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Address: State Street, Highway 101, Santa Barbara, CA 93117
Phone Number: +1 805-962-1311
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Seven straight miles of shops.

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could be hard to find parking street/garage. /Nice to peruse the area since it has lots of shops and restaurants. Lots of homeless people as well on the streets.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

could be hard to find parking street/garage. /Nice to peruse the area since it has lots of shops and restaurants. Lots of homeless people as well on the streets.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We just had an overall good time walking the street going in and out of different shops and finding lots of things to buy every so often there was a place to grab a bite to eat and as always the people are fun.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great time visiting with family. Lots of things to do, lots of restaurants and great options for shopping. The street has a very nice section with retail stores - kind of like a European city center. Very good to walk around even if not shopping.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We walked as far as we could before it started raining. Everything is there- food, small boutique stores, larger stores, wine shops, theaters, discount stores, museums, Ronald Reagan museum.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

That pretty much sums it up. Small shops, too many restaurants a crowd of homeless kids on every block. You're better off hitting some of the newer spots. Let me say that right off of State there are some very good restaurants (The Palace for instance).As for State Street itself? buy a t-shirt then run.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The best of Santa Barbara - bars, restaurants, chain and boutique shops, coffee houses, everything at your fingertips. Everything is so pretty, well maintained and welcoming.

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Sacramento, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's called "la Arcada"-A magical grotto both of storefronts and restaurants to stroll through when the sun goes down, or before hand. It's all lit up at night so it's more romantic, but the cool street art is there all the time. The life sized bronze statues are easy to mistake for real people. Very classy, and free to stroll... More 

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Fontana, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are a lot of different shops and places to eat along State street. Parking is plentiful. I enjoy going to the several old theaters to watch a movie then grab something to eat to stop into one of the coffee shops to have something warm before going back to more shopping.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very sedate and aesthetically pleasing street full of shops and eateries. The palm trees, the amazing bike lane and the 2 consignment stores were the highlight. One store is high end with truly fine collectables and the other is a bargain! Worth a stroll as you head up to the court house.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved State St. It had so much life to it, with so many restaurants and shops to choose from. The shops and restaurants go on forever, so we found it a good idea to drive down the street to see where we'd like to go, park near there, then explore that area.

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