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Validation Ale |


Allowing great beer to rise to the top.
Your order is a vote toward Validation.

In the heart of Santa Barbara's Funk Zone
102 E. Yanonali St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Mon - Wed 11:30-8:30
Thur - Sat 11:30-10:00
Sunday - 10:00-8:30

Our Concept

Validation Ale concept model
3 cans of Validation Ale beers

There’s something for everyone at Validation

Great Bites

Chef Matt and Kaity are leading the culinary side of Validation Ale. With 35 years of combined experience the menu brings you classic favorites. Many providing a unique dual experience, think East Coast vs. West Coast, Sweet + Spicy, etc… We aim to highlight the the diversity in food that is possible with creativity.


Live Sports
Empty brewery space

It takes a village (and a digger!)

Let us take you on a journey of how we got from that, to this!

Rome wasn’t built in a day, probably because of permitting and delays at the docks, but that didn’t stop us.

We’re all ears. Something you liked, something you didn’t, we want to know.

Send us a Message or use the appropriate form on the right for specific enquiries.