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“I wanted to like it better...but meh”

Hollister Brewing Company
Ranked #8 of 141 Restaurants in Goleta
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: American, Mexican
Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Reservations
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Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed August 11, 2011

We were visiting our son at UCSB and wanted to take him to dinner. We caught a movie and then went to Hollister next door. We were seated quickly, the menu looked promising enough.

Boy, I wanted to like this better. The manager spoke proudly of the establishment, the waitress seemed eager, but then the service went downhill (uneven timing for bringing out food, food indifferently seasoned and sometimes mushy or sometimes undercooked.

I hope management takes to heart that diners want a good experience. Please check the food before it leaves the kitchen and tell the kitchen to wake up.

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Reviewed February 12, 2011

Took my sister and her boyfriend, who were visiting from SD, to try the restaurant. It was not a busy night, at all. After we were seated and given our menus, we were never waited on. After about 20 minutes, we were not helped at all so we got up and left. I work in customer service and that was just unacceptable.

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Reviewed September 2, 2009

Title pretty much sums it up. If you are in the Goleta area and are looking for a good brewery type of experience then there is nothing wrong with Hollister BrewCo. The food, however, is not particularly good, but not terrible either. Overall, just go here for the beer not the food or atmosphere (its patio is in a parking lot).

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Reviewed May 31, 2016
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Reviewed February 25, 2014
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