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The Garden Mediterranean Restaurant & Cafe 122 E Boone St, Santa Maria
The Garden Mediterranean Restaurant & Cafe
Mediterranean • $$

The Garden Mediterranean Restaurant & Cafe

122 E Boone St, Santa Maria, CA 93454

The best Mediterranean food in Santa Maria.The flavors are amazing and the meat is slow cooked ,tender with delicious spices and proteins and broth. The lamb...

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  • Superb321 Reviews4.7
Jaffa Café 2530 S Broadway a, Santa Maria
Jaffa Café
Mediterranean • $$

Jaffa Café

2530 S Broadway a, Santa Maria, CA 93454

I absolutely love this place! Everything is terrific - from the gyros to the falafels to the shawarmas salads and vegetarian plates. The homemade pita³The...

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  • Superb224 Reviews4.6
The Pantry 726 S Broadway, Santa Maria
The Pantry
American • $$

The Pantry

726 S Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454

The pantry is a very good place to go when you are looking for a place to get breakfast. They have a variety of options for breakfast that you are sure to...

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  • Superb322 Reviews4.5
Yummy Donuts & Deli 1609 S Broadway, Santa Maria
Yummy Donuts & Deli
Sandwich Shop • $

Yummy Donuts & Deli

1609 S Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454

Great variety of donuts, all your classics & the colorful cereal topped ones. They also do a lot of breakfast sandwich options , which I kept meaning to...

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  • Superb106 Reviews4.8
Zoe's Hawaiian BBQ 2880 Santa Maria Way, Santa Maria
Zoe's Hawaiian BBQ
Hawaiian • $

Zoe's Hawaiian BBQ

2880 Santa Maria Way, Santa Maria, CA 93455

My first time trying zoes Hawaiian bbq, let's just say it was FLIPPING amazing! Like holy MOLY donut shop! Just moved into this side of town and...

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  • Superb256 Reviews4.5
Al Pho 1201 E Main St, Santa Maria
Al Pho
Vietnamese • $$

Al Pho

1201 E Main St, Santa Maria, CA 93454

I'm finally able to have a time to sit down and even order take out! Enough about that tho, let's talk about "Al Pho"! This is my first...

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  • Superb208 Reviews4.5
Thai Hut Restaurant 120 E Foster Rd, Santa Maria
Thai Hut Restaurant
Thai • $$

Thai Hut Restaurant

120 E Foster Rd, Santa Maria, CA 93455

This is my favorite restaurant in Santa Maria. I travel here every week and look forward to coming to eat at the Thai Hut. The staff are so friendly and warm....

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  • Superb182 Reviews4.5
DELI DELICIAS & FRESH 110 S Pine St STE 105, Santa Maria
DELI DELICIAS & FRESH
Mexican • $

DELI DELICIAS & FRESH

110 S Pine St STE 105, Santa Maria, CA 93458

I didn’t know this place existed until I picked up for a door Dash delivery. A little hole in the wall not too easy to fine but the torches are excellent and...

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  • Superb92 Reviews4.7
Pappy's Restaurant 1275 Betteravia Rd, Santa Maria
Pappy's Restaurant
Breakfast • $$

Pappy's Restaurant

1275 Betteravia Rd, Santa Maria, CA 93454

If you want a proper breakfast this is the place. I had the chicken fried steak & eggs which were fantastic. The service was as good as the food. The only...

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  • Superb297 Reviews4.4
Papa Napoli Italian Deli 325 Betteravia Rd # B9, Santa Maria
Papa Napoli Italian Deli
Deli • $

Papa Napoli Italian Deli

325 Betteravia Rd # B9, Santa Maria, CA 93454

I've been coming here for decades and will, hopefully, come for decades more. Great food and friendly staff! I do miss having Papa around in the shop. He...

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  • Superb166 Reviews4.5
Stefono’s Sapori D’ Italia 2340 Professional Pkwy, Santa Maria
Stefono’s Sapori D’ Italia
Hot Dogs • $

Stefono’s Sapori D’ Italia

2340 Professional Pkwy, Santa Maria, CA 93455

Never been to Chicago nor had an actual Chicago dog before so I'm not sure how legit this Famous Chicago Dog from Stefono's is but it was pretty dang...

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  • Superb73 Reviews4.8
Tom's Take Out 826 W Main St, Santa Maria
Tom's Take Out
Hamburger • $

Tom's Take Out

826 W Main St, Santa Maria, CA 93458

So good!!!! Ordered a Western with an extra patty and low-carb Keto style lettuce wrap. It was soooooo delicious and juicy and tasty. The stars of the show...

