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Goodland Kitchen

231 S. Magnolia Ave, Goleta, CA 93117
(805) 845-4300
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Ranked #42 of 116 Restaurants in Goleta
Price range: $4 - $9
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: International, Californian, Healthy, Fast Food
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Description: The Goodland Kitchen is a grab-and-go eatery in Old Town Goleta, specializing in delicious, locally-sourced, and affordable meals. We prepare food in small batches, and utilize produce from local farmers to provide an exceptional culinary experience
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English first
Santa Barbara, California
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

I've been here a couple of times and have yet to be impressed. They have a tendency to run out of breakfast items (that make up over half of their breakfast menu). The owner is also really rude to her customers (when I was there the second time I saw her yell at a pregnant customer about lack of parking).... More 

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2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Hmm. I just want to like it more as a Goleta native. It's almost there but the high-school, cafeteria style service is rough. I couldn't even get a small smile and the person charging you asks you to repeat your order that you just told to the only other person two feet away. Its nothing against this order-at-the-counter style of... More 

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Victoria, British Columbia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014 via mobile

While day tripping around the area we happened on this great cafe. Food was outstanding, as were the staff, even gave our puppy dog a treat. Try the minted lemonade.

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San Francisco, California
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82 reviews 82 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

We found this place (world's best used bookstore across the street) and now make a pilgrimage with each trip. Food is always great, counter staff is adorable and friendly. This is one of those restaurants you want to send all of your friends to...(don't miss the Solstice jam if they have it -- amazing!)

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Agoura Hills, California
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291 reviews 291 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Great place to have breakfast during the week or weekend. Had the breakfast panini and heuvos rancheros. Food is made with care with only the best local ingredients. Taste and price is great. Food is very healthly and wholesome too.

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San Francisco
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

A landmark experience: crab pulled late afternoon. Smoked Asparagus w a variety of toppings, artichokes and half head of baby lettuce salads... dessert was a Moroccan almond orange cake w honey yogurt sauce- just out of this world. Early supper is great for families. Julia the owner is a fine chef and the food is as spectacular as the venue... More 

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Buellton, California
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

The food is O.K. The people that work their GREAT. But my sandwich had a couple pieces of meat some lettuce and tomato..wow all for $9.50 left feeling like I should go the the Habit and get a burger..(which I did) and no I'm not this huge slob..I work out 5 days a week but just expect a decent quantity... More 

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Goleta, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013 via mobile

This is a great boutique style cafe that serves natural and healthy food and coffee. i rate it tasty and convenient since I like everything I've tried there and it's within walking distance from work. They are not easy to find but it's worth the search. Seating is limited and I believe there is only street parking. Check it out.... More 

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Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

Last week I had my first meal at the Goodland Kitchen. I am happy to have found a new, healthy restaurant. I work around the corner from there so it's a great choice for breakfast and/or lunch. Parking is tough to, I would either go before or after the lunch rush. I had the butternut squash soup, the Ellwood Sandwich,... More 

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Goleta, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

Amazing selection of gourmet take out, unique menu optons, vegan and gluten free choices available. So very yummy. The only negative is parking near here is terrible, the food is worth it.

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Additional Information about Goodland Kitchen

Address: 231 S. Magnolia Ave, Goleta, CA 93117
Phone Number: (805) 845-4300
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Goleta
Open Hours:
Monday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 4 - 9
Cuisine: International, Californian, Healthy, Fast Food

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