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Santa Barbara Area Guide

Cafes & Patisseries

Renaud’s Patisserie and Bistro (baked goods, breakfast)Santa Barbara
3315 State St.
(805) 569-2400

Fresco Café and Bakery
3987 State St., Suite B
(805) 967-6073

Coffee Cat
1201 Anacapa St. (Corner of Anacapa and W. Anapamu)
(805) 962-7164

Jitters Coffee
728 State St.
(805) 617-3313

Light Fare

Panino (Sandwiches)
834 Santa Barbara St.
(805) 963-3700

Sojourner Café (Vegetarian/Vegan)
134 E. Canon Perdido St.
(805) 965-7922

The Natural Café (Sandwiches, Vegetarian, Tex-Mex)
508 State St.
(805) 962-9494

Pacific Crepes
705 Anacapa Street
(805) 882-1123


Tupelo Junction Café (Southern, also serves breakfast and brunch)
1218 State St.
(805) 899-3100

Opal Restaurant and Bar
1325 State St.
(805) 966-9676

Brewhouse (Also good happy hour)
229 W. Montecito St.
(805) 884-4664


McConnell’s Ice Cream, etc.
201 W. Mission
(805) 569-2323

Crushcakes Cupcakery
1215 Anacapa St.
(805) 963-9353


Elsie’s Tavern
117 W. De La Guerra St., Between Chapala and De La Vina
(805) 963-4503

The Press Room (Pub)
Ortega, Between State St. and Anacapa

Dargan’s Irish Pub & Restaurant
18 E. Ortega St.
(805) 568-0702


Santa Barbara Courthouse
1100 Anacapa Street
Historic, Spanish style building that is open to the public. Free tours offered daily (except Sunday) at 2pm, at the information booth.

Santa Barbara Mission
2201 Laguna St.
Established in 1786, the SB Mission is the 10th of 21 California Missions founded by the Spanish Franciscans, and is still in use today with services still being held weekly. Entrance and self-guided tours, 9a-5p, daily: $5, $4 for seniors, $1 for children 5-15

Casa de la Guerra
15 E. De la Guerra St. (half a block off of State St.)
Built in 1819, this is the house of one of the most wealthy and influential citizens of Santa Barbara, the fifth Presidio comandante, José de la Guerra. Central to Santa Barbara civic and social life, and now is open as a museum. Hours are Sat. and Sun. 12p-4p. Admission is $5.


Santa Barbara Downtown Waterfront Shuttle
The Downtown Waterfront Shuttle is sponsored by the City of Santa Barbara to provide frequent bus service along the busy State Street and Waterfront area. Downtown Waterfront Shuttle buses (marked with the blue and black sailboat symbol) travel on State Street from Sola Street to Stearns Wharf. There is a 25 cent fare.

(For parking in Santa Barbara for the charrette dinners, see Where to Park in Downtown Santa Barbara.)

  lthomas, 02.03.10

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