Some of the best views in Santa Barbara can be found on the historic Stearns Wharf. If you're looking for seafood while you take in the scenery, The Shellfish Company remains the destination for fresh shellfish and the best seafood.
The Santa Barbara Shellfish Company family began on Stearn's Wharf in 1980. Originating as a fresh seafood wholesale operation, they began experimenting with some different cooking ideas. A popular place for lunch, The Shellfish Company specializes in steamed crab, local lobster and ridgeback shrimp.
Famous Chef Julia Child considers The Shellfish Company among the best seafood in Santa Barbara. We couldn't agree more. Come see for yourself why we are calling The Shellfish Company one of the best seafood restaurants in Santa Barbara.