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Address: State Street, Highway 101, Santa Barbara, CA 93117
Phone Number: 8059621311
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Seven straight miles of shops.

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Dine & Shop

State Street is well known in Santa Barbara for it's variety of restaurants, shops and nightlife. We enjoy taking the Pacific Surfliner (Amtrak) and walking to State Street from... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Aimee E
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Maybe we were expecting too much after reading the rave reviews, but we found the street a little tired. Not a great range of upmarket stores compared to say Santa Monica. A lot of reconstruction/building work going on which doesn't help I suppose. Maybe would appeal to a younger visitor, 20s-30's?

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

State Street is well known in Santa Barbara for it's variety of restaurants, shops and nightlife. We enjoy taking the Pacific Surfliner (Amtrak) and walking to State Street from the train station. There's so many options here and once you've had your fill you can take a short walk to the beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots of boutique, tacky and trending shops. Plentry of bars and eateries. If you find your meal too big, mist places will offet a take out box for the rest (ideal lunch the next day)! State street is about 15 minutes walk opposite the pier and to walk the whole length (one side) will take sround 45 minutes.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very clean area… Walking was pleasant… there were lots of restaurants, shops, art galleries... walking to the wharf was enjoyable...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Our first visit in SB, the town is quaint with a history. There are various shops and restaurants to enjoy. Plus the Train stops right in town, you walk on State Street which is the main street of town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

we loved Santa Barbara and State Street was amazing , great shops , restaurants and loads to see we went when the festival was on and there was street food , dancing and bands , but its a great area without all of that too !

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Toronto, ON
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

State Street is within easy walking distance of the port if you are arriving by ship [which we have done twice]. There are lots of different retail and dining/drinking places to try. Beautiful court house to explore nearby, interesting architecture, lost of small craft breweries/wineries nearby.

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Lincoln, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

State Street is loaded with quaint shops, lots or restaurants and filled with locals and tourists. A spot full of energy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Love the smaller clothing boutiques. I always manage to find something unique and not expensive. It also offers loads of choices of restaurants, cafes & pubs...love it!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

State Street is the Main Street running down towards the harbour, mostly small boutique shops and restaurants. The shopping is a little disappointing, however there are a few good restaurants. A large number of beggars around which spoils your visit.

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