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Handlebar Coffee Roasters

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128 E Canon Perdido Street #A, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Afternoon coffee spot

We stopped by and had a cold brew. Delicious coffee and friendly staff. Because the place roasts the beans, the smell inside is amazing. Lots of seats inside and out. Great atmosphere.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We stopped by and had a cold brew. Delicious coffee and friendly staff. Because the place roasts the beans, the smell inside is amazing. Lots of seats inside and out. Great atmosphere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Great coffee, roasted in house, nice atmosphere in summer. If you're after some lunch though, there aren't meals here, but very tasty snacks.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The latte is very smooth and rich - one of the best brews around Indoor and outdoor seating is available.

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Hands down the best coffee in Santa Barbara. I have been going a lot lately and always great vibes and product consistency. I love how they roast their coffee right in front of the shop!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Great coffee, the best baguettes in Santa Barbara, and service with a smile. What else can you ask for?

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Aaron O, Owner at Handlebar Coffee Roasters, responded to this review

Thank you! More 

Santa Barbara
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Santa Barbara is an outdoor town, so Handlebar is a great place to go when looking to meet someone for coffee and wanting some time in the sun as well. The place is not very large, but has both indoor seating and an outdoor patio. Coffee is good and prepared as you desire, but to me, the space invites create... More 

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Aaron O, Owner at Handlebar Coffee Roasters, responded to this review

Thank you for stopping by! We really appreciate it! Enjoy your summer! Kim More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Seriously good, strong, coffee in a very cool environment. Nice service, patio really awesome. And they serve killer pastries as well. Get the chocolate croissant!

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Thank you for the stopping in! Enjoy your summer! Kim More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Loved this place. Fun minimalist atmosphere with great espresso/coffee drinks. We also enjoyed a delicious oatmeal scone with strawberry preserves and a pain au chocolate. I would highly recommend a quick stop at this place. You can also easily walk to the Santa Barbara County Courthouse from here to check out the Spanish architecture/ historical monument.

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Santa Barbara, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Hipsters are abundant. Delicious java and even better pastry. Always packed and always consistent. Parking can be a nightmare in the area, so if you get a spot, don't order your coffee to go....stay and enjoy all the groovy patrons.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We were staying at the Spanish Garden Inn just around the corner. Unfortunately we didn't stop for coffee until the last night of our stay as it was included at the hotel. We would have visited every morning if I knew! Beans being roasted in the lobby, great friendly staff and a variety of specialty coffees. We brought home a... More 

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Thank you for the feedback and review!! We really appreciate it! More 

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Additional Information about Handlebar Coffee Roasters

Address: 128 E Canon Perdido Street #A, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisine: Cafe

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 128 E Canon Perdido Street #A, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm

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