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  • Superb150 Reviews4.5
The 'A' Street Cafe 2445 A St, Santa Maria
The 'A' Street Cafe
Sandwich Shop • $

The 'A' Street Cafe

2445 A St, Santa Maria, CA 93455

This is such a great spot to eat. Hidden local treasure. Not only is the food and service great, it benefits the disabled adults in our community. It feels...

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  • Superb105 Reviews4.6
In-N-Out Burger 1330 S Bradley Rd, Santa Maria
In-N-Out Burger
Hamburger • $

In-N-Out Burger

1330 S Bradley Rd, Santa Maria, CA 93454

In-N-Out of Santa Maria is pretty good. The burgers are good & mostly consistent. Slightly greasy sometimes, but that comes with the territory. I do wish...

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  • Superb210 Reviews4.4
Pepper Garcia's 3301 Terminal Dr, Santa Maria
Pepper Garcia's
Mexican • $$

Pepper Garcia's

3301 Terminal Dr, Santa Maria, CA 93455

Pepper Garcia's is one of the best Mexican restaurants in the Santa Maria/Orcutt area. They have been in business for years and always have delicious...

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  • Superb171 Reviews4.4
The Salty Brigade Kitchen 3564 Skyway Dr Bldg 3, Suite A, Santa Maria
The Salty Brigade Kitchen
American

The Salty Brigade Kitchen

3564 Skyway Dr Bldg 3, Suite A, Santa Maria, CA 93455

First time eating here. Lunch was dynamite. Atmosphere was good. Owner checked on tables personally. Cashier/hostess was down to earth and friendly. Highly...

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  • Superb65 Reviews4.7
SizzlinGogi 1841 S Broadway, Santa Maria
SizzlinGogi
Korean • $$

SizzlinGogi

1841 S Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454

This place was worth the one hour wait on a Saturday night at 8pm. We ordered the brisket, ribeye, and pork belly for about $65. Excellent, attentive service...

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  • Superb253 Reviews4.3
Papa Murphy's | Take 'N' Bake Pizza 2316 S Broadway, Santa Maria
Papa Murphy's | Take 'N' Bake Pizza
Pizza • $

Papa Murphy's | Take 'N' Bake Pizza

2316 S Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454

These guys are the best for bake at home pizzas. They are generous with toppings and use the best type of cheese. Their gluten free crust tastes better than...

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  • Superb71 Reviews4.6
Stefono’s Chicago Dogs and Italian Beef 2340 Professional Pkwy, Santa Maria
Stefono’s Chicago Dogs and Italian Beef
Hot Dogs • $

Stefono’s Chicago Dogs and Italian Beef

2340 Professional Pkwy, Santa Maria, CA 93455

Never been to Chicago nor had an actual Chicago dog before so I'm not sure how legit this Famous Chicago Dog from Stefono's is but it was pretty dang...

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  • Superb71 Reviews4.6
Paradise Juice Bar 167 Town Center E, Santa Maria
Paradise Juice Bar
Acai Bowls • $$

Paradise Juice Bar

167 Town Center E, Santa Maria, CA 93454

So great to have this fresh, healthful and delish option in the mall! Got the Morro Bay bowl… IT WAS FANTASTIC!! Can’t wait to try others !Yuuuuuuummmmyy!...

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  • Superb56 Reviews4.7
Las Comadres 202 W Main St, Santa Maria
Las Comadres
Salvadoran • $

Las Comadres

202 W Main St, Santa Maria, CA 93458

I drove from Santa Barbara for these pupusas and I am not disappointed! The food was amazing and the service was too! We got here close to closing and the...

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  • Superb122 Reviews4.4
Jimmys' Bravo Pizza 230 Betteravia Rd Unit D, Santa Maria
Jimmys' Bravo Pizza
Pizza

Jimmys' Bravo Pizza

230 Betteravia Rd Unit D, Santa Maria, CA 93454

Went to visit my boyfriend for the weekend and so we went to Santa Maria to originally have some KBBQ but unfortunately, they had a two hour wait which we did...

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  • Superb119 Reviews4.4
El Palenque Mexican Restaurant 715 S Broadway, Santa Maria
El Palenque Mexican Restaurant
Mexican • $$

El Palenque Mexican Restaurant

715 S Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454

So we visited this place back in 2019. We were staying at the Santa Maria Inn and this place was literally steps from the hotel so we walked here for dinner....

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  • Superb203 Reviews4.3
North China Restaurant 113 N Broadway, Santa Maria
North China Restaurant
Chinese • $$

North China Restaurant

113 N Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454

We love this place! The food and customer service is always on point. The Kung pao chicken is our favorite with bell peppers and peanuts. The veggies are...

