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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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Santa Barbara, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
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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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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
Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great little coffee spot not far from State Street in Santa Barbara. Cool atmosphere and great coffee.

Thank Tom D
Goleta, California
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

A great place to meet bikers in weekends. Perfect place to go after a nice bike ride on Sunday morning. The coffee has no bitter taste. The roasting flavor is just right.

Thank Marcel_tremblay
Reading, Pennsylvania
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon coffee break at the Handlebar. A great change of pace from Starbucks and worth the short block walk from State Street. Great vibe. Quaint inside seating and lovely outdoor seating with big umbrellas and a soft breeze. My wife's vanilla chai tea was the best she's ever had. We will come here again.

Thank NavyDave1
Denver, Colorado
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Coffee can be had in many places in SB. During our two week visit there we tried several and enjoyed them all. Then we tried Handlebar, and the search we didn't know we were conducting ended immediately. Handlebar, with its outdoor seating, indoor community vibe, clean, wood and metal look, and friendly baristas, welcomed us almost every morning after that.... More 

Thank SussedUp
Ojai, California
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Delicious made to order coffee drinks with a beautiful outdoor patio to take in the Santa Barbara sunshine.

Thank RozDe
Brisbane Australia
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Better type of typical American coffee shop. Great coffee but food limited to bagels Danish and croissants Very popular with long queues

Thank Noel100
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

As avid coffee lovers from Australia, this has to be one of the best coffees we have had in the U.S.A. Fantastic. We visited here every morning for our "daily fix"

Thank Paula M
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

In a huge nation where it seems that for ninety nine percent of the population dirty old drip coffee is just fine and for whom pushing the boat out and treating themselves means a trip to Starbucks for a giant bucket of bitter, burnt, sugary poison, what a relief and a revelation to discover that there is now a coffee... More 

Thank Tim P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 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?