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Something's Fishy

502 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1602
+1 805-966-6607
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good41%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“fried rice” (5 reviews)
“sushi” (20 reviews)
“filet” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian
€€ - €€€
502 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1602
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

It was a pleasant experience because of the show those cooks put up when they cook the food in front of you. We spent my son's birthday there. Nothing extravagant, the food is so so.

Thank thefrenchpro
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Used to go there almost once a week when I lived in SB. Had great deals on sushi! Also nice to eat in!

Thank Eyrun J
Reviewed 12 June 2017

If you've dined at a typical hibachi restaurant before you will be disappointed here. The quality of food is below average, the ambiance is below average, and the cooking presentation is far below average. Price is not bad, so I guess you get what you...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Taken here with a group of friends, it's good fun and good food without being great. There is an element of theatre about the cooking process. The food was good and the portions huge. Service was a bit so so, but as a fun place...More

Thank James O
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The food here is really delicious and you get a show with your meal. Highly recommend this place while visiting Santa Barbara.

Thank sbartglass
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Sitting around the heated grill we enjoy the cook's routine of coming and cooking with us. Our grandkids love the flaming tower of onions and we love the filet and shrimp!

Thank Denny W
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Went on recommendation (albeit some time ago) and whilst not awful there was a lack of sparkle to the performance cooking that is Japanese Teppanyaki. Nothing intrinsically wrong, food was tasty and nicley cooked, wine was reasonably priced, just lacked that sparkel that makes the...More

Thank Neil R
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

This is some thing shocking now, this is getting worse and worse when it comes to go and eat out. Last Sunday we went or to eat at somethin's fishy and we go there very frequently because we love the fried rice and the Mexican...More

Thank triunfador03
Reviewed 8 October 2016

My girl and I really enjoy sushi and wanted to try this place after reading the reviews. The staff is very friendly and the food okay. We sat at the bar, so we cannot comment on the table service and show. Food came out in...More

Thank Coyotedavid
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

The cook right in front of you! A nice experiance. And the food is absolutely tasty! The plates are really big almost too much. Its a bit expensive but its worth it. Enjoy!

Thank Philip G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 502 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1602
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-966-6607
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