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Chuck's of Hawaii

3888 State St. (La Cumbre Rd.) Send to Phone
805-687-4417 | Menu
This old-school steakhouse with dependable food has kept locals happy since 1967.
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3.5 rating over 3 reviews
Chuck's of Hawaii, Santa Barbara, CA

Chuck's of Hawaii Restaurant Review

: Chuck’s of Hawaii is an old-school steakhouse that claims it introduced Santa Barbara to the all-you-can-eat salad bar. The kitsch factor is in play, as tiki torches festoon the entrance and captain’s chairs reflect sailing days gone by. The interior is movie-theater dark, the wine list heavy on local labels. While steaks are the main focus of the menu, seafood entrées like grilled New Zealand mussels and charbroiled Idaho trout basted with garlic butter are well prepared, if not predictable. Steaks range from T-bone to filet mignon to rib-eye, not to mention the ubiquitous surf ‘n’ turf combos, all served with teriyaki rice. They offer an impressive wine by the bottle selection and fairly stiff cocktails. For dessert, it's all about locally made McConnell’s ice cream with chocolate wafers on the side.

User Ratings & Reviews for Chuck's of Hawaii
Average rating    5
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Best Steaks and Seafood in Santa Barbara
by Thom C on Sat Aug 11, 2012 8:45 am
We discovered this place by accident, and are convinced it's the locals best kept secret. The atmosphere is totally laid back, so we were able to really relax as we dove into the best steak of my life, and my wife's favorite prawns and scallops that she's ever had. It's intimate and romantic. The service was excellent, the ambiance was relaxing, and the food was superb.
New Favorite in Santa Barbara!!!!!!!!
by suzequestrianlove on Thu Aug 09, 2012 4:56 pm
My friends and I got together last night at Chucks and now we know where to go and hang when we are in Santa Barbara. They took care of us like no restaurant ever has, the service was fast and efficient, and the food came out in a timely fashion. We were all delighted with the food, as this place compares to a five-star steak house (and seafood) no doubt. No place has ever accommodated our group in any city like this, and we ended up staying so long we didn't want to leave. Highly recommended for romantic dinners, family dinners, large groups. I would say it was the perfect place to eat in SB.
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