About Boathouse

Boathouse, located at Hendry’s Beach on the beautiful Santa Barbara coastline, is a prime spot to dine while watching dolphins swim by, pelicans frolicking in the waves, surfers catching their rides, sea gulls in the tide pools, or one of those infamous Santa Barbara sunsets. There is no bad seat in the house at Boathouse, with their outdoor patio equipped with heaters and a sand bottom fire pit for those chilly winter nights. The reasonable prices and great Happy Hour deals (like their $5 Margaritas) will have you rejoicing. Imagine an unbeatable view and delicious food at a great price, how is it even possible? Well it is at Boathouse, where the servers are dedicated to bringing you a fine dining experience without breaking your bank. Try one of their crispy Calamari plates, cooked right to perfection or one of their famous burgers or their delicious shrimp tacos. The Santa Barbara coast is blessed with amazing weather so come to Boathouse and enjoy a Night Out with the tasty sounds of waves crashing and the beautiful sights of the unique Santa Barbara sunsets.


2981 Cliff Drive
Santa Barbara, CA
(805) 898-2628

Happy Hours

  • 3:00pm - 6:00pm

    $2.00 Highlife Can Solo
    $3.00 Draft Beers
    $5.00 Well Cocktails
    $5.00 Margarita
    $5.00 Blood Orange Margarita
    $7.00 Martini
    $8.00 Specialty Cocktail (Bartender's Choice)

    $5.95 Chowder Fries
    $8.95 Fried Calamari
    $8.95 Pork Sliders
    $8.95 Steamed Mussels
    $8.95 Fish & Chips
    $9.95 Ahi Poke
    $11.95 Lobster & Truffle Mac & Cheese
    $11.95 Half - Pound Cheeseburger

If you go

Known For:The View
Attire:Casual, though for a dinner or a date it would be totally appropriate to get a little done up.
Best Dish:Pulled Pork Sliders
Best Drink:Blood Orange Margarita

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