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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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 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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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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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
Santa Barbara, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We stopped in for coffee and a pastry. The place was busy but relaxed. The coffee was good and everyone there seemed to enjoy helping us.

Thank Heligypsy
Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We were in town visiting for our anniversary and enjoy trying local coffee haunts. This one was a true gem! I had one of the best vanilla chai lattes I'd ever tasted, and my husband loved his coffee so much he bought a pound to take home. They had a nice atmosphere and seating outside to accommodate our dog. If... More 

Thank dkraucher

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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?