Low key, surfer themed place to eat a great breakfast. Eat inside or out. This is a very popular place for good reasons.
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I've loved this place forever and during our annual weeklong stay in Carpinteria, we always eat here multiple times. This past week, we ate here four times for breakfast and I have to say, the service gets more spotty every year. The food was also...More
My husband was jonesing for some blueberry pancakes; the kind with the berries mixed in the batter rather than a compote on top. Esau's was just the place. I enjoyed the chocolate chip/coconut pancakes; pretty sweet but a nice occasional treat. The setting is very...More
This place has the best red rounded seats you expect in a diner. The staff is friendly and professional and provide the service with a smile. The food is very good: not haute cuisine but something your mum could have made. Best experience on this...More
Drove to Carpenteria for the first time on Wednesday and wanted to find a good place for breakfast, which we did and sat out on the side terrace enjoying the sunshine. The staff were very friendly and welcoming and we ordered the corn beef hash...More
LOTS of choices. Make sure you read the specials signs posted around the restaurant. LARGE servings. Most of the breakfast choices are enough for 2 people. Service was quick and friendly, even though we were a very large group. Everyone enjoyed the food. Highlights were...More
Outside tables lefted unbussed,birds all over old food,health code violations. Allowing therapy dogs inside areas of eatery,another violation. Only service dogs with service vests are allowed inside eatery areas,as stated by Santa Barbara County health and safety codes. Handicap restroom is in violation,needs 42" entrance....More
A nice little diner. They gave generous portions and our breakfasts were all tasty - especially the Huevos special. Even the coffee was good.
Great American breakfast in a proper American Diner. Extensive menu choice for breakfast and good friendly service with regular coffee refills. Was very busy and portions generous. The only complaint was that the smoked salmon with the scrambled eggs was super salty.