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Harbor Restaurant

210 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3583
+1 805-963-3311
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good38%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (27 reviews)
“lobster roll” (9 reviews)
“steak” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
210 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3583
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1 - 10 of 311 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Big place, and a real seafood lovers home. Service a bit slack, food was OK. Mid range prices, overall just misses the target.

Thank Bungaymike
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went here after watching the royal wedding so as Brits decided on unlimited mimosas. The muffins here are wonderful , in fact for the first time ever we took our leftovers with us plus another tray full ( breakfast for tomorrow if they last that...More

Thank Bab5y
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very disappointing. Thought I'd have an appetiser as a main course as the plates going to table were huge. I suggested The Harbor Dip, our server said it would feed 2, I'd never finish it - it's not described as a 'sharing' plate'. Husband had...More

Thank bungaychick
Reviewed 16 April 2018

The Boss & I went on a day trip from LA LA land & its various insanties to SB. Where we had a grand old time. Come Lunch time, I told her that I had not been to the pier for over 40 years. Lord...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

We were pleased with every aspect of the Harbor Restaurant! The employees are friendly, professional, and appear to be very well-trained in restaurant hospitality. The valet parking (super convenient and appreciated!), greeting by the hostess, and service by the fine wait staff were all first...More

Thank WanderlustCalifornia
Reviewed 15 April 2018

One might think that this spot would be too touristy and thereby sub-par, but we found it to be very comfortable with great food. I eat salmon a lot and the fish here was tasty and done to my taste, and the asparagus was perfectly...More

Thank vintagemary98087
Reviewed 11 March 2018

The food was just average but the location was awesome. Friendly staff who were attentive but not overly bothersome. Prices were reasonable and the drinks were good, I would go back again when in the area.

Thank Sherry W
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Great view even good service, unfortunately the food was awful!! Lacking in presentation and flavor. Up charges for any substitutions. We had swordfish and mahi mahi, I would recommend neither .

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

We walked to Stearns Wharf after making a reservation at another restaurant which was really busy on a Friday night and stopped by the Harbor Restaurant which was not as busy. We quickly cancelled our other reservation. We were seated right away overlooking a great...More

Thank emlazo
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

A large restaurant offering great views of the harbour. The menu has a lot of classic dishes. Service was just barely ok. They seemed understaffed. The portions were quite large and the food was pretty good. Definitely about the view.

Thank Bruno S
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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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3583
    (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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