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Cajun Kitchen Cafe

901 Chapala St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3216
+1 805-965-1004
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good44%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“cornbread” (6 reviews)
“french toast” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
901 Chapala St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3216
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

Being a Santa Barbara native, my first visit to Cajun Kitchen was in Summer of 1985 at the De La Vina Street location. Richard, pictured, started the De La Vina Street location August 15, 1984. Since then, he has opened four more locations between Goleta,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Firehousecat
Reviewed 16 September 2018

They snuck my mom and I in at 2:50- they close at 3 for part of the day and reopen for dinner. We we very grateful. The food was really good. We both ordered the blackened chicken- I recommend it. I enjoyed both the cornbread...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank bluebravo99
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Have always loved this spot for breakfast. The plates are creative& delicious! I recommend this one.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Connie O
Reviewed 9 February 2018

I liked the veggie scramble and even the wheat toast seemed better than usual. My husband was very happy with his chicken fried steak with gravy. The orange juice was not ideal but the service was friendly and quick. The design is like a diner...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Phoebe059
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Food is good, but there are many places nearby with good breakfasts. The Heuvos Rancheros are good. Service starts off well, but they literally stopped bringing me coffee and skipped over me despite me lifting my empty cup as the person with the coffee walked...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank MaikKubo
Reviewed 24 November 2017

I`ve had good breakfasts here, but recently waited for over 15 minutes for an