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Holdren's Steaks & Seafood

512 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1602
+1 805-965-3363
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (140 reviews)
“salad” (32 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 22:00 Hours
CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
512 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1602
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1 - 10 of 297 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice place. Good steaks, salads, sides. Friendly waitstaff, nice service. Rack of lamb terrific. Sand dabs not so good. Would rather see them cut down on the amount of choices and specialize in a few.

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Based on Trip Advisor reviews we decided to book a table for dinner as I was craving a good steak. We were not disappointed! First course was our cream of tomato soup which was so delicious I could have licked the bowl 😋 My husbands...More

Thank Naomi D K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great steakhouse ambiance, initially we sat outside, then the party started next door so whilst taking our order the waitress asked if we wanted to move inside, so we accepted the offer gratefully! Good choice on the menu, we opted for rib eye with garlic...More

1  Thank Catherine S
Michelle Q, Public Relations Manager at Holdren's Steaks & Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Catherine, Thank you for taking the time to share your review -- We are always happy to hear from our customers and their favorite menu items! We look forward to feeding you again, soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had late reservations, but decided to show up early, they were able to seat us. Great Steak, however I was hoping for a Prime Rib, still enjoyed my rib eye. My wife had the filet mignon, looked really good, tasted some of it, I...More

Thank Sid S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Holdrens was recommended by our hotel staff and it was so delicious! We arrived in time for happy hour and enjoyed a very nice happy hour cabernet and a dirty martini at a great happy hour price. We ordered the sirloin and the filet mignon...More

Thank tooblonde1
Michelle Q, Public Relations Manager at Holdren's Steaks & Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

TooBlonde, We are always happy to hear from our out-of-town guests who are able to join us for dinner AND happy hour! We look forward to seeing you on your next trip and be sure to ask about our dinner specials next time!!

Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

They have a decent food. The waiters are polite. They do have a wide enough menu. You can choose from sea food or meat. They did overcook one of the steaks we ordered (cause we asked for the rare and got medium). But the meat...More

Thank NadiaTrofimchuk
Michelle Q, Public Relations Manager at Holdren's Steaks & Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Nadia, Thank you for taking the time to share your review -- we truly apprecaite it!

Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Came here with some friends to celebrate a wedding and do some wine tasting. I must say this was the best meal on the trip. I ended up ordering the filet mignon with mashed potatoes. We also ordered a few bottles of wine. My steak...More

Thank Tiffany A
Michelle Q, Public Relations Manager at Holdren's Steaks & Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi There, Thank you for taking the time to share your review -- we truly appreciate it, and look forward to feeding you again soon! -The Holdren's Team

Reviewed 11 May 2018

I had the bacon wrapped scallops. She enjoyed the seared prawns. She then had the broiled lobster tail and the twice baked potato. Service from Jennifer was very attentive. We look forward to returning.

Thank TFB353
Michelle Q, Public Relations Manager at Holdren's Steaks & Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to share your 5-star review! We truly apprecaite it and look forward to feeding you again soon!

Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

We both had the wedge salad. He had the ahi tuna and sauteed vegetables. I enjoyed the broiled lobster with drawn butter and a twice baked potato. Excellent wines through out. James was very attentive. We are looking forward to our next visit.

Thank Lynne B
Michelle Q, Public Relations Manager at Holdren's Steaks & Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Lynne, Thank you for taking the time to share your review, we are happy to hear James took good care of you and you were able to enjoy our award-winning wine list! We look forward to feeding you again, soon!

Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

I dined here recently, we had crab cakes to start. We both ordered fillet steak with twice baked potato they were cooked to perfection. My husband had a salad and I had the tomato soup, (it was the best I've ever tasted). I had a...More

Thank 945siobhan
Michelle Q, Public Relations Manager at Holdren's Steaks & Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi There, Thank you for taking the time to share your review, we TRULY appreciate hearing from our customers, especially when they share their favorite dishes! We look forward to feeding you and your husband again soon!

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Response from Rodolfo I | Reviewed this property |
Dressy to dressy casual I say. After all is Santa Barbara.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 512 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1602
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-965-3363
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Description
Serving the Santa Barbara area for 15+ years, with an award winning wine list, extensive menu, daily happy hour 4-6pm and amazing dinner specials served Sunday - Thursday there's something for everyone at Holdrens!
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