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The Endless Summer bar-cafe

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113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, CA 93109-2344
+1 805-576-7985
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Los Osos, California
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2015

Stopped in Santa Barbara for lunch on our way north and decided to head for the harbor since it was such a beautiful day. The Endless Summer Café is on the second floor so the view of the harbor and beyond was unobstructed. We sat in the outside covered patio that was cool and comfortable. All of the staff were... More 

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Frisco, Texas
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65 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2015

Got several recommendations from locals for this spot for happy hour. Given that Brophy Bros did not have a happy hour, we decided to give Endless Summer a try. Happy hour is 3 - 6:30. The Mai Tai's (regular price $11) were $5. They are made from scratch and were fantastic. Honestly cant say how the other drinks were as... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2015

Grabbed a light dinner on one of the outdoor patios. Nice view of the harbor, but no breeze which was a little uncomfortable for sitting in the direct sun on one of the only hot days I've ever experienced in Santa Barbara :) The food was good and the prices reasonable, the service was a little off-handed.

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Alta Loma, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2015

Great Mai-Tai drinks, Halibut dinner, live music when we went. Great view of the Harbor! Pool table on patio if your sweetie likes his cigar =) We love this little get away without spending a bundle.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2015

Don't come here for great food, that's not what this place seems to be about. Come here with the sand still between your toes, your skin tanned from days by the water and fill up on the decent Mexican food and chilled beers as you watch the sun go down. When you're done with food, keep yours eyes peeled for... More 

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Huntington, New York
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317 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2015

Great location on the water! Food is good and tasty and it's a nice bar atmosphere! Would not recommend for a quiet dinner! Overall service is good, although slow at times!

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Newbury Park, California
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2015

Great happy hour. Nice harbor view at tables by the windows near the bar. Recommend the nachos, popcorn shrimp and blackened fish sandwich.

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Boston
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2015

We recently had dinner here while visiting the area and decided to try it because the wait was not long. We were seated pretty fast. We had a lovely table outside and enjoyed the view of the mountains and ocean. There were 4 of us. We had the popcorn shrimp appetizer which was really good. Shrimp was plump with a... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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71 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2015

The surf atmosphere was a lot of fun and the food was very good, here. The service was also quick and the staff was friendly. We had a lot of fun looking over the marina and enjoyed our experience here.

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atlanta, ga
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78 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2015

I love to eat at the bar and Endless Summer has a great set up. Laid back vibe, even some live music on a Thursday night. Try the Tuna skewers!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $35
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, CA 93109-2344
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-576-7985

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