After reading the reviews on this place hubby and I decided to give it a go. It really lives up to its reputation really good almond cuiasonts and plain cuiasonts and there cookies are excellent.
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We were in Santa Barbara for a week, staying at the Pepper Tree Motel. Not far from the motel we found the State Street location of Renaud’s bakery. We enjoyed their breakfast, sometimes sharing their 3 egg omelette with potatoes and delicious multi-grain bread. The...More
We stopped in last week for a mid afternoon treat at the Upper State Street Renaud's and were so delighted with the pastry and beverage selections. This was our first time in and were guests of friends who live in Santa Barbara. Although there were...More
We were in for lunch and I had the soup. It was very good but left me wanting more. My main problem was the noise, it is really noisy in the place. Next, it need a sprucing up, the walls were scraped up from chairs...More
Oh my! It's wonderful when a bakery lives up to it's reputation. And Renaud's actually was better than we expected. Everything is just what you would find at an excellent Patisserie in France - buttery, flaky, and flavorful. And it's not just the croissants and...More
Sandwiches, pastries,salads omelets - you named are from an other world!! I ordered a croissant with home made jam and a cup of cappuccino coffee !! The best ever tasted!! My friends they had a sandwich with ham and cheese and also two other pastries...More
The almond croissant and quiche Lorraine were out of this world. Strongly recommend stopping here forc lunch or brunch!
We had espressos and fresh bakery cookies after an hour in Chaucer's bookstore. Sat outside in warm sun but plenty of space indoors as well as heartier food that I saw on others' plate.
We are regulars here, the pastries are even better than every place we visited in Paris- Thank you Renaud and Nicole for getting this absolutely right for SB. We send our foodie visiting friends here, always have rave reviews. Hint: for a gift - hostess...More
You order at counter and seating inside and out. Locals brought us twice during our visit. I enjoyed the limitless self-serve coffee and sampled various croissants - almond was my favorite. Others in party enjoyed egg sandwichs and quiche. All was good and it was...More