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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%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tri tip” (107 reviews)
“steak” (164 reviews)
“baked potato” (37 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Steakhouse, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
714 S Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454-5113
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a great place to go to if you are craving and have a love for Beef!. The menu has other choices of chicken, fish, and pork as well. We have always left with tummies happy and the intention to return the next time...More

Thank arleneeberly
Reviewed 1 week ago

Many people are looking for a alternative to the more famous Jocko’s. I’m here to tell you that Shaw’s is equal to or better in many ways and less crowded. The wait is much less and the steaks are top notch. Try it for lunch...More

Thank joeysanders1956
Reviewed 14 May 2018

I think there was some drama going on between the staff but other than that everything was great and the staff were friendly and got our food to us in a timely manner

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Enjoyed a dinner at Shaw's on a Saturday evening. It was quite busy, so I'm glad that we made reservations. The environment was pretty typical of a steakhouse, but attractive none the less. There were a number of families and large groups that evening so...More

Thank Tom O
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

The service was excellent and hard to come by in this day and age. Our server, Ashley was top notch and took great care of us. The food was amazing and cooked perfectly. The atmosphere was warm and friendly and we can't wait to go...More

Thank Franklin W
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

I was on a very quick trip and stayed overnight at in Santa Maria. Shaw’s was just down the street and I’d heard good things. Well... after a relish tray overloaded with goodies, a salad that was almost a main course, my early bird special...More

1  Thank ConVivo
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Passing through on Easter Sunday and this place was open. We shared a rack of ribs and it was almost a rack each. They had plenty of meat on them. The baked potato was pretty big. Both of us were really full and we even...More

Thank 75Julie
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

In Santa Maria we’ve had many excellent dining experiences, this was not one of them. The food was very overpriced for the quality received. Meat was not flavorful as was tough. We had dined here about 25 years ago and had bad service. We decided...More

Thank Nancy F
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Consistently good quality and service. The indoor bbq grill is a treat, You can watch them cook your steak right from your booth. The servers are friendly and the atmosphere is old California cattle country. The steak salad is my favorite. If you ask they'll...More

Thank Frank I
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

All our group had very good meals including Ribs, Chicken, Ribeye, Tri-tip. Service was excellent. We will definitely return next time we are in SANTA Maria.

Thank Larry K
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, 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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