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Esau's Coffee Shop

507 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2037
+1 805-684-1070
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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“pancakes” (17 reviews)
“omelet” (8 reviews)
“fries” (6 reviews)
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507 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2037
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Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

Esau's Coffee Shop is avery welcoming and friendly place. Our 3 young kids were made to feel very welcome with colouring in on arrival. The salads were huge and fresh, the kids options pretty good, and it all came quickly and with very friendly service.

Thank Elly M
Reviewed 19 March 2016

we just drove by looking for breakfast. great food, and lots of it. this must be where the locals eat.

Thank hugh b
Reviewed 18 February 2016

This Coffee Shop is a locals place,good for breakfast or lunch. It sits behind a bicycle shop and is located on Carpinteria Avenue.

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Esau's is an unpretentious, hole-in-the-wall diner a couple of blocks from the beach. It has booths, a counter with stools, and a narrow outdoor dining area with a few tables and a nice ocean mural painted on one wall. Inside, the walls offer great surfing...More

Thank janb546
Reviewed 12 February 2016

Super lunch...a huge selection of goodies and a pleasant outdoor patio...wonderful service too. Thank goodness we weren't there for breakfast though...they have so many tasty selections, i'd still be trying to make up my mind. A real gem...reasonably prices. Great fajita fish tacos...and with a...More

Thank Jack C
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

We had breakfast here one morning and.it was superb.Cheese omelette was to die for.Coming from uk i dont understand why hash browns come with everything though.

Thank gail w
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Place looked dirty with tables not cleaned up. Ordered lunch. Mistake. The foot was horrible. I had a Patti melt and my wife had a BLT. Food was greezy and had a fowl taste likely resulting from over used deep fry grease. I ordered onion...More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

The Santa Barbara location had been one of our faves for bfast for years. When it closed down our only choice was to go down the highway a few miles to Carpinteria. It's the same menu and we actually saw one of our original SB...More

Thank Cathy M
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

You go for the experience as much or more than the food. Not cheap, but worth any visit to Linden ave!

Thank Jimmannoia
Reviewed 29 December 2015

Usually, I research ahead if time here we are going to eat and sleep on a road trip. I didn't for our lunch break on today's drive from Paso Robles to L.A. We didn't feel like stopping in St. Barbara, but pulled out a little...More

Thank Annette R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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