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Brophy Bros.

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene

Menu

TODAY'S SPECIALS‎
All entrees are served w/ cole slaw & your choke of tossed green salad 21 a cup of our new england clam chowder argi your choice of rice pilaf or French fries.
$22.95
Rice pilaf
French fries
Crab Cakes
Chilean snow crab, breaded, pan-seared & served w/ a roasted red bell pepper aioli
$17.95
Rice pilaf
French fries
Seafood Pasta
Gulf shrimp & sea scallops sauteed w/ garlic, lemon, white wine, tomato, basil. And served over linguini. Topped w/ parmesan cheese
$22.95
Rice pilaf
French fries
Swordfish
Grilled & served guacamole & salsa
$23.95
Rice pilaf
French fries
Seabass
Dusted in cajun spices. Pan-blackened in a red hot skillet & served w/ drawn butler
$20.95
Rice pilaf
French fries
New York Steak
10 oz New York grilled & served w/ a white wine lemon, garlic, & tomato butter sauce
$21.95
Rice pilaf
French fries
Scampi
Jumbo shrimp sautéed w/ white wine, lemon, garlic & a lash of tomato
$19.95
Rice pilaf
French fries
Mahi Mahi
Grilled & served w/ a mango & papaya relish
$22.95
Rice pilaf
French fries
Ahi
Breaded w/ roasted cashews, sautéed & served w/ a tarragon & mustard cream sauce
$73.95
Rice pilaf
French fries
Salmon
Grilled & served w/ a spinach & shrimp cream sauce
HOT APPETIZERS‎
$11.95
Steamed Clams W/ Broth
$11.95
Steamed Mussels W/ Broth
$8.95
Beer Boiled Shrimp
$10.25
Oysters Rockefeller
$10.50
Garlic Baked Clams (Gbcs)
$14.95
Hot Combo
Beer-boiled shrimp(8), steamed clams (4) oysters rock (2), steamed mussels (4), baked clams (2)
COLD APPETIZERS‎
$9.25
1/2 Dozen Oysters
$9.25
1/2 Dozen Little Neck Clams
$9.95
Ceviche
$8.95
Peel & Eat Shrimp
$12.95
Dungeness Crab Platter
$12.95
Dungeness Crab Platter
$10.95
Shrimp Cocktail
$14.95
Cold Combo
Luxury crab meat (3oz), ceviche(3/4cup), oysters (2), clams(2), peel & eat shrimp(8)
FRIED CALAMARI APP.‎
$8.25
Dipped in Buttermilk, Dusted in Cajun Spices
$2.75
Oyster Shooter
$2.75
Shrimp Shooter
BROPHY'S NEW ENGLAND CLAM CHOWDER‎
Cop $4.50
Bowl $6.95
Brophy's New England Clam Chowder
Cop $8.75
Bowl $10.25
Clam Chowder & Salad Combo
SALADS‎
$10.25
Shrimp Avocado Chopped
$12.95
Shrimp & Crab Chopped
$11.95
Salmon Avocado W/ Chopped Roasted Vegetables
$11.95
Chopped Blackened Chicken
$4.75
Brophy's House
BROPHY BURGER‎
$9.95
Brophy Burger
With onion, lettuce, tomato & cheddar cheese
CLOPPINO‎
$13.25
Cloppino
Fish stew. Topped w/ parmesan
SANDWICHES‎
$8.95
Tuna Melt
Albacore
$11.50
Grilled Chicken
W/ assorted vegetables & cheese on ciabatta
$9.75
Grilled Fish
Ask server
$10.75
Grilled Vegetable
Assorted vegetables & two cheeses on ciabatta
All item served w/ coleslaw & French fries
FRIED SEAFOOD‎
$9.50
Calamari
$10.25
Fish & Chips
Beer battered
Appetizer $8.95
Plate $9.75
Shrimp
Beer battered
Appetizer $8.25
Plate $9.50
Clams
Breaded strip
Appetizer $8.95
Plate $9.95
Bay Scallops
Breaded
All plated items served w/ coleslaw & French fries
About
We are a casual seafood house that is located right on the dock in the Santa Barbara Harbor. You’ll find a bustling scene of fisherman, young professionals and sand-sprinkled beach-goers nearly every night of the week at this true-blue waterfront institution. Dungeness crab cocktail, oysters on the half-shell and fried shrimp round out the “small” menu offerings. Fresh fish specials, such as grilled white sea bass from local waters, mahi mahi dusted in Cajun spices and pan-blackened local yellowtail, are highlights on the “long” menu. No matter what, libations are always in order at this locals’ favorite gathering place. Everyone is welcome at Brophy's, hope to see you soon.
PRICE RANGE
US$9 - US$30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews clam chowder fish and chips oyster shooters swordfish salad sea bass rice bread potatoes burger bar downstairs great seafood wait for a table worth the wait great view of the harbor bloody mary the santa barbara harbor
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Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

The drinks were strong and it got crowded as it got later. You are right on the marina so it’s nice to look out at boats and catch the sunset

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank carolineboddie
Reviewed October 21, 2018

Have been to Santa Barbara, CA twice in past 10 years and have eaten here both times. Food is just really really good here. Would definitely eat here again. The Cajun Sea Bass just awesome. Great job guys.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

I had lunch with my girlfriend and everything was really good. Good food, good service and nice location. What else we can ask for? Thanks.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank RaulD561
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Old popular place rolling on reputation . Wine came in glass that still had dishwasher soap tinge that spoiled taste of wine. Scampi and rice just OK as scampi were submerged in bowl of melted butter lemon sauce that was too thick. Service was pleasant...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank KenGraham41
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

Husband had the Cajun sea bass and he loved it. The clam chowder was delicious. I had the pasta with shrimp and scallops. Was good but not excellent. Service was fast, friendly and quick! Beautiful view of the harbor.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank maryaling
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Managed to get a table on the verandh with nice view of the harbour. A very busy place. Staff very efficient and friendly. Lots of choices on the menu food was good tried the recommended chowder which was very good.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Gogirl192
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

We have visited Santa Barbara and eaten at Brophy Bros for several years now. It is a very popular, busy spot. The wait to get in is always extremely long especially for dinner. The food is good, but nothing amazing. Clam Chowder however is definitely...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 3cameront
Reviewed October 6, 2018

The wait for a table here can be hours! We opted to sit at the bar and had so much fun with the bartenders as well as other bar patrons. You'll want to order everything, but be warned that servings are large...and delicious! My crab...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank auvoir
Reviewed October 4, 2018

This place was recommended by our hotel as well. It did not disappoint. Wonderful attentive staff. Nice view of the harbor. Delicious Chowder, salad and market fresh fish. The atmosphere was great, everything made this for a wonderful evening

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank dfw9706
Reviewed October 4, 2018

We were really tired from our trip and we had the chance to get a table outside. Our spot was relaxing and the energy from inside the restaurant was real ! The vibe, the service and the food made it an amazing experience. I recommend...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Luc-Alexandre
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mmrwc
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they have gluten free pasta and other gf options.
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January 27, 2017|
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Either!!!
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Losey1
September 14, 2015|
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Response from NilsGB | Reviewed this property |
No reservations but you can put your name down and have a drink in the bar and they will grab you when the table is ready.
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