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Top store recommendations from locals

Café
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“Iconic italian restaurant. Wait times may be long but you will enjoy the food and the ambiance. Try to sit outside if possible.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Café
“ Great coffee spot, acai bowls and lots of baked goods. Sit on the patio. Usually art hung inside. From outside seating you can see the largest Torry Pine Tree ever. Check out the plaque on the tree.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Large Market with absolutely everything you would ever need for your vacation.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bakery
“Their food and coffee are delicious! And of course their cupcakes are yummy too.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Store
“A magical store that transports you to a tranquil place! Oprah said it was her favorite place in Santa Barbara! Very close to the cottage - a short drive. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Breakfast burritos are pretty good. Sat and Sun they have buttermilk doughnuts. Delicious. Good local scene and place to watch activity on Linden.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Walking distance from house and or take a bike. Great prices and good for the basics.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Candy Store
“Because it is a candy store! Whoop. Oh so many choices, frozen chocolate bananas, hand made candies and some old favorites too. Do you like salted carmels? Have a look!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Love their breakfast! They're open for lunch too - all of their food is great.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
“This is now "the Mujeres Collective" a shop featuring female makers from near and far and some vintage finds. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
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  • 2 locals recommend
Café
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  • 3 locals recommend
Store
  • 2 locals recommend
Florist
“Molly's sense of style is simple, clean, elegant and homey. Check out her gardens! Gorgeous.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Family fun, great Pizza and excellent Antipasto Salad!! An old time local who is worth supporting. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
  • 1 local recommends