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Benchmark Eatery

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Fusion
1201 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2607
+1 805-845-2600
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“fries” (16 reviews)
“burger” (21 reviews)
“salad” (12 reviews)
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American, Bar, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1201 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2607
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate at this restaurant on our first night. There was 8 of us, had a long day of training and wanted something to drink and eat. Walking by, we stopped because of the out door seating and quick action to the street. I had...More

Thank stunt101
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We love this place. I’ve been here twice in the past couple of months. Both times the experience was terrific. We had a table in the roofed outside area, which was very pleasant. Our server was excellent. Both times we had large family groups with...More

Thank Helen A
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Although there was a roofed outdoor area, it was full so we ate inside the restaurant. There were two television screens with two different sports on. The menu was quite diverse with something for everyone to keep our group happy. I especially enjoyed hearing the...More

Thank Teresanorris
Reviewed 27 July 2018

My husband got a bacon cheeseburger, thought it was ok but nothing special. His words were "In-N-Out is better than this". Just too expensive for mediocre food. I get it that it's Santa Barbara State Street and all, but just not worth it. Will not...More

Thank Bruin97
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Great big delicious hamburgers and pulled pork sandwiches are yummy. We sat outside on the covered patio. It was quite noisy from a large group, but we still enjoyed it. Servers were very friendly and service was good. We will visit again!

Thank Sundancer93003
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Food was good. The guacamole and home made chips were great. We ordered burgers - one of us had fries and the other a side salad for $1.50 extra. The portions of the entrees are huge. And the food good. Service the day we were...More

Thank Maureen P
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Friendly service and very fast...Impressed with the staff and the food was pretty good...Good selection of drinks and wine...Outdoor seating

Thank travelshooter71
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Finally, after several iterations, a keeper has landed on this corner of State and Anapamu. It is a casual eatery with both outdoor and indoor seating, and has some of the items you will recognize from Brophy Brothers on the harbor -- clam chowder, fish...More

Thank Ruhskis
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across this looking for a late Saturday lunch. We had salad and clam chowder, both of which were delicious. The prices are reasonable, the food quality is really high and it really is authentic, as it says on its strap line. The location...More

Thank BambooClare
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

We found this place by chance and had a great lunch. I had a spinach and goat cheese salad and hubby had tuna melt. Both were generous portions and yummy. The service was great and the prices fair. We'll be back.

Thank 1219Robin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
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
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2607
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-845-2600
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