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Stearns Wharf

219 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3581
+1 805-564-5530
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Nice pier!

Good attraction to do a reverse view towards the mountains and the city in addition to the seaward... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mismel2kl
via mobile
A good stroll

It's a nice place to walk, there's nothing much to see so keep your expectations low. There are... read more

Reviewed yesterday
PaviGo1
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Visitors can watch fishing boats unload the day's catch, enjoy spectacular sunsets, and sample fare from fast food to fine dining at California's oldest working wharf.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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219 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3581
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good attraction to do a reverse view towards the mountains and the city in addition to the seaward views.

Thank Mismel2kl
Reviewed yesterday

It's a nice place to walk, there's nothing much to see so keep your expectations low. There are nice restaurants and gifts shops to experience but those are nothing extraordinary. This is just like any other touristy spot near the ocean

Thank PaviGo1
Reviewed yesterday

Sunday summer sunset on Stearns Wharf, what a beauty. Families with children, romantic couples, groups of friends, so many different kinds of people, and everyone enchanted in the golden hour of the sunset. Happy locals and visitors taking selfies, group shots and photos of the...More

Thank HappyTrails12345
Reviewed yesterday

Well worth the walk or drive to the end. Amazing views 360 degrees. I really like Longboards, especially for MUDPIE! you can go JUST for that, feeds 2 or more!

Thank jeffkjohnson6
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Not that much going on but great views on a sunny day. Food looked ok but we didn't try any and there is ice cream shops too

Thank elli8tt
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There are a lot of people here having fun... restaurants shops and the beautiful beach! Worth coming during the day but I was here at night. Very Family friendly, date hot spot or for even solo traveling for people like me.

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 3 days ago

This wharf is impressive. It is huge,and cars can drive and park on it. However, actually walking on it is not necessary and is something of a waste of time. The few shops only sell simple souvenirs and postcards; the restaurants here are ho-hum. The...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 4 days ago

the wharf is defiantly worth a visit but can get very crowded on a nice day, suggest visiting earlier in the day

Thank Pee42
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The first thing you notice when you get to the end of the pier is the incredible view behind you. It really does take your breath away. It wasn't too crowded and it seemed the cars that were coming onto the pier had plenty of...More

Thank Jakewoolmer
Reviewed 1 week ago

At the end of State Street is Stearns Wharf, which is nice wooden pier that stretches out a ways from the shore. Its a really nice walk, with lots to see. Shops and stores on the wharf are what you might expect if you are...More

Thank Explorer238
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manuel a
30 July 2017|
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Response from Omar L | Reviewed this property |
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Alicia A
21 May 2017|
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Response from WanderJenn | Reviewed this property |
There used to be "no fishing" signs which were not enforced. Now there are signs for designated fishing areas. I believe that there is no overhead casting. . .for the sake of fellow visitors, I imagine. There is a bait... More
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Shocker14
18 May 2017|
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Response from 407debraz | Reviewed this property |
In November they were only there on Sundays
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