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508 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1602
+1 805-962-9494
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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91 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cute cafe - pay when you order and they deliver the food to your table. I had a grilled eggplant sandwich on toasted 9 grain with roasted red peppers, feta cheese, pesto and sprouts which they serve with blue chips and salsa. I ate every single morsel. My daughter had a soy burger on what she thought would be a... More 

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Mechanicsville, Virginia
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was bland with a lack luster setting. We heard good things about it but we're disappointed. My husband had soup and salad, and I had nachos. Glad we tested it before we decided to take visitors coming this weekend. Healthy and vegatarian doesn't have to be bland.

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Thank Deborah A
Temple City, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pros: Self serve so its fast and casual Quality ingredients Fresh and healthy choices Great holistic condiments (liquid Aminos, Stevia extracts) DELICIOUS!!! uncomplicated Comfortable seating with relaxed atmosphere Parking lot free in back Very reasonable pricing with a good quantity of food Cons: Bathrooms need a little updating and door codes don't

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Thank Maggie4fitness
46703
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293 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was really fresh and tasty. I ordered the pasta special for the day and that came with a great side salad. This is an order at the counter type of restaurant but a friendly server brought the meal to us.

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Thank chelseasly
Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I came here on Valentine's Day with my girlfriend. They have great variety. Whether you're a vegetarian, vegan, or a meat eater, they have it all. The prices are fair, and the service is quick. The only downside is that they don't carry Kombucha, if you're a fan. It's a great place to eat, especially when passing through Santa Barbara.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Being vegetarian it is amazing to go here and be able to enjoy so many options on the menu. Delicious food that is affordable and quick service.

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Thank PurdieParks
Laguna Niguel, California
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

The food was excellent. Lots of good options on the menu. Service was quick and the ambiance was comforable and relaxed.Will definitley go back.

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Thank Saraal16
wales
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44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Generally a good place to eat. Only improvement is that the chicken tacos could be served better and have less runny sauce. I felt like I needed a shower after eating them! Sandwiches are amazing, fruit juices the same. Avoid the Guayaki Passion Terere, disgusting!

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Thank enthusiatic
Ghent, Belgium
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

During my two month stay in Santa Barbara i was really excited when i found this place! It became my favorite spot to have a healthy and quick lunch. I ordered the salad with avocado, my friend ordered the vegetarian lasagna. We were both thrilled when we got our plates, so much and so good! And the best part, the... More 

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Sacramento, California
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68 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We wanted something wholesome and fresh, and this place seemed like it was well – priced. We thought it would be a hippie joint, and have some interesting 60s Decor. Unfortunately we found it to be almost cafeteria – like compared to the interesting little restaurants all up and down State Street. As visitors to Santa Barbara, we decided that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 508 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1602
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-962-9494

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