December 4, 2022
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Killin’ it: Shrimp restaurant chain sets sights on Santa Barbara


Mika Michaels, left, and his brother, Kevin, are behind the fast-growing family-owned restaurant chain Killer Shrimp. (courtesy photo) Diners on lower State Street in Santa Barbara, beware. This summer promises an attack of Killer Shrimp. But it’s not an invasion of deadly crustaceans. It’s an expansion of an longtime Los Angeles County seafood brand and…


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  1. Jeff says:

    I was wondering what happened to Killer Shrimp! It is amazing food! I used to go to the Marina from Agoura Hills just to have their delicious original bowl of shrimp with all of those juices and dipping bread – with an ice cold beer. Nothing better! And I was thrilled when they opened in Studio City years ago. Then really disappointed when they closed.
    So this is great news! Can’t wait to get back down there soon!

  2. Don Braunsteiner says:

    KS is one of those dishes, when you crave it, nothing else will do. I’m very glad you re-opened in style. Now i can get some locally.