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“Overall, we would go again.” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Endless Summer bar-cafe

The Endless Summer bar-cafe
Ranked #79 of 526 Restaurants in Santa Barbara
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $35
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood
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Good for: Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups, Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff
Chico, California
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92 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“Overall, we would go again.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2012

I had spent the day at the beach with family and didn't want to go anywhere fancy for dinner and wanted something close by. A mom recommended this place and I'm happy she did - it was just right. The Endless Summer Bar Cafe is located upstairs above Chucks Waterfront Grill. There was about a 20 minute wait. Unlike most restaurants that are packed and busy, both the hostess and our waitress were very nice and friendly. We were seated on the patio which had a nice view of the harbor. The children's menu had 8 choices, which is pretty good for a children's menu. The prices were reasonable and the food was good. I gave this restaurant a 4 star because, even though the food was just good, the service and the view made this restaurant rank higher.

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English first
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71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Choose another”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2012

So the view is spectacular, but the service is the opposite. Unfortunately, the bartender can't remember your face let alone what you Asked for. Thankfull, he popcorn is serve yourself. Go for drinks and bar food & hope they are not out of corona. There are better worse places to eat.

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Maryland USA
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245 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
“Convenient not pretentious”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2012

Just a short walk upstairs there is a nice bar with seating as well as an outdoor deck to dine. The decor is surfing and unlike others places nearby you are not in a glass cage when eating outside.

Place was busy for lunch. Food was good and the menu has some variety. Service was good. We went twice for lunch.

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Santa Barbara, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“My go-to lunch place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2012

Great staff, great food and great view - what more could you ask for. I'm there for lunch at least once a week.

Visited July 2012
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manchester
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great view”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2012

Friendly bar and restaurant. Fresh seafood and cold beer. Nice atmosphere. We liked the t shirts and hoodies for sale in the bar.

Visited July 2012
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