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Renaud's Patisserie & Bistro

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3315 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-2623
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hadn't been up to S.B. for one year but when driving into town with my cousin for an errand I convinced her to drive to this. "bakery" so I could indulge myself with goodies to either scarf up while here or take home in a couple of days to enjoy on my jammies in the morning with a cup of... More 

Thank 385eileenz
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114 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here early one morning for breakfast. The fruit salad I ordered was a bowl of the most perfectly ripened fruit. Rarely have I seen such care taken with fruit. The pastries were “melt-in-your-mouth” delicious, above and beyond what one usually finds in a bakery/cafe even in Santa Barbara. It was no surprise to us that there are relatively... More 

Thank sssnancysss
Santa Barbara, California
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go here with my parents for the occasional brunch. There are delicious pastries as well as yummy savory food. A personal favorite thing to order is the Caprese (served after 11am) with an iced Dirty Chai

Thank rajahstarr
Los Angeles, California
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66 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

We had breakfast at Renaud's. The food was delicious. It is casual and there is a take out bakery. The service is good and the prices are reasonable.

Thank CAYCE000
Shanghai, China
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

The place is great! However it might get a bit crowded during the rush hours, like breakfast time. I'm personally a bread and sandwich person. They had everything i liked. Croissants were perfect! Fresh fruits for breakfast - yes, please! Their food selection is pretty wide, i'm sure both veggie and meat lovers will find anything there to their taste.... More 

Thank Anna_WeHo
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

So wonderfully authentic and well done. We went there twice, and tried different things each time. So good! Macarons (different than Macaroons!) were dainty but amazing. Grilled Cheese was to-die-for. You will love this place.

Thank TimNewton1956
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

This is one of my fave places in Santa Barbara😊 the pastry and breakfast is soooo good😊 the lunch is also great..it's one of a kind and I can say, it's as good as in France 😊 love it

Thank Faranak M
Santa Monica, California
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79 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

We've eaten here before and gave it another go. It boasts a nice outside patio as well as inside seating. We had the ham and cheese croissant (served with with a small salad or very tasty potatoes) and the French toast. We picked up some cookies, madelienes (not the best), a baguette, and macaroons. We had differeing opinions on the... More 

Thank Michael H
Denver, Colorado
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107 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

Renaud's was a lucky find, in a well-designed shopping mall near the upper end of State St. Though it seems to be just a bakery, with excellent bakery goods, the omelettes were delicious and quite filling. There was a variety of good coffees for choosy drinkers. The place has a lovely patio out front, which was great, because it was... More 

Thank msirani
United States
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

Renaud's Patisserie & Bistro: How do you always make such incredible pastries every morning?! Seriously!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
French, Cafe, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3315 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-2623
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: 805-569-2400

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