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Chili's Grill & Bar

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Bar, Pub, Mexican, American, Southwestern, Barbecue
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6950 Market Place Dr, Goleta, CA 93117-2997
+1 805-968-8585
11:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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Santa Barbara, California
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I visit this restaurant about once a month and usually take my daughter and granddaughter. The interior was recently remodeled and looks nice. There is a main restaurant area for families and also a separate bar area with lots of flat screen TV's for sports. The staff has always been great with someone to greet you at the door and... More 

Thank TheTraveler860
Guest Engagemen... T, Guest Relations Manager at Chili's Grill & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to send us this feedback. We're happy to hear you enjoy visiting our Goleta Chili's. We will share this feedback with the manager and look forward to your next visit! More 

Goleta, California
Level Contributor
21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Food is what you'd expect from a large chain and is usually pretty consistent. Restaurant service has been either great or miserable...rarely in the middle. Bad service doesn't seem to coincide with them being busy. I don't visit much anymore because of the inconstancy in service.

Thank Got_root
Goleta, California
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2015

Every time you get close to enough points for a free entree they raise the amount. They also forget to give you your points when you get close. Just a tease. You can get free chips but they give free chips in the bar anyway. The rewards system is a fake it's just a come on. The service is excellent... More 

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Agoura Hills, California
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702 reviews
392 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 282 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Went here for lunch and its nice since they have good food, lots of choices on menu and affordable. There is something for everyone here. Service was fast, friendly and helpful. My chicken sandwich tasted great.

Thank Craig-World-Travelle
Santa Barbara, California
Level Contributor
52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015

For some reason, chilis changed their menu and beer selections. We used to go there frequently, but no longer. Firestone beer is a local favorite, but the kegs are slightly more expensive, so we can only assume discontinuing it is some sort of bad management cost saving measure. They lost a couple of regular customers. Also the food menu changes... More 

Thank Chris_Jacobs43
Level Contributor
14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 June 2015

love this place always good service and great food the servers are always friendly and you know you will not be disappointed the choices are endless drinks are great

Thank Sharon F
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2015 via mobile

When I walked into the bar around 3PM there was no bartender or server for about 10 minutes. Am I suppose to pretend I'm George Jetson and order from the stupid little screen ? Bartender was kind, but martini was dreadful. Label selection non-existence. The fries took their time arriving. Not sure what happened to all the gals who knew... More 

Thank HappyHourDinerGuy
Yucca Valley, California
Level Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2015

We were looking for a decent restaurant close to the Bacara Resort. The food was great, but the service was excellent. Our waitress was very bubbly and friendly, brought a lot of laughs to our table. The cost per portion was very fair.

Thank Venilynn
Banning, Ca
Level Contributor
686 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 264 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2014 via mobile

Stopped here on the way north. Great service and great tasting food. Interesting way to pay, check bill or order more at the table via a table device. Was able to pay the bill, give tip and print at table the receipt. Very good system - want to see more.

Thank Perkadventures
Santa Barbara, California
Level Contributor
105 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2014 via mobile

Ordered the fajitas. They don't give you enough toppings to put on them. Less than a tablespoon of guacamole, sour cream. Cheese was not enough to fit on a tortilla chip, let alone 3 fajitas. Waited for a long time until anyone even came to the table. Rice was sub par. Beans were mostly water. There was an older man... More 

Thank Dutchman101

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Bar, Pub, Mexican, American, Southwestern, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6950 Market Place Dr, Goleta, CA 93117-2997
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Goleta
  • Phone Number: +1 805-968-8585

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?