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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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“great coffee” (32 reviews)
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128 E Canon Perdido St Ste A, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2294
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very impressed with Handlebar. You can taste the difference in their coffees and they take pride in crafting a superior product to mass produced varieties. They roast all their own beans and offer a different style of coffee to try every day. I found the...More

Thank Jacob B
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Delicious coffee and pastries and great service. Try the oatmilk, you won’t regret it. We had iced lattes, croissants, and the blueberry lemon scone. So delicious! Came back the next day

Thank Keren E
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We stopped in Santa Barbara for coffee and found the Handlebar Coffee Roaster Company via Trip Advisor and this wonderful place is situated in Santa Barbara's downtown and right across from an old Spanish mission (museum). We have been on the road quite a bit...More

Thank Amy f
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Whilst travelling in the USA, I found it hard to find proper decent coffee, ( lots. of bitter refillable coffee )this however was an exception, staff understood how to make coffee unlike starbucks which is everywhere in the USA !! it was therefore understandably busy...More

Thank oldhogs
Kim A, Owner at Handlebar Coffee Roasters, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Thank you for the wonderful review and for stopping by our cafe! You're the reason we opened Handlebar! Enjoy the rest of your travels! Have a great weekend, Kim

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Excellent coffee, excellent customer service, I highly recommend this charming locally owned coffee shop. Very popular with cyclists!

Thank BobNGoleta
Kim A, Owner at Handlebar Coffee Roasters, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Thank you for stopping by! Hope you enjoyed Santa Barbara! Thanks again for the kind words! Kim

Reviewed 6 August 2018

I loved the cappucino!. A little cold for my preferences, but really good. The service was good too. Nice people! I tried two different places for coffee here in Santa Barbara. The other was good, but this was the best.

Thank LisaTripAdv
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Excellent coffee prepared by an attentive staff with an owner usually on the premises. Their most recent location on De La Vina provides even more space, is more attractive and has lots of parking for the area. Outside seating under umbrellas complements cozy indoor tables...More

Thank clark579
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
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Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
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07:00 - 17:00
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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