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Breakwater is a dog-friendly eatery in Santa Barbara, CA, with a delicious variety of dishes, including Belgian waffles and three-egg omelets for breakfast, club sandwiches and tuna melts for lunch, and fresh fish and steak for dinner. The spacious outdoor patio welcomes dogs. Visit Website

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Breakwater has received a rating of 4.4 out of 5 bones by 9 canine critics on BringFido and 4.0 out of 5 by 170 guests on TripAdvisor.

Customers rave about Breakwater's excellent dog-friendly atmosphere, service, and delicious food. They note that the restaurant accommodates pets with water bowls, separate dog menus, and a pet-friendly outdoor patio.

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  • Florence
    Jul 11, 2023
    Great place for lunch!

    Wonderful place to have lunch with your dog. There were several well behaved dogs. I had a very good tuna melt and clam chowder

  • Sheree
    Sep 20, 2022
    Great location

    we took our girl to Breakwater and they were very sweet with her, brought her water, gave her pets. the food was fantastic. We will definitely go back next time we’re in town.

  • Loren
    May 8, 2022
    Great location, food and dog friendly!

    I had salmon and my husband the mahi mahi sandwich! Both were great and we ordered scrambled eggs from the doggie menu for Nugget. He loved it too!!

  • Piper
    Mar 6, 2022
    Very dog friendly

    We come here often for breakfast. They are always accommodating for us with our Australian Cattle Dog. They provide a bowl of fresh water and have a special, separate dog menu which we usually order one or two items from. She likes coming here too.

  • Dagny
    Aug 11, 2020
    Bring Your Dog Here!

    Our dog was happily welcomed by the staff. Along with the other dogs they provided us with a bowl of water and were very attentive. This is a great place to take your dog and we will be going back!!

  • Jackie
    Jun 22, 2019
    Love Breakfast Here

    Great spot for breakfast with our dog - great service

  • Amy
    More than a year ago
    really dog friendly

    We were hesitant because there was a review that said service dogs only but they were super with our pup and she was one of 5 here on the covered patio! Plenty of shade and cold water!

  • Christina
    More than a year ago
    Not pet friendly

    Not pet friendly .. service dogs only

  • Robert
    More than a year ago
    Very dog friendly

    Plenty of outdoor seating with shade. Good lunch selection. Staff is always courteous and friendly.

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