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Handlebar Coffee Roasters

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128 E Canon Perdido St Ste A, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2294
07:00 - 17:00
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Glendale, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Without even being in need of caffeine, based on a recommendation, Handlebar Coffee Roaster's became a noon stop for me on a visit to Santa Barbara. Even the barista art on the top of my almond milk macchiato was perfect. I will return!

1 Thank Allan S
Guildford, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is a joy! Without question the best coffee in Santa Barbara......plus absolutely delicious croissants and buns.

1 Thank michael a
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

This cool place in the heart of Santa Barbara offers a nice selection of coffee! Rich flavour and such a nice texture. You can see this is a favourite place with so many locals coming here for coffee, cakes and bread. Great coffee tasting experience!

1 Thank João P
Santa Barbara, California
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Top quality coffees, and pastries plus a fun, warm and inviting environment. We have been here many times and never disappointed!

1 Thank Brad M
Windsor, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 489 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

Creamy rich espresso with nice frothy milk to make an exceptional cortado which they do incredibly well at Handlebar Coffee Roasters. The pastries are top notch and lots of options. Nice seating inside and beautiful patio to enjoy with your beverage and snack. You can also take away if you're on the go. Great staff, friendly and fast service.

1 Thank James A
Los Angeles
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121 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Good coffee. Nice ambient. Little busy. Area is really amazing and having a hot cup of latte in here makes your day

Thank amirk973
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

As someone who has an opinion or two regarding espresso and what constitutes the best espresso macchiato - I can't recommend this place highly enough. Exceptional coffee, service and experience. Charming too!

Thank daviduSeattle
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Tasty coffee and pastries. Very nice interior and a well recommended for everyone who wants to enjoy a coffee.

Thank Nina H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

The cappuccino was smooth and delicious! The service was fast and friendly with a professional quality beverage.

Thank catbluesky
United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This is a perfect place to sit with friends, have a coffee and just enjoy being in Santa Barbara. The coffee is amazing, the service is wonderful and the atmosphere is exactly what you hope in a coffee shop. Nothing is rushed. A true local treasure.

Thank Travel_everywhere59

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?