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Eureka!

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601 Paseo Nuevo, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3386
+1 805-618-3388
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Mon 11:00 - 23:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Los Angeles, California
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Looking for something new in Santa Barbara myself and my husband decided to try this restaurant and we have been rewarded by a delightful lunch. Burgers were excellent for the quality of ingredients and preparation. The Fresno Fig Burger was a great surprise for the tasteful blending of so different flavours. The choice of beer is wide and the suggestions... More 

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Thank MazzoniA58
toronto
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165 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A large restaurant with a bar and you can eat at the bar or tables inside or outside. The staff are very friendly and the food is tasty. You can easily split a sandwich because they are large. Good salad. Nice beet veggie burger.

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Thank torontobiggs1
Mesa, Arizona
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is located downtown. The staff is friendly, they have a good selecation of local beers, and the food is fantastic. We had appetizers, the chicken tacos and fish tacos and give a double thumbs up.

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Thank Bob T
Phoenix, Arizona
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was amazing and the staff was equally amazing. I highly recommend visiting this place. Fun time.

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Thank jshubert2
Santa Barbara, California
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316 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

This is an easy place to fall into before or after a movie at Paseo Nuevo, or a place to get a meal when shopping in the "mall." The bar is well stocked, a decent happy hour, and a solid American menu. My only complaint is that it doesn't feel like it has character. It feels more like an airport... More 

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Thank expectquality1942
goleta, United States
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Great location, but....... If you are over 40 with a world of experience and people skills, not to mention local, they won't consider you as an employee. Very disappointing in my books. And it's funny that they are always hiring?????

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Thank Amy C
Cedarburg, Wisconsin
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265 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

In all the years I've been visiting Santa Barbara, I can't believe I haven't stumbled across this fantastic restaurant. It's located on the backside of Paseo Nuevo mall - look for it! We had a late lunch on a Friday and experienced fantastic service and excellent food. The server was extremely accommodating as we went from drinks to appetizers and... More 

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Thank Denise A
Atlanta, Georgia
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521 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

What a great restaurant! Nice location on the end of an outdoor shopping area and a busy street, so lots of people watching. Great food and service. We shared mahi mahi and chicken tacos. The asparagus had a tasty sauce and I think people who don' t usually like vegetables would have enjoyed it.

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Thank panpanda
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Eureka! is a small, corner bar & grill with seating indoors & on a small patio. They offer a variety of cocktails & beers. The menu consisted of what you would expect in Southern California. My Bloody Mary was very good, a little spicy, although the garnishes looked to be from the previous night. The chicken sandwich was juicy &... More 

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Thank Faith J
Atlanta, Georgia
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

So we settled down for a hour or two with our friend from LA. She is a vegan, I am a carnivore and my wife is a conscious eater. So while we thought the challenge to meet all expectations would be a total disaster we could not have been more wrong. From the very start service was friendly, helpful and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 Paseo Nuevo, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3386
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-618-3388
Description
A collection of America's best. Eureka! Features an elevated American selection of craft beer, whiskey, regional wine, & locally sourced ingredients

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?