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Natural Cafe

508 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1602
+1 805-962-9494
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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 2 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot recommend this cafe enough. The choice is immense, the portions are huge, staff are friendly, location is perfect to relax. Just waiting from them to open a branch in our home town! 😊

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed my first tempeh today for lunch. Really cute, friendly spot with good food. I will be back to try other tasty looking items from the menu.

Thank flyingradish
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Ate there 3 or 4 times during my stay. Fresh, healthy offerings on an extensive menu. Huge servings! Reasonable prices. Friendly staff.Clean place.

Thank artcie
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

We had a super lunch with our 2 vegi daughters. Only the vegi soup was finished when we ordered. Food was great, servicece was good. The terras was nice to sit and eat!

Thank Bianca241
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

I liked this place. Food is very good and healthy. I recommend tacos and pasta. It’s also very good for vegans.

Thank 49bibiaa
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

My family and I ate here on a trip to Santa Barbara in December. The food is fresh, and the choices are healthy and delicious. We had the falafel pita, the arugula salad, Caesar salad, and a southwestern salad. All enjoyed their meals and would...More

Thank jlormeau
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

In our way from LA to San Francisco we stopped at Santa Barbara and had lunch at Natural Cafe. Is is conveniently located in State Street and offers fresh and healthy food. Nice place, tasty food and recommend.

Thank andreas100088
Reviewed 8 November 2017

How do you be good to yourself? go to the Natural Cafe. Vegetarian entrees Try the falafel pita. also the local favorite. others--S.B veggie grill. chicken and fish entrees. pizzas au natural. Be good to yourself

Thank Burt Y
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Cambridge Bay, Canada
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

I ate here and actually felt good afterwards. My fiancé had a grilled cheese, chips and a side salad and I had a lunch sized salad. Good portions. Tasted great!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 19 September 2017 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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