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Santa Barbara Brewing Co

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501 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1601
+1 805-730-1040
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11:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sun 11:30 - 00:00
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London, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quick and easy place to eat. Very good salad with beef tips. Lots of TV’s to watch sports if you want.

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Thank Jayellbee
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Brewery has a rustic brink and wood look, with an actual working brew house. They make their beer onsite, which is super cool. My favorite was their Rincon Red and Old Town Nut Brown. I had there fish tacos with black beans and they were excellent. My husband had the salmon and it was cooked perfectly. We checked out... More 

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Thank Shootles
Virginia Beach
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in for a beer and a quick bite while spending the day in Santa Barbara. Drinks were good. The only food we had was the sliders from the appetizer menu but they were delicious. Service was prompt and friendly.

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Thank rwagz
El Paso, Texas
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170 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

watched college football game here and it was exciting. theres parking in the back, the service thou packed was good. turned out patron tequila was half off so it made the game that much more exciting. had small bites and never felt rushed by the staff. the food was good, enjoyed the steak bites. want to watch ANY sporting event... More 

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Thank mspatron
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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220 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Stopped here for drinks which were good, food looked good too but nothing stood out to make it extraordinary.

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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73 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for drinks and appetizers on a busy afternoon. The waitress had no concept of the drink specials nor if a Riesling was available from the bar (English as a second language challenges). The pork nachos came out late and cold which pretty much forced our hand to pay the bill and move on. The waitress spent 15... More 

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Thank Milton316
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74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

I'm a little disappointed. The beer was fantastic as it always was, but the food was not what I remember. The carnitas taco was bland & dry, I couldn't eat it. The blonde beer & pineapple IPA were great!! Service was good.

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Thank Hairup
San Luis Obispo County, California
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We had a table at the window with an excellent view of farmers market. The meal was very good, we had the taco special of the day, $2.50 a piece and a blackened salmon salad. Most excellent Rob Roy cocktail. Service was very good, greeted immediately. Great experience

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Thank Oyamear
Surrey, UK
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Spent our last evening in Santa Barbara here. Good beer, excellent Margaritas, tasty food. Blake made us very welcome and gave excellent service. Recommend the Tri tips- delicious steak strips & Caesar salad.

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Thank Julie F
Livermore, California
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Great place to stop for lunch and watch some Saturday football! Fresh food and great beer! Not many option on kids menu

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 00:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1601
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-730-1040

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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?