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Char West Fast Food Restaurant

221 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3585
+1 805-962-5631
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good41%
  • Average25%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
14 Apr 2018
“Breakfast on the warf”
3 Jan 2018
“Bad batch of fish??”
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9:00 AM - 7:00 PM Hours
Fast food, American, Seafood
221 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3585
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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

When East Beach Grill had to close, thank goodness the owner continued his awesome breakfasts at his other restaurant Char West on Stearn's Wharf! The wheat germ pancakes have been my favorite for years. True fact. The view is great & the breakfasts are stellar....More

Thank Donna B
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Some local friends brought us to this new location for a old eatery that used to be in east beach. They serve a great 3-2-1 special that is 3 blueberry pancakes, 2 slices of bacon and one egg. The pancakes have wheat germ and fresh...More

Thank john s
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Excellent breakfast! Can't get any better pancakes! And the view! Wow! you are sitting on the Pacific Ocean (on Stern's Wharf), over looking Santa Barbara and the mountains.

Thank Merimac25
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Came across this great "indoor / outdoor" Restaurant on Sterns Wharf Santa Barbara. Tasty meal, and crisp battered fresh fish. So good, I returned a few days later. Offering beautiful views of the surrounding seaside and mountain views.

Thank junee_ferris
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Brought my in laws from England, even they said it was amazing. Nothing fancy andr there are orget options, but I would go back for the fish and chips, not too greasy, Perfect!

Thank Sumerle D
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Really tasty and crispy batter but the fish tasted earthy. Will give this place one more shot as the service is fast...

Thank garnetuk
Reviewed 30 December 2017

This place had the shortest line and had an open table so we stopped. The fish and chips were huge and tasty. The fish tacos were good as well. Both came with fries. Prices were decent considering the location and portion size.

Thank somrtravl
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

I got clam chowder and it was not worth what I paid. The view was nice but I have also been to better wharfs.

Thank ashton_marie
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Came here ok a whim but can't express the fast service with a smile. Food was excellent & well prepared. I sure will recommend this place to my friends.

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

For fast and tasty fish & chips the Char West is the right place . Tasty and wonderful atmosphere , you will enjoy it .

Thank adel a
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3585
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-962-5631
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