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Handlebar Coffee Roasters

128 E Canon Perdido St Ste A, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2294
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beans” (14 reviews)
“bread” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
128 E Canon Perdido St Ste A, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2294
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just the smell alone brings you in. Great roasters who DO NOT burn the beans during the roasting process. The natural aromas and flavor profiles are forward and appreciated.

Thank Scott K
Reviewed 1 week ago

(Handlebar has two locales, I’ve been to both, this review in ONLY for the E. Canon Perdido St. operation.) This Handlebars is not for everyone. It’s as if HBO created this location for their WESTWORLD series, as a place for aficionados of hip to visit....More

Thank Zacateller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some of the coffee served in the US is weak and dreadful so its nice to find a proper coffee shop serving really good espresso , scones were excellent as well . Visited here most days to get our daily coffee fix -only minor issue...More

Thank Brian W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a pleasant afternoon... Having my coffee in a nice place was not possible elsewhere. Handlebar cafe was a great place.

Thank Resort676671
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Just arrived from the long haul flight from Australia and have fallen into one of the best coffee establishments anywhere in the world! Make sure this is your to go spot for coffee if you’re visiting Santa Barbara California. Make sure you say hello to...More

Thank StudioQ
Reviewed 2 October 2018

They put a huge effort into making a great product. The coffee is delicious, fresh roasted and different every day. The staff is skilled and efficient and the snacks are delicious. Sitting outside is nice. They use oat milk if you want a milk alternative....More

Thank SBTraveler123
Reviewed 2 October 2018

It's good coffee, it's good people, and good breakfast at the De La Vina location. The vibe is always bustling with an assortment of families, business folk, and the usual sundry of students and coffee-shop tech workers.

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Handlebar has OK espresso drinks; they subscribe to the current espresso trend which features a very bright, almost sour flavor (think third wave, coffee nerds). So if "bright" is your jam, you will like it here. But if you like a less sour taste, skip...More

Thank momo-colorado
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Good coffee, decent matcha lattee, great vibe, tasty juices. Barristas are great, you can trust they'll follow your order.

Thank GabyHappy
Reviewed 27 August 2018

If you are a coffee aficionado, Handlebar is a must go! coffee is smooth and flavorful without the burnt or acidic flavor.

Thank Michael L
Kim A, Owner at Handlebar Coffee Roasters, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you for stopping by! Hope you enjoyed your time in Santa Barbara!

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
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Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
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07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 E Canon Perdido St Ste A, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2294
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
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