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JSB Cafe at Santa Barbara City College

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721 Cliff Dr, Santa Barbara, CA 93109-2312
+1 805-965-0581
11:15 - 13:30
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

The service is quite fast and friendly. Everyday there are different specials and chefs specials. Prices are reasonable and the soups are phenomenal. Most importantly, they have multiple choices for vegan and vegetarian too!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

We were told about the culinary school gourmet dinner from friends . what a delightful experience 4 courses with wine 2 match the courses.The student waiter explained how each was prepared Each course u have several selections. Reservations are a must and it is only Thursday or Friday.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

Great lunch place! I find it hard to believe that this is not a "regular" restaurant and is staffed by students learning the culinary trade!

Thank beckysouix
Goleta, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2013

How can one go wrong with a bunch of dedicated culinary students preforming miracles for a ravenous lunch time crowd. The ever changing selections/specials will delight every taste bud from local fish, turkey burgers, vegetarian fare, homemade soups, delectable salads, sweets and everything in between! The prices will keep you coming back for more. Get there early as the line... More 

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Buckeye Lake, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2012

There are so may great dining options in sunny Santa Barbara that, to find the best one, I had to go back to college, Santa Barbara City College to be exact. The excellent JSB Cafe at Santa Barbara City College gives the Culinary Arts Program students the opportunity to sharpen their cooking and serving skills by preparing gourmet meals for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
11:15 - 13:30
11:15 - 13:30
11:15 - 13:30
11:15 - 13:30
11:15 - 13:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 721 Cliff Dr, Santa Barbara, CA 93109-2312
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-965-0581
JSB Cafe is part of the Culinary Arts Program at Santa Barbara City College. It offers gourmet quality food at greatly reduced prices. The food is prepared and sedrved by the students. The Culinary Program also offers the John Dunn Gourmet Dining Room.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?