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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: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Outdoor Seating

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  • 41
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
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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
Best breakfast

It's small, but it's worth the wait. Especially Sat or Sunday mornings. Great for hangovers or just hungry!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2015
Tanja_Kala
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Greece
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Santa Barbara
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We've always enjoyed the food, but they need to get the dogs on the patio under control. Today there was a little "zipper" going table to table yapping for handouts. The owner was just laughing. Makes for kind of a gross experience.

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Greece
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10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

It's small, but it's worth the wait. Especially Sat or Sunday mornings. Great for hangovers or just hungry!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

Abby and Genna are the Best servers in SB / always greet you with a genuinely warm welcome and go above and beyond to ensure a wonderful dining experience.

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London
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67 reviews 67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Our motel recommended Cajun Kitchen as a good place to have breakfast. Having only been in CA a few days, I'd already fallen in love with breakfast burritos and this place did an excellent one. Probably the best accolade I can give this place is that despite having many other options, we went back again on our only other day... More 

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Scarborough, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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74 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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34 helpful votes 34 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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Boston, Massachusetts
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 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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Additional Information about Cajun Kitchen - De La Vina

Address: 1925 De La Vina St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone Number: (805) 687-2062
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
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
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole

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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: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?