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American Ale

14 E Cota St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1617
+1 805-845-6226
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good61%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
16 Nov 2016
“PB&J Burgers”
27 Aug 2016
“Could be better”
Closed Now
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American, Bar, Mexican, Pub
$$ - $$$
14 E Cota St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1617
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Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Yes PB&J and I had the Firehouse with bacon. It's really dark in here. Once your eyes adjust you feel like your in an old mine room with metal chairs and bar stools. Long wooden tables and full bar makes this a fun place for...More

Thank Rocky J
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Came here with my family, we got beer and burgers. Beer was good (Ale is in the name). The atmosphere is really cool at night and feels cozy. The service and the burgers were not great... The burgers were overcooked and they took about an...More

Thank Jon H
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

I recently became a vegetarian and I have been looking for the best veggie patty, and American Ale might just have it. I got the NorCal burger with a veggie patty and it was so delicious. In addition to the party it had great, fresh...More

Thank Deanna G
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Mighty mixologists stir up the beverages at a blinding pace for the hord of thirsty customers. Surrounded by rustica supreme, one feels taken back in time to a simpler time when you your mates and a well mixed drink where all you needed to enjoy...More

Thank oldfresno
Reviewed 5 December 2015

This place welcomes groups and invites you to savor their flavor. I find that the better beers are the more rich. But, lighter beers are easy drinking. Can't lose.

Thank David J
Reviewed 6 September 2015

Fantastic burgers in a fun setting. Plenty of night life. My wife and I are in are early sixties and are always seeking out fun places that people our age might tend to avoid. And that's too bad. Had a good time and will return.

Thank Mpclaw
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Went recently after not having been in probably a year. The burgers were just as good (really good and creative) but they were also trying something new to have more craft cocktails at the bar. They've always had a good beer selection but I'm very...More

Thank SBBrian
Reviewed 22 April 2015

I most recently visited American Ale for a friend's birthday. The whiskey I had was very good. The workers were friendly and the place was packed. Although I did not order food this time, the burgers are very good as is the grilled cheese and...More

Thank Kelly A
Reviewed 12 December 2014

I reviewed this place a month or so ago and was impressed with the decor, rough sawn lumber and galvanized steel. The food, great burgers of various types, and a FULL bar with a fine beer offering. For some reason Tripadvisor couldn't publish my review???...More

Thank OLDFirefighter
Reviewed 25 November 2014 via mobile

Dig it; one of those 'finds'. Good beer selection, real care taken with cocktails made with quality ingredients. Great blue cheese burger. This is a place where you can go with friends, or alone if you find yourself in the area, and not be disappointed....More

Thank Jkwusa
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American, Bar, Mexican, Pub
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Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 E Cota St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1617
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-845-6226
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