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Renaud's Bakery and Bistro

1324 State St, Ste N, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2620
+1 805-892-2800
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Cafe
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££ - £££
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LOCATION
1324 State St, Ste N, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2620
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1 - 10 of 55 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you’re looking for delicious French pastry this is the stop for you. Yummy croissants, plain, chocolate and almond. With coffee and you’re transported to France. Breakfast and lunch European style.

Thank joicebiles
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in the Arlington shopping complex across from the Arlington Theatre, this small bistro, with indoor and outdoor seating, specialises in fresh pastries and coffee for the morning customers. Open for breakfast and lunch only, it is individually owned and managed with the chef/ owner...More

Thank BlakievanHemert
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Despite the location or maybe because of it since you are close to Gelsens to shop or our local great bookstore Chaucers... Etc. this is wonderful little place for breakfast or lunch ! Best croissants, salads good, live thier quiche Lorraine. Oh and their desserts!

Thank katheemiller
Reviewed 24 January 2018

It is an authentic french pastry shop. The croissants and the pastries are decadent and delicious. And if you don't just want to take it home right away, you can stick around. It's a fun little atmosphere where you can eat breakfast or lunch.

Thank CatDLN
Reviewed 5 December 2017

A wide assortment of pastry, wonderful buttery croissants, pleasant staff and good coffee. This location has a small patio. The other location has a much larger and more pleasant patio.

Thank m44
Reviewed 18 September 2017

The quality and texture of their croissants are unlike any others. It is a nice location with great food.

Thank BestFoodFan
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Some of the best pastries I've eaten in years. We spent a month in France last year and encountered nothing there that wowed and tempted the way Renaud's pastries do. The quality and perfection is apparent from across a crowded room, and even then what...More

Thank UnrepentantFoodie
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Renaud's is just off State Street in a small storefront where you enter, decide on what you want, get a number, pay and go sit (outside is lovely) and wait for your goodies to be delivered to your table. The Quiche Lorraine and salad was...More

Thank travchef
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

The pastry and croissants are as expected very good. However, the cappuccino was really bad compared to the other high rated places in SB. Watery and without any but bitter taste. You need more trained baristas.

Thank Thilo H
Reviewed 13 February 2017

You really need to try both the almond and chocolate croissants at Renaud's! A local favorite for the best pastries in town!

Thank Charles C
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Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1324 State St, Ste N, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2620
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-892-2800
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