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Moby Dick Restaurant

220 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3571
+1 805-965-0549
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good39%
  • Average23%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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“alaskan cod” (6 reviews)
“calamari” (23 reviews)
“fish tacos” (15 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 20:30All hours
American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
220 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3571
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Reviewed yesterday

Good food, good service & great atmosphere! There is a wide variety to choose from on the menu. And a great view!

Thank Jill T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the crab and the lobster , very friendly staff. Amazing view and location a the pier Nice wine list

Thank Rodrigo A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome location for breakfast on the pier with friendly and quick service. The meal serves are large (very large) and of good quality. If visiting Santa Barbara, stop on by this place.

Thank KdofMelb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came here with my boyfriend during Memorial Day weekend for lunch. It was a chilly day in Santa Barbara and I forgot my sweater, so we sat outside in the sun. We had a great ocean view overlooking the harbor. A bit far from...More

Thank Lauren M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on Memorial Weekend Sunday for lunch around 12. We were seated right away, the staff was friendly, and they weren't kidding about every table having an ocean view! Ordered the grilled salmon, husband got the fish n chips, and daughter got the quesadilla...More

Thank JoyNCH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very relaxed atmosphere with a great breakfast menu offering. Service was friendly and swift. Food was very good. No wait at 9am on a Saturday.

Thank Dugster29
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Moby Dick's the Sunday after we attended a wedding. Great view near the end of the pier. Food was good and plentiful.

Thank Yakuza744
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great crabcakes, clam chowder and chardonnay with a nice sunset view of the harbor. All kinds of boats come in as it is close to the marina. We dined about 8 pm and had great service.

Thank Anythingbutplainjane
Reviewed 17 May 2017

It was Mother's Day and we had headed to Santa Barbara for a Monday morning Memorial Service. We were staying close by at the Cabrillo Inn and I decided that my wife needed a special dinner under the circumstances. So as we headed west toward...More

Thank steversjunk2016
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Worst meal I have had in California, from LA to Carmel and back. Cold, unappealing, and not worth stopping for on Stearns Wharf 35,00 for nothing

Thank 183,322
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
who owns this place? same owner as Chicago Restaurant?
17 December 2016|
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Response from Laura D | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea, but it sure was tasty!
Do you have gluten-free food
6 April 2015|
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Response from CAPTAINCUISINE | Reviewed this property |
Fruit Salad, Spinach Salad, New England Clam Chowder, Steak, fresh fish, just don't eat the sourdough bread or crackers that come with things.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3571
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-965-0549
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