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The Swiss Restaurant

516 N Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454-4160
+1 805-347-7800
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“prime rib” (17 reviews)
“steak” (68 reviews)
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516 N Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454-4160
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

I have been here twice, and less than satisfied both times. I have gotten a steak each time, and it's either tough, or over cooked. The building itself seems dark and dingy. I hear others who are delighted by this restaurant but for the money...More

Thank Ashley W
Reviewed 8 December 2017

This place had the best service and delicious food. We went for dinner and the steaks were cooked to perfection. The had a great selection of beer; which paired well with the steak and vegetables. Will definitely return, I want to try their lunch menu,...More

Thank O645YKmarias
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Atmosphere leaves a little to be desired, however, beers are cold, cocktails are stiff, steaks are rare when asked for, servers are very nice.

Thank Brad O
Reviewed 15 October 2017

The swiss was recommended to us by a couple we met on vacation here on the California coast. We ordered the fire grilled sweetbread appetizer and the large cut prime rib which we asked to split. The sweet breads were absolutely fabulous crispy on the...More

Thank cencaljim
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Like the sliders and the steak salad. Have had several times and has been good and consistent. Recommended!

Thank Eric M
Reviewed 7 September 2017

All food is fantastic and portions are generous. Old school customer service is much appreciated! Nice atmosphere, a classic venue, not to be missed if you are in the area or a local.

Thank d k
Reviewed 8 August 2017

While you can get a great meal here, my favorite option is to call in a family style dinner to go. On the back of the menu is the family dinner. To me this is a great option in the summer months. You can order...More

Thank countrywife2013
Reviewed 23 May 2017 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 23 May 2017 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 ljmattox
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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
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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