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Cajun Kitchen

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$$ - $$$
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6831 Hollister Ave Ste A, Goleta, CA 93117-3015
+1 805-571-1517
06:00 - 14:30
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Goleta, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We love to eat breakfast here but get here early because a line forms out the door on weekends. Once seated though, you'll have to choose from delicious options. My husband loves the hash , eggs and their blueberry muffin!

Thank coastlily2016
Napa, California
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We stopped in here for breakfast on our way out of town. The blueberry pancakes rocked!! My boyfriend got the eggs with grits and it cured his hangover right away! Service was friendly and the food came out perfect!

Thank Michele Q
Los Angeles
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178 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Had breakfast at this very popular restaurant. Lots of food - had a ranchers omelette with a biscuit and my husband had buttermilk pancakes. Restaurant was filled with diners which made this not really a quiet place to begin the day. But if you like lively and lots of food - this is recommended

Thank kardex2dog
Sierra Vista, Arizona
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This reviewer has made consistant vists to The Cajun Kitchen since 1986! The menu is pretty much the same with a few tasty additions. In the recent visit to Santa Barbara, the De La Vina Cajun Kitchen's quality of service and food has not changed. Three breakfasts were enjoyed. The corn bread is a great breakfast side in addition to... More 

Thank Firehousecat
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

One of the best breakfast places in sb & goleta. Always good, friendly & quick service. You can sit inside or outside.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Santa Barbara, CA
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Cajun Kitchen is a special place. All items are excellent versions and the spicy fare is just hot enough to get your attention. The salsa is excellent and goes very well with the Corned Beef hash. Cornbread.....need I say more?...Yes...Apple Butter.

Thank maxwell r
Goleta, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Cajun Kitchen is an excellent breakfast and lunch restaurant in Goleta. I am a 26-year customer and base my assessment on one key feature--consistency. A John's special with home fries is just as good today as it was twenty years ago. Same with the red beans and rice with corn bread for lunch--and ice tea. Cajun's selection of salads are... More 

Thank neushul
Sanbornton, New Hampshire
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Outstanding, food, service, atmosphere. If you are traveling in this area this place would be a must stop. Lots of wonderful choices on the menu, almost too many. Simply cannot find anything to complain about. Cheers to the wonderful folks who make this restaurant happen.

Thank Bob M
Santa Barbara, California
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75 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

It's crowded on college week-ends if your kids keep student hours, but if you roust them before 9, the wait's not that long and the menu is varied. There's blackened chicken and fish and cornbread w/apple butter (ask for two--they're wonderful), but many varieties of omelets and Belly busters like Bananas Foster and waffles with whipped cream and strawberries, too.... More 

Thank IdeasAndOpinions
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Cracking service from the start. Not used to the free refills on coffee but I loved it. Loved all the seasonings and the food was absolutely phenomenal. My friends had the Eggs Benedict and they were so well presented and tasted amazing. I had the Chile Verde Omelette and bloody hell it was so good. Loved it. Thanks guys

Thank George G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:30 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6831 Hollister Ave Ste A, Goleta, CA 93117-3015
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Goleta
  • Phone Number: +1 805-571-1517

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