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Judge For Yourself Cafe

1218 Santa Barbara St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2015
+1 805-966-9000
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“hash browns” (2 reviews)
“courthouse” (4 reviews)
“coast” (2 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner
1218 Santa Barbara St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2015
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Small, not a lot of elbow room, but very good service and the food is always delivered HOT! We have always gone after the morning rush crowd and have heard they are crowded early morning (but never verified it). Good food, good service, reasonably priced....More

Thank RM30139
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Known for great breakfasts, but also have a complete menu for lunch (and dinner?). Usually busy for breakfast on workdays, but if you go after 8:30 or so it's not as busy. Service is friendly and the food comes out hot. Serving size is ample...More

Thank RM30139
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The service is outstanding! Old-school place, great ambiance. Love the food -- omelette, hashbrowns. You go there enough -- they remember you. They have a surprisingly large menu for such a small place.

Thank Dnnstory
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Stopped here for a quick bite on our drive along the coast. I had a veggie omelette burrito and it was delicious! There are many options and quite a few vegetarian options! The server was so kind! Perfect place to stop before visiting the courthouse.

Thank Jessica H
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for breakfast, taste here. Really they make an excellent omelet. If we pass again from this region, it will be in our rest stop for breakfast

Thank flypgs
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This place is old-school awesome. I go here about once/week for an amazing omelette and hash browns. Like clockwork, our regular server knows our order and the owner is behind the counter cooking it up. Breakfast is my favorite meal and this is my favorite...More

Thank stephfah
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Clean, great service, and full menu selection. The only concern was it was a warm day and there wasn't air conditioning. I would however highly recommend this cafe!

Thank Cheryl23L
Reviewed 2 August 2016

This place is great: we ate breakfast early in the morning (7:30am) and had to make it out quickly for our kayaking trip. The server was polite and quick to seat us and take our orders. He worked with the cooks to get the food...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Stumbled across this place while trying to find a parking spot for the courthouse so we could view the city. Not busy on a Friday at 11:00. Had a great bacon blue cheese burger. The potatoes were a little spiceless though. Service was great, appeared...More

Thank Russ P
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We had a very highly rated breakfast spot the day before we visited here, and it was a little trendy, and slow service. If you want to relax, have great service and awesome food, come here. It is quiet and the pancakes can't be beat......More

Thank Paul C
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1218 Santa Barbara St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2015
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-966-9000
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