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4945 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-1936
+1 805-684-4300
08:00 - 17:00
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Carpinteria, California
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Casual, things made fresh, and wonderful for breakfast. /they are famous for their breakfast bowl with honey on top, and their special cupcakes.

Thank Sherry F
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is quaint enough but it is inconsistent with service and food. Staff is rarely friendly. I go cause it is convenient and close to my work and they have healthy salads.

Thank Aaron B
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

A fav in Santa Barbara This location didn't disappoint Just a quick bite but delicious all the same Try it you will love it

Thank Sarah R
Springville, Utah
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I love this place! We consider it a must-visit spot for healthy, organic lunch (or breakfast if you rise early enough!) and absolutely delicious, to-die-for cupcakes. It's a little pricier than some other local spots, but organic food usually is.

Thank mcafee1
Southwest Harbor, Maine
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41 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Four breakfasts in seven days, enough said! Avocado toast with pepitas and chile flakes was perfect.

Thank JustaMEgirl
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Mom and I stopped for lunch: soup and 1/2 sandwich. Delicious, fast and healthy. They have gluten free and sourdough breads. Don't forget to try the cupcakes: mini or regular, high-low sugar or gluten free!

Thank shell87124
Cancun, Mexico
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57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

On a long drive, thought we'd break up the trip with a nice breakfast and good coffee. This cute restaurant with its lovely patio was a great find. Never heard of intelligentsia coffee before, and my husband is a real coffee snob, but were wonderfully surprised with the taste of our lattes. So many great choices on the menu... We... More 

Thank Nancy C
Ventura, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

The pastries are delicious, the coffee is very good and the help is very polite and helpful. My friend had eggs and toast, and it was very good. What was really nice, is that we were able to sit outside, and visit for a few hours, without feeling hurried. She bought a dozen of their beautiful (and delicious) cupcakes to... More 

1 Thank Erin Q
Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Lunch is very good. The arugula chicken salad is light and tasty and the serving size is ample. The cupcakes are great to take home especially for birthdays...take a few different flavors and share bites. It is a 'stand in line' and order and not table service so I recommend going after the lunch rush....about 1pm.

Thank Molli S
Carpinteria, California
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Best cupcakes I have ever had. My favorite is the Peanut Butter Cupcake, but everytime I say that I try a new kind it it vies for my new favorite. The cheese & bacon croissant is tasty too. The cute patio out back allows dogs.

Thank foodieskinny

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4945 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-1936
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carpinteria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-684-4300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?