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Shaw's Famous Steak House

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714 S Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454-5113
+1 805-925-5862
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Patterson, New York
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful surprise! Directly across from the Santa Maria Inn. I ordered the steak tips ~ delicious and enough for two persons. served with fabulous beef barley soup and very fresh raw veggies. My brother had ribs and he loved them. There was enough for at least two adults! Service was great! We ate there on a Thursday night and a;;... More 

Thank Sheba-NewYork17
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great experience both at the bar and dining. Asked for a glass of wine, when delivered the glass was FULL, not just a sip or two. I was told this was usual. The food was great, steak done to perfection and tasted excellent. Sides were good too, veggies a little crunchy as I like them... obviously fresh. As... More 

Thank mytoy1cars
Santa Maria, California
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is good for a date or meeting. Great burger at lunch if you are hungry. Great steaks in the evening.

Thank LisaThompsonkw
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Go here! Never tasted as good meat as here..huge portions. Should have taken the early bird menu but went for the normal..couldn't eat it all..too much meat. :) Loved the entree salad. friendly service.

Thank Linda H
Denair, California
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drove in on Sunday for week of vacation, recommended by motel staff for our dinner.Showed up at just opening, sat down ordered ribs, had relish plate baked potatoes, a salad, slice of garlic bread, waited awhile for food, then arrived, early dinner means you get half a portion of food to find out, we ended up buying full racks... More 

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Palm Desert, California
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife had a shrimp Louie. It was terrible, she couldn't finish it. I had the best Tri-tip ever. The baked potato and beans were very good, but the Cesar salad was not edible. The lettuce was wilted and had hardly any dressing.

Thank Ray F
Anaheim, California
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158 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Came here on a Saturday night, and by 6:15pm (when I arrived) the joint was JUMPING! Kudos to the servers who managed to get our group seated and fed in record time. Our server, "Kyle" was especially attentive and deserves recognition. Perusing the menu, it was very clear that we would need to split one portion between the two of... More 

Thank Arlene744
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Staff is amazing, always so friendly and ready to help. The food the BOMB and the serving sizes are perfect. You won't be disdpointed.

Thank Lupita P
Santa Maria, California
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Well know steak house in Santa Maria. Called ahead for a reservation and they didn't have it upon arrival Waited about 15 min., which isn't too bad. Have an early bird menu. Little pricey but the steaks are great!

Thank Kitty F
Ventura, California
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119 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Our family recently enjoyed Shaw's Famous Steak House. There were approximately 28 of us, and the restaurant was able to accommodate us. It's kind of an old fashioned kind of restaurant. They do have a "tavern" area to their restaurant. It's fun to get a large selection of crackers and a relish tray before dinner with carrots, pickles, celery, green... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Steakhouse, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 714 S Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454-5113
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-925-5862

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?