Stearns Wharf is located in the harbor in Santa Barbara, California, United States. When completed In 1872, it became the longest deep-water Wharf between San Pedro and San Francisco. Named for its builder, local lumberman John P. Stearns, the wharf served the passenger and freight shipping needs of California’s South Coast for over a quarter century. Find more about the history of the wharf, visit stearnswharf.org.
There are seventeen businesses on the Wharf: Three full service restaurants, a shellfish restaurant/market, a bait and tackle shop, an old fashioned candy store, wine tasting, a toy store, a shell shop, an ice cream parlor, a palm reader, a general store with clothing/souvenirs, and a marine museum with an interactive marine education facility. There is plenty to do, eat, and enjoy on the wharf all year long!