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“Superb seafood venue”

Boathouse at Hendry's Beach
Ranked #22 of 576 Restaurants in Santa Barbara
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$9 - US$25
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: We are not a dog friendly establishment, though located near a dog friendly beach.
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

The Boathouse is run by the same people that own Santa Barbara Shellfish Company on the wharf & The FishHouse on Cabrillo. So needless to say, their fish fare is EXCELLENT. Full bar & nice wine selections.
Super seating options: outdoor tables on the (protected) beach patio; indoor tables; high tables by the bar; bar seating; & a few tables by the outdoor fire-pit. The location right down at the beach has pleasant ocean views from all seating... BUT one downside is the crowded beach & parking situation. You battle with the beachgoers for parking at the very popular Arroyo Burro County Beach.

Thank steven c
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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Located right on the beachfront, have breakfast/lunch and watch the carry ons of the beach goers and their pooches whilst listening to the ocean wave action. Eat on the patio outside or in aircon luxury Inside with just a great a view. Just do it, you will want to come back.

Thank RocheMaree
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

We usually come here for breakfast and because we can take our dog off leash on the beach, after we eat. It is the only off leash dog beach in the area.
This time we had cocktails and appetizers. We sampled a high end bourbon that is hard to find (Pappy Van Winkle)
The bartender, Scott, was the best!! He asked the chef if he would make me some coconut prawns (usually only on dinner menu) and made it happen. He was fun to talk to and very knowledgeable about bourbons. We sat at the bar and had a great afternoon,

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Thank wildelk
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

take a trip down a hidden road and discover Boathouse, right on the beach. you enter on a beautiful roundabout. a very rare experience in dinning. this place will take your breath away. you will always remember the experience. the food and drinks are the very best. pet friendly. a vacation must.

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Thank Burt Y
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

The location on a beautiful day makes for a perfect dining experience This was our second experience dining at the boathouse. The first time we had a wonderful dinner and this time we had brunch. The service both times was attentive and friendly with a willingness to please. We enjoyed our brunch consisting of crab cakes and the "seafood omelette," and the dinner mostly consisting of fish. We will return and recommend the Boathouse to our friends.

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