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Shaw's Famous Steak House

714 S Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454-5113
+1 805-925-5862
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“tri tip” (98 reviews)
“steak” (162 reviews)
“beans” (43 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
714 S Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454-5113
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Went by myself, sat a bar. Not a very welcoming place. I ordered a cheeseburger. When it came in, it was just meat, bread and some cheese + fries but on the menu it sad that it comes with coleslaw, I hoped for tomato and...More

Thank Laura N
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our family loves this restaurant. We have been going here for years and have never had a bad experience. It can get a little crowded & sometimes you may have to wait, but you will not be disappointed with your meal. The restaurant is a...More

Thank cathie1010
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fast service, cozy booths (tables also available) with authentic steakhouse-theme decor. Meat on a grill behind protective glass so you can walk right up to see what is cooking over the open wood fire. Good value for the money.

Thank Carrie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good service and awesome food. Prices were better than some other local steak houses and fine restaurants. The staff was very attentive. A refreshing change to some other places we've been to in the past.

Thank lcomeau99
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

I am never disappointed when I get my steak. The food was delicious. The service is excellent. When there are 3 excellent steak houses in the area, the defining thing is how good the service is. The drinks are well priced and tasty.

Thank justLinda2013
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, well presented. Everyone got exactly what they asked for, prepared properly. And little expensive but worth it for a truly delicious meal.

Thank Sherry M
Reviewed 19 November 2017

We ate at Shaw's our first night in town as it was recommended by three different people. We had to wait 25 minutes to get in, which wasn't too bad, but there was a wait when we got there and a wait when we left....More

Thank Devin S
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

We don't get steaks like here in the UK so I went mad and had the cowboy cut. $47 isn't cheap but it was worth it and I would have again without hesitation.

Thank ColinandJane
Reviewed 9 November 2017

The atmosphere was really good, the food was great and my experience there was good. the people were really great.and the service there was unreal. just a good place to eat and you feel relaxed

Thank anthonye186
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Had dinner at Shaw’s and tried the tri-tip steak and it is as good as advertised. Greeted with a relish tray we both ordered the tri-tip and if we go again it will be 1 order and share it. Good food at a good price.

Thank jim f
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Questions & Answers
22 July 2017|
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Response from Christina S | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe they have a separate banquet room but it seems like they can accommodate fairly large groups in the bar area of the restaurant.
28 December 2015|
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Response from Marcy Y | Reviewed this property |
Prices for early bird dinner served 4 - 6:30pm daily range from $13.95 for ground sirloin& onions plate to $21.50 for baby back ribs or 6oz. filet mignon. $17.95 for fried fish dinner, $24.95 for broiled halibut... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 714 S Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454-5113
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-925-5862
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