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Natural Cafe Goleta

5892 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA 93117-3612
805-692-2363
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Ranked #28 of 113 restaurants in Goleta
Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Healthy
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
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English first
Palm Desert,CA
Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

One of the few natural food cafes in Goleta. I always have a delicious healthy meal here. Located in Old Town Goleta. Great for lunch.

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San Diego, California, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

You order at the counter and they bring your food to you. The food is on the healthier side but you can still get some delicious food. The prices are a little high, at least for a college student but its not expensive.

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San Francisco
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We've eaten here several times when visiting our daughter who is a student at UCSB. The food is on the healthy side and reasonably priced. The staff is pleasant and the place has a relaxing atmosphere. Nothing fancy, just a reliably good spot for lunch or dinner. We all love the grilled vegetables here.

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Maryland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

We love this place. The smoothies were all fruit. The grilled veggie sandwhich was piled high with fresh, perfectly seasoned ingredients. Not fancy, reasonably priced, easy to find/park, and pleasant staff. We liked it 15 years ago when we lived in the area. And like it just as much now when we visited.

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Arlington, VA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

If you want healthy food this is the place. Sometimes things are a bit overdone, but the quality is good. My Portobello mushroom sandwich had so many things in it that the mushroom flavor was a bit overwhelmed, but it was good. And the humus appetizer is big enough for an entree -- it comes with sprouts, shredded cabbage and... More

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Yorba Linda, CA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

Vegetarian chili was nothing to brag about (very bland, served lukewarm so that cheese on top did not even melt). Sauteed tofu and vegetables were pretty good. Vegetables could have used a touch more cooking. I like that crisp but they were almost raw. Kids like their pizza and veggie burgers and ate so much of my tofu that I... More

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Atascadero, California
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119 reviews 119 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

On the way back from Santa Barbara Toyota we stopped in for dinner, 3 of us. My daughter had the dinner special from the specials board. It was a plated meal with 2 slices of really good garlic bread with melted cheese all over it, pasta with a red sauce from sundried tomatoes & pesto, & game with a green... More

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Hoover, AL
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

On the final night of a five-day pleasure/business trip to Central California, my son and I were seeking a restaurant that would give us a feel for what we and much of the rest of the country thinks that stereotypical California cuisine is all about. What better model of that impression than the Natural Café and Juice Bar in Goleta... More

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Napa
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92 reviews 92 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

Had dinner here as I just wanted reliable, fresh, quality food and was not concerned with setting. This location is on the main street in Goleta, and it's well lit, clean, and welcoming. The service was very friendly and helpful at all times. I asked for advice on whether to have the wild caught salmon or turkey burger, and the... More

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Goleta, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

Love this local chain, huge fan of the other locations, but this spot seems to be just a little bit dirty. the whole place feels like it needs a power washing.

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