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Shoreline Cafe

801 Shoreline Dr, Santa Barbara, CA 93109-2307
+1 805-450-3222
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (21 reviews)
“burger” (18 reviews)
“seared ahi” (3 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM Hours
American, Bar, Cafe, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
801 Shoreline Dr, Santa Barbara, CA 93109-2307
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This gem is seriously a must! An adorable breakfast spot that allows you to have breakfast on the beach with your toes in the sand! What could be better?! Cute environment, friendly staff, fresh delicious food and the views are to die for! This was...More

Thank ST393
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's not easy to find a place to have lunch ( also breakfast or dinner) right on the beach whether you'd like your feet in sand at tables w umbrellas or up on a covered deck- with view of Leadbetter beach sea and sky! Easy...More

Thank katheemiller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had BEST ham and cheese sandwich!!! Simple and Delicious ... Also, others had Ahi Tuna and Turkey and Cheese Sandwich...Beautiful Ocean View ❤️❤️❤️ Wonderful Waitress... Very Attentive...

Thank lroesener
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Eat here for lunch great fish and chips cold beer feet in the sand overlooking the beach excellent staff very good totally recommend this restaurant

Thank barry p
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is an unexpected gem and very much worth a visit. Fresh produce, served simply and with great service. Lovely fresh fish and a relaxed beach feel. Do try it!

Thank janeW5988II
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our party of four had one soft shell veggie taco, one shrimp taco. Both extremely messy to eat. Two hot dogs were good with fries and sweet potato fries. In addition I had a cup of clam chowder (mediocre at best) and one bottle of...More

Thank Lovevacationtime
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

We visited for happy hour and loved the beach seating. Food was fresh and delicious and server was attentive. Chips and salsa, ahi, tacos & quesadillas were all tasty. Our group of five enjoyed the trip and would go again. Beware of the shoreline margarita,...More

Thank MrsArlia
Reviewed 25 July 2018

My husband and I drove up the coast early Sunday morning and headed straight to Shoreline Cafe. It was a beautiful sunny morning and sitting at a table, with your toes in the sand and cool ocean breezes, made it absolutely perfect. We had a...More

Thank evanscaribbean
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

This is the type if place you can go to just for the location and the experience where you can deal with the food being okay. However, the location is great and the food is delicious. The Ahi Tuna anything is amazing. The fish tacos...More

Thank Armando T
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We went here for breakfast and the only thing to recommend was the view. We were able to be right out on the sand looking at the ocean. Food was overpriced, small portions, and nothing special. We had better food, value, and similar views at...More

Thank Erica S
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28 May 2016|
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Response from Surfliner | Reviewed this property |
Long walk, but walkable. Check Google maps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 Shoreline Dr, Santa Barbara, CA 93109-2307
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-450-3222
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