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35 W Haley St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3428
+1 805-899-8811
08:00 - 21:00
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Sun 10:00 - 15:00
Mon - Wed 08:00 - 19:00
Thu - Fri 08:00 - 21:00
Sat 08:30 - 15:00
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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128 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

It does not matter if you are a Vegan, Vegetarian or just like great food, this is a good restaurant. The chef is very particular about his food and often buys from the Farmer's Market for quality and fresh.

Thank Kathie M
Santa Barbara, California
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

THE MOST AMAZING, DELICIOUS, HEALTHY FOOD!! The chef has incredible talent and it shows in presentation and on my taste buds. Everything is super fresh and healthy, try the smoothies. I went for a intro meditation session and loved the environment, the instructor and the spa looked heavenly. I will definitely be going back for the Community Acupuncture (best price... More 

Thank DanielleRenee805
Santa Barbara, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

Try the breakfast crepes and the coconut butter ball dessert. Incredible healthy desserts without the guilt!! Great food here in SB.

Thank Charlotte G
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

I went to Alchemy Cafe for a nice healthy lunch outing. When I arrived I was immediately greeted by a kind server. The atmosphere was good and the food was excellent. it may be a little pricey but it is defiantly worth it. I will be going again.

1 Thank kelsey k
Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015

The food was great and the service was good. Would like to see a few more options on the menu, including fresh brewed coffee. We will be returning here when we travel to Santa Barbara, since the food is good quality, albeit on the expensive side.

Thank pmayo53
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2015

I loved that I was able to find delicious and interesting vegan food. This restaurant is also a healing center. The food was nourishing and nurturing, and my omnivore husband was happy, too!

Thank sylph7
San Francisco, California
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2015

And so $$$$! "Coconut curry" was nothing more than a very small bowl (maybe 8 oz) of gooey yellow soup with 1/2 a floret of cauliflower -- for $14.50! Disgusting! Came will a teensy half cup dollop of quinoa. I asked for bread instead of quinoa but at lunch hour - they were ALL OUT OF BREAD and offered me... More 

Thank Otis A
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2014

I chose this restaurant because of it's vegan options and location and I was not disappointed. First, because I had my dog with me we sat outside/inside on the lower patio, which was very peaceful. The staff was friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable about the menu though were a little slow at times. Though to their defense, it's Santa Barbara and... More 

1 Thank Leah D
Santa Barbara, California
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2014

The place looks nice enough, but that is pretty much where any positive portion of this review ends. This place is as pretentious as it gets. The establishment is poor imitation of a green or eco-friendly business. I viewed some items which were made to look as though they were of reclaimed wood, but were clearly right off the most... More 

1 Thank Brigid L
Santa Clarita, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2014 via mobile

There is nothing I dislike more than a masseuse who pounds in my body and taps my stomach. Who presses in the same spot for minutes at a time wasting precious massage time. She even went to my feet and shook them back and forth leading to more displeasure. I really wanted to love this place but that had to... More 

1 Thank Trina H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 W Haley St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3428
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-899-8811

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?