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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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Santa Maria, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One of the best steak places in Santa Maria area. We usually come for dinner, but we're invited for lunch and it didn't disappoint. Good portions, very tasty, service was timely.

Thank MaeWeravetz
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

That open face rib eye sandwich was excellent! It was fork tender, perfectly seasoned, juicy and more than enough...I will definitely be back! There was a group of us and every meal was excellent. The Prime Rib French dip on foccacia bread, melt in your mouth!

Thank Clarice77
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17 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here as another website indicated it as being one of the top restaurants in Santa Maria. The food was fairly good. I had the steak sandwich, a salad, and potatoes au gratin. It was fair. But they must use a serious chemical or tenderizer on their meat as I fairly instantly became ill. I would not recommend... More 

Thank Jillian S
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Five of us met for dinner; we all had a steak of some kind. ALL of us were exceptionally impressed with the quality, size, and price. The help was very cordial. Highly recommend.

Thank jbell3
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Great food and great service. Loved our dinner! Best steak that I have had in along time. Drinks were good too!

Thank kimmorrison1
Santa Maria, California
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Great red oak Bar B Que meats. Great atmosphere, great service, super friendly, courtesy and helpful staff. They have prepared our steaks perfectly every time we have ordered them here, tender, juicy and great tasting. Lots of food medium price range. Great value. Great salsa to top off your steak, great pork ribs, and pork chops. I would recommend the... More 

Thank RandyNewton
Santa Barbara, Ca
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

I could never get in this restaurant at dinner because of the long wait. I finally went for an early lunch and it was delicious. I loved the jalapeno mac and cheese and the scalloped potatoes we had with our tri tip sandwich. I also tried the salmon served with a side of beans and garlic bread. All very good.😊

Thank cafoxxyy
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

The "Swiss" is an old-time favorite of Santa Marians. Good food and meeting friends happens every time you visit the Swiss. Prices are good but the food is excellent.

Thank Nancy F
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

I eat here quite often and always enjoy it. Prime rib sliders are my favorite along with jalapeño Mac and cheese, bbq broccoli, the chicken wrap, and Eddies nachos which have a jalapeño cream sauce. I always take beans home for a snack or to mix with my breakfast eggs. During football games they make a pretty good pizza as... More 

Thank CarmenCabo
Covina, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were hungry after our arrival from Los Angeles. We could not wait for dinner. We picked the Swiss from reviews and because it's was close to us. Upon arriving the restaurant was almost empty except for the bar area. We got to the restaurant at 3:00 pm. They let us order from dinner menu. However no... More 

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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, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, 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: +1 805-347-7800

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