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The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

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3052 De La Vina St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-3312
805-569-1809
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Had to wait for about ten people to get their coffee first. I was starving and forgot to order food, not as quick as I had hoped.

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Shelby, Montana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

A nice old coffee shoppe has been around for years. A lot of selection in teas, coffees and snacks. There is a nice patio where you can watch the world go by.

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Thank Jim E
Santa Barbara, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The baristas are always helpful and friendly here and are happy to make suggestions if you want to try somewhere new. The coffee and teas are creative and delicious and they have both healthy food options (try the new hummus, dolma, and olive snack pack or a wrapped sandwich) and sweet treats such as mini donuts and scones. The only... More 

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Thank NAFB81
Richmond, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

The coffee-drinker chooses this when in SB; and I can vouch for the peppermint 'tea'. And their staff are cheery, which always helps.

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Thank Mirabelle-M
São Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

At the intersection of State and La Vina streets. As all Coffee Bean stores: good products and very good service.

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Thank Nabil_Hanna
Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Good service, good coffee. Very friendly staff, very relaxing. Good place to take a rest from a busy day.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Stayed a few days in Santa Barbara and got my breakfast here each day. On the first day, I discovered jalapeno bagels - my life will never be the same again, and there's a hole in my existence now that I've moved back to Hong Kong and can't eat them any more! On the second day, the barista remembered my... More 

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Thank Keith R
Novato, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Great coffee and mini bear claws. Right across the street from where we were staying. Newspaper, coffee and morning snack - Yum

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Thank TLgirl
Taylor Ridge, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

Great place to get your coffee fix and people watch. They have a nice outdoor dining area with plenty of seating. Nice selection of pastries and breakfast sandwiches and lunch sandwiches. We made a morning stop here for breakfast and also picked up sandwiches to take along for a wine country picnic. Sandwiches are large! We all thought we could... More 

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Thank Kwils25
Santa Barbara, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

I've reported it again and again but your employees at THE COFFEE BEAN & TEA LEAF COMPANY 3052 De La Vina Street Santa Barbara, CA Store # 72 Lellani [--], General Manager continue to remain UNCARING ABOUT THE FEDERAL LEGAL RIGHT OF DISABLED HUMANS We came up to the store to have a coffee before we shop across the street,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3052 De La Vina St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-3312
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: 805-569-1809

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