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  • Superb201 Reviews4.3
Jade's Filipino Food 2025 S Broadway b, Santa Maria
Jade's Filipino Food
Filipino • $

Jade's Filipino Food

2025 S Broadway b, Santa Maria, CA 93458

Jade's is our family's go-to for comfort food. My husband grew up eating Filipino food, and this place hits home for him. Their menu is small and...

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  • Superb118 Reviews4.4
Urbane Cafe 655 Betteravia Rd, Santa Maria
Urbane Cafe
Sandwich Shop • $

Urbane Cafe

655 Betteravia Rd, Santa Maria, CA 93454

We were looking for something fresh and definitely not fast food. Came across this gem. Food was fantastic, great flavor, and a healthy choice. Will be back...

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  • Superb194 Reviews4.3
Boba House 2047 S Broadway B, Santa Maria
Boba House
American • $$

Boba House

2047 S Broadway B, Santa Maria, CA 93454

I got their passion fruit slushy with boba and orange chicken bowl and was so happy with my order! Everything was absolutely delicious! The customer service...

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  • Superb111 Reviews4.4
Viet Kitchen 3558 Skyway Dr, Santa Maria
Viet Kitchen
Vietnamese • $$

Viet Kitchen

3558 Skyway Dr, Santa Maria, CA 93455

Today we went to Viet Kitchen which was a wonderful hidden surprise.Not only did they exceed my expectations but surpassed it!!!We had the standard fare of pho...

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  • Superb176 Reviews4.3
Ricky's House of Pizza 4869 S Bradley Rd # 106, Santa Maria
Ricky's House of Pizza
Pizza • $$

Ricky's House of Pizza

4869 S Bradley Rd # 106, Santa Maria, CA 93455

Waiting for my mom to get her hair done next store, I order some pizza while I waited. The young man at the front counter was super helpful and kind. Even made...

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  • Superb171 Reviews4.3
Taco Ranchero 108 E Jones St, Santa Maria
Taco Ranchero
Mexican • $$

Taco Ranchero

108 E Jones St, Santa Maria, CA 93454

Francisco and his family have a wonderful story to tell here. Aside from the fact that all the food that is served here is made from scratch, it's tasty,...

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  • Superb148 Reviews4.3

American Restaurants

American in Santa Maria
The Pantry 726 S Broadway, Santa Maria
The Pantry
American • $$

The Pantry

726 S Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454

The pantry is a very good place to go when you are looking for a place to get breakfast. They have a variety of options for breakfast that you are sure to...

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  • Superb322 Reviews4.5
The Salty Brigade Kitchen 3564 Skyway Dr Bldg 3, Suite A, Santa Maria
The Salty Brigade Kitchen
American

The Salty Brigade Kitchen

3564 Skyway Dr Bldg 3, Suite A, Santa Maria, CA 93455

First time eating here. Lunch was dynamite. Atmosphere was good. Owner checked on tables personally. Cashier/hostess was down to earth and friendly. Highly...

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  • Superb65 Reviews4.7
Boba House 2047 S Broadway B, Santa Maria
Boba House
American • $$

Boba House

2047 S Broadway B, Santa Maria, CA 93454

I got their passion fruit slushy with boba and orange chicken bowl and was so happy with my order! Everything was absolutely delicious! The customer service...

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  • Superb111 Reviews4.4

Pizza Restaurants

Pizza in Santa Maria
Papa Murphy's | Take 'N' Bake Pizza 2316 S Broadway, Santa Maria
Papa Murphy's | Take 'N' Bake Pizza
Pizza • $

Papa Murphy's | Take 'N' Bake Pizza

2316 S Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454

These guys are the best for bake at home pizzas. They are generous with toppings and use the best type of cheese. Their gluten free crust tastes better than...

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  • Superb71 Reviews4.6
Jimmys' Bravo Pizza 230 Betteravia Rd Unit D, Santa Maria
Jimmys' Bravo Pizza
Pizza

Jimmys' Bravo Pizza

230 Betteravia Rd Unit D, Santa Maria, CA 93454

Went to visit my boyfriend for the weekend and so we went to Santa Maria to originally have some KBBQ but unfortunately, they had a two hour wait which we did...

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  • Superb119 Reviews4.4
Ricky's House of Pizza 4869 S Bradley Rd # 106, Santa Maria
Ricky's House of Pizza
Pizza • $$

Ricky's House of Pizza

4869 S Bradley Rd # 106, Santa Maria, CA 93455

Waiting for my mom to get her hair done next store, I order some pizza while I waited. The young man at the front counter was super helpful and kind. Even made...

