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Renaud's Patisserie & Bistro

3315 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-2623
+1 805-569-2400
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“macaroons” (26 reviews)
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French, Cafe, European
$$ - $$$
3315 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-2623
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Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

After reading the reviews on this place hubby and I decided to give it a go. It really lives up to its reputation really good almond cuiasonts and plain cuiasonts and there cookies are excellent.

Thank Maria H
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We were in Santa Barbara for a week, staying at the Pepper Tree Motel. Not far from the motel we found the State Street location of Renaud’s bakery. We enjoyed their breakfast, sometimes sharing their 3 egg omelette with potatoes and delicious multi-grain bread. The...More

Thank sssnancysss
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We stopped in last week for a mid afternoon treat at the Upper State Street Renaud's and were so delighted with the pastry and beverage selections. This was our first time in and were guests of friends who live in Santa Barbara. Although there were...More

Thank Alice F
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We were in for lunch and I had the soup. It was very good but left me wanting more. My main problem was the noise, it is really noisy in the place. Next, it need a sprucing up, the walls were scraped up from chairs...More

Thank OLDFirefighter
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Oh my! It's wonderful when a bakery lives up to it's reputation. And Renaud's actually was better than we expected. Everything is just what you would find at an excellent Patisserie in France - buttery, flaky, and flavorful. And it's not just the croissants and...More

Thank fun4fvg
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Sandwiches, pastries,salads omelets - you named are from an other world!! I ordered a croissant with home made jam and a cup of cappuccino coffee !! The best ever tasted!! My friends they had a sandwich with ham and cheese and also two other pastries...More

Thank Alex T
Reviewed 2 February 2017

The almond croissant and quiche Lorraine were out of this world. Strongly recommend stopping here forc lunch or brunch!

Thank kellypY8396AH
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We had espressos and fresh bakery cookies after an hour in Chaucer's bookstore. Sat outside in warm sun but plenty of space indoors as well as heartier food that I saw on others' plate.

1  Thank bettypon7
Reviewed 26 December 2016

We are regulars here, the pastries are even better than every place we visited in Paris- Thank you Renaud and Nicole for getting this absolutely right for SB. We send our foodie visiting friends here, always have rave reviews. Hint: for a gift - hostess...More

Thank psharina
Reviewed 30 November 2016

You order at counter and seating inside and out. Locals brought us twice during our visit. I enjoyed the limitless self-serve coffee and sampled various croissants - almond was my favorite. Others in party enjoyed egg sandwichs and quiche. All was good and it was...More

Thank NWRunner
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3315 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-2623
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-569-2400
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