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Z’s Taphouse & Grill

A Review of This Hopping Sports Bar Inside a Goleta Bowling Alley


Where: 5925 Calle Real, (805) 967-0128, zodobowl.com

What: A hopping sports bar and grill in Goleta located inside of Zodo’s Bowling & Beyond.

How much? Beer, cocktail, and wine specials at Happy Hour and 15 percent off selected munch-z’s (appetizers) daily, 8 slices of pizza $10.79-$13.99, half-pound Big Kahuna Burger with teriyaki sauce $9.49

The dish: Goleta’s most attractive stop for Sunday football and arguably the largest selection of beers on tap in Santa Barbara is located inside of Zodo’s Bowling & Beyond. Forty different beers are available to choose from, as well as wine and a full liquor selection. Electric colors and geometric shapes line this go-to stop for tri-tip sandwiches and a pitcher between tossing your bowling ball down the lane. Daily happy hour from 4-7 p.m. doesn’t stop with the early birds, but just takes a break before starting again from 10 until midnight. Lettuce wraps, chicken wings, juicy burgers, and pesto pine nut pizzas cannot be made fast enough for hungry patrons with their eyes on one of the 16 high-def plasmas or waiting to bowl. Large groups will enjoy the spirited atmosphere where arcade lovers, sports fans, beer drinkers, and bowlers come together.

Z's Tap House & Grill

5925 Calle Real, Goleta, CA
805-967-0128. More Info

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