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Swiss Chalet

516 N Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 347-7800
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Ranked #3 of 206 Restaurants in Santa Maria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
USA
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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
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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santamaria,california
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Bar is friendly for a drink before you dine. Nice booths and the service is top drawer. I recommend the rib eye steak...char broiled and not a lot of chef's seasoning. Really good flavor and cooked to perfection (medium rare). The grilled artichoke was delicious and the secret side food is the mac and cheese. The pork chops are a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

I've lived here over 20 years and this is my first visit. The food is really wonderful as is the service. Please try it if you haven't!

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Santa Maria, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

This is the home town steak house tourists don't get to hear about! Food, drinks, atmosphere, and service are always spot on! Try their to die for ribeye, prime rib and pork chops (don't forget the apple sauce with the chops!). Only tid bit, don't go for the artichoke app, way better at the Hitching Post in Casmilia, will only... More

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Fontana, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

My husband and I just returned from "The Swiss" and I couldn't wait to write this review. I had the ribeye steak and my husband had the prime rib. We both agreed that both of our meals were one of the best beef meals we had ever had out. Yes the outside looks a bit rustic, but the food and... More

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Santa Maria CA
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

My wife has the Filet Oscar, said it really,really good! I had the top sirloin and it was great too! My Cadillac Margarita was very good, but my wife's pomegranate martini was too sweet even though she specifically asked for it not to be. They provide ALL the Classic fixings-beans, bread,etc. Prices are reasonable compared to some of the other... More

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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
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: American

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