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Backyard Bowls

331 Motor Way, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3436
+1 805-845-5379
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good19%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“acai bowl” (19 reviews)
“island bowl” (11 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
331 Motor Way, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3436
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Reviewed 14 June 2015

This was my first time having an acai bowl. It is pretty good. The place is very loud due to the preparation of the bowls. The bathroom is next door at the coffee shop. This place encouraged me to try other acai bowls out. I...More

Thank Kimberly R
Reviewed 1 June 2015

i just wish I could walk here from my office or I would eat it nearly every day. Island bowl with honey is legit

Thank aussiesb
Reviewed 27 April 2015

From the name, I initially thought this was an outdoor furniture store. Then, I came across some TripAdvisor reviews and decided to try Backyard Bowls for lunch. Boy, am I glad I did. The Berry Bowl was a delicious and surprisingly filling combination of acai...More

Thank NJ_Traveler05
Reviewed 23 April 2015

This is a charming, unassuming counter based restaurant that serves delicious and nutritious bowls choc full of goji berries, oatmeal, fruit, and/or veggies. Great way to start the day!

Thank sylph7
Reviewed 15 April 2015

What a find! This place is amazing. The "fruit" bowls were ordered were delicious! They contained fresh fruit - bananas, blue berries, other fruits and berries all mixed together in a raspberry yogurt and served cold. Wonderful tastes! A great way to start your morning.

Thank Bill F
Reviewed 27 February 2015

I recommend the Island Bowl if you want something fruity and fresh! Its a delicious blend of Acaí, Banana, Mango, Pineapple Juice & Coconut Milk. Perfect texture then topped with Banana, Strawberry, Blueberry, Coconut Shavings, Granola & Honey. The small bowl is so filling you...More

Thank Everic1227
Reviewed 21 February 2015

Great healthy and tasty breakfast! The bowls are filled to the top with fruits, berries and super fruits. Tastes amazing!

Thank Jonas647
Reviewed 17 February 2015 via mobile

Got dragged here by my daughter. Didn't want a bowl of grass and shredded Zig Zag paper...however upon tasting this concoction I was won over and will be returning. Super healthy and incredibly tasty. If getting healthy tastes like this? I'm in....

Thank srotzin
Reviewed 27 January 2015

Can never go wrong with this place. You have the option of creating your own bowl or created specialties on their menu. I haven't had one that I didn't enjoy and not to mention they're good for you! All of the options have a perfect...More

Thank DaveWandersDotcom
Reviewed 9 January 2015

I look forward to visiting backyard bowl when in SB. The recipe of their Island bowl is perfectly calculated. The portions are generous and flavor is delicious. I've tried other shops similar to it and none compare. Highly recommended.

Thank luckydean23
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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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