We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Santa Barbara FisHouse

101 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1880
+1 805-966-2112
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“seafood” (83 reviews)
“halibut” (53 reviews)
“sea bass” (41 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
101 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1880
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (860)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 750 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Fishouse is a SB icon - well designed and classic beach restaurant design located vert close to the beach end of State Street near the pier. The menu is not all that diverse, but fish items are (not surprisingly) premium quality. They offer some...More

Thank AKDut
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice patio seating with a good harbor view. Waiter was very good and made the dining experience more enjoyable. Food and portions were also good. Good selection of wines.

Thank Crosby66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was fantastic however the service was pretty slow. They were obviously not prepared for a beautiful day after THanksgiving. The seafood is out of this world and they have a very good wine menu.

Thank Hicks3456
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked in to this restaurant and it was very busy. We did not have a booking but were seated quickly and assumed they must leave some tables for walk ins. Service was great and prices reasonable. All four of our meals were sensational and the...More

Thank FourManns
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located in Cabrillo Bv overlooking the sea in Santa Barbara great location simple ambience but cute fresh fish cooked well and tasty staff very friendly and helpful quick service very affordable price for the american standard I suggest it!

Thank Manu1165
Reviewed November 5, 2017

Decent sized portions reasonable food. Nothing to complain about or enthuse about, there are better places in SB but this is not a bad place

Thank Clive59
Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

We ate at Santa Barbara Fish House last night and I was very impressed with the delicious food and prompt, courteous service. The place was packed and loud, we had a reservation for 6 and actually showed up with 7 people and the staff graciously...More

Thank tonyscram
Reviewed November 3, 2017

We visited on a Saturday evening and the restaurant was full and had a good vibe and seemed to be busy with mainly locals probably because there as an important Baseball game on in the bar area. The service was very friendly and pleasant and...More

Thank Rob0853
Reviewed November 1, 2017 via mobile

We took my family, all eight of us, to the Fishouse for dinner last night. We had been there once before a couple of years ago. On a Tuesday night, it was packed, which is an indication of its popularity and quality of the seafood....More

Thank mls_lux
Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a late lunch following a trolley tour, prior to returning to our ship. We were not disappointed. The food & service were excellent, & prices seemed fair!

Thank Debbie F
Nearby Restaurants
The Lark
834 reviews
.16 miles away
Loquita Santa Barbara
102 reviews
.21 miles away
Lucky Penny
243 reviews
.15 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Santa Barbara Visitor Center
113 reviews
.07 miles away
MOXI, The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation
27 reviews
.21 miles away
Santa Barbara Winery
97 reviews
.19 miles away
Kunin Wines Tasting Room
36 reviews
.05 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Santa Barbara FisHouse staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Scenic view, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:15 AM - 9:00 PM
11:15 AM - 9:00 PM
11:15 AM - 9:00 PM
11:15 AM - 9:00 PM
11:15 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1880
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-966-2112
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing