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The Swiss Restaurant

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516 N Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454-4160
(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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Santa Maria, California
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Often order the rib eye steak and fettuccine dinners with an artichoke for an appetizer. All are terrific!

Thank Monica L l
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently dined here for the first time, had an absolutely delicious burger (jalapeno/pepper jack). The servers were kept busy fussing over our rather large party but kept up with the demands with smiles. I can't explain the bad experiences of a few of the other reviewers; this is good food in an unassuming locale - worth checking out for yourself!

Thank Scott E
Santa Maria, California, United States
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is decent enough but the restaurant has absolutely no ambience and for the prices you have to pay you can go to a more better located and finer restaurant. The parking is awful and I paid $10 for a martini! Outrages!

Thank Lori G
Auburn, California
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small, unassuming building from the outside. Inside it is bigger than it looks, clean, white tablecloth type of place. They put lemon wedges in the water, which is a plus. The servers are friendly and attentive. The food is good. The alfredo in particular is very nice (I loved that it could be one of the sides).... More 

Thank ahabaito
Riga, Latvia
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant due to high rating in Tripadvisor. I ordered salmon and fries and my boyfriend ordered steak and baked potato. Firstly, they brought us bread too late - only when entree was served. Normally, I expect to receive bread in the beginning - as a starter. Secondly, french fries were disaster - 5x bigger as normal French... More 

Thank Linda K
Santa Maria, California
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great food and service! My favorite is the Chicken Gone Blue. Good for large crowds or just a night out.

Thank Mary J
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped for lunch, had chicken tortilla soup, and split a Ortega chili cheeseburger. The soup was the best either of us have ever eaten. Even though we had a 5 hour drive ahead of us, we took a quart with us. Hamburger incredible as it was made from leftover ground up fillet, sirloin, and ribeye steaks.... More 

Thank Jim G
Paris, France
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

I've been there a Tuesday for dinner. It was very good, especially the burgers and steacks (with roasted asparagus and broccolis). The Red house wine was perfect. It all comes at a reasonnable price.

Thank tchokola
Los Angeles, California
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235 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

went for dinner - got a nice booth. Service was attentive. We had a Tri-tip sandwich and a Prime rib sandwich. Both were great. The tri-tip was delicious, beans were just right too. Good beer on tap. Price was just right.

1 Thank snooksinK.C.
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Went to The Swiss for an early dinner and sat at the bar. The bar tenders were very attentive. Ordered the top sirloin and it was delicious! I would definitely recommend The Swiss to others!

1 Thank Noreen H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Large groups
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: (805) 347-7800

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