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Longboard's Grill

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210 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3571
+1 805-963-3311
11:30 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri 11:30 - 00:00
Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Gold Coast, Australia
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was immediately dissapointed with the dirty state of the restaurant, should have realised it was a sign. Nothing tastes right - from the water to the wine, was not impressed. Then the food came and the disappointment continued. Food was totally overpriced for the quality it was. They couldn't even cook the vegetables properly. Do yourself a favour and go... More 

Thank ozviking101
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288 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was actually pretty good but the main reason to come here is its location. It sits on Stearn's Wharf It has a large open air dining area with amazing views of the ocean and mountains. I would suggest coming for a beer and a late afternoon snack.

Thank Domer90mom
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62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're looking for a restaurant at Stearns Wharf you have a few to choose from and we chose Longboard's because it allowed us to sit outside on a lovely day. However, unless you have one of the 4 or 5 tables near the water, sitting outside is little more than a hassle because of all the pigeons who basically... More 

Thank Jules D
Los Angeles, CA
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family frequently visits this restaurant on Stearn's Wharf in Santa Barbara. The location cannot be beat - it is open air on the second floor with an unobstructed view of the surrounding ocean and the hills of Santa Barbara. There are a variety of dishes on the menu including fresh seafood, fish and chips, burgers and specialty drinks. The... More 

Thank DebPLosAngeles_CA
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117 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for a drink n snack. Great weather and view. Quick service. Loved my margarita. We will stop by again

Thank infogal
Hamilton, New Zealand
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135 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Came to Santa Barbara on a crusie ship and enjoyed lunch here with another couple. The service was fast and friendly, Huge portions- the fish tacos were delicious. Great location on the Wharf with a beautiful view to the ocean.

Thank Alicem2
Prudhoe Bay, Alaska
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

This is a upscale seafood place with prices to match. If you are looking for a bargain, this is not the place for you. If you are looking for really good local caught seafood, a great wine list, excellent service, and don't mind paying for these things then this is the place to eat.

Thank kevinak
Wollongong, Australia
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119 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We stopped by for lunch after exploring the city off a cruise ship and was not dissapointed we picked this restaurant. The food, service and location were great. My wife and I shared the fish tacos and shrimp tacos with the shrimp being outstanding with the freshness and taste being the best soft tacos we had all trip.we also had... More 

Thank Brad H
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89 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

The cafe is above the Harbor restaurant. The outside patio is great to enjoy good food and the beautiful ocean and coastal view. There can be many pigeons around, but other than that it is a good option anytime during the day.

Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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63 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

My partner and I stopped here a couple of times for drink so we thought we would try the food, we were not let down. The chilli and cheese bread bowl is delicious! it comes with just the right amount of chilli to bread ratio. its well cooked and well presented. The burgers are super! huge and have great fries... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3571
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-963-3311

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?