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Crushcakes & Cafe

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4945 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-1936
805-684-4300
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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great menu! Healthy choices! Friendly staff! YUMMY!

Now that 'Cajun Kitchen' is closed, there's one less option for breakfast on Linden Avenue this summer - so venture right around the corner on Carpinteria Avenue to this great cafe/coffeehouse/cupcakery - with it's funky 'industrialist' vibe & amazingly good food! The choices are unique, with a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
Zelda P
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Carpinteria, California
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English first
Carpinteria, California
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Now that 'Cajun Kitchen' is closed, there's one less option for breakfast on Linden Avenue this summer - so venture right around the corner on Carpinteria Avenue to this great cafe/coffeehouse/cupcakery - with it's funky 'industrialist' vibe & amazingly good food! The choices are unique, with a lots of fresh, organic ingredients - and the portions are not huge -... More 

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Ventura, California
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134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I stop here frequently for a pot of hot tea, iced tea, brunch, or lunch. There is a pleasant patio out back, parking in the rear, free wifi, and always nice service. Veggie options include my favorite, their soyrizo burrito. Lots of sandwich and salad options to choose from, and then there are their beautiful cupcakes...

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Los Angeles, California
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I love this place, always our first stop on the way to Santa Barbara. They have excellent salads, soups, sandwiches and... incredible cupcakes! Many ingredients are organic, all mostly local and fresh. Highly recommend this place!

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Santa Barbara, California
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I've been to all of the Crushcake locations and this one is my favorite. Great food, great space and yummy cupcakes!

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Carpinteria, California
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Great place ! Love the busy cafe for their great coffee and food, along with amazing cup cakes ! There is an outside sitting area, even tho it is right on the sidewalk, and there is a small place in the back.. it is friendly and noise from the street is minimal. Their breakfast menu is varied and offers some... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I discovered crush cakes and cafe and decided to have all my breakfast there for the rest of my stay: very good coffee, awesome food, prepared with an eye for presentation. The place is roomy with plenty of outlets and large tables to work on your computer. The staff is friendly and efficient, and it is nice to see the... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We were just passing through and needed some place to stop for lunch. The online menu featured gluten-free options, so we decided to stop. We both got the chicken sandwiches on gluten-free bread with a house side salad. The food was very good and tasted fresh and homemade. We each also got a gluten-free red velvet cupcake. It was the... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Stay for the food So much more than just cupcakes. It's one of my favorite lunch spots in carp. I love their tomato basil soup, which you can get with toast or tortilla chips for under $5. Or, get a cup and half of one of their many delicious sandwiches. And oh, the salads. Honestly one of their best options.... More 

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Lake George, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Wonderful, eclectic menu... yummy breakfasts... great lunches... and intelligensia coffee to wash it all down. All served with a smile. A perfect spot to grab a cup of coffee, check your email. and really get the 'feel' of Carpinteria! Never disappointed!

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Burlington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We heard about this cupcake place from a friend and decided to visit, however my cousins are severely allergic to eggs, all dairy products, and all nuts. In order to make sure that the cafe would be able to provide cupcakes for them we went to the store a day before we needed the cupcakes, to inform them of the... More 

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Additional Information about Crushcakes & Cafe

Address: 4945 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-1936
Phone Number: 805-684-4300
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carpinteria
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisine: Californian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4945 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-1936
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carpinteria
  • Phone Number: 805-684-4300

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Californian
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?