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Kanaloa Seafood

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Fri, 2/15
8:00 PM

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American, Seafood
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi

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Reviewed October 2, 2018

The fish are tacos are amazing! I've been back twice and it's consistently fresh and delicious. Just be sure to load up on the napkins as they are choc-a bloc full of explosive goodness!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Adverturousone
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Kanaloa is not close to the beach, not is a picturesque setting, not fancy, has a fairly limited menu... BUT if you are interested in truly fresh fish nicely prepared in a clean informal environment this spot is WAY better than ANY of the more...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Wei H
Reviewed June 3, 2018

Kanaloa is my favorite low-key seafood restaurant in Santa Barbra. The food is absolutely amazing. It is fresh, cooked perfectly, and has the best seasoning. There is dinning inside and outside. Each staff member is extremely friendly, and always happy to make accommodations. Friday and...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank taylorlpenn
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

This is probably my favorite place to eat in Santa Barbara, the food is SO good, I get cravings for the korean salmon fish tacos!! And best part is they have live music in the weekends, (plus beer and wine) good food with good company...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Shira B
Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

This is an update of my October review where I was disappointed at the genuinely vaunted Salmon Burgers great fall from previous grace. That day of our visit featured a talentless cook who did not understand condiments , but thankfully, Kanaloa fixed that problem and...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Joel A
Reviewed December 28, 2017

Inspired selection of unique menu items. The last time I visited I tried the swordfish Reuben and it was delicious. Recommended.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Waterloonie
kanaloaseafood, Owner at Kanaloa Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed everything! Can't wait to have you in again!!

Reviewed December 5, 2017 via mobile

We found this shop by coincidence and just wanted to look at the fresh fish. As we saw that you can also eat there we thought we will give it a try. It was definitely worth it!! We both ate a bowl with fresh fish...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank NinaUrlaub
kanaloaseafood, Owner at Kanaloa Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2018

We are so happy you had a great experience! Thank you for sharing. See you again!

Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

How easy it is to slip from excellent to very average. We’d go to Kanaloa often,when it was on Guitterez and now at its new Chapala address. When it opened, Marie was the manager and she and the cook always took wonderful seafood and created...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Joel A
Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

I have been there on many occasions and they always have a different fish of the day. The best combination is to get the fishwich and substitute the fish for the "fish of day" blacked!!! Add a glass of white with that and to top...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank TravelCPK
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

Such a yummy poke bowl! Super fresh and tasty mixture of flavors. And not too much rice like some other poke places in town that shall remain nameless. Super cute atmosphere on the inside and plenty of patio space outside. The passion comes thru on...More

Date of visit: August 2017
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