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Esau's Coffee Shop

507 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2037
+1 805-684-1070
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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“omelet” (9 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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507 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2037
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This must be THE place for breakfast in town judging from the line waiting to get in. And it didn't disappoint. Friendly wait staff, quick service, good cup of joe, and good sized servings for the money. Looking forward to coming back.

Thank LGA026
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Esau’s is a warm and friendly family and friends dining experience. The restaurant has a surfing theme and silent surfer videos play continuously on two TV screens. The restaurant has comfortable inside booths and outside patio dining. As locals, we eat breakfast here several times...More

Thank Jill S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Too bad Esau’s is on the other side of the the globe from home !! Loved absolutely everything aabout Esau’s restaurant. The orange Naugahyde booths, Formica counter tops,super efficient college girl waitresses, cool beachy neighborhood vibe and of course the wonderful varied copious breakfast menu....More

Thank enzobonneau
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This friendly cafe deserves all the glowing reviews. Our breakfast was delicious, with plenty of first-rate coffee. Someone in our group insisted on having one of the famous warm frosted cinnamon buns as a dessert after a huge pile of eggs & hash. It was...More

Thank ManhattanAdwoman
Reviewed 24 May 2018

Helen, Amie and I called in for lunch recently. This is a genuinely honest place, staff are great, food is plentiful and there are no pretensions. If you are looking for generous portions of honestly presented food then search no further! We tried a quesadilla,...More

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Had breakfast here with the wife on a recent trip to Carpinteria, because my favorite breakfast place in Carpinteria, Cajun Kitchen, is gone. These guys do a pretty good job. The portions are good sized and the food is reasonably tasty.

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

If I drive within, 20 miles of Esau's, I go to Esau's! I'm not joking they have the best breakfast in the world. It's not just like some place like "oh they have the best Denver omelet"!! NO! Not even close, the level of breakfast...More

Thank Derek A
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Esau’s has a fantastic history and are food was good. I had a bacon omelette with Monterrey jack cheese garnished with guacamole and sour cream. A health portion of hash browns. The server asked if we wanted them regular or crispy, we said regular, they...More

Thank Maria L
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Restaurant has a casual beach vibe, just perfect for Carpinteria. Have had breakfast here with several different groups of friends, and no one has ever been disappointed. Stopped by for lunch today with my mom. Had an awesome burger (mushrooms, bacon, avocado & cheese) and...More

Thank Alicia K
Reviewed 4 March 2018

This is probably the most common place I eat in town. It is a breakfast and lunch spot. Very friendly, you get to know the family if you come often. Generous portions, good solid food. They are the most accommodating of special diets I have...More

Thank MerleY375
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 507 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2037
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carpinteria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-684-1070
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