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Backyard Bowls

331 Motor Way, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3436
+1 805-845-5379
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good20%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“acai bowl” (19 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
331 Motor Way, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3436
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Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

Got dragged here by my daughter. Didn't want a bowl of grass and shredded Zig Zag paper...however upon tasting this concoction I was won over and will be returning. Super healthy and incredibly tasty. If getting healthy tastes like this? I'm in....

Thank srotzin
Reviewed January 26, 2015

Can never go wrong with this place. You have the option of creating your own bowl or created specialties on their menu. I haven't had one that I didn't enjoy and not to mention they're good for you! All of the options have a perfect...More

Thank DaveWandersDotcom
Reviewed January 8, 2015

I look forward to visiting backyard bowl when in SB. The recipe of their Island bowl is perfectly calculated. The portions are generous and flavor is delicious. I've tried other shops similar to it and none compare. Highly recommended.

Thank luckydean23
Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

Excellent bowls and smoothies. Generous serving of berries and a huge menu to choose from. Went back twice in one day!

Thank Jono L
Reviewed November 23, 2014

Really great, inventive breakfast with beautiful ingredients; if only they did coffee (the coffee from the place a couple of doors away was horrible, even by US standards)

Thank Grays41
Reviewed November 12, 2014

My daughter has raved about Acai bowls for the past 6 months and we got lucky and stumbled on a tiny place on State Street in Santa Barbara that had them. I had the berry bowl and my husband had the tropical bowl. The cost...More

Thank Becky W
Reviewed November 11, 2014

My 26 year old and I had each had yummy large bowls with pureed fruit and acai berries and toppings of granola, more fresh fruit of your choosing, including tropical fruit, if desired. He had the power bowl. Always his request when he visits home.

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed November 2, 2014

Fab selection, good and fresh. I hadn't experienced these before but thought them delicious. Puréed acai berries make a great foundation and there was a bit of crunch too.

Thank foodie16
Reviewed October 22, 2014

This is a good place for breakfast, everything is served in a bowl and the combinations are interesting and quite tasty. we really enjoyed it. (the bowls are quite large so sharing is not a bad idea)>

Thank gary s
Reviewed August 10, 2014

We seemed to be the only tourists there, as everyone else were locals. Delicious breakfast bowls full of fresh fruit, granola and other good things.

Thank Spike927
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 331 Motor Way, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3436
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-845-5379
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