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Shaw's Famous Steak House

714 S Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454-5113
+1 805-925-5862
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“tri tip” (113 reviews)
“baked potato” (40 reviews)
“steak” (169 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Barbecue
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714 S Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454-5113
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Customer service was delightful & food was brought to the table hot and tasteful. Restaurant was clean & server was attentive.

Thank Victoria A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have enjoyed coming to this restaurant for many years. Food is always good and service is good. Recommend this place for anyone looking for a great meal.

Thank lralston50
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was delicious. Very hearty. The kind of dinner you prepare for a farmer who's been out in the fields all day. Delicious! I was extremely stuffed by the time I left but really appreciated the knowledgeable waitress who was very helpful regarding various dishes.

Thank dalycalifornia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Food, Great beer, Fantastic service. Our family highly recommend this place. Wide range of menu selections to make anyone happy. Abundance of fresh meals served hot. The staff aims to please. Great bartenders that hustle, No doubt about it you will not go home...More

Thank fredmendoza
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have always received good service and great food. Even took a none meat eater and he was happy with all the other types of food. But of course for me, the beef is the best there.

Thank Jeaton8
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Highly recommended, great atmosphere, everything was nice except the dry, over cooked fillet mignon $41 m, 12oz steak which was incased to some sort of mystery crust which was also over cooked and hard. Why hide a good streak inside a crust?

Thank Wizardo Z
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

You'll hear some jazz vocal in the background when you come in I set at the bar and I had to redbreast 12 year and they gave me four fingers in an old school glass....it was a hot soup kind of night I had some...More

Thank 653cliffk
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

First I'd like to apologize for the 1/2 eaten food pictures. We were so hungry, I forgot to take photos before we dug in. Overall good food experience. Trip tip steak read tender and well seasoned, baked potato was well cooked and came with ample...More

Thank CPtravellers
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

I always though Jockos was the best in the Central Coast......WELL....Shaw's is right there neck n neck with Jockos..... Excellent quality Steaks and EXPERT Grill Craftsman (or Craftswomen) Outstanding!!!

Thank Kurt C
Reviewed 13 October 2018

In Santa Maria for one night and we had to try the renowned tri-tip at Shaw's and it didn't disappoint. I had the dinner special which was the tri-tip and their own sausage. Each table gets a bowl with olives, onions, celery which are all...More

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22 July 2017|
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Response from Christina S | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe they have a separate banquet room but it seems like they can accommodate fairly large groups in the bar area of the restaurant.
28 December 2015|
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Response from Marcy Y | Reviewed this property |
Prices for early bird dinner served 4 - 6:30pm daily range from $13.95 for ground sirloin& onions plate to $21.50 for baby back ribs or 6oz. filet mignon. $17.95 for fried fish dinner, $24.95 for broiled halibut... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 714 S Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454-5113
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-925-5862
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