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The Swiss Restaurant

) #2 of 188 Restaurants in Santa Maria ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American
516 N Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454-4160
+1 805-347-7800
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“prime rib” (16 reviews)
“steak” (62 reviews)
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516 N Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454-4160
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Reviews (180)
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Not only were the steaks good, it was so tender and perfectly cooked to your liking. Though we waited for a long time because we came in without a reservation and in the middle of the Christmas season, the place was packed. It was worth...More

Thank adolfo o
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This place has great food and great service. The server did an excellent job. Would highly recommended this restaurant.

Thank josemR4314VH
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Good food, and good service at this Santa Maria standard. I had a nice rib-eye, prepared to my desired medium rare, steak was tender and good quality. I dined alone, and had attentive service, not overbearing. Pricey, but the food quality was in keeping with...More

Thank Lowell M
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Arriving in Santa Maria, we were ready for an early dinner. The Swiss Restaurant was recommended to us so that's where the four of us headed. It was a hit and miss dinner for us. The soup of the day was cheddar broccoli. The soup...More

Thank Willy W
Reviewed 12 April 2017

What you order is what you get PLUS more! The portions are HUGE that my wife and I had to ask for a to go box and we had not eaten all day!

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

In town on business and saw the rave reviews on both YELP & here... so decided that it was easily worth it. Sketchy parking area which shares it with a liquor store. Most of the parking is in back of the building so you need...More

Thank Jef I
Reviewed 9 April 2017

The Swiss is every bit as good as Shaw's Steakhouse... For those of you who like a bigger ounce filet, this is the place to go. For me the only down side is that they only have the one size filet mignon, but I always...More

Thank Bekka93
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I don't know why this place has such great reviews, but it must be for something other than the ribs. The ribs were lacking in flavor, but decent with the bbq sauce. They only do serve the brisket as part of a sandwich. The meat...More

Thank Don N
Reviewed 19 March 2017

If I want steak, I want rib eye and the Swiss really knows how to prepare it. Between the oak pit bbq and their seasoning it's perfect every time. The only reason I didn't give them an excellent rating is because of their limited white...More

Thank Candy G
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Let's start off with the best. Our server, Charlie, made our visit! She was professional, sweet and helpful. We loved our food! I had a "BBQ blue" which is a play on chicken cordon bleu, just wrap it in bacon. Wife had a perfectly cooked...More

Thank Dutchman101
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Nearby Attractions
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Are dogs permitted on the trails?
18 August 2015|
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Response from Angellina757 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately our service dog was not allowed regardless of the law. So no dogs according to the very disrespectful owner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 516 N Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454-4160
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-347-7800
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