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Santa Barbara FisHouse

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101 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1880
+1 805-966-2112
11:15 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:15 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:15 am - 9:30 pm
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Naples, Italy
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best seafood i ate in Santa Barbara, it's something amazing, very good i went there.maybe more then 10times in a week, something crazy,very very very delicious. You must go!

Thank rosa c
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63 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Happy hour starts at 4. Across the street from the ocean. 6 tables out on the front patio. Large dining room inside. $5.50 house wine during happy hour. Cocktails are $7ish. Lots of fish sandwiches and salads to choose from. Friendly staff.

Thank Vamos5_Trip
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice location with plenty of outside seating. I had the cod and chips for lunch. Freshly cooked and good flavour. My main memory is of joking with the waitress about them not serving cappuccino and saying how backward they were, serving only straight coffee, knowing all the time that I was very unlikely to get a cappuccino. The waitress took... More 

Thank Roy C
Shell Beach, California
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152 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having some business in SB we stopped at the Fish House for some lunch, veering away from our usual The Palace, which is also excellent. Nice spot along the main drag by the ocean and a with a view of the pier. We tried the Pacific Rim salad with the mahi mahi and wasabi dressing. Excellent. Same with the coconut... More 

Thank Marc B
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182 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in a group of around 25 and I believe everyone enjoyed their dinner. We had a prix fixed menu with our choice of a few entrées. I did not hear any complaints and no one left hungry for sure. They really know how to prepare fish and how to serve a group. Service was amazing. I wish I... More 

Thank CalifSue
Santa Barbara, California
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have always enjoy their musles with their bread and a glass of wine. Their seaffod is pretty good. Easy going place, nothing fancy.

Thank thefrenchpro
Pau, France
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44 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The food is good and good value at lunch. I had the Fisherman Stew, the only thing was that the Ciopinno sauce was a tad heavy on tomato, so you'd feel less the freshness on the seafood. My wife took a Shrimp and Chips which was also delicious ! The wine list is good, although a bit pricey when taking... More 

Thank GuillaumeNanard
Santa Barbara, California
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2017

This place has the best Halibut and amazing wines. The service was great, fast and we really enjoyed our dinner. Highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank sbartglass
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I walked here from our hotel. Being from Michigan, we enjoyed sitting outside and having a nice view of the water. I ordered the salmon and my husband had the burger. We found TWO two inch-long black hairs in the salmon and the rice. I used to work as a server and debated weather or not to... More 

Thank Kelly B
Santa Ana, California
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2017

For the price this is a great restaurant. The location is perfect, right by the main drag and the beach with a view of the ocean. The service is excellent and the food is very good and very reasonably priced for this area. Wide range of seafoods as well as other dishes and a decent wine and beer selection.

Thank bfryguy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, 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
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 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 - 9:00 pm
11:15 am - 9:30 pm
11:15 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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?