2024 Best Breakfast Restaurants in Santa Barbara Area

Where to Find the Best Breakfast in Santa Barbara

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so start your morning off right with a fluffy omelet, spicy breakfast burrito or stack of pancakes.

Browse GAYOT's Best Breakfast Restaurants in Santa Barbara, presented in alphabetical order.

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Boathouse at Hendry's Beach
11/20
Food plays second fiddle to views at this seaside restaurant, where an idyllic location is the main draw. See More
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Cajun Kitchen Cafe
12/20
A longtime favorite breakfast-house with Cajun influences, where the food and environs are homey and consistent. See More
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D'Angelo
12/20
This bakery-turned-restaurant succeeds with both its breads and fare. See More
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Finch & Fork
14/20
Finch & Fork crafts seasonal menus reflective of the diversity of Santa Barbara. See More

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Jeannine's American Bakery & Restaurant
QB
Locals flock to this breakfast spot for gourmet egg dishes, fresh-baked pastries and cups of strong coffee. See More
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Joe's Cafe
11/20
Consistent food, a retro environment and stiff drinks make for a nice night out. See More
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Mesa Cafe
11/20
Mesa Cafe's home-style food is served in comfortable surroundings. See More
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Renaud's Patisserie & Bistro
QB
A French-style bistro and pâtisserie on the main street of Santa Barbara. See More
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Savoy Cafe & Deli
13/20
Lunch is the preferred meal at this cross between a European-style café and an upscale American cafeteria. See More
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Scarlett Begonia
13/20
Local, organic ingredients are thoughtfully rendered into creative breakfast, brunch and lunch dishes. See More
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