The Harbor room can hold up to 100 people and is available for weddings, parties, corporate dinners etc.
The Captains Room is very private and is located in our exclusive wine room. It hold ups to 18 people. The terrace room can be closed off and is available for private parties up to 35 with an amazing ocean view.
Had a wonderful birthday dinner with my husband. Food and drinks were great, waiter was excellent and the view of marine life was an added bonus!
Old school seafood house. Feels like a former Rusty Pelican (maybe?). The oyster appetizers were very good, but the entrees were mediocre and expensive. And they were delivered to the table while we still had half a dozen oysters to finish. Server was nice, but not all that knowledgeable. Next time I may go to Brophy Bros and be done with it.
Good food and service. Extra special at sunset.
Usually we come here for a special occasion, holiday, birthday or friends in town for a nice dinner and view of harbor. The food is consistently good thru out the years we've been coming here and it's been decades. This time we had the ahi tuna with mashed potatoes and veggies, done perfect, The lamb ribs and asparagus excellent, jumbo fried shrimp and the seafood fettachini all very good. It was our friends birthday and they had a lovely cheese cake, candle and rasberry sauce saying Happy Birthday. A special evening.
Great location, food, service.
As a long time local, I go to the Harbor Restaurant infrequently for special occasions due to the price. The waterfront setting remains exceptional, and the service quite good. However even lunchtime prices are high to me. They no longer validate parking although the first hour or so is free. I do recommend it as the food is a cut above, but for special occasions or for those who don't balk at $19 fish tacos.
Nothing was hot, everything was lukewarm or cool. I asked for well-done potatoes and I got hashbrowns and then when I sent those back for the potatoes I ordered, they still were not well done but at that point I didn’t want to send it back a second time. So it was very disappointing meal.
The Harbor restaurant is a beautiful location on the water. The food is just ok. Nothing special, pancakes had almond flavoring in them yuck.
Easter lunch very busy of of course well managed great food. Wonderful service.
Great ambiance with the best ocean view. Service was excellent with a fabulous menu. I highly recommend the daily special..z guaranteed to be a hit.
Always the best food, dining experience in Santa Barbara. The staff and serve people are friendly but professional and remember you by name. And who can argue that it’s one of the most spectacular views of the harbor at sunset!
Great dinner on Valentines Day!! They didn’t rush us through and provided excellent food and service!
Well she loved it!!
Went for Valentine Day brunch. Selection and quality was great. We were also able to bring our two small dogs. Service was good. Great view of the marina. Lots of parking that was validated. The brunch was reasonably priced. Overall a great place to go. We will go back.
Oh yes they even brought water for the dogs.
Amazing time! Good food. Great deal... $30 for 2. Sat by window. Beautiful view. Good service.
The Harbor Restaurant offered a $29 for two special dinner which, along with some friends, we took advantage of last night. Wow! What a deal it was. We'd never been to the restaurant and found the view absolutely gorgeous. And the food was great....plentiful and very tasty. We will definitely be going back again and again.
Wonderful luncheon with friends. Just a mite slow after ordering for our meal to
be presented and we came at 11:45 before the lunch rush. Will be back. We were
enticed to come by you $10 lunch. promo. Thanks
Empty on a Friday night says it all. Shrimp and lobster were overcooked. Go for the view not the food.
Terrible food. Flavorless and mushy mahi mahi. Undercooked and stringy shrimp scampi. Only thing good about this place is the views of the ocean.
We always come here for a late lunch with friends and family who live in the L.A. area. We live north about 1 1/2 hours away...so it's a nice mid-point. Your staff always works with us, and it's nice to be able to stay a long time chatting and catching up, without feeling like we are keeping a table from other potential customers. We try to dine between 1-4 (after lunch, and before dinner) and it works out perfectly. Everybody loves the food, and the view and people watching is awesome. AH-MAZ-ING PLACE IN EVERY WAY!! Recommend it highly! Thank you!!
