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“Very Average”

Peet's Coffee & tea
Price range: US$5 - US$10
Cuisines: Danish
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

We've been to this Peet's many, many times. Although it can be tricky to find the first time, it has a large parking lot behind it and in conveniently placed for a quick coffee before hitting 101 or heading over the pass. Despite the convenient location, it is one of our least favorite Peet's.

The staff is reasonably friendly and but the barista is often slow, slow, slow! With only 1 or 2 people in front of you, it sometimes takes an extraordinary amount of time to received your order. And while we've experienced few mis-steps at other locations, we've had a number of drinks here either mis-made or missing a requested ingredient.

The coffee is excellent at all Peet's - and the location makes this one convenient for travelers - but the service keeps it near the bottom of our favorite places to stop.

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Reviewed 21 February 2017

We don't have Peet's where we live, so we tried this chain high end coffee place in Santa Barbara. They serve a dirty chai which you can't get at Starbuck's and other places. It's a good place and comparable in price and quality to the other chain places.

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Reviewed 16 February 2017

In Santa Barbara, Peet's is better than Starbuck's - period.

I've always been a low-key fan of Peet's coffee. I also like Starbuck's as a company, but in Santa Barbara the atmosphere and friendly staff at Peet's is several levels above any of the Starbuck's locations.

The building is nice and the tables aren't all squashed together like at Starbucks. The high ceilings and seating outside (both front and back patio) means there's always a good place for you to sit and study or meet with a friend.

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Reviewed 7 January 2017

Great coffee, wifi, friendly baristas. I love that if you buy coffee beans to take home they give you a free cup.

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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Just had a quick cup of coffee, staff very helpfull and friendly. Good selection of coffees and teas.

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