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Chuck's steakhouse of Hawaii

3888 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-3164
+1 805-687-4417
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“teriyaki” (11 reviews)
“steak” (88 reviews)
“rice” (29 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3888 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-3164
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice place for dinner! My family enjoyed the food and especially the service was excellent. Salad bar and fresh bread to take from the bar as well. Very interesting menu, see pic 😜

Thank Gerald W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am travelling to California with my other half in a few weeks and it is his Birthday whilst we are in Santa Barbara. Liking the look of this place and it's locality to our hotel, I emailed them via their website to make an...More

Thank 10BGirl927
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Chuck's upper State St is always consistently yummy! My boyfriend and I ate there just a couple weeks ago. We had a late dinner on a Sat night. We shared the Prawns dinner and both got a trip to the salad bar. It was perfect!...More

Thank Connie O
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

An unbeatable, excellent service. Kindness in its maximum expression. Fantastic meat, I ate a T-Bone hard to beat

Thank Luis R
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Almost walked past this little gem. Hadn’t booked anything so walked in on the off chance we could get a table. So glad we did, had the best steak we have ever had and some lovely red wine. Great service. Would definitely visit again.

Thank tracy8623
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Chuck's is a bit of a throwback to the 70s, and I mean this in a good way. Old fashioned steaks and seafood that are all excellent. Attentive and experienced service. The wine list is surprisingly extensive. Salad bar from the 1970s with decor to...More

Thank Waterloonie
Reviewed 14 March 2018

This place is jumping. I went on a Tuesday night and it was full from 6;30- to 10. Service is good, seating is tight and not conducive to an intimate environment and it is loud when busy; nonetheless, they do a good job of satisfying...More

Thank BlakievanHemert
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Great staff, attentive and focused. Very good food, very fair pricing. Well worth it. Can tell this place has a very good manager and staff.

Thank colesloough
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Has always been most popular steak house in Santa Barbara. Very simple menu. Has changed little in 50 years. Intimate best Mai Tai and Halibut in town. Open for dinner only.

Thank john11112014
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We arrived in SB and staying close by decided to try this steak house. Opens for dinner only which was fine. Seated straightaway and good service. The menu arrives printed on a bottle and the waiter describes the specials. So far so good. Drinks easy...More

Thank krrgolf
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Questions & Answers
26 June 2017|
Response from SantaBarbaraDude | Reviewed this property |
No. "Santa Barbara casual." Not "T-shirt casual," but casual.
28 December 2016|
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Response from Bonsvacances | Reviewed this property |
No idea either! Sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$29
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3888 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-3164
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-687-4417
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