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Shoreline Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Cafe
801 Shoreline Dr, Santa Barbara, CA 93109-2307
+1 805-568-0064
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish tacos” (20 reviews)
“burrito” (12 reviews)
“black beans” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Cafe, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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801 Shoreline Dr, Santa Barbara, CA 93109-2307
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11 - 20 of 262 reviews

Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

If you are a fan of fish tacos, don't let this restaurant get passed you. I don't even bother looking at the menu anymore. Fish tacos, baha style with flour or corn tortillas. You just can't go wrong. The location is beautiful and you can...More

Thank TravelCPK
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

This restaurant sits right on the beach with large windows as walls for excellent views. The ceiling is a stretched out tarp to create a dry but open air atmosphere. The menu has a variety for all flavors and with a friendly and efficient staff...More

Thank Wub67
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Cowabunga! Good eats right on the beach. Heck, you can even sit ON the sand, if you want the perfect 50's feeling for a breakfast with sand between your toes, and great home-fries with your breakfast quesadilla. if you aren't feeling the Gidget vibe, you...More

Thank AliLosAngeles
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Although not top food quality, resto was ok with nice service and very nice location at the beach. If you want to feel happy, good recommendation.

Thank wouterbleukx
Reviewed 19 August 2017

I ordered tacos which came apart so one had to put them together...very, very dry so I was so disappointed. I've had better meals here, but this wasn't one of them. Corn dogs are good!! My granddaughter loves them.

1  Thank Offthebeatenpath011
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I hesitate on this review as part of me wants to keep this my little secret. This place is amazing. Even though I live in a beach city, the view of the shore still was 100% impressive and enjoyable. I am sure that the perfect...More

Thank Jason S
Reviewed 6 August 2017

4 of us for lunch when we first arrived in Santa Barbara. Very friendly place. Nice atmosphere. You can sit at round tables on the beach under an umbrella or on the deck under a roof. We chose the deck. Perfect weather for eating outdoors....More

Thank Levon M
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

From the moment you walk in the door, this place will transport you back to your youth, and the good old days of fun summer jobs! The air scented with grilled food and the sea. A friendly group of young people bustling about, taking food...More

Thank foodandwinenerd
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Great friendly service, delicious food, great location right on Leadbetter Beach. We were here at sunset--perfect! The staff managed to seat our large family and friends post-SBCC graduation party all together on a Friday night with minimal wait. Everyone loved their food and drink. Atmosphere is...More

Thank calinurse
Reviewed 26 July 2017

After reading some fantastic reviews and receiving a recommendation from a friend in California, we decided to try Shoreline Cafe for lunch on our first day in Santa Barbara, we had a great meal. Set in a fantastic location, we had no problem getting a...More

Thank USCinLondon
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Long walk, but walkable. Check Google maps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 Shoreline Dr, Santa Barbara, CA 93109-2307
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-568-0064
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