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516 N Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 347-7800
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Ranked #2 of 209 Restaurants in Santa Maria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Santa Maria, California
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

The Swiss Chalet is a restaurant that always satisfies - the parking lot is a little shady but the food inside is stellar! Good service, though the waitress seemed pretty confused at times - quick seating on the night we were there, and fabulous food. This restaurant is an older place, closed for years it came back and has been... More 

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orcutt
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20 reviews 20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

their are many good steak houses on the central coast. the swiss is one of the best. great food and good prices. everything from the sides to the main dish is top notch.

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Oceano, California
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

My wife and I always share the Rib-eye. We always have plenty. Always prepared perfectly and delicious. The prices are very reasonable.

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Santa Maria, California
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Good food & service for breakfast, lunch & dinner .Reservatoins accepted, And they will do catering also.

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Santa Maria, California
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

We ate there today, and, as always, enjoyed our meal. The steak sandwich is wonderful! Never had a bad meal, and eat there regularly. Highly recommend The Swiss! (I have also used the catering side with wonderful results.)

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USA
Top Contributor
155 reviews 155 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This place has great food and very good service. I gambled on the prime rib it did not meet my expectations - which were very high. I don't get prime rib too often so I wanted to give it a go despite the fact that this is a Santa Maria BBQ favorite. Recommend the steaks, fillets all day, along with... More 

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Santa Maria, California, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Theres no better place in Santa Maria to eat. Swiss Chalet has and always will be number 1 to me, the bar is A great place to meet for drinks to they also have room for special occasion parties,I've had and been to many there, my experience has always been anything but dull ..... try It

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Ordered the prime rib medium rare. The preparation was excellent but the cut was sub-standard. A bit tough to cut in spots which is not expected. The flavor was so-so. The salad was just okay. In Santa Maria you expect fresh but it was not that. More like something out of a bag that was in the refer a bit... More 

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Edinburgh, Scotland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Decided to give the Swiss a go based on TripAdvisor reviews - best decision I've made throughout my entire trip to the States. What I've eaten before in a Michelin-starred steakhouse did not come close to the New York steak that was put in front of me at the Swiss Chalet. A delicious meal, with equally second-to-none service from the... More 

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Santa Maria, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

I have never been disappointed with the food here. The steaks are tender n flavorful. It's always great!

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Additional Information about Swiss Chalet

Address: 516 N Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454
Phone Number: (805) 347-7800
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Maria
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: American

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