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Breakwater Restaurant

107 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, CA 93109-2315
+1 805-965-1557
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good45%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“crab melt” (2 reviews)
“home fries” (3 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
107 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, CA 93109-2315
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1 - 10 of 117 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch with the grandchildren here. Found the food for both kids and adults to be fine. Enjoyed the outside seating overlooking the harbor except for a noisy group next to us which hampered conversation. The service was excellent. Food came promptly and was warm....More

Thank JustBeachin55
Reviewed 20 April 2017

One of us had fish and chips and the fish was delicious and the french fries were ok as we have had better. The club sandwich was ok as we have had better. The crab melt was good and the fruit salad that was chosen...More

Thank Angie S
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Quick, hot and my waitress, Susan F. is a keeper! I had the Scrambled Up with chile's, onions and tomatoes finished with cream cheese...hearty and delicious! Coffee refills were readily available from all staff members. Perfect view overlooking the harbor. Parking lot within the harbor...More

Thank TinaLeeIsToTravel
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This is my favorite place to have breakfast on a sunny morning in Santa Barbara. The breakfast omelets are excellent here, and I especially enjoy the ones with lots of avocados. My husband is fond of the meat-intensive ones. Other patrons seem to enjoy their...More

Thank deborah1518
Reviewed 1 March 2017

That was my first meal in the US restaurant and such a good choice!!!! The please is next to the Ocean, during the sunny day many small hummingbirds fly around you. Food just great! For the first time in my life I ate fried coconut...More

Thank Ulinaaa
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I have been coming here since I was a kid. Cannot beat the view of the Harbor and the mountains. The service is always super friendly. The food is diner food and Always fresh and good. I have had their linguini and clams in the...More

Thank julian h
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Not crowded at all on a weeknight. Expensive, but good inside or outside View of the harbor and a very cute restaurant.

Thank Sylvia232323
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

It's hard to mess up a Cobb salad and chicken wings. Not the case here. The salad was pressed turkey meat, canned olives and over ripe tomatoes. The chicken wings were cool, fatty, stringy and frozen for way to long. Never coming back, total garbage...More

Thank Nick2557
Reviewed 31 October 2016

My wife and I had the clam chowder for lunch. Hers was a regular bowl and I had the bread bowl and some good beer. We sat on the outside patio overlooking the marina.

Thank JimandSuki_11
Reviewed 31 October 2016

my husband and I stopped off for a quick dinner here. Service was fast and the food looked good. Unfortunately, we were both quite ill within four hours. We had consumed nothing else in the meantime, so our meal at the Breakwater was the culprit.

Thank Janet_D752
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, CA 93109-2315
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-965-1557
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