Brophy's has a great location overlooking the marina. We have been twice now, both times out of season and there is still a line to get in. That tells you something. Yes the tables and chairs are basic and the menu isn't that extensive. But.... You are paying for the view and the ambiance. On that basis it isn't that expensive comparatively. The food is reasonable, good size portions. We had the chowder which was excellent and the Mahi Mahi also nice. Service is friendly and efficient without being over the top. As usual in California the local wine is seriously over priced so Brophy's use Spanish as the house wine which is both cheaper and it is fine. At first I was cynical about their "Green Agenda" but they seem to be serious which is a big plus for me. Santa Barbara is a great place and Brophy's is a part of that experience.