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Best Breakfast Santa Barbara


Start your day off right by enjoying "the most important meal of the day" at one of these restaurants in Santa Barbara that serve up the best breakfast.


 

Boathouse at Hendry's Beach Seafood
11/20
2981 Cliff Dr.
Santa Barbara, CA 93109

Food plays second fiddle to views at this seaside restaurant, where an idyllic location is the main draw. More...

Cajun Kitchen Cafe Breakfast
12/20
1924 De La Vina St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Menu
A locals’ favorite breakfast house disguised as a Cajun restaurant. More...

D'Angelo Bakery
Quick Bite
25 W. Gutierrez St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Menu
This working bakery turns out the best loaves in town, while also serving a sophisticated breakfast and lunch. More...

East Beach Grill American
Quick Bite
1118 E. Cabrillo Blvd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93109

Burgers, burritos and breakfast at the sands of East Beach. More...

Esau's Cafe California
12/20
721 Chapala St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Menu
Heaping portions of quality food keep locals happy at this surf-themed California café. More...

Jeannine’s American Bakery & Restaurant Breakfast
Quick Bite
1253 Coast Village Rd.
Montecito, CA 93108

Locals flock to this breakfast spot for gourmet egg dishes, fresh-baked pastries and bottomless cups of strong coffee. More...

Mesa Cafe Café
11/20
Mesa Shopping Center
1972 Cliff Dr.
Santa Barbara, CA 93109
Menu
Mesa Cafe's home-style food is served in comfortable surroundings. More...

Montecito Coffee Shop American
12/20
1498 E. Valley Rd.
Montecito, CA 93108

A locals' favorite for casual eats in the upscale Upper Village of Montecito. More...

Paula's Pancake House Coffee Shop
12/20
1531 Mission Dr.
Solvang, CA 93463
Menu
Pancakes thick and thin attract a well-deserved breakfast crowd to Paula’s each morning. More...

Renaud's Patisserie & Bistro French
Quick Bite
Arlington Plaza
1324 State St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

A French-style bistro and pâtisserie on the main street of Santa Barbara. More...

Scarlett Begonia California
13/20
Victoria Court
11 W. Victoria St., Ste. 10
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Local, organic ingredients are thoughtfully rendered into creative breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner dishes. More...

The Shop Cafe New American
Quick Bite
730 N. Milpas St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

A contemporary American restaurant disguised as a humble diner. More...

Summerland Beach Cafe American
12/20
2294 Lillie Ave.
Summerland, CA 93067

Summerland Beach Café offers home-style breakfast and lunch dishes in a casual setting with a beautiful view. More...

Tupelo Junction Cafe Cajun
13/20
1218 State St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Menu
Southern food finds a home in Santa Barbara. More...


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