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21214 Beach Blvd. Send to Phone
Very satisfying Santa Maria-style grilled meats and paleo delights one block north of the Huntington Beach shoreline.

Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.

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: The team behind SeaLegs Wine Bar hatched this Huntington Beach venue a few storefronts from their original place, giving patrons another option to dine near the beach without getting engulfed by downtown HB’s riff-raff. This restaurant uses butcher-themed wall art, wood tables and an oak-fired grill visible to passersby to tap into the rustic vibe that's replicated through the cuisine. The milieu hones in on Santa Maria-style grilling, a regional meat and veggie-centric cooking method akin to Argentinean preparation. Chef Tim Maher oversees a thoughtful menu full of “farm-to-grill” goodness, from starters like the bean-and-corn “cowboy caviar” with chips to such bites as the massive grilled cauliflower with manchego cheese fondue or the root vegetables and mushrooms sprinkled with black volcanic sea salt. Mains are highlighted by the combo of smoked Santa Maria tri-tip and linguiça sausage, which can be accompanied by house-made, handcrafted finishing salts. There’s also room on the grill to produce bone-in rib-eyes, boneless chicken breasts, and seafood items like jumbo tiger prawns. The scorched s’mores brownie is among the desserts. California’s Central Coast is well-represented on the wine list, and cocktails gravitate toward the light, refreshing side.


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