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East Beach Grill

1118 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3702
+1 805-965-8805
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1118 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3702
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The East Beach Grill was top shelf. We enjoyed a great ocean view breakfast with our grandson on Sunday. The food was perfection. They had 2 order takers/cashiers and many cooks, to prepare outstanding breakfast. Bacon was killer, toast was soft, and eggs done our...More

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Early morning beach goers have a fine destination in the East Beach Grill. Set right along the beach, the grill offers a calm place to enjoy breakfast or lunch while gazing at the beach, the ocean or the passing parade of people from an outside...More

Thank house2008
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a simple grill on hard concrete with not so great plastic tables and chairs, but I LOVE it! The food is better than you might expect from a beach grill, and it is about the only reasonably priced waterfront spot in Santa Barbara...More

1  Thank expectquality1942
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Great breakfast, beach front location, and people watching. A bit pricey, but it's Santa Barbara and you're eating an omelet looking at the ocean, so well worth it.

Thank MPaulAZ
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

We have breakfast here at least once a week. Why? Because the food is good, the employees are terrific, and we're sitting outside right on the beach. Recommendations: Santa Barbara omelette; wheat germ pancakes; huevos rancheros

Thank Duncan T
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Had a coffee, tuna melt and fries at this cafe close to the beach - sat outside admiring the view. Children love the little park close by with a slide and swings. Staff friendly & did not hurry us away as they were not too...More

Thank FredaEngland
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We called by here on the morning of leaving SB as it was convenient. The actually building is slightly worn and there are many of the local homeless hanging around on the walk between the (to pay for) car park and the entrance. You place...More

Thank UkSil
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Walking on the beach and found this cute little spot, nothing special food or beverage wise, but world class views and great spot to enjoy a beer or glass of wine while enjoying the beach views

Thank Bill P
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We used to live in Santa Barbara and often visited East Beach Grill for breakfast. Their pancakes are great and you sit right on the beach. Just this past week we visited them again and though we were too late for breakfast and thus no...More

Thank Evertosterman
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Absolutely yummy pancakes, both the blueberry ones and the special – bacon pancakes. But beware of the seagulls – we saw one grab another diner’s breakfast.

Thank Jayellbee
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Tom C
I visited your place this morning at 11:35am 9/27/15 No breakfast service, no lunch service Only drinks Are you closed for food service certain times of the day How long are you not serving food while you make the transition from breakfast to lunch? I found that going to a restaurant that does not serve food is ridiculous.. What is your reason for sending us away? If it's a daily occurance, mention it in your hours posting
28 September 2015|
Response from JohnT1984 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Tom, You need to send your question to the owner of the food place. I visited as a customer and also found this place very poor. Cheers, Phil
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1118 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3702
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-965-8805
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