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Worker Bee Cafe

973 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2044
+1 805-745-1828
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“hash” (5 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
973 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2044
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking for a classic diner...look no further! Great food, fair prices...friendly service! You can tell it’s good because it’s packed with locals! On the main drag, a nice walk from the beach.

Thank roscoemoss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are frist-timers and were greeted by an enthusiastic and friendly waiter (who we believe is also the owner). He recommended the jalapeno bacon on the breakfast burrito and the potato skin hash. Who even knew such a thing was possible? It was not over-powering...a...More

Thank CK_Kate
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten here at least three times. Each time I was waited on by the same waitress. I eat paleo. This is a classic diner in many ways. The food is good and basic but loaded with carbs which I don't eat. When you...More

Thank MerleY375
Reviewed 4 February 2018

We stopped for breakfast on the way out of town. Our daughter and I ordered an omelette...it was HUGE. We brought half of it home. The restaurant is owned by one of the "servers". He was extremely friendly, helpful and VERY, VERY busy. We WILL...More

Thank sdrnek22
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

I had breakfast here this morning. The waitstaff was very friendly and attentive. My omelet was stuffed with mushrooms and cheese and perfectly cooked. The home fries were very good and not greasy. The bisquit was small but flaky and tasty. With coffee it cost...More

Thank T3079KDstevenb
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Found this on tripadvisor and saw the great reviews so decided to eat breakfast there. It is on the main street next to neat little shops. The service is great, the food excellent. The only complaint is the expensive regular coffee at $2.75. Would eat...More

Thank RDM12345
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

The portions are huge. I had the corned beef and egg breakfast and could have shared I️t and still been full. The food was delicious. The Nitro cold brew was a jolt. It’s ambiance is old school diner. The service was quick and responsive. I...More

Thank lmb1989
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Myself and my wife were travelling from San Framcisco down to LA on a 10 day road trip. One morning we decided to randomly pull off the 101 and grab some food, we found this place and were extremely lucky. The place is really clean,...More

1  Thank Steven B
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We just managed to get inside, be warmly welcomed and seated before the 2.00pm closed sign went up. We counted ourselves lucky as the friendly staff served up a tasty lunch of two grilled chicken sandwiches exactly as ordered.

Thank Geoff & Barbara
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This is my favorite breakfast spot in Carpinteria. Everything we had was super tasty. The decor is really cute. The service is great. Coffee is good. If I lived there, I would be a regular!

Thank Maria C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 973 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2044
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carpinteria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-745-1828
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