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SeaGrass Restaurant - CLOSED

30 E Ortega St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1629
+1 805-963-1012
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good18%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
15 Mar 2016
“One of our favorites”
15 Jan 2016
“Either an off night or not up to its reputation”
Restaurant Hours Closed
30 E Ortega St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1629
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1 - 10 of 141 reviews

Reviewed 16 March 2016

Seagrass is consistently great food, particularly their tasting menus. Great wine list and very attentive service. Wonderful special occasion place.

Thank John K
Reviewed 16 January 2016

SeaGrass is a lovely, almost elegant room that is thankfully quiet -- a blessing for those of us who enjoy conversation rather than sonic anesthesia. It has a nice menu, heavy on fish as you might expect and an impressive but oddly limited (see below)...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

Well presented dishes, but didn't live up to the pricing or ambiance. The raw oysters were tiny, gritty, and unmemorable. The venison and duck entrees looked terrific but fell short on flavor (not to mention size)... Salads were well prepared but barely dressed (I had...More

Thank mthom100
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Had a fantastic meal and selected wine from our knowledgeable and well studied waiter. Everything about this restaurant is first rate from the grilled watermelon salad, like nothing you have had before, to the lamb and fish dishes originally and perfectly prepared. The wine recommendation...More

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 21 October 2015

We recently had a delightful dining experience at the SeaGrass Restaurant in Santa Barbara. We arrived a little early for our Sunday evening reservation, but were seated promptly. The tables did not feel jammed together as in so many restaurants these days, so although the...More

Thank bobe0212
Reviewed 16 October 2015

If you want some of the best seafood and local fare that Santa Barbara has to offer, look no further. I come here for special celebrations and I have never been disappointed.

1  Thank OneOrchidLover
Reviewed 13 August 2015

I've dined here twice now, and both times the cuisine was exceptional. And this restaurant understands great service. Their wine list is fairly small, but focused and nicely tuned to their menu. We started with a Burrata Salad, which was a great way to begin...More

Thank Darwin F
Reviewed 2 August 2015

This restaurant may not last. On a Friday night at 6 PM no diners. The beet salad was terrible, totally overcooked beets, seemed to be out of a Trader Joe's package, mushy and not tasty. Same for salad, out of a package and dressed up....More

Thank Corinne705
Reviewed 16 July 2015

The food was excellent, the atmosphere was very pleasant, the menu is limited, the staff was attentive.

Thank nymom1234
Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

Large party business dinner with high hopes but numerous problems. Timing of different courses coming out was sporadic and slow. Several in our party ordered Burrata/caprese salad, all of which came to the table lacking....burrata. A filet mignon steak was ordered, and the waiter never...More

Thank Jkwusa
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 E Ortega St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1629
    (Anacapa Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-963-1012
  • E-mail
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