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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” (25 reviews)
“steak” (14 reviews)
Closed Now
08:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
210 Stearn's Wharf, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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1 - 10 of 336 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived before the restaurant opened (about 4:30), so we ate on the deck at the bar/grill. The food here is ok to good and the wait staff very personable. Drinks were very good. BUT, this place is way (I mean way) overpriced - like...More

Thank ronniew666
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely beautiful setting on the water with 360* views and the food was very good. Very fresh seafood - loved the oysters - well prepared and presented. Problem with our visit was the service. First, the server never offered water and disappeared after taking our...More

Thank Matt E
Reviewed 19 May 2017

The location of this restaurant is wonderful. We loved watching the sunset and the pelicans diving for fish. We had great service but were disappointed by the food which was overpriced and (apart from lobster bisque and king crab legs) underwhelming.

Thank Antr0bus
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped in here for lunch and a view. We weren't disappointed. Located on Stearns Wharf, the restaurant has a gray view of the waterfront and nearby marina. The restaurant was very nice, clean and the staff was friendly and courteous. We are from the...More

1  Thank Vegas408
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The outside seating was packed with customers. It was difficult to get to tables, etc. The food was good, the service was marginal (most likely due to the crowd). I would definitely return to give them another try.

Thank FishyBendOregon
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We had special friends from Chile with us and I wanted to take them to a good restaurant in Santa Barbara. But the place I wanted to take them was locked behind a train that was not moving and traffic that was moving even slower....More

1  Thank help32250
Reviewed 6 April 2017

In general, I have lowered expectations for restaurants with views. However the Harbor was a decided exception to the rule that great views and good food/service can't coexist. We made selections from the luncheon entrée and salad sections. Both were flavorful and well presented. Service...More

1  Thank DonRicardoDos
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Considering there aren't many dining options on the Wharf, this place was surprisingly good. The upstairs deck is great, with lots of umbrellas for shade and plexiglass around the sides to keep the wind at bay. The food was very good.

1  Thank JGSK
Reviewed 11 March 2017

The restaurant is out on the pier which in itself is very cool drive .. Valet parking is provided which is a nice touch. The service was very friendly and attentive, menu full of great choices and prices are toward the high end. I enjoyed...More

1  Thank Loishka
Reviewed 3 March 2017

My mom and I arrived in Santa Barbara on a college visit trip, and decided to come by this wonderful restaurant. The hostess was very friendly and was quick to help us figure out which part of the restaurant we wanted to be seated at....More

Thank Elaina T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
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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