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Chuck's steakhouse of Hawaii

3888 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-3164
+1 805-687-4417
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“teriyaki” (12 reviews)
“baked potato” (13 reviews)
“steak” (92 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
3888 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-3164
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Reviewed 9 August 2018

We were greeted by a friendly staff. My wife and I felt like we were back in Hawaii. My steak was perfect. The Thai chicken breast was fabulous. The Mai Tai was a perfect 10 ! The Scorpion was , also, excellent. If you like...More

2  Thank SeaIslandGlobalTrave
Reviewed 20 July 2018

What can I say? We love this place. As locals (born and raised) this has to be one of our favorite spots. We've been going here for years. The salad bar is awesome! And there is always a choice of two very fresh breads to...More

Thank MandLCarey
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This restaurant has been continuously owned and operated by the same owner for over 50 years. Say no more! Best steaks and salad bar in Santa Barbara. One of my favorite items on the menu (besides the steaks) is the Halibut. The best! A favorite...More

Thank rnightingale3
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Excellent fish and steaks with a very good salad bar and great service. Reliable - never had a bad meal at Chuck’s in over 40 years. Its fresh fish rates among the best in S.B. I prefer its very good baked potato rather its rice...More

Thank ConcernedCalifornia
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

We were a little unsure as we entered Chucks through a door with no obvious sign that we had found the right place - in between a couple of banks/offices. But when we opened the door the atmosphere flooded out! Quite dark inside but a...More

Thank rwarri
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Was nicely surprise with quality of food and service. We were referred here by our hotel- as this restaurant opens till late (11pm) and just 2 buildings next to our hotel. It’s a pub style but no smoking inside so good for kids, and the...More

1  Thank H4ppytr4v3ll3r
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

My husband and I are visiting from the Uk and looked on TripAdvisor for somewhere local to eat, this place was just the best, we couldn’t fault anything and would definitely recommend to others

Thank ralanengland
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Nice place for dinner! My family enjoyed the food and especially the service was excellent. Salad bar and fresh bread to take from the bar as well. Very interesting menu, see pic 😜

Thank Gerald W
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Chuck's upper State St is always consistently yummy! My boyfriend and I ate there just a couple weeks ago. We had a late dinner on a Sat night. We shared the Prawns dinner and both got a trip to the salad bar. It was perfect!...More

Thank Connie O
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

An unbeatable, excellent service. Kindness in its maximum expression. Fantastic meat, I ate a T-Bone hard to beat

Thank Luis R
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26 June 2017|
Response from SantaBarbaraDude | Reviewed this property |
No. "Santa Barbara casual." Not "T-shirt casual," but casual.
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Response from Bonsvacances | Reviewed this property |
No idea either! Sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$29
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3888 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-3164
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-687-4417
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