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Spa Cafe

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8301 Hollister Ave., Bacara Resort & Spa, Goleta, CA 93117
+1 805-968-0100
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wed - Thu 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Louisville, Kentucky
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Loved this place. Great if you can get a table in the patio. Limited tables available outside. Food was very good. Egg white omelet with chicken sausage delish. Cafe substitutes food products --- I don't care for mushrooms so substituted spinach instead. Friends got make your own smoothie which looked great and tasted just as good. Priori scramble also a... More 

Thank FalconClan
Portland, Oregon
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016

The food was very good. There was a lot of new staff being trained. As is their other restaurants on site, this was way too expensive. Not open during the week.

Thank Laura H
Cape Coral, Florida
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016

Couldn't believe breakfast could taste this good. And our server was prompt and good at her job. We sat indoors, as the morning was cool but the doors were opened as the weather warmed. Lovely!

Thank Judythe K
San Francisco, California
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2016

Great place to brunch after spa overlooking adult only pool, in the serene grounds of Bacara Resort.

Thank jessica b
Santa Clarita, California
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2016

Love the Spa cafe. Sitting outside next to the pool listening to the beautiful music is a great way to kick off your day.

Thank RMFrech
West Covina, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2015

Good menu, location and relaxation after a good workout. Very Healthy food and person should experience with good healthy food

Thank Mayank S
Scottsdale, Arizona
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2015

nice place to go and have a great cup of coffee ,read the paper and enjoy a nice morning on the patio. the stuff is nice and accommodating, nice to have a smiley face in the morning :)

Thank art4me65
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160 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2015

We dined here with a group of 10 for Thanksgiving Dinner. A few of the group had been to the cafe in the past for meals and so we though it would be a great idea for the group to have a 'family style' dinner on Thanksgiving. The 'family style' sounded great as we had 3 small kids and one... More 

Thank RunnerAkl
Cedarburg, Wisconsin
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256 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2015

We dined here several times during our four-night stay at Bacara. The menu features creative items with fresh ingredients including smoothies. The menu items are so enticing I had something different every time I dined there. The only downfall is the lack of server/hostess presence upon arrival. Each time we dined we had to wait for someone to seat us... More 

Thank Denise A
Ventura, CA
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112 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2015

The food here is tasty and healthy, served in a relaxing, lovely setting. The edamame dumplings were full of flavor and the stone fruit salad was so fresh.

Thank Amyandco

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $35
American, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8301 Hollister Ave., Bacara Resort & Spa, Goleta, CA 93117
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Goleta
  • Phone Number: +1 805-968-0100

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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?