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Santa Barbara

Renaud's Patisserie & Bistro

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner


$10 - $15
French, Cafe, European
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Served 7am to 11 am
All our eggs are organic, cage free & grain fed.
Fried Egg Sandwich
With sautéed mushrooms, bacon, tomatoes & Swiss cheese. Served on homemade pain de mie
Organic mixed greens
Fruit salad
Eggs Any Style
With your choice of baguette, multigrain, sourdough or wheat toast. Allow 10 extra minutes for poached eggs
Chicken sausage
Organic mixed greens
Fruit salad
3 Egg Omelet
With your choice of four items: mushrooms, peppers, ham, tomatoes, fresh spinach or aged Gruyere cheese.
Wheat toast
Egg white+1.75
Organic mixed greens
Fruit salad
Eggs, Ham & Cheese Croissant
Scrambled eggs, ham & aged Gruyere cheese on Renaud’s Croissant
Organic mixed greens
Fruit salad
French Toast
Made w/‏ homemade brioche & served w/ maple syrup, homemade jam & butter
Organic mixed greens
Fruit salad
European Breakfast
Toasted Baguette & Croissant w/ homemade jam & butter
Renaud’s Breakfast
Fresh squeezed orange juice or side of fruit
Breakfast Pastry & coffee
Breakfast Pastry & tea
Toasted French Baguette
With homemade jam & butter
Toasted Homemade Brioche
With homemade jam & butter
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Reviewed September 29, 2019

It was just what I was hoping for. The reviews I read were correct. The almond croissant was perfect. The cappuccino great. The breakfast sandwich was very good. The staff were friendly. We sat on the patio and enjoyed it. We went right after they...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Excursion818501
Reviewed May 2, 2019

My husband and I had breakfast here while staying in Santa Barbara for a friend's wedding. It's a tiny place without much seating, 75% of which is outside, so make sure if you're planning on eating here that you're comfortable with the weather. The food...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank SarahWent
Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

We waited a good 25 minutes until the food was on oir tavle, but it was well worth it! Everything we ordered was great. The croissant sandwich, the Benedict eggs, the frenchtoast , the coffee delicious.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Viajeroblue
Reviewed December 17, 2018

This is a busy and wonderful little bakery that makes the best Breakfast Sandwich I have had. Everything looked fantastic and we took a few goodies home that were delightful. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Kitty J
Reviewed November 25, 2018

I had a crossant and coffee here last week with a friend while visiting Santa Barbara from Paris where I live. The croissant was just as good as any I have had in France (and I have had many!). We sat outside in the sun...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TSinParis
Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

Wow. After traveling all through Europe, the almond croissants are really as good as they say. Flavorful and crisp on the outside with a little treasure inside. They are also quite large and I would suggest splitting. The rest of the breakfast too was fantastic!...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Peggy O
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

Coffee machine broken, so no fresh coffee, instead, coffee from dispensers. Great, dispensers almost empty, and cold. We ordered a fresh orange juice, “we’ll bring it to your table”. Ten minutes later we asked about our orange juice. “Sorry, we are not happy with the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Enrique C
Reviewed August 15, 2018

We stopped here for lunch on a recent visit to town. The croissants were wonderful. My husband and I also had French onion soup which I thought was a little sweet but good. It came with salad and little open-faced grilled cheese sandwiches. The pastry...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ruth G
Reviewed June 21, 2018

I got the croque monsieur and it was ok. Served with a mixed green salad that was ok. The highlight was my iced mint peach tea.

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed June 7, 2018

Renaud's croissants are the best in town, better than Bouchon's and more expensive venues. My favorite location is the Ontare, next to Harry's, one of the best moderately priced restaurants in S.B., and Gelson's. It is far more spacious than the location across from the...More

Date of visit: April 2018
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September 24, 2017|
Response from OLDFirefighter | Reviewed this property |
I have no connection with the bakery, you'd have to call them directly. Have you asked Bouchon if they can provide a cake?
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