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  • Superb171 Reviews4.3

Mexican Restaurants

Mexican in Santa Maria
DELI DELICIAS & FRESH 110 S Pine St STE 105, Santa Maria
DELI DELICIAS & FRESH
Mexican • $

DELI DELICIAS & FRESH

110 S Pine St STE 105, Santa Maria, CA 93458

I didn’t know this place existed until I picked up for a door Dash delivery. A little hole in the wall not too easy to fine but the torches are excellent and...

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  • Superb92 Reviews4.7
Pepper Garcia's 3301 Terminal Dr, Santa Maria
Pepper Garcia's
Mexican • $$

Pepper Garcia's

3301 Terminal Dr, Santa Maria, CA 93455

Pepper Garcia's is one of the best Mexican restaurants in the Santa Maria/Orcutt area. They have been in business for years and always have delicious...

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  • Superb171 Reviews4.4
El Palenque Mexican Restaurant 715 S Broadway, Santa Maria
El Palenque Mexican Restaurant
Mexican • $$

El Palenque Mexican Restaurant

715 S Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454

So we visited this place back in 2019. We were staying at the Santa Maria Inn and this place was literally steps from the hotel so we walked here for dinner....

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  • Superb203 Reviews4.3

Chinese Restaurants

Chinese in Santa Maria
North China Restaurant 113 N Broadway, Santa Maria
North China Restaurant
Chinese • $$

North China Restaurant

113 N Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454

We love this place! The food and customer service is always on point. The Kung pao chicken is our favorite with bell peppers and peanuts. The veggies are...

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  • Superb201 Reviews4.3
Pearl East Chinese Restaurant 1559 Stowell Center Plaza, Santa Maria
Pearl East Chinese Restaurant
Chinese • $

Pearl East Chinese Restaurant

1559 Stowell Center Plaza, Santa Maria, CA 93458

We go here once a week. These guys are on point. Very good taste of food. They never make you wait. The food is always served fast. The food is southern...

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  • Good108 Reviews4.2
Magic Dragon Asian Cuisine 800 S Broadway, Santa Maria
Magic Dragon Asian Cuisine
Chinese • $

Magic Dragon Asian Cuisine

800 S Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454

Still on the hunt for decent Chinese food on the central coast.... We ordered our usuals, Mongolian beef, snow pea chicken, chicken chow mein, shrimp...

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  • Good204 Reviews4.1

Fast Food Restaurants

Fast Food in Santa Maria
Wienerschnitzel 500 E Main St, Santa Maria
Wienerschnitzel
Fast Food • $

Wienerschnitzel

500 E Main St, Santa Maria, CA 93454

I hadn't been here in decades, maybe 20 or 30 years? This has been here forever, I remember as a little kid this was an empty lot and it was my favorite...

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  • Good146 Reviews4.1
The Habit Burger Grill 985 E Betteravia Rd, Santa Maria
The Habit Burger Grill
Fast Food • $$

The Habit Burger Grill

985 E Betteravia Rd, Santa Maria, CA 93454

The food here is Fire! Staff is always friendly & professional, food is always fresh, & I'm always a happy customer. This is probably my favorite...

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  • Good148 Reviews4
Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers 485 Betteravia Rd, Santa Maria
Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers
Fast Food

Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers

485 Betteravia Rd, Santa Maria, CA 93454

I have eaten Cane’s in Georgia, Texas, Arizona and now California, and I can honestly say the consistency of the amazing chicken, canes sauce, and sweat tea...

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  • Superb15 Reviews4.3

Seafood Restaurants

Seafood in Santa Maria
Mariscos El Picosito 510 E Main St, Santa Maria
Mariscos El Picosito
Seafood

Mariscos El Picosito

510 E Main St, Santa Maria, CA 93454

Stopped in to grab a burrito. Wife had two carne asada tacos. I had a carne asada burrito and it was excellent. It was also huge. She enjoyed her tacos....

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  • Superb58 Reviews4.3
Mariscos Ensenada 1127 W Main St, Santa Maria
Mariscos Ensenada
Seafood • $$

Mariscos Ensenada

1127 W Main St, Santa Maria, CA 93458

Great service and even better food!! I've gotta come back for their Taco Tuesday with my family. Really an amazing establishment with a wonderful...

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  • Good98 Reviews3.9
Red Lobster 1525 S Bradley Rd, Santa Maria
Red Lobster
Seafood • $$

Red Lobster

1525 S Bradley Rd, Santa Maria, CA 93454

Staff are friendly and helpful, but the food is mediocre - given the price is pretty cheap I guess we get what we pay for.Do not recommend the steak, but the...