Right now, the limited time $10 lunch menu has lots of options. We love coming here anytime! We like to celebrate special occasions here too. The view is to die for and the service is always friendly and above average.
The manager was gracious enough to bring a large plate out with happy anniversary on it with a cheesecake
Really wonderful Christmas buffet. Best in Santa Barbara
Oysters were great and the clam chowder was good. We also liked the wine selection. I would avoid the shrimp ceviche. I️ guess we were expecting something fancier than what came out. Aside from that, we enjoyed our dinner.
Thanksgiving buffet was excellent as always - maitre d' was disorganized - even thought they had a list with names and times, they appeared to not know who had arrived when to the point that i received an email chastising me for not showing up..... and threatening me to not be able to use Open Table again.... interesting, since we had a reservation, showed up on time, spent $200 using a credit card with my name on it.
Amazing Thanksgiving Buffet dinner at The Harbor Restaurant! This was our second year in a row - making this a family tradition!
This is my go-to restaurant for the Thanksgiving buffet. It is elegant but still down to earth. The food is excellent and the service warm and friendly.
We have gone here for many years, and this was most disappointing! The lobster special was tough, and the service was the worst we have encountered in the last 40 years! We were at the big ship table at 6 pm. Our waiter took the order, but then left for an hour, and the food arrived in shifts afte that. The lobster was over cooked and tough, and the vegetables were cold. The waiter never returned to check on us for the next hour, so we had to find a staff member to go get him for our check, All six of us are locals who know this restaurant well, and I don’t think any of us will be back. It was such a disappointment because the Harbor has been a place for special dinners and celebrations for us!
We had a great dinner with a group of 9 persons. Everybody enjoyed their meals and also a nice place to chat and have fun. The waiter is friendly. The promotion of that day was so valuable and everybody no need to think and just ordered the promotion item.
One of best places to dine at sunset. Courteous service. Nice basket of bread & butter with spices.
Delicious, large lobster. Great wine list. Outstanding service. Could not beat the view at sunset!
We had a lovely, relaxing evening with fantastic ocean views. It was a belated birthday celebration with an out of town guest.
Our reservation request for window seating was accommodated.
The 3 of us had the Lobster Dinner Special. We all enjoyed. Everything was cooked to perfection. Delicious al dente broccoli. Nice wine list, reasonable prices.
Our server, Jennifer, was excellent and very friendly. Great service but not hovering. David Siordia is always welcoming and pleasant. Always makes sure we we happy with our dining experience.
Our out of town guests can't believe the beauty of Santa Barbara and the fantastic location and food of the Harbor Restaurant reinforces that experience.
Definitely recommend their lobster special.
Brought friends from Florida that flew in to Santa Barbara. Perfect. Waiter was so nice
The Harbor was recommended to us during our honeymoon by a server at a restaurant i Los Angeles. The restaurant was, and I quote, "the best one in Santa Barbara". I am sorry to say that this meal was the worst during our honeymoon. The clam chowder was thick and lumpy, the tuna poké was missing its avokado which we received afterwards after pointing this out, and the lobster roll was plain boring. Would not recommend anyone a visit here.
Portions were large, food was OK and service was mediocre.. Great views. I was expecting way more.
Can't beat the view from The Harbor. Burgers were huge and delicious! Service was awesome and we can't wait to go back!
I haven't had service this memorable in quite some time! Our waitress was superb and the ambiance was wonderful... We had lobster tacos which were delicious and the portions are beyond generous!
The service was very pleasant, we felt welcomed and cared for. We had reservation and had very nice table by the window with great view. The food was excellent, decided to go with lunch specials, which turned out to be a great choice for a good value. Presentation of the food & plate is a world class. Portions are large. I am sensitive to new spices & taste when eating out, but nothing bothered me here. I felt great after the meal. Will be back.
Great food and service, will definitely be back again!
Food was all right, service was ok, but definitely not worth the price. The Fish House down the street is much better food/value.