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Shaw's Famous Steak House

714 S Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454-5113
+1 805-925-5862
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“tri tip” (97 reviews)
“steak” (160 reviews)
“beans” (43 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
714 S Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454-5113
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1 - 10 of 409 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We ate at Shaw's our first night in town as it was recommended by three different people. We had to wait 25 minutes to get in, which wasn't too bad, but there was a wait when we got there and a wait when we left....More

Thank Devin S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We don't get steaks like here in the UK so I went mad and had the cowboy cut. $47 isn't cheap but it was worth it and I would have again without hesitation.

Thank ColinandJane
Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere was really good, the food was great and my experience there was good. the people were really great.and the service there was unreal. just a good place to eat and you feel relaxed

Thank anthonye186
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner at Shaw’s and tried the tri-tip steak and it is as good as advertised. Greeted with a relish tray we both ordered the tri-tip and if we go again it will be 1 order and share it. Good food at a good price.

Thank jim f
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we went in for a nice dinner and the food was delicious. I ordered a chopped sirloin and the waitress brought me a piece of meat and when I cut into it I realized it wasn't a chopped sirloin. I was half done eating before...More

3  Thank ken_mcdaniel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

higest score in this town...bud disapointing, I can make beter rib or stake at home.. a good rib falls off the bone...now I had to struggle with a good knife to get it off.. Please come by my house if you want to try..

1  Thank Arjan v
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying at the historic Santa Maria inn hotel, right across the street from the Shaws steakhouse. We had no idea where to eat in town and decided after reading yelp reviews to try Shaws. When we pulled up I was hesitant, because it...More

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 13 October 2017

this place should be on more travel travel recommendation sites. Low key, casual steak house. Try the signature tri-tip!

Thank jlm0062
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We walked across the street for a fabulous tri-tip dinner at a reasonable cost. Their wines were good and the pours were very full. I reader the interesting history and they continue their strong heritage.

Thank johnkathy2017
Reviewed 4 October 2017

This restaurant doesn't look like much from the outside (location & condition of building), but the inside is a family atmosphere.

Thank dawns4js
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Questions & Answers
22 July 2017|
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Response from Christina S | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe they have a separate banquet room but it seems like they can accommodate fairly large groups in the bar area of the restaurant.
29 December 2015|
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Response from Marcy Y | Reviewed this property |
Prices for early bird dinner served 4 - 6:30pm daily range from $13.95 for ground sirloin& onions plate to $21.50 for baby back ribs or 6oz. filet mignon. $17.95 for fried fish dinner, $24.95 for broiled halibut... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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