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Longboard's Grill

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210 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3571
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I stopped here a couple of times for drink so we thought we would try the food, we were not let down. The chilli and cheese bread bowl is delicious! it comes with just the right amount of chilli to bread ratio. its well cooked and well presented. The burgers are super! huge and have great fries... More 

Thank Marsy0071
Santa Barbara, California
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OH MY GOODNESS. There were so many pigeons you wouldn't believe it. They used to have wires across the walls but they look like they have been clipped or just worn out and are no longer. The place needs a major remodel. It is dirty and grungy and the servers are wearing old faded and stained t-shirts. I know it's... More 

Thank Daisymouse12
Kifisia, Greece
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53 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a relatively cheap place with good food and nice view - just sit outside and you are the top of everything! (literally!). We were two people and paid $60 for food, drinks and desert.

Thank Eibhleen
Brussels, Belgium
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117 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting Santa Barbara it seemed a good idea to have lunch on the pier. Longboard's Grill, having a large terrace overlooking the sea, looked like a good choice. The terrace was packed with tourists. The free seating policy didn't really make it easier to find a table with some shade (it was a hot and sunny day). The organisation among... More 

Thank EmielMel
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Cheaper than harbor restaurant on the first floor. Outside patio. Ate inside by bar big windows. Great view of harbor. Very casual. Very tasty hamburger.

Thank SBnm13
Ojai, California
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174 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Great place for a drink after a day of sightseeing and activities. We opted for the rooftop deck overlooking the views of the harbor and mountain scape. The Blood Orange Margarita won the coin toss from an abundant list of choices and it did not disappoint. The only draw back were the pigeons who do what pigeons do.

Thank Lydia G
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Enjoyed a meal here whilst in Santa Barbara. Good choice of food a little on the expensive side but worth it for the view of the ocean and marina. Take a jacket in the evening as it does get chilly at the end of the Wharf.

Thank ruthh64
Santa Barbara, California
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59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

This is located on Stearn's Wharf which is at the entrance to SB harbor. On Sundays, it's a grand place to watch the sailboats parade out to race, then come back while you, sane & dry, sip your margarita or drink a beer, and eat chips. You pay for the view, but out on the deck is a laid-back, serene... More 

Thank IdeasAndOpinions
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, even better service. My family absolutely loved this place and they're impossible to please!!

Thank Jason W
Las Vegas, Nevada
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Be casual, relaxing lunch, food was very good and service was great. Excellent location right on the wharf. There is also patio seating if you prefer.

Thank kareni1946

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3571
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: 805-963-3311

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