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“Good place for a cold beer”
Review of Dargan's

Dargan's
Ranked #118 of 529 Restaurants in Santa Barbara
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Irish, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
San Luis Obispo County, California
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52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Good place for a cold beer”
Reviewed July 2, 2013

Stopped in for a beer and a snack. It was your typical Irish bar, which is a good thing. Walls are wooden, traditional artwork, cold beer and average fish and chips.
Downside was all the bums hanging outside in the courtyard area, but this seems to be common in this entire neighborhood.
We will give it a dinner try in the future.

  • Visited December 2012
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California
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Average fare, slow service, fun atmosphere!”
Reviewed May 13, 2013

I had one of their salads which took forever to appear at the table. Other people's meals had come and gone before mine arrived and when it did it was just a big plate of mediocre and forgetable stuff. We did have a good time there, though, as the drinks were flowing and the music was fun!

Visited February 2013
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Santa Barbara, California
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“No blarney.”
Reviewed April 22, 2013

I love Dargan's. It could be my Irish blood or the Guniess on tap. But I think it has more to do with the great food and reasonable prices. I had fish and chips, my wife had corned beef and cabbage. Everything was great. And it was very reasonable. This is a rather unique place. Ther is a pool table in the back room (which is actually the front room). The have live music on occassion. It can get a little loud - but I did warn you it is Irish. So take a walk on the well feed wild side. It's fun.

Visited March 2013
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Thank D C
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El Segundo
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61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Great Pub, Friendly Staff”
Reviewed March 28, 2013

Took a break with the family while in Santa Barbara last weekend. My wife and I had a couple of beers while watching the NCAA Basketball games. The drinks were great, the server friendly, and the atmosphere casual but nice-not dumpy. We were there mid afternoon, and when we left people were coming in for the evening. You could tell that a fair amount of locals were visiting even though it is right off of touristy State Street. Another plus is that it is right outside a public parking garage. I would definitely check out Dargan`s next time you visit Santa Barbara.

  • Visited March 2013
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las vegas
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378 reviews
262 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
“Enjoyable with good menu”
Reviewed March 23, 2013

We had a group of East Coasters and a group of West Coasters merged for an evening at Dargan's. Everything was great. Food and service were very good. A really good menu for an Irish Bar and Restaurant. Appears to be a popular spot as it filled up around 9:00 p.m. with a college age bar crowd.

  • Visited March 2013
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