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Scarlett Begonia

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11 W Victoria St Ste 10, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-5142 (State Street)
+1 805-770-2143
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09:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
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Tue - Sun 09:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
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Walnut Creek, California
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In this hidden away spot, one immediately realizes the specialness of Scarlett Begonia Friendly, professional service greets you in this pleasant, busy location The food is spectacular, and more interesting than we had experienced for breakfast Shrimp and grits with poached eggs, carmelized onions, roasted red peppers, argula, and avocado were so amazingly satisfying No room for the enormous cinnamon... More 

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Thank ksk503
San Jose, California
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Scarlett Begonia is the restaurant that my wife and I have to go to whenever we are in Santa Barbara. The food is amazing and the staff is great. I had the shrimp and grits and my wife had the lemon ricotta pancakes. Both were great and we are so happy that the quality of the food has not... More 

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Thank Fred L
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although it was a bit hard to find (even though I had google maps guiding me) when I found it I did not regret it. It's a small adorable restaurant that has a whimsical feeling with fountains, plants and interesting people dining there. The food was delicious, I would love to go back.

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Thank Maria G
Boston Area
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154 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Scarlett Begonia had interesting, tasty vegetarian food and good service. They offer a little courtyard out back that backs up on an ally to dine al fresco. We'd go back.

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Thank BlueTravels
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Ate here for lunch earlier in the week. It was terrific in all respects. Very nice service. My wife loved the curried chicken. I had one of the best burgers ever, very juicy and tasty. It is a bit hard to find, but well worth the effort

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Thank teddydove
Oceanside, California
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This little restaurant was a very pleasant suprise. Situated in a courtard reminicent of a location in France, you feel like you aren't in California. Eating outside with a small wonderful provides a great backdrop to sit, relax and have a wondeful meal. I had egg's benedict and my wife crepes. Both were amazing... We selected this restaurant based on... More 

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Thank John B
Arcata. CA.
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78 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

A friend had eaten there and recommended it. It is in a little courtyard off State Street. It is easily missed walking down the street. Once you are there it is a pleasant quiet scenic courtyard. I tried the summer omelet for dinner. It is not a usual dinner I get but it was done well with many vegetables. They... More 

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Thank Johnoftheredwoods
near NYC
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Lemon ricotta pancakes - A+ Pea Pod scrambled eggs - A+ French toast - A+ Homemade Granola and Yogurt - A+ Bacon - A+ Morning drinks with cucumber vodka, maple rye and all kinds of fresh product - a+

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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

We are locals. We went for breakfast recently and had such a good experience we came back 4 days later to try dinner. Both menus were incredibly creative. We dine out often and we have become pretty jaded. It is hard to come up with new tastes for breakfast but they have done it. We are in their lovely patio... More 

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Thank Michael G
Santa Ana, California, United States
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

It was good. It was too bad they served me burnt bread and did not seem to pay any attention to it. I ordered a cheese plate with my glass of Cava which was very good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
Thursday
09:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
Friday
09:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 W Victoria St Ste 10, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-5142
    (State Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-770-2143

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?