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Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews brunch fish and chips ice cream clam chowder club sandwich eggs benedict large serving paid parking eclectic menu free parking daily specials service was excellent boats patio
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Reviewed October 30, 2019

We stopped in mid day for ice cream. Can't remember the flavors but it was delicious with very large serving size. This looks to be a favorite of the locals with beautiful views of the Marina. I saw a lot of nice looking breakfast plates...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 7, 2019

We love seeing the boats while having a good breakfast. I wish there were more coffee options. You can go with family and friends or for a romantic couple time. A nice location for walk .

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 3, 2019

Our family ate at Breakwater this past weekend and we loved the service, food, and location! There is both free parking and paid parking close by. Eating along the bay with all the boats was a great view, plus the scent of the sea was...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 18, 2019

I am a local and enjoy coming here for Breakfast on the weekends. The location is perfect. I feel like I'm on vacation when I come her. Make sure to sit outside, it's worth the wait. Food is good, priced decent. They don't have a...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 25, 2019 via mobile

Great spot to have a meal. We came for breakfast and the food was excellent. You can’t beat the atmosphere overlooking the marina. Service was excellent and we loved sitting outside under the umbrellas.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed May 25, 2019

Ate here twice. First in the evening. Incidentally if you want an evening meal in Santa Barbara get there by 7, everywhere closes at 8. Had a good fish meal, well cooked with friendly service. Second time was for lunch. This time outside, again the...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed May 15, 2019

Good food at good prices. Varied menu plus daily specials. All main courses include soup or salad. Particularly good Clam Chowder. Friendly and helpful staff . Closes 8pm during the week. Indoor and outdoor dining.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 9, 2019 via mobile

A very nice place. We went in mid afternoon on a Monday. We were the only people in the restaurant. Made us pause, but we were certainly glad we stayed! We love clam chowder and ate it several times on our trip. This was, by...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed April 21, 2019

We love eating on the patio at the Breakwater. It is dog friendly, there are lots of umbrellas for shade and the food is delicious. A favorite is the eggs Benedict, I prefer it with Avocado instead of Ham, but both are great. The clam...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

My mantra is, never go into an empty restaurant. Well, we were hungry, wanted to dine at the harbor to watch the boats, and this restaurant was closest to the free parking. Menu looked ok, there were two tables of diners at 5:45 PM, with...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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