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Swiss Chalet

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516 N Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 347-7800
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 52
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Food tasty, atmosphere cramped and loud.

I have been to this restaurant more than a few times since they have remodeled. For lunch the food is great, an atmosphere nice. Menu items are great and food comes out very delicious, On a recent get together at the restaurant for dinner ( party of 10), they sat us in an arm of the restaurant... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
Jane E
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Henderson, Nevada
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Henderson, Nevada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

I have been to this restaurant more than a few times since they have remodeled. For lunch the food is great, an atmosphere nice. Menu items are great and food comes out very delicious, On a recent get together at the restaurant for dinner ( party of 10), they sat us in an arm of the restaurant, there many other... More 

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DWhite3386
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Great Appetizers great main courses. The amount of food they serve is huge. Be ready to bring some home. I usually get the artichoke to start. Then on to the pork chops. Had most everything on the menu and never disappointed. Highly recommend this restaurant.

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Santa Maria, California, United States
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

If you are looking for a good meal at a great price, then this is your place. Atmosphere or romantic setting it doesn't have but fast service and huge portions it does.

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Lancaster, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We were in town for a 'celebration of life' ceremony and arrived the day before. After driving for 3.5 hours and forgetting to eat breakfast we were more than a bit hungry after checking into the hotel. My wife told me about this restaurant and since it was just down the street from our hotel we decided to give it... More 

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Cambridge
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We stopped in for lunch and were surprised by the poor service. The older lady waitress was incredibly grouchy and avoided eye contact. She came to our table only once to ask 'Are you ready yet?', and again to deposit the check. Luckily the person waiting on the table next to ours offered us drinks. The menu was odd. We... More 

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Santa Maria, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My husband and I go there frequently and order the pork chop-dinner. We SHARE it. absolutely wonderful and still plenty to eat for 2 people with a normal appetite. The bartender also makes a awesome lemondrop martini.Try it you will like it.

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Santa Maria, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We ate lunch here at a random time - my 1-1/ year old ran around the back empty reception/overflow area and noone seemed to mind (I was right with him the whole time) but it was a nice relief for a new set of parents trying to get out of the house. Atmosphere was nice and laid back, food was... More 

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Santa Maria, United States
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Had a nice lunch at the Swiss, today. However people in w/c must enter the door on Broadway. The door was locked with no door bell. I had to go around to the side and ask for someone to open the door. The one waiter, must of been new as he did not know what I was talking about. Once... More 

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Santa Maria, California
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
7 helpful votes 7 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 516 N Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: (805) 347-7800

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: American
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

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