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2018 Top 10 Seafood Restaurants
in Santa Barbara Area

Enjoy fresh local seafood at Santa Barbara Shellfish Company in Santa Barbara

Best Fresh Fish & Shellfish
in Santa Barbara

The best seafood is fresh, and prepared in such a way as to accent the natural flavors of the sea without overwhelming them. Some, like raw bar oysters and clams, need nothing more than a sharp knife and skilled hand to unleash the briny seasonings of the sea.

Presented in alphabetical order, here are the top 10 seafood restaurants in Santa Barbara.

You can also browse our guide to the top 10 seafood wines featuring the best bottles to pair with your fresh catch.

 


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Best Seafood Restaurants in Santa Barbara


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