2009 Best Seafood Dives

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California Seafood Dives
Illustrator Matt Caserta


Brophy Bros. Clam Bar & Restaurant, Santa Barbara

What to order: garlic baked clams, cioppino, chowder, sautéed ahi tuna crusted in roasted cashews. Try a bloody Mary or one of the excellent local wines.

The view: The mountains, the ocean, palm trees, Santa Barbara’s red-tile roofs, a gently swaying forest of sailboat masts, sunsets over the water.

What you’ll shell out: $10–$13 for lunch entrées, $13–$22 for dinner.

Check it out: 119 Harbor Way; 805/966-4418 or brophybros.com; also 1559 Spinnaker Drive in Ventura; 805/639-0865

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