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Spa Cafe

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Vegetarian, Healthy
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8301 Hollister Ave., Bacara Resort & Spa, Goleta, CA 93117
805-968-0100
Monday
Closed
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wed - Thu 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Good for:
Casual Dining
Families with children
Romance
Outdoor seating
Scenic view

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Visitor rating
  • 27
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Dine in your robe after spa treatments!

After enjoying spa treatments take a few steps and you are at the spa café. Delicious offerings and innovative cocktails. The best part is you don't have to get dressed to head over and enjoy. Perfect spot for after spa treatments!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
Lisa M
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Chico, California
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Outdoor seating
  • Scenic view
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41 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Chico, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

After enjoying spa treatments take a few steps and you are at the spa café. Delicious offerings and innovative cocktails. The best part is you don't have to get dressed to head over and enjoy. Perfect spot for after spa treatments!

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Santa Monica, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The Spa Cafe is bright, airey and cheerful. Everything about it was excellent: the food, service and atmosphere. We had brunch so be sure to check times: one day we went back and they were closed.

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macpwv
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

delicious egg white omelet with kale, pesto, goat cheese and of course bacon. They tried to keep it health and I added the bacon! Terrific service and NYTimes and SAt. WSJ to complete the meal. I could not have asked for any more.

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Upland, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The atmosphere, food and service were excellent. When they found out it was our honeymoon, they brought us champagne to start with. The only criticism is that the white wine could have been better chilled. Otherwise, just great.

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Goleta, California
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130 reviews 130 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I went to lunch a few months ago, but wanted to share our experience. Luckily I was with someone that had been here before, I would have been lost. But once we got there the food was great, the service was great. Overall it was a lovely time. This is the restaurant that Chris turturo is the head chef (think... More 

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Temecula, CA
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48 reviews 48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I had the Local Farmer's Market vegetable stir fry with shrimp. It was so delicious that I couldn't believe it was healthy! The next day, I had the buckwheat waffles and they were extraordinary!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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50 reviews 50 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The breakfasts are delicious and the setting is quiet. It is nice to sit outside, but on cold mornings the inside is comfy too.

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Tucson, Arizona
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Wonderful healthy options for adults and kids. Expensive but worth it. Good service from Salvatore. The egg white omelette was delicious and the granola was decadent. The ambience was relaxing.

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Campobello, South Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Good service, basic menu. Great chicken sausage for breakfast. Weak coffee. A lovely quiet place for a casual meal.

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Olathe, Kansas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Our waitress was terrific, she made this a truly special dining experience. The menu was just ok. I had the kale salad, not so great and the turkey sandwich, with was a typical turkey sandwich. My husband had the edamame pot stickers (yummy) and the stir fry (too sweet). I would definitely return for breakfast.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8301 Hollister Ave., Bacara Resort & Spa, Goleta, CA 93117
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Goleta
  • Phone Number: 805-968-0100

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian, Healthy

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?