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Cajun Kitchen

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6831 Hollister Ave Ste A, Goleta, CA 93117-3015
(805) 571-1517
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6:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 2:30 pm
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I go there every week because it is my favorite restaurant. The food is delicious, especially eggs benedict, which has always been my favorite dish. The service is great and everyone is always really friendly. There will be a line on the weekends but you won't be waiting long for small group of people.

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Thank Yuhan P
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

It was crowded for breakfast and that's always a good sign. Definitely worth the wait. They have outdoor and indoor seating. Staff is friendly and attentive. Menu choices were plentiful and hard to choose from. Compliments to the chef! We had beignets which were out of this world. The jambalaya was yummy too - it was very flavorful. Going back... More 

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Thank CaitlynsMom
Downey, California
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

This is not a place for the faint of heart. You get good, solid food and some Cajun spice if you want it. The food is excellent and the service is friendly and good.

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Thank FrJohnDowney
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

This place is becoming a staple on my visits out. Love the food but the only reason the slightly lower rating was the service. This visit was just not personal and a little slow. I get that places are busy, which is good, but treat you customers with a smile and NOT like you are in too big of a... More 

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Thank Devildog8411
Santa Barbara, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Have been for lunch several times, always good ol' Cajun comfort food in generous portions. If your dish comes with a biscuit (which are huge by the way) they even bring a small tub of apple butter. Don't know where else in this part of the world apple butter is served, but it's a nice touch for a southerner like... More 

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Thank juliedavis54
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

This is the place for good, spicy file gumbo, it has never disappointed. Comes with cornbread or a biscuit. Quite close to a homemade southern style and the menu does have many choices. Not a bad beignet as well,and you can even get fried po'boys. Generous portions and great prices. Always busy, and rightfully so, a good staple place for... More 

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Thank emmyish
San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

I had steak and eggs. My wife had an omelet and grits. My hash browns were soaked in grease and in-editable. My wife's grits were over cooked to the point of being gluey. My steak and eggs were excellent as was the inlet. A very busy place and all of the staff were working their tails off. No time to... More 

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Thank Terry H
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

great daily specials -- won't ever leave hungry. Lots of very good choices Crew always friendly and upbeat - great way to start day!!!!!

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Thank Bob K
Gallatin, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

This is a very popular breakfast spot for good reason. We had about a 15 minute wait on Saturday. Heaters ensured a warm seating outside. The menu is loaded with options for all tastes. We tried several options and all were pleased. I really liked the hot Louisiana sausage with my over easy eggs, hash browns and English muffin. Am... More 

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Thank OldOldBob
Colorado Springs, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

We asked our hotel front desk for a breakfast recommendation. They suggested the Cajun Kitchen. Boy were they right! Breakfast was so good, we went back for another the next day. Healthy portions, good food, and friendly staff. Highly recommend if you are staying in the Goleta area that you stop by Cajun Kitchen for a great breakfast.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6831 Hollister Ave Ste A, Goleta, CA 93117-3015
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Goleta
  • Phone Number: (805) 571-1517

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