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Handlebar Coffee Roasters

128 E Canon Perdido St Ste A, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2294
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good21%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beans” (14 reviews)
“cakes” (3 reviews)
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07:00 - 17:00All hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
128 E Canon Perdido St Ste A, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2294
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

Is this the best coffee within the greater central coast area? Probably! The coffee is excellent and the crowds told you that the locals thought so too. Highly recommeded for anyone who likes and values good coffee.

Thank Jack G
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Was on the PCH and decided to detour here for lunch. Not much of a lunch option unless you go to their neighbor for sandwiches. But the latte here was awesome. Had enough of the caffeine kick to keep us going. But the sugar from...More

Thank BoinkVal
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

....I have been hanging out for a top notch 'flat white' since leaving NZ. The latte ( near enough) from here was perfect! Perfect temperature, consistency and head....sigh. Contentment. Can get pastries with your coffee..must be free WIFI as there were 10 laptops up and...More

Thank RocheMaree
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Found this place via trip advisor and a great find it was. Very busy so a nice atmosphere and the coffee was really good. I had a peppermint tea and it was the first proper peppermint I'd found while in California (very happy) I did...More

Thank daniellejbut
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We found this place whilst touring California. Great attention to detail shows through for all types of coffee. I like the story of the former professional cyclists owners too.

Thank Andy T
Kim A, Owner at Handlebar Coffee Roasters, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Thank you for stopping by on your vacation! And thank you for the kind words! Hope you're having a great week! Kim

Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Creamy, full of taste, the perfect coffee-chocolate ratio. Just wonderful! The best mocha I have ever tasted! And I really drink a lot of mocha...

Thank vanelic
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Finding good espresso coffee has been the most difficult part of our one month trip in the US. Usually it is too weak and too hot. Coffee here was perfect. Same as back home in Melbourne. Great job.

Thank LadyRachelB66
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

This is a locally owned coffee roasting and cafe. They use organic milk and make one of the best lattes I've ever had! The almond croissants were to die for and the best I've ever had -- even better than in France!

Thank SophieBlue09
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Busy place but service was fast and very friendly. When I asked about bagel toppings I was recommended to try their almond butter and strawberry jam. I was a bit skeptical, but on top of a savory everything bagel it turned out to be a...More

Thank jkaybay
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Great coffee, outdoor seating, and fantastic pastries. You cannot go wrong. Happy with the consistently good mochas and friendly service.

Thank bl1416
Kim A, Owner at Handlebar Coffee Roasters, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thank you so much for stopping in and for your review! Have a great weekend! Kim

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
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Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 E Canon Perdido St Ste A, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2294
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
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