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Harbor Restaurant

210 Stearn's Wharf, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
+1 805-963-3311
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good38%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“seafood” (27 reviews)
“steak” (14 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
210 Stearn's Wharf, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant needs life support. The food is tasteless. My wife had shrimp scampi which was totally devoid of garlic. The sauce was so bad she did not even soak it up with bread. I had the mussels which could have used a little help...More

Thank gastrnome
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You've walked Stearns Wharf and now you need to eat. We chose the Harbor Restaurant and were not disappointed. Obviously it is there at lunch-time to serve a crowd who are mostly tourists, eating and moving on. Well, that was us. Mid-week in October the...More

Thank 367john
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you're looking for tasteless food this is the place to go. I had the fried shrimp and and there is absolutely no taste to it at all, my wife had a Caesar salad and had some chicken added to it that had absolutely no...More

Thank DazFlee
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

The supervisor of the restaurant said it all: ”our guests prefer seafood that doesn’t taste too much of the sea, so they can put an edge to it with the sauces.” We like seafood that taste of the ocean and therefor a really low grade...More

Thank Andreas S
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

The food in the Harbor restaurant was excellent. The staff were lovely and the view is spectacular. This got recorded to us but we were apprehensive but they were right it was fantastic and we would certainly go again

Thank bazzmch
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Sit at the tables outside upstairs. Plenty of shade provided by the umbrellas. Great view. Food very good. Seafood especially. Waitstaff curtious and efficient.

Thank ellie2newjersey
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Good seafood restaurant on the pier in Santa Barbara. The fish and chips were very good as was the shrimp appetizer. We all enjoyed this place. You may need to wait a few minutes for a table but eat downstairs (upstairs is a more limited...More

Thank Dneuburger
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We went in here after being upstairs in Longboards Grill & sampling the 'Wipeout', which was interesting. We had good service from our waiter & the food was very nice. Although the theme of the night became cocktails, of which we continued to enjoy at...More

Thank PoorLittleGarf
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Great place for small group private party. I worked with the event manager Aubrey Catanese who made great suggetions for the dinner menu and she was easy to work with . Yes sir we can do that

1  Thank Joost B
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Excellent by the sea spot to enjoy a very nice meal and pleasent menu selections. Have a nice time by the Santa Barbara coast.

Thank 4JMP
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 Stearn's Wharf, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
    (State and Cabrillo)
  • Public Transportation: The 'wharf woodie' and the local trollies can bring customers form the downtown area to Stearn's Wharf.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-963-3311
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