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Esau's Coffee Shop

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507 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2037
+1 805-684-1070
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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“pancakes” (17 reviews)
“omelet” (9 reviews)
“chile relleno” (4 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
507 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2037
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Helen, Amie and I called in for lunch recently. This is a genuinely honest place, staff are great, food is plentiful and there are no pretensions. If you are looking for generous portions of honestly presented food then search no further! We tried a quesadilla,...More

Thank Mike L
Reviewed May 1, 2018

Had breakfast here with the wife on a recent trip to Carpinteria, because my favorite breakfast place in Carpinteria, Cajun Kitchen, is gone. These guys do a pretty good job. The portions are good sized and the food is reasonably tasty.

Thank Brian R
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

If I drive within, 20 miles of Esau's, I go to Esau's! I'm not joking they have the best breakfast in the world. It's not just like some place like "oh they have the best Denver omelet"!! NO! Not even close, the level of breakfast...More

Thank Derek A
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

Esau’s has a fantastic history and are food was good. I had a bacon omelette with Monterrey jack cheese garnished with guacamole and sour cream. A health portion of hash browns. The server asked if we wanted them regular or crispy, we said regular, they...More

Thank Maria L
Reviewed March 26, 2018

Restaurant has a casual beach vibe, just perfect for Carpinteria. Have had breakfast here with several different groups of friends, and no one has ever been disappointed. Stopped by for lunch today with my mom. Had an awesome burger (mushrooms, bacon, avocado & cheese) and...More

Thank Alicia K
Reviewed March 4, 2018

This is probably the most common place I eat in town. It is a breakfast and lunch spot. Very friendly, you get to know the family if you come often. Generous portions, good solid food. They are the most accommodating of special diets I have...More

Thank MerleY375
Reviewed January 2, 2018

We stopped in Esau's to have breakfast and it was an average experience for an unusualy high priced..$3.25 for an average tasting cup of coffee. Busy place and must be popular based on 4.5 star review. It is near the beach and within walking distance....More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed December 26, 2017 via mobile

Good food but consider eating indoors. Dog walkers on sidewalks let their huge dogs jump on you and drool on you while you try to eat. Owners side with dog owners over their own customers’ rights.

Thank Steven V
Reviewed November 8, 2017

Low key, surfer themed place to eat a great breakfast. Eat inside or out. This is a very popular place for good reasons.

Thank Michael G
Reviewed October 15, 2017

I've loved this place forever and during our annual weeklong stay in Carpinteria, we always eat here multiple times. This past week, we ate here four times for breakfast and I have to say, the service gets more spotty every year. The food was also...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 507 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2037
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carpinteria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-684-1070
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