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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
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
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
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
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
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!
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
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
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