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Shaw's Famous Steak House

714 S Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454-5113
+1 805-925-5862
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tri tip” (94 reviews)
“steak” (146 reviews)
“beans” (39 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Steakhouse, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
714 S Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454-5113
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1 - 10 of 439 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My family stumbled across this gem a couple years ago and have NEVER had a bad meal here. The tri tip steak bite appetizer and beef ribs are our faves, however the guests we bring have raved about the fire grilled chicken, fried shrimp, and...More

Thank dijitul3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the classic style of this restaurant that's been here forever! Crudites! We had the roast beef sandwich with au jus. Highly recommend!

Thank Laurie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love Shaw's, great food and drinks. Steaks are awesome along with their Tri-tip. Highly recommend Shaw's if your from out of town and out of California and love a good steak.

Thank M H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, prices somewhat on the higer side but well worth the price. Great garnish plate, nice pinkinto beans, gotta try them. Do not add the mushroom sauce to your steak it really does not need it, great the way they cook it. Great service,...More

Thank chris A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second trip to Shaw's. We were there in 2013 and knew we wanted to go back again. They start you out with a basket with crackers and then bring a relish tray with celery, scallions, carrots and olives and pickles. Next we...More

Thank Nanacarolyn
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Shaws has been around for the longest time. One of Santa Marias longest running restaurant. They know steaks and probably have the best SM style BBQ around. Staff are always friendly and food always great.

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 17 May 2017

My husband read a review about this place in the OC Register. Went for lunch and we both had the tri tip sandwich. food was excellent, large portions. Told the lunch meat was cooked the prior day but each day the dinner tri tip is...More

Thank Janet P
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Wonderful surprise! Directly across from the Santa Maria Inn. I ordered the steak tips ~ delicious and enough for two persons. served with fabulous beef barley soup and very fresh raw veggies. My brother had ribs and he loved them. There was enough for at...More

1  Thank Sheba-NewYork17
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Had a great experience both at the bar and dining. Asked for a glass of wine, when delivered the glass was FULL, not just a sip or two. I was told this was usual. The food was great, steak done to perfection and tasted excellent....More

Thank mytoy1cars
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This restaurant is good for a date or meeting. Great burger at lunch if you are hungry. Great steaks in the evening.

Thank LisaThompsonkw
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Nearby Attractions
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Show me menu prices please.
29 December 2015|
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Response from Marcy Y | Reviewed this property |
Prices for early bird dinner served 4 - 6:30pm daily range from $13.95 for ground sirloin& onions plate to $21.50 for baby back ribs or 6oz. filet mignon. $17.95 for fried fish dinner, $24.95 for broiled halibut... More
William P
I would like to know the the menu and prices
31 December 2014|
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Response from Aqualung A | Reviewed this property |
I tried to send you the web site but it's not allowed. so go look it up on the web look under santa maria shaw's foods
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 714 S Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454-5113
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-925-5862
  • E-mail
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