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Longboard's Grill

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210 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3571
+1 805-963-3311
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Los Angeles
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141 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for a bit of nostalgia from days past. We sat outside for the view but the pigeons were more of a nuisance than entertainment. Our drinks were still as enjoyable inside but it became more of a bar scene. The food sounded and looked better than it tasted. Pricey overall but given the surroundings, it was to be... More 

Thank blytheanderic
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Longboards for a family dinner on vacation. It was early (6pm) as we had a toddler with us. It was nice to sit by the water and look out at the lights on the ocean, but the food was less than stellar. I had swordfish which was dry and bland with a baked potato that wasn't cooked... More 

Thank Mtdubs
Kansas City, Missouri
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Too late for lunch at the well rated restaurant downstairs, but starving, we went upstairs to Longboards, and ate out on the deck in the open air. For $10, we enjoyed the burger special (normally $15 bucks) with excellent fries. Good Service, and a relaxed way to enjoy the harbor.

Thank AmyF91764
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79 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great menu of local foods and fresh seafood. Wonderful rooftop view of the ocean and perfect sunsets.

Thank redneckITengineer
Leverkusen, Germany
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went for the Burger and Brew offer, $9.95 for a Burger and a beer. Didn't expect anything, but the burgers were huge and sooo tasty!!! The bar is located right in the pier as well, so you can watch a lovely sunset in the evening. The offer was unbeatable and we would definitely go back there!

Thank Sara C
Park City, Utah
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47 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great service and food, fabulous view, good for breakfast too. Their wifi was good also. Clam chowder nice, but not the best I've ever had, but then, I have had it all over the world! Recommend!

Thank MorningstarMarilyn
Gold Coast, Australia
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

Was immediately dissapointed with the dirty state of the restaurant, should have realised it was a sign. Nothing tastes right - from the water to the wine, was not impressed. Then the food came and the disappointment continued. Food was totally overpriced for the quality it was. They couldn't even cook the vegetables properly. Do yourself a favour and go... More 

Thank ozviking101
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288 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

The food was actually pretty good but the main reason to come here is its location. It sits on Stearn's Wharf It has a large open air dining area with amazing views of the ocean and mountains. I would suggest coming for a beer and a late afternoon snack.

Thank Domer90mom
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62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for a restaurant at Stearns Wharf you have a few to choose from and we chose Longboard's because it allowed us to sit outside on a lovely day. However, unless you have one of the 4 or 5 tables near the water, sitting outside is little more than a hassle because of all the pigeons who basically... More 

Thank Jules D
Los Angeles, CA
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

My family frequently visits this restaurant on Stearn's Wharf in Santa Barbara. The location cannot be beat - it is open air on the second floor with an unobstructed view of the surrounding ocean and the hills of Santa Barbara. There are a variety of dishes on the menu including fresh seafood, fish and chips, burgers and specialty drinks. The... More 

Thank DebPLosAngeles_CA

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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, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Scenic view, Bar scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 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
11:00 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: +1 805-963-3311

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