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The Brewhouse

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American, Brew Pub, Bar, Steakhouse
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229 W Montecito St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3824 (Formerly Brewhouse)
+1 805-884-4664
11:00 - 23:00
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2015

I loved this place. The title says it all... it's not on State St, but it's not far out of the way. It's definitely worth the short trip from State St. for this place.

Thank Reviewer M
Santa Barbara, California
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 June 2015

The 30-somethings fill this place, but you'll see families in the early dinner hours. The food is pretty darned good. Nothing too fancy but in general, healthy and tasty.

Thank maryanne c
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

If you want an authentic Santa Barbara restaurant experience with great beer and amazing food then you should visit the Brewhouse. Only place in town with free live music 4-5 nights per week. Huge menu; everything from basic pub grub to pistachio encrusted salmon, bacon wrapped fillet and signature dishes like the enchiladas that you will only find here. Relaxed... More 

Thank Ryan B
Los Angeles, California
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2015

This is a locals hangout. Good drinks, music at night and a casual and delicious brunch on Sundays. All you can eat for $15 or $18 with a Bloody Mary. If the weather is nice, sit outside. Made to order omelettes, eggs Benedict, waffles, bacon, fruit, etc. Didnt try it but people were talking about the all you can eat... More 

Thank busymom3681
Oakley, California, United States
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2015

While visiting Santa Barbara with our Boxer we looked for pet-friendly restaurants and found The Brewhouse. Although there are plenty of pet-friendly places in Santa Barbara, The Brewhouse went above and beyond...even offering a low-cost Canine Companion menu just for our four-pawed patron. The food was delicious and they offered a wide variety of brews created by the restaurant. The... More 

Thank Roger B
Chico, CA
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2015

Nothing to dislike. Service was excellent. Jamie was terrific and informative. Very good food and beer. funky environment is its charm.

Thank Rod H
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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76 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2015

Good food at a reasonable price with typical bar atmosphere. Excellent beers and lots of TV's for watching the game. If you don't like a loud, bar crowd watching sports, this would not be the place for you. Well worth a try for good beer and grub.

Thank Deane P
rushton england
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125 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

We had a good meal there recently and the beers are good to match. Surroundings are a bit basic but no problem. Service was a bit mixed, ask for a beer then asked again ! Menu choice is good, worth a visit

Thank martandvic
Germantown, Maryland
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134 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2015

The food is solid fare and reasonably priced. The beers were very good and offered a number of options, though many were on the hoppy side. Definitely worth while if you do not mind a grunge eatery with good food and beer.

Thank JohnF414
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

I am so grateful to Trip Advisor for having this website to hold restaurants to a higher standard and to let all of you reading this to know what is good and what to pass on. yeah! So thought we would take a quick trip to Santa Barbara for dinner and try out the Brewhouse based on past good reviews.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
American, Brew Pub, Bar, Steakhouse
Drinks, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 229 W Montecito St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3824 (Formerly Brewhouse)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-884-4664
The Brewhouse Santa Barbara is a fun and friendly American Bistro, Brewery that is dedicated to the premise that you will never leave hungry, thirsty, disappointed or unamused. A favorite with locals of all ages, anyone who discovers the Brewhouse becomes family.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?