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“Excellent Sunday happy hour”

Enterprise Fish Co. - Santa Barbara
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Ranked #13 of 536 Restaurants in Santa Barbara
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $50
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Large groups, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Transit: Amtrak
Description: Just a few blocks from the waterfront, our restaurant in Santa Barbara operates in a century-old brick building originally home to an industrial linen service for seaside hotels. While the Douglas fir floors, soaring ceilings, and glassed cupola have always been features of this historic structure, the sweeping arches facing State Street were added after much of the building crumbled during the 1925 Santa Barbara earthquake. Built in 1917, the historic building now home to our Santa Monica restaurant was once a transfer station for the narrow-gauge Red Car line, Los Angeles' first mass transit system. It was later the repair house for the world-famous Pacific Ocean Park, home to the oldest wooden roller coaster west of the Mississippi. These days, we're still a stone's throw from Venice Beach, heart of where L.A. goes to play -- and eat.
Reviewed November 25, 2013

We were wandering about and stopped here Sunday night. The happy hour was very good, we had oysters, steamers and fish tacos . Nice bar and great prices with a friendly atmosphere.

Thank chuckawala
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Eliana B, Manager at Enterprise Fish Co. - Santa Barbara, responded to this reviewResponded November 26, 2013

I'm thrilled to hear you wandered into our place! You can't beat fresh seafood and cocktails at happy hour prices — it seems you tried a nice variety of our dishes. Next time, I would also highly recommend our Lobster Bisque. It's delicious and perfect for this time of year. We hope you enjoyed your trip to Santa Barbara and would love to welcome you back during your next visit!

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Maia S.
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Reviewed November 23, 2013 via mobile

Both our fish dishes were good but not great. Without the sauces they actually had pretty little taste. Crowded place and I think you can get better fish for the sane money at other places in sb.

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Eliana B, Manager at Enterprise Fish Co. - Santa Barbara, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2013

We pride ourselves in serving up the freshest, highest quality seafood, so it's disappointing that your meals didn't reflect that. There's a wide variety of dishes on the menu, so perhaps we could find you something that is more to your liking, like our delicious homemade Lobster Bisque! Thank for you for making us a part of your trip to Santa Barbara. I would love to welcome you back the next time you're in the area for a meal that would really impress!

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Maia S.
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Reviewed November 12, 2013

We got there for happy hour early so just had a cocktail, it crowded up quickly as 5 o'clcok came around. Food was very good and service was spot on and very quick. I wish we had one of these in CT. I definitely would go back.

Thank jillydonut1
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Eliana B, Manager at Enterprise Fish Co. - Santa Barbara, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2013

What's better than fresh seafood and refreshing cocktails at happy hour prices? So glad you enjoyed your experience with us! It's great to hear that our team was so attentive and friendly. Unfortunately, our two locations are quite far from CT, but I'll look forward to seeing you when you're back in the Santa Barbra area!

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Maia S.
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Reviewed November 3, 2013

Happy hour at Enterprise Fish Co. is really a treat. $1.25 oysters, the chunky lightly fried calamari and the crab cakes were all wonderful. There is a nice selection of California wines and the service is very good. As a entree, we had fresh caught King Salmon and it was superb. I would recommend the Enterprise Fish Co. to seafood lovers looking for a relaxing, casual atmosphere away from the wharf.

Thank toni s
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Eliana B, Manager at Enterprise Fish Co. - Santa Barbara, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2013

Toni, thanks for sharing your wonderful feedback! Glad to hear that you loved the Calamari, Crab Cakes and the King Salmon. Those are all specialties of the house, so I'm happy that you got the opportunity to try them. Thanks for all your recommendations and we look forward to your next happy hour with us!

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Maia S.
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Reviewed October 29, 2013

I had the swordfish and my date had the halibut, both were excellent, served the standard salad (which you can upgrade for about $3.00) and your choice of rice pilaf (with a slight ginger base), fries, or potato. Full bar, if you want to add to your dining. The restaurant is noisy, and the chefs are visible in the middle-back of the restaurant. Servers are top notch and friendly. Dinner entrees prices are in the upprer teens to upper 20's.

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Eliana B, Manager at Enterprise Fish Co. - Santa Barbara, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2014

Hi, Kelly! I'm so glad that you and your date enjoyed your seafood dishes. It sounds like our team took great care of you, which is excellent. I see your review was quite some time ago, so I hope you've had the chance to swing by since! We have plenty of menu items to try and some great happy hour specials -- hope to see you soon!

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Maia H.
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