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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
09:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
Closed now
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Tue - Sun 09:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
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173 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

I enjoyed a terrific brunch here. My portion of Eggs Benedict with ham was so large I could not finish it, though it was my fault for tucking into my partner's side dish of fries. We sat outside and the patio heaters kept us lovely and warm. Service was prompt and attentive throughout.

Thank yorkshirecat56
Redlands, California
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

What a nice place. It was cold and we sat outside, the heaters did a good job and still it was a pleasant time. Food..... Superb!! Service very good - staff always around. Go early it gets crowded - I will be back

Thank carolina o
Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

What a wonderful experience. We sat outside on their patio and felt like we were at a cafe in Spain. It was gorgeous. The eggs benedict and brussel sprouts were to die for. The staff was friendly and knowledgeable about their menu. We were so happy with our experience and would recommend you try their delicious food!

Thank Ala K
Central Cali
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75 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

I visited the Begonia solo. I was treated like the invisible woman. The waitress had too many tables and neglected everyone....not her fault. My pancakes, three very small ones, were burned and should not have been served. In addition, they were already covered with syrup when delivered. I don't do syrup, but the hostess who delivered them ran away with... More 

Thank momalu444
Los Altos, California
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84 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015

Their menu changes, so, you might not be able to order the same thing twice -- which probably isn't a bad thing since there are lots of good things that come from their kitchen. When we were there our group had crab benedict -- which disappeared and I heard was quite good. And egg dishes (one a Mediterranean) -- also... More 

Thank A M
Santa Monica, CA
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55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2015

My favorite breakfast spot in Santa Barbara! Good service, very nice setting and yummy food!! Try everything!!

Thank patches440
San Jose, California
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015

On a previous trip to Santa Barbara 3 years ago my wife and I had breakfast at the Scarlett Begonia and we have talked about since then. On our recent trip we went back and it did not disappoint. I had the shrimp and grits with poached eggs and it was great. My wife had some kind of breakfast sandwich... More 

Thank Fred L
New York City, New York
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114 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015

Excellent breakfasat fare. Very creative and tasty menu. Good service. Fun and pleasant outdoor dining.

Thank arthshapiro
Thousand Oaks, California
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015

good food, and coffee. over priced. paid $41 for breakfast. that evening we had a great dinner WITH DRINKS at Olio Pizzeria and it cost only $15 more

Thank allan s
Santa Barbara, California
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

I am a local and a recurrent Customer at this place. I LOVE this hidden restaurant for breakfast or lunch. I love that it has an outside patio with a water fountain BUt to be honest something is going on here since my last visit I was overwhelmed by their prices!!!! It is as expensive to eat there as it... More 

Thank Lucila S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
09:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
09:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
09:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
09:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
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?