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973 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2044
805-745-1828
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Ranked #11 of 64 Restaurants in Carpinteria
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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English first
Carpinteria, California
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90 reviews 90 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

I live in Carpinteria and make my rounds supporting the local businesses. Over the past 3 months I visited Worker Bee three times. The décor is nice and clean but the food and service are disappointing. I had eggs and pancakes during my visits. Both were average and bland. On my third visit around 11:30, the waitperson pointed to a... More 

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California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The Worker Bee Cafe in Carpinteria has changed! The management, decor and the food have all changed. The waitstaff and new managers are very nice but the previous owners were very down home and outgoing! The decor of the old cafe needed updating but the new industrial look is cold unfriendly and much too austere. The food varies day to... More 

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Central California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I previously review Worker Bee Cafe under the previous management. This was my first experience under the current management. We came into the situation with an open mind and were hopeful that we would have an enjoyable Sunday breakfast experience. The interior looks like a Guy Fieri designed cafe. The music didn't seem to go with a relaxing cafe atmosphere,... More 

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Really good Eggs Benedict ! Prompt and courteous service with a lot of great options and a varied menu!! Mid range prices and great atmosphere but really cold in there! Quite close to the beach and recommended by our hotel! good stop!

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San Francisco, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I came here with my family for breakfast while we were staying in Carpinteria. The staff was very friendly, and the food was excellent. I'm sorry to report that we did have to wait nearly 45 minutes from the time were were seated until food was in front of us, but I believe that was because the kitchen was swamped... More 

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Aliso Viejo, California
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81 reviews 81 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We were travelling with a soccer team and needed a place to eat, after realizing our hotel didn't provide breakfast. We found The Worker Bee Café on Yelp and decided to give it a try. Thankfully it was a Friday morning and not a weekend day or we might not have all been accommodated. There were close to 20 of... More 

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santa maria, ca
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Just happen to stop in Carpinteria on our way to LA from Santa Maria and found this really nice café for breakfast. Interesting menu, friendly servers, nice morning

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California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Had breakfast here this morning....It was amazing! Had the homemade corned beef hash and eggs...The best EVER! and the biscuits were perfection....moist and perfect! Granddaughter had a gluten free BLT with avocado and she hasn't quit talking about it. The coffee was great...our server refilled our cups until we had to say...no more, thanks.....the service was outstanding. This is a... More 

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San Diego CA
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Found this little gem from my smart phone - Kudos to Siri on this one. We had stopped in Carpinteria for gas and decided to fuel our bodies too. Not know the area we didn't want to drive around aimlessly so asked for directions to a nearby restaurant. Although from the menu with the daily specials on a big blackboard... More 

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Central Point, Oregon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Best breakfast in town. Service is very pleasant. Be sure to try corn beef hash. Don't miss it when you are on town. Yum yum

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Additional Information about Worker Bee Cafe

Address: 973 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2044
Phone Number: 805-745-1828
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carpinteria
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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