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Top bakery recommendations from locals

French Restaurant
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“The best bakery in Santa Barbara, Renaud's boasts Parisian-quality baked goods and a variety of simple and delicious breakfast and lunch options.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Bakery
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“A local favorite for breakfast. But lunch is great too. Great coffee. Grab it to go and walk to Butterfly Beach”
  • 23 locals recommend
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“Freshly baked bread each and every day! The croissants are so good! Pick up your baguette in the morning or afternoon and head off to the beach or picnic! ”
  • 25 locals recommend
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“Fresh healthy lunch and dinner options. Something for everyone, they have ever changing daily specials which are always great. A large selection of great soups, salads and pastas and wraps”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bakery
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“One of the nicest places for breakfast, with a full menu of options. Sit inside or out.”
  • 16 locals recommend
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“I love this place for breakfast. Lots of healthy options, and delish cupcakes. I always get the cinnamon honey latte :) ”
  • 20 locals recommend
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“Our Favorite Brunch Spot and the Best Croissant in Santa Barbara! Our favorites: -3 Egg Omelette (egg whites) w/ Gruyere -Quiche Lorraine -Almond Croissant ”
  • 17 locals recommend
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“Wonderful bakery that provides on of my favorite breakfast/brunch options in Santa Barbara. They have two locations and both offer great outdoor dining patios. They also make a lovely cup of coffee”
  • 20 locals recommend
Café
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“$$ - Awesome salad bar and deli. Lots of organic, vegan, paleo and gluten-free options!”
  • 15 locals recommend
Café
“A real chess shop and more. A local success story staffed with 'cheesemonger' who know their stuff. Pick up a bottler of wine, pair with cheese, baguette and some favorite slices of your favorite meats and enjoy in the shop or elsewhere!”
  • 10 locals recommend
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“Light-filled and reminiscent of a European cafe, Lilac Patisserie is a haven for those with gluten sensitivities. A completely gluten-free kitchen, Lilac serves up delicious treats including New York cheesecake, red velvet cupcakes, and sandwiches on robust wheatless bread. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Grocery Store
“Best source for wholesome, natural, and organic foods and products in the Santa Barbara, Long Beach, and San Diego areas. Lazy Acres Market is about natural foods and real people dedicated to providing unmatched personal service. People go out of their way to make the Lazy Acres experience enjoyable every time you come by! ”
  • 69 locals recommend
Bakery
“Authentic French pastries, and I should know after living in Paris for four years! Lovely setting. Good breakfast!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bakery
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“A great place to start your weekend excursion of the funk zone. Yummy breakfast and baked goods”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
“Amazing fresh brioche and croissants baked every morning. You can sit out in front and watch the passing parade on Coast Village Road. There’s another French bakery/restaurant across the street, Renaud’s. Closes at 3. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
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“La Arcada Court. Outdoor seating on State St. Breakfast, lunch & dinner with Danish Bakery.”
  • 4 locals recommend