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Chase Bar & Grill

1012 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2711
+1 805-965-4351
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“chicken piccata” (14 reviews)
“fish chowder” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1012 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2711
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

We enjoyed a delicious Sunday brunch off the discount menu. The restaurant is very beautiful with rich leather banquette seating and lovely decor. The portions were generous and the food selection was extensive to satisfy a variety of dietary needs. Our server was pleasant and...More

Thank Phyllis54
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Sweet well trained waiter. Delicious food, moderate pricing. This will be our go-to Santa Barbara restaurant from now on. Small outside patio but perfect to sit there and enjoy a lovely lunch.More

Thank bestbunny10
Chase R, Owner at Chase Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you so much for leaving us with your review. We are so glad that you could enjoy our staff members as well as our outdoor dining. Next time you are stopping by for lunch, feel free to send me over an email and we...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

We have been going to The Chase for well over 30 years and have NEVER been disappointed. The best Italian food around Santa Barbara with a very quaint Italian decor and absence. My favorite dish is Chicken Picatta which has always been served well prepared...More

Thank Steve C
Chase R, Owner at Chase Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Thank you, Steve, for sharing your feedback with us! I am glad that you consider The Chase one of the best Italian restaurants in Santa Barbara, we agree with you. We hope that you will be back again soon to enjoy our Chicken Picatta and...More

Reviewed 26 May 2017

As a part-time Santa Barbara resident I've come to appreciate the old world charm of the Chase Bar and Grill. Viewed from the street, it's white linen table clothes, subdued lighting and classic, black and white photos looks inviting. The service is friendly and helpful,...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Great spot to take a load off after Tues night farmers market. Whole front of the restaurant is open to the outdoors so we watched State St waltz by. Bartender was so laidback & fun to talk to. My friend & I had Edward Island...More

Thank SoCalGa
Chase R, Owner at Chase Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Thank you so much for telling us about your recent visit to The Chase. We are so glad that you were able to enjoy our menu items as well as our staff members after a trip to the local Farmer’s Market! Our Chefs work diligently...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017

My friend and I stopped in for dinner and had the prosciutto and arugula flatbread. It's an appetizer, but it is big enough for an actual meal! Then we had the chicken milanese with fettucine alfredo and that was delicious! Generous helping on that too...More

Thank Jk F
Chase R, Manager at Chase Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Thank you, Jk, for taking the time to share your feedback with us! We are pleased to read that you and your friend enjoyed our menu items. We hope that you will dine with us again soon.

Reviewed 2 April 2017

we enjoyed two visits to Chase. Great bar. Loved the Margarita's. On the second visit we enjoyed the Butter Pecan Cheesecake with an Irish Coffee...wow! Delicious. Great décor.

Thank Perseverance
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We stopped in here for lunch. The food and the service were good. The décor evokes a bygone era and is tastefully done.

Thank JGSK
Reviewed 13 March 2017

A long established tradition excels past any and all previous experiences shared at The Chase. As a restaurant of quality and in a a location of prominence in the heart of Santa Barbara, The Chase stands out not for resting on previous laurels and it's...More

Thank Keatie
Chase R, Manager at Chase Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Thank you, Keatie, for your positive review! It is always a pleasure to read about our guests experience at Chase Restaurant and Lounge and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us. We are so glad that you enjoyed our atmosphere, service,...More

Reviewed 26 February 2017

We have been to the Chase many times. The staff is always friendly and efficient. The atmosphere is charming Prices have ticked up a bit in the last year. The Cesar salad was very flavorful. The fish chowder is one of the best things on...More

Thank kasialouise
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1012 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2711
    (Carrillo St.)
  • Public Transportation: There is a downtown open air shuttle that picks up and drops off directly across the street. Which is a .25 fare. Cab fare is $10 or less from most hotels.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-965-4351
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