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Helena Avenue Bakery

131 Anacapa St Ste C, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1860
+1 805-880-3383
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (3 reviews)
“bread” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
131 Anacapa St Ste C, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1860
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had heard about this place but discovered in only a few months ago. Have had breakfast, lunch and takeout...all outstanding.

Thank UncleJoeCalifornia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing, Amazing, Amazing!!! Love the concept. Love the see through kitchen, and seating area. I follow you on Ista and can't wait to be back. LOVE the bread twists.

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Helena Ave Bakery is one of my favorite "Go To" places in Santa Barbara,The buns, scones and bread are incredible and always fresh. I don't eat eggs but my friends all love the Green Breakfast Bowl....healthy and delicious combo of flavors. I also love the...More

Thank dcdreyer
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Great pastries. The morning buns are fresh. I am partial morning buns. They are one of the first pastries I learned to make in culinary school.

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Helena is an excellent bakery with many baked items for carry out. But, it also serves an in house breakfast, with homemade breads, cereal, and good coffee. Very convenient for the hotels in the area.

Thank 293MikeT
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

We’ve enjoyed their delicious baked goods before at one of the local restaurants that serve Helena’s products, but never stopped in just to have our own experience here. Breakfast was over when we arrived so we created our own little feast with fig and rosemary...More

Thank Ira L
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We had breakfast there our last day in SB on our way out of town. All of the food and baked goods are prepared fresh right in front of your eyes. This a a go to place for all!!

Thank coachee1313
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Stopped for coffee at Helena Avenue Bakery in Santa Barbara. Good coffee to go, a bit pricy. Unfortunately only found short term parking nearby

Thank Andrey V
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We didn't stay to eat here but got loaves to go a couple of times. The breads were delicious, easy to digest and kept well. Trendy cool atmosphere if you want to stay for wine and a sandwich.

Thank ErinJE
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Plenty of indoor and outdoor shady seating and decent WiFi make this a good place to work. Nice music playing, from Beach House to Grizzly Bear. Great coffee – no pour-overs, but their drip coffee tasted fresh. It’s from the Dart Coffee Co. (new to...More

Thank jkaybay
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US$5 - US$20
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 Anacapa St Ste C, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1860
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-880-3383
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