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Santa Barbara Shellfish Company

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What people say

"This is one of the best spots around for fresh seafood directly from the fishermen (the owners are also fishermen). The vibe is very casual, spend the afternoon sitting at the end of the pier cracking fresh lobster, crab, or sea urchin. It’s super popular with tourists at lunchtime, but the menu of daily specials really shines – some of the freshest seafood you can get in SB. There are no reservations and there's usually a wait. Add you name to the clipboard hanging outside and note if you want to sit inside or outside. If the line is too long, order takeaway from the window on the left side of the building and sit on the public picnic tables, or just order a beer for while you wait."
"Sit above the water and enjoy a delicious and fresh meal. Sea food, amazing clam chowder, it's a must!"

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