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State Street

State Street, Highway 101, Santa Barbara, CA 93117
+1 805-962-1311
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Seven straight miles of shops.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“great shopping” (70 reviews)
“chain stores” (57 reviews)
“lots of shops” (61 reviews)
State Street, Highway 101, Santa Barbara, CA 93117
+1 805-962-1311
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Reviewed yesterday

State street is a much!! On Tuesday evening and Saturday they block off part of the street for an amazing Farmer's Market. There are a variety of shops and restaurants The street also has a lot of charm....

Thank lalee1149
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Really hard to find touristy gifts. Even on the Harbor front, couldn’t find gift shops. Parking on or nearby State Street was impossible.

Thank M w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

State Street is the main commercial drag of Santa Barbara full of shops and restaurants and much more. It also has a large outdoor mall. One of the nice things is that there are public parking lots every couple of blocks and the first 90...More

1  Thank Michael S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the place to be if your not at the beach. Reminded me of Lower Broadway in Nashville in terms of the set up without the droves of people. Establishments everywhere that were all seemingly very nice. I didn’t get the allure of Santa...More

Thank Tripking07
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the main street in Santa Barbara with many shops and great bars and restaurants. A perfect street to walk down any time of the day or evening

Thank 773Gareth
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

State Street comes alive Tuesday evenings. We walked from the wharf along state street. there were many bars, restaurants and shops open on a balmy evening. There is a farmers market that runs about 3 blocks down the middle of the street. It was fun.

1  Thank lolly n
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tons of restaurants, tons of shopping, very touristy. A bit more expensive here than elsewhere, but c'mon, you're probably on vacation. You have to walk the streets and duck into a store or two. Have a meal or a drink and keep strolling. The weather...More

Thank jtlerman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Used to be fun to cruise in a car back in the 90's. Now I stick to enjoying the street on foot. Plenty of unique shops and eateries to keep you busy. The architecture is beautiful, especially with all the recently renovated areas off the...More

Thank 3Rebecca3
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walking the main road, State Street in Santa barbara should be on every visitors must do list. So beauiful and so many stores to shop, eat & even take in a movie.... Enjoy

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Things seem to have changed, many places closed, lower quality stores and merchandise took the place of the good things that used to be there. It looks like they opened in other areas and didn’t leave Santa Barbara. Its better at day time, because it...More

Thank Barry684
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Response from Roxanne M | Reviewed this property |
My daughter goes to UCSB and they cancelled finals till after the new year _encourage all students to go home about 2 weeks ago, they were wearing face masks at that time and had lits of soot on their cars. But, I belive... More
12 March 2017|
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Response from Lucy M | Reviewed this property |
Hmmm I would say yes if you are up for a good hike I am not certain where that ship would come in better to check with the ship line when you arrive
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2 March 2017|
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Response from 464mathildel | Reviewed this property |
25 or 50 cent, not sure
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