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Farmer Boy

€€ - €€€American,
3427 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-2625
+1 805-845-6749
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
06:30 - 14:30 Hours
American, Diner
€€ - €€€
3427 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-2625
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

I got the Santa Barbara Omelette, and had a hard time finding any cheese in it. Disappointing. Never got the ice water I asked for (only one server working at the time). Locals seem to love the place, and it gets busy around 8 or...More

1  Thank Lori B
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Farmer boy is up the street from the Agave inn. The coffee was good but getting a second cup wasn't easy, I guess they were too busy the two times I was there.Home fries good sausage super greasy, eggs ok. So it is a diner...More

Thank Anthony B
Reviewed 5 January 2018

People seem to rave about this place. It is an old style diner. Clean - yes. Good service - sort of - my server forgot the toast and accompaniments (I never did get them). Food - what you would expect from a diner. Long line...More

Thank Ken A
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Retro vibe with a bit of style. Great selection of breakfast items on menu. Chicken and waffles are fantastic.

Thank Felix C
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

I don't typically give the hightest ratings. For a basic bacon, eggs and pancake breakfast it was spot on. Perfectly cooked eggs and bacon (I'm picky about the way I order because I like things prepared a certain way). Prices were reasonable.

Thank Just A
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

This place serves good food and coffee. Fast service and it is an incredibly clean restaurant.......

Thank Alstapelfeld
Reviewed 12 July 2017

My husband and I thought we would try this restaurant out after we had heard that it had the best burger in town. Atmosphere was nothing great. Simply a cafe/diner atmosphere. Server was friendly but service was slow. Very limited/poor beer selection. Perhaps I ordered...More

Thank annewZ7867AV
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Part of the company that runs Brophy Bros in the harbor, this diner on upper/west State Street serves great food with a smile. Big menu.

Thank happy_to_travel_4752
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

And Farmer Boy is the perfect place for all American food. Waffles and syrup with hand breaded chicken tenders or wings. Omelettes filled with spinach kale asparagus basil arugula and bacon. Biscuits and the best gravy that's not too thick and tastes light and savory....More

Thank Rocky J
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I found this over a year ago. It's gotten better with age. Breakfast is the winner here. The lunch plates aren't upto the breakfasts. Sandwiches are good. Once here you'll want to come back

Thank chienee
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3427 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-2625
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-845-6749
Farmer Boy Restaurant, a local Santa Barbara institution since 1958, offers hearty, good, old-fashioned comfort food at affordable prices, all served in a comfortable neighborhood setting. All natural ingredients, locally sourced and organic as often as possible. We take you back to a simpler time...
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