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Backyard Bowls

331 Motor Way, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3436
+1 805-845-5379
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good20%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“acai bowl” (19 reviews)
“island bowl” (11 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
331 Motor Way, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3436
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great stop for a quick lunch. Super tasty açaí bowls with fresh fruit and ingredients. Highly recommended.

Thank Audrey S
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Delicious to the max! Had a tricky morning trying to find a good healthy breakfast. No sugar, eggs, pastry. Realised this place didn’t do coffee so picked one up at ‘The French Press’ - yum. Chose an Açai Bowl which was awesome- 💕🙏🏻 Thanks guys!...More

Thank sazzieManchester
Reviewed 1 May 2018

After an indulgent weekend, this place hit the spot. We got the dragon bowl and split it and it was perfect. Glad we spotted it during our trip.

Thank Katie_h905
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Healthy days starts with Backyard Bowls in Santa Barbara, CA. Full of nuts, fresh fruits, oats and milk with acai. Truely healthy treat

Thank udaym2016
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Backyard bowls produce great tasting healthy breakfast/brunch bowls full of fresh fruit, frozen fruit blends (including acai), oats and other extras. We loved going here in our time in Santa B - after a long road trip, indulging in lots of greasy fast food options,...More

Thank Flic M
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Stumbled on this place while checking out new areas in this renovated part of town. BEST Acai berry bowl we have ever tasted. Rivals what one can find in Kauai. Justifiably busy and well worth the money, as the small bowl is more than sufficient....More

Thank AliLosAngeles
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We spent 5 days in Santa Barbara and were lucky to find Backyard Bowls on the first day (thanks Tripadvisor!). We went there four times and loved the acai berry bowls and oatmeal bowls. Great healthy tasty alternative breakfast - not easy to find anywhere...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Whenever we are in Santa Barbara this is a favorite breakfast place. The island bowl is my favorite bowl with the coconut on top. Servings are huge and a small is plenty for one. I only wish we had one in my hometown.

Thank Amanda33203
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We get acai bowls wherever we go. Got hooked on them in Hawaii, and we make them at home. Backyard Bowls was started by two friends who wanted to create the best acai bowls, and they have done that!! Some of the best we've ever...More

Thank Rodfive
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We called by here for a healthy breakfast. The bowls are made to order with really fresh fruit. A really tasty and healthy breakfast. The place was very busy so you can expect to have to wait a while, but well worth it.

Thank UkSil
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 331 Motor Way, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3436
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-845-5379
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