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135 E Foster Rd, Santa Maria, CA 93455
(805) 937-5144
Today
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Smaller portions

The portions are not as large as they used to be. I ordered Calamari Basket and it comes with fries or coleslaw. In the past I asked if I could get half and half and they accommodated me. This time I was told I couldn't do that but the manager to appease me said I would get the fries and... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 19, 2014
Lori G
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Santa Maria, California, United States
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Santa Maria, California, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

The portions are not as large as they used to be. I ordered Calamari Basket and it comes with fries or coleslaw. In the past I asked if I could get half and half and they accommodated me. This time I was told I couldn't do that but the manager to appease me said I would get the fries and... More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

I've been going to the Jetty since 1980, maybe earlier. This was always a great place to take a date or business clients. It was always excellent. But no more. I was there with my mother and other family on Nov. 5 and it was a joke. The menus were just paper and sticky at that. I thought these were... More 

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vandenberg village, ca
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145 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Six of us enjoyed lunch. The server, Madelyn, was there to take drinks orders as soon as we sat down. Nice menu selection and we all ordered different selections. The clam chowder bowl was really good but maybe the bread was a bit old. The fish, chips and coleslaw was outstanding. Calamari some of the best we have ever had.... More 

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Palmdale, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Since they have closed down the Jetty in Lompoc, I've eaten here several times and always order their clam chowder. They serve big portions so I usually have a to go box for my leftover. Service is okay.

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Fresno, California
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71 reviews 71 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The Jetty is my comfort food neighborhood seafood restaurant when I travel (frequently) to Santa Maria. Service is prompt, the food is tasty and hot, the quantities are more than sufficient, substitutions for sides are not discouraged, and the price is very reasonable. It is not for coats and tie crowds; formal attire includes clean T-shirts and shorts. And the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Came here expecting all sorts of sea food dinner but it seems more like just another fast "sea" food place comparable to a long john silver.

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Santa Maria, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

My husband & I try to eat at the Jetty once a week but the sides REALLY need to be re-vamped! We are hoping they start serving fresh steamed vegetables with the meals, instead of the same old fries, onion rings, cole slaw, etc...We are not the only customers looking for healthy options! I'd love to see a lobster tail... More 

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Orcutt, Ca
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4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

When the Jetty reopened and refurbished the fish and chips were excellent. Lately it seems inconsistent as if a different cook on different nights and they don't follow one recipe. Last time the fish pieces were mostly batter with small amounts of fish. We want to support our local business to keep them going as we live close and it... More 

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San Jose, California
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132 reviews 132 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

The service was excellent and the food decent for the price. The fish seemed fresh and the beer was super cold. All in all a good little place to have a quick dinner.

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Santa Maria CA
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92 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

The Jetty recently revamped their restaurant so we were excited to try it again hoping it would be better than before, the food is okay but nothing to write home about and the choices are slim. I can't believe that a "Seafood Restaurant" would not offer crab cakes on their menu and yet, the Jetty does not have crab cakes.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 135 E Foster Rd, Santa Maria, CA 93455
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: (805) 937-5144

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?