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Santa Barbara FisHouse

) #15 of 412 Restaurants in Santa Barbara $$ - $$$, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
101 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1880
+1 805-966-2112
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (72 reviews)
“halibut” (42 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
101 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1880
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Reviewed yesterday

The FishHouse has lots of hits and misses. When we arrived, tThe three hostesses were inattentive and dismissive at best,and none of them made eye contact with us. In contrast, our server and the person who brought our food were friendly, helpful and engaged. The...More

1  Thank Dave_in_Reno
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Fish House is a cool beach/tropical themed Restaurant with an Attractive,energetic staff. The menu is somewhat limited and was lacking in seafood choices. We went on a Tuesday evening and had no problem being seated. Our food was good but not great.The Service was...More

Thank raisorby1
Reviewed 3 days ago

Awesome fish dishes. Especially the tuna was great. Good service and excellent selection of wines. As mentioned by other customers it is quite loud at "rush hour" - however, a visit is strongly recommended.

Thank Tomdrummer
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We are here our first night in Santa Barbara and weren't disappointed. The fish was cooked to perfection and we had mojitos and margaritas and both were great and reasonably priced. Beautiful view of the Skate park and beach for a nice dinner at sunset.

Thank JudyMoody11
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We hadn't booked but upon our arrival we enquired about a table outside (w heater) being available (the temperature still being chilly). One was, and boy were we lucky, further diners came and went complaining about the cold. Thr environment was wonderful & the service...More

Thank adamrS6583WQ
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an outside table because we had our dog. Promptly arrived on time and seated quickly. Took FOREVER for anyone to come by and take our order. They brought the clam chowder and the entree's out at the SAME time. With the negative out...More

Thank FromHawaii2SanJose
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted a light meal so we ordered salads and appetizers and we were still stuffed! the lobster mac and cheese was good, the crab cakes excellent. The wedge salads were ample and fresh with ample portions of tomatoes, bacon, and onions but the blue...More

Thank Janice W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On our day visit to SB, we stopped for a quick bite and a beer on a Saturday afternoon. The lunch crowd had cleared, so seating and service was fast and efficient. Our server was super friendly and the food was great. Would definitely stop...More

Thank mjrodpt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We returned to FisHouse on our latest visit to SB and once again really enjoyed it. We love the buzz in the bar area. They serve so really good dishes and also have good happy hours.

Thank UkSil
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is great. The patio has a pier and ocean view, and the food is wonderful. The "prawn-ton" appetizer is fabulous and is a "must" for us every time. They were very busy when we went, but the service was still very good.The indoor...More

Thank shar100
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:30
11:15 - 21:00
11:15 - 21:00
11:15 - 21:00
11:15 - 21:00
11:15 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1880
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-966-2112
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