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  • Good208 Reviews3.6

Thai Restaurants

Thai in Santa Maria
Thai Hut Restaurant 120 E Foster Rd, Santa Maria
Thai Hut Restaurant
Thai • $$

Thai Hut Restaurant

120 E Foster Rd, Santa Maria, CA 93455

This is my favorite restaurant in Santa Maria. I travel here every week and look forward to coming to eat at the Thai Hut. The staff are so friendly and warm....

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  • Superb182 Reviews4.5
Baan Thai 2530 S Broadway Suite H, Santa Maria
Baan Thai
Thai • $$

Baan Thai

2530 S Broadway Suite H, Santa Maria, CA 93454

On this lazy Sunday, Yoshi and I decided to go first to Starbuck's and then to try a new place which just happened to be Baan Thai.We ordered a favorite...

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  • Superb132 Reviews4.3
Hang Out 4869 S Bradley Rd # 122, Santa Maria
Hang Out
Thai • $

Hang Out

4869 S Bradley Rd # 122, Santa Maria, CA 93455

Tiny little shop hidden away in a corner in the Orcutt shopping center. I believe they're primarily takeout and that's what we got. We ordered on a...

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  • Good87 Reviews4.1
Yummy Donuts & Deli 1609 S Broadway, Santa Maria
Yummy Donuts & Deli
Sandwich Shop • $

Yummy Donuts & Deli

1609 S Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454

Great variety of donuts, all your classics & the colorful cereal topped ones. They also do a lot of breakfast sandwich options , which I kept meaning to...

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  • Superb106 Reviews4.8
The 'A' Street Cafe 2445 A St, Santa Maria
The 'A' Street Cafe
Sandwich Shop • $

The 'A' Street Cafe

2445 A St, Santa Maria, CA 93455

This is such a great spot to eat. Hidden local treasure. Not only is the food and service great, it benefits the disabled adults in our community. It feels...

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  • Superb105 Reviews4.6
Urbane Cafe 655 Betteravia Rd, Santa Maria
Urbane Cafe
Sandwich Shop • $

Urbane Cafe

655 Betteravia Rd, Santa Maria, CA 93454

We were looking for something fresh and definitely not fast food. Came across this gem. Food was fantastic, great flavor, and a healthy choice. Will be back...

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  • Superb194 Reviews4.3
Pollos Culiacan 603 E Main St, Santa Maria
Pollos Culiacan
Chicken

Pollos Culiacan

603 E Main St, Santa Maria, CA 93454

My husband and I followed our noses after looking for furniture all day. We went through the car hop and was greeted by a wonderful waitress. The food and...

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  • Good19 Reviews3.8
KFC 2207 S Broadway, Santa Maria
KFC
Chicken • $

KFC

2207 S Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454

Many people complain about slow service but they need to understand that at this time it's hard for many employers to find more staff. My family goes to...

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  • Average123 Reviews3.2
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen 930 Betteravia Rd, Santa Maria
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen
Chicken • $

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen

930 Betteravia Rd, Santa Maria, CA 93454

I dined at Popeyes on Betteravia Rd., in Santa Maria today (1/19/2022 Wednesday). I would of course recommend the Cajun fries as they are fantastic. However,...

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  • Average186 Reviews3

Japanese Restaurants

Japanese in Santa Maria
Ichiban Japanese Restaurant 2011 S Broadway # L, Santa Maria
Ichiban Japanese Restaurant
Japanese • $$

Ichiban Japanese Restaurant

2011 S Broadway # L, Santa Maria, CA 93454

Everyone here is very nice The restaurant is clean, the food is fresh, and we always leave happy with our meal. The only reason I gave 4 stars instead of 5 is...

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  • Superb110 Reviews4.3
Hamasato Japanese Restaurant 230 Betteravia Rd # V, Santa Maria
Hamasato Japanese Restaurant
Japanese • $$

Hamasato Japanese Restaurant

230 Betteravia Rd # V, Santa Maria, CA 93454

This is a solid Santa Maria find. It has been a regular in my rotation for over thirty years and I can honestly say I’ve never had a bad meal hear Consider...

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  • Good99 Reviews4.2
Mikado Sushi 209 Town Center E W, Santa Maria
Mikado Sushi
Japanese • $$

Mikado Sushi

209 Town Center E W, Santa Maria, CA 93454

Food is great, but service has been poor lately. The restaurant gets way too many To-Go orders to keep up with, which results in poor service to indoor...

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  • Good233 Reviews4