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Address: 219 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara, CA 93109
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+1 805-564-5530
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Visitors can watch fishing boats unload the day's catch, enjoy spectacular...

Visitors can watch fishing boats unload the day's catch, enjoy spectacular sunsets, and sample fare from fast food to fine dining at California's oldest working wharf.

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Great but smelly :)

Wonderful views of santa barbara coast line. Some cute shops and tasty icecream on the wharf. I just wanted to sit there for a while but yeah it does get smelly.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 October 2016
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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Lobster tail melts in mouth Rivera cod was delish Staff was attentive and helpful. House wines are a great bargain for good bouquet

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Thank Travelers1977
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Went fishing for the day and was very enjoyable. Will always come back to this pier and area. Great comfort and peaceful play to just relax.

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Thank Richard G
Kharkiv, Ukraine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Very interesting touristic location. Fresh air, ocean views and crab sandwich in the restaurant are great combination.

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Thank Андрей К
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We really enjoy just wandering out along the wharf. There's a few quirky shops and some great eateries. the views back to Santa Barbara are great too.

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Thank kiwihappydragonlady
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful views of santa barbara coast line. Some cute shops and tasty icecream on the wharf. I just wanted to sit there for a while but yeah it does get smelly.

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Thank 22ahava
ipswich
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We had Nice walk with lovely view of the sea on this wharf. There is a couple of restaurants and shops. It is a nice stroll in nice weather.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We walked all the way to the end. It was a good walk and enjoyed being outside, watching the sailboats, talking to fisherman, watching the seals chase the catches and people watching. There were several places to eat, but we just stopped for ice cream. It was very good. There are several gift shops and places to eat.

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Thank Terry F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

A nice evening walk. Enjoyed the ocean breeze ( a jacket is advisable). Restaurants however we did not eat there so cannot comment on these. Loved watching the kids catch bait fish etc in their rods.

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Thank Raewyn J
Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We really enjoyed wondering out onto the pier enjoying the views - and the seals - as well as some fine bars and restaurants - a great place to go for sunset.

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Thank TonyD33
Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Just a beautiful, clean wharf in the center of SB. Walk to the end and enjoy watching the seals play off of the wharf.

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