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Santa Barbara Brewing Co

501 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1601
+1 805-730-1040
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good51%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (41 reviews)
“wings” (10 reviews)
“pulled pork” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
501 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1601
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate Westernburgare, Chicken ceasar and fish and chips. Everything tasted good. Service was good and facilities were good as well, clean and tidy.

Thank Jimsan72
Reviewed 4 June 2018

We went there because it was the only place still open. Our waitress was a bit rude and seemed to be rushing us all the time. The food was mediocre as well. We left thinking we would not be coming back.

Thank franciscopcoutinho
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

By walking on state street we found Santa Barbara Brewing Co. It's a small brewing place. Nice decorated. Full of TV sets for you to watch NFL NHL NBA etc... and the most important nice and cold beer. We tried Santa Barbara Blondie Ale e...More

Thank Ricbran
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

We dropped in here to have lunch. The beer was great, but the burger was average at best. Over done and came without any condiments (I think they forgot them). Okay, but I'm sure better food can be found in the area.

Thank KAS57
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Meals and beers where average. But what makes me nervous was, that the area of brewing where very dirty. Furthermore I explore on 1st floor above the brewing kettles a bucket with Flex DF-3. This is a concentrated silicone defoamer. I'm not happy to have...More

1  Thank An G
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely bar and I have to say the spicy boneless wings in particular are 10/10!!! Super amazing and if you come here alone for the wings you won’t be disappointed but they also have a micro brewery on site! A must visit...More

Thank Stepher246
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Greeted by very friendly staff. Plenty of menu choices along with a good kids menu. Brilliant array of local brews. We had great salads and burgers.

Thank SimonP2112
Reviewed 27 March 2018

We were on a road trip with friends - a party of 8 - so not easy to get in "just anywhere". The choice was whether to eat at the hotel restaurant, which was pricey and kind of austere, or head out to the Santa...More

Thank debm0rris0n
Reviewed 17 March 2018

We held a meet and greet at SB Brew Co. for 40 people. They accommodated us easily and were organized and very helpful! The food was delicious and everyone had a fabulous time!

Thank 906toven
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Popped in here for a quick bite on a Sunday evening. Good choice of home-brewed beers, all quite strong, some very strong! Server was attentive and helpful. We each had a pizza - which were both delicious, plus a local beer and wine. All really...More

Thank Derek W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1601
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-730-1040
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