it.

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Santa Barbara, California
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is THE place to see and be seen at lunchtime there is in Santa Barbara. and the food is good. great salads, and entrees. comfortable booths, friendly wait staff who remember their customers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The bar is situated at the front with a direct view of State Street. And the bar is packed so try to go as early as you can, especially on the weekends. The food and service is great and the staff delightful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Had a late dinner here when a lot of restaurants around had stopped serving food. Ordered the mussels, lasagna and chicken and all dishes were delicious! Mussels especially good. Service was great but could be that we were pretty much the only ones in the place. Would definitely recommend!

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Additional Information about Chase Bar & Grill

Address: 1012 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2711
Phone Number: 805-965-4351
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
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
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30

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