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Cajun Kitchen - De La Vina

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1925 De La Vina St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 687-2062
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6:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Outdoor Seating

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  • 39
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Just WOW! best breakfast we had our whole Cali trip

We were recommended this place by a staff member in our hotel. The place looked small and simple. The menu looked like any other breakfast place. But when the order comes in you will be staring at the plate. Everything looked amazing and clearly made with love and attention to detail. Amazing food... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
No0osho
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Scarborough, Australia
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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Scarborough, Australia
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We were recommended this place by a staff member in our hotel. The place looked small and simple. The menu looked like any other breakfast place. But when the order comes in you will be staring at the plate. Everything looked amazing and clearly made with love and attention to detail. Amazing food with great prices! Must try!

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Los Angeles, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Whenever I'm in Santa Barbara, I stop by for breakfast at the Cajun Kitchen. The beignets with fruit are outragously good. I've had the California and regular eggs benedict and both are excellent. Pancakes are light and fluffy. Breakfast burrito and huevos rancheros are also very good. Home fries and hash browns are great. Service is attentive. They just updated... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Well, Cajun Kitchen may not be a bit of New Orleans transplanted near the Pacific Ocean, but the restaurant does make a very good (slightly spicy) red beans and rice with Andouille sausage. Our daughter said her Po' Boy was very good. (It is huge.) The menu looked like it had many excellent choices and, based on the lines of... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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76 reviews 76 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This is the best place to go in Santa Barbara for a late breakfast or a Sunday brunch, which explains why it's so popular with college kids and other hungover party goers. The shrimp and grits always makes me homesick and is the closest I can find to genuine southern food out here. Most everything I've tried is tasty and... More 

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Longmont, Colorado
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98 reviews 98 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

And I was very happy that I ordered that French toast! Thickly-sliced bread (fresh, not stale), fried to perfection, topped with a big blob of butter and lots of syrup. Crisp bacon on the side. Absolutely yummy!

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Corona, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Cajun Kitchen has always been one of my favorite breakfast spots in Santa Barbara. Basically everything on the menu is delicious and very affordable. Must get the side of cornbread!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We had an excellent lunch. Food was tasteful and well seasoned. Mexican way of cooking. Portions are really large. Service is friendly.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Delicious jambalaya & gumbo. Good sized portions at a very fair price. Lots of well seasoned seafood with the seafood gumbo. Decent corn bread served warm. The place is easy to miss, they only have a small sign on the window. I figure the lack of advertising and the fact that it was busy at 2 pm on a weekday... More 

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Switzerland
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Make sure you are hungry when you get there the portions are huge and tasty. The atmosphere could do with a little more spice.

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Southern California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Good homestyle cooking and service. Food is consistently good, homestyle. Nice portions, almost too much. Staff is always courteous.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1925 De La Vina St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: (805) 687-2062

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm

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