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The Swiss Restaurant

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516 N Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454-4160
+1 805-347-7800
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We shared a full rack of baby back ribs and had more than we could eat. It was delicious. Our friends shared prime rib and had left overs. Santa Maria style beans,salsa,grilled garlic bread was wonderful. This is a must stop or visit.

Thank crabtree835
Orcutt, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed taking my coworkers for lunch here. Always the best meals.... Excellent service. The only place in town I'll ever eat a tri tip sandwich at!

Thank zdwyer
Redondo Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

While the atmosphere of The Swiss isn't much and the rest of the menu is just so-so, they served THE BEST steak I've ever had. It was tasty and juicy and cooked just right. We'll be back for steak.

Thank UltimateWines
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Swiss is a bit smaller than the other steak places in town and is much quieter when full as a result. Very good food, portions are on the big size and service is fast and efficient.

Thank Charles R
Reno, Nevada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped without a reservation so chose to eat at the bar, simply no service at the tables, finally the hostess moved us to the restaurant and it was all smooth sailing from there. Recommend the grilled artichoke. Lots of sides to pick from

Thank advcards
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For those who are watching their "carbs", this is the perfect place for dinner. They have a section called Ideal Protein. Steak, chicken, pork or halibut. Served with grilled broccoli and asparagus. Not a white veggie in sight. Cooked to perfection. We had pork chop and halibut. Leaving feeling healthy.

Thank Ruth Ann O
Santa Maria, California
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had potato skins for the appetizer and split small stakes with a dinner salad and drinks. we were surprised by the bill, less than $50. That is better than some of the theme restaurants in town.

Thank Mike H
Santa Maria, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want razzle-dazzle modern, don't go here. But if you want a good steak with all the old fashioned trimmings at a decent price, this is the place.

Thank Chuck W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016

The food is American fare featuring steaks, sandwiches, fish and salads. We particularly like the grilled artichokes. Restaurant staff are always glad to see you.

Thank Mark H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

Everything is good out here. Excellent food! Try their tri tip sandwich or mushroom swiss cheese burger. Yum

Thank Dianne B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 516 N Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454-4160
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-347-7800

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Woodland Park, Colorado
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?