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Natural Cafe

508 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1602
+1 805-962-9494
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“salad” (44 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
508 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1602
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An okay place with a nice terrace. The food is average. Don't have the fish tacos they are just not good and really hardly have any fish in them just a lot of tomato salsa. The grilled cheese and avocado sandwich is very good though.

Thank dianamna
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The salads here are amazing! Good price for the portion size and quality, plus nice outdoor (and indoor) seating area. Brilliant spot for lunch!

Thank s_hearsum90
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Good menu including burgers, salad and pizza, soups and pasta. In addition there was an excellent choice of shakes and smoothies. Orders are taken at the counter and delivered to table. We had chocolate shakes and fruit smoothies which were excellent and enjoyed by all....More

Thank AliMark1990
Reviewed 16 August 2017

It went in so hungry dying to eat everything in my vicinity and this place was an decent place to get food. The food was good but wasn't great. Good place to grab a quick bite as they have very fast service

Thank PaviGo1
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

One of the best all around restaurants I have ate at in Santa Barbara ! So many fresh choices and options . I like the tempeh burgers ! Amazing . Also add grilled tofu to any salad is a must with tahini dressing

Thank lb33wonka
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Stopped off at Santa Barbara while travelling through California. We were very impressed with the Natural Cafe. The service was efficient and friendly and the food portions were large despite the inexpensive prices. A good range of healthy eating and veggie choices on the menu...More

Thank Mhairi59
Reviewed 19 July 2017

The food here is always above average, although it is kind of 'nerdy' food. This is your classic Santa Barbara-health nut type food so don't necessarily expect any sort of comfort food. If you're in the mood for some healthy-feeling food definitely eat here.

Thank Christian E
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I come here often and have always been satisfied. Most of the menu is vegetarian, but as a carnivore I can always find things I enjoy the fish tacos, chicken quesadilla, and chicken stir fry. This is a counter-serve restaurant and dining alone is not...More

Thank Ajaiiz
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Always a struggle to find healthy food in the US but this is a good option. We had rice with chicken and vegetables. The food was good and plentiful. I would suggest if you want a quick and easy healthy meal. Not gourmet but good...More

Thank pilotcoupleBrisbane
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

While visiting Santa Barbara with my brother we found this little cafe with vegetarian options and a variety of choices. You grab a menu and stand in line to order your food and then they deliver the food to your table. My brother got the...More

Thank Sheryl L
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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 508 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1602
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-962-9494
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