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“Excellent lobster”

Moby Dick Restaurant
Ranked #67 of 532 Restaurants in Santa Barbara
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Gold Coast, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
75 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Excellent lobster”
Reviewed December 30, 2012

A great view is possible from so many tables - I enjoyed watching a stand up paddler come round into the marina as I indulged in the full lobster experience. The lobster bisque provided a small taster, the French fries were freshly cooked and the Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc was a perfect complement.

  • Visited December 2012
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Visalia
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154 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Lunch on the Pier”
Reviewed December 27, 2012 via mobile

This restaurant was fine, nothing to rave over, but ok. Claim Chowder was just ok, there are many places that are much better.

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San Luis Obispo, California
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Nice view”
Reviewed December 18, 2012

The view is great, since it's right on the wharf. The service was fine and the food was okay also.
Nothing spectacular, except the setting.

Visited December 2012
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Indio, California
Level 6 Contributor
196 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Sunday Dinner”
Reviewed December 12, 2012

My wife and I went to Stern's Wharf on a Sunday afternoon for a late lunch early dinner. Israel was our server and he was great. They were not busy when we were seated but by the time we left they were packed. I had calamari as an appetizer and they were very good and the lobster for my entree. The lobster was excellent. Was surprised it was a Maine lobster instead of a local California lobster tail but no complaints. The manager came by and chatted with us and she was very nice. Debbie was her name. Highly recommend this establishment for lunch or dinner.

  • Visited December 2012
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Grass Valley, California
Level 6 Contributor
98 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Great view and average food.”
Reviewed December 11, 2012

With a window view of the harbor, the location was unbeatable. We ate breakfast there and it was nothing special in fact the crab omelette my husband ordered was dry and my oatmeal was uninspired (as many think oatmeal is all the time!). But for a standard breakfast it was ok.

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