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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 best breakfast restaurants in Santa Barbara.

Boathouse at Hendry's Beach Seafood
11/20
Dining Room at Boathouse at Hendry 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...

Le Cafe Stella American
11/20
3302 McCaw Ave.
Santa Barbara, CA 93105

French and American influences merge in Santa Barbara's Upper State Street neighborhood. More...

Cajun Kitchen Cafe Breakfast
12/20
1924 De La Vina St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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A longtime favorite breakfast-house with Cajun influences, where the food and environs are homey and consistent. More...

Cold Spring Tavern American
12/20
Dining Room at Cold Spring Tavern, Santa Barbara, CA 5995 Stagecoach Rd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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A rustic setting and weekly game dishes, steaks, burgers and barbecue. More...

D'Angelo Bakery
12/20
Dining Room at D 25 W. Gutierrez St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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This bakery-turned-restaurant succeeds with both its breads and fare. 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...

Finch & Fork California
14/20
Dining Room at Finch & Fork, Santa Barbara, CA Canary, A Kimpton Hotel
31 W. Carrillo Blvd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Finch & Fork crafts seasonal menus reflective of the diversity of Santa Barbara. More...

Jeannine's American Bakery & Restaurant Breakfast
Quick Bite
Dining Room at Jeannine 1253 Coast Village Rd.
Montecito, CA 93108

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

Joe's Cafe American
11/20
536 State St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Consistent food, a retro environment and stiff drinks make for a nice night out. More...

Mesa Cafe Café
11/20
Mesa Shopping Center
1972 Cliff Dr.
Santa Barbara, CA 93109
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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
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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
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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
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A French-style bistro and pâtisserie on the main street of Santa Barbara. More...

Savoy Cafe & Deli Deli
13/20
24 W. Figueroa St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Lunch is the preferred meal at this cross between a European-style café and an upscale American cafeteria. More...

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

Local, organic ingredients are thoughtfully rendered into creative breakfast, brunch and lunch 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
Dining Room at Summerland Beach Cafe, Summerland, CA 2294 Lillie Ave.
Summerland, CA 93067

Summerland Beach Café dishes up home-style breakfast and lunch in a classic low-key beach setting. More...


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