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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%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“pancakes” (17 reviews)
“potatoes” (5 reviews)
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507 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2037
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 January 2018

We stopped in Esau's to have breakfast and it was an average experience for an unusualy high priced..$3.25 for an average tasting cup of coffee. Busy place and must be popular based on 4.5 star review. It is near the beach and within walking distance....More

Thank Bill S
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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Good food but consider eating indoors. Dog walkers on sidewalks let their huge dogs jump on you and drool on you while you try to eat. Owners side with dog owners over their own customers’ rights.

Thank Steven V
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Low key, surfer themed place to eat a great breakfast. Eat inside or out. This is a very popular place for good reasons.

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 15 October 2017

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

Thank Outgunned3-1
Reviewed 9 October 2017

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

Thank jerjon
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Wub67
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 14 August 2017

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

Thank Maria C
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Went looking for coffee and stumbled on this coffee shop. decided to sit at the counter and shared a breakfast burrito and cinnamon roll. Wow were they good! Good service and friendly waitresses!

Thank southerncaligirl72
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
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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