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Stearns Wharf

219 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3581
+1 805-962-6210
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Worth it!!

Amazing view and romantic place for couples to spend time at the beach. Would recommend it. Plan on... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
sophiek101
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Glendale, California
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Nice place for a stroll!

Lovely afternoon walk on the pier. Great location and place for families. Definitely recommend... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Wendy M
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Visitors can watch fishing boats unload the day's catch, enjoy spectacular sunsets, and sample fare from fast food to fine dining at California's oldest working wharf.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“nice walk” (97 reviews)
“souvenir shops” (39 reviews)
“wooden pier” (19 reviews)
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219 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3581
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing view and romantic place for couples to spend time at the beach. Would recommend it. Plan on going back again someday.

Thank sophiek101
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely afternoon walk on the pier. Great location and place for families. Definitely recommend this for a fantastic visit.

Thank Wendy M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love piers, especially original piers. This one had nothing really going on. The entertainment along the beach is much better in terms of free fun. The views are nice of course but again, not better than from the beach. I checked it off my...More

Thank Tripking07
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sterns Wharf is a must walk to visit several classic restaurants as well as gift shops! Grab a fishing pill and catch lunch or dinner

Thank ELFDUDE
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is not much there at Stearn's Wharf unless you are looking for a restaurant. Even the view of the ocean or shore is not that interesting. Next time we will try the marina.

Thank Phoebe059
Reviewed 1 week ago

A superb walk taking in the ocean air and seeing the lovely shops and restaurants doing great trade. Stop at the Sea museum

Thank 773Gareth
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite a long walk along the wharf, but good Restaurants at the end, quaint novelty shops, and fabulous views of the surrounding area. Wear good walking shoes.

Thank junee_ferris
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun to walk and watch the birds and sailboats and yachts. Good restaurants to eat by the water. Short walk to State where you can visit the local shops.

Thank Sirseh B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have walked and fished this pier since a child. You can also drive a car (very slowly) to the end. There are shops and restaurants...The Harbor (fine dining) and other more casual places to eat and shop at the end of the pier...There is...More

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a lovely morning stroll across the wharf. Picturesque views of Santa Barbara and some lessons in history through the plaques. Great place and can drive onto the wharf and park free for 90 minutes

Thank Jenny R
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irishlass75
28 September 2017|
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Response from Ralph G | Reviewed this property |
No the shops and vendors are further on
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irishlass75
28 September 2017|
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Response from Ralph G | Reviewed this property |
This is my very first visit so I couldn't say if this is the one but there was none or very few vendors at the beginning of the board walk leading up the pier
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Maureen B
26 August 2017|
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Response from Fallbrookian | Reviewed this property |
I have seen pets on the pier, but there's no place for them to do their business so you'll want to see to that first! I'm not positive the souvenir shops would allow them, but there are outdoor cafes where they could join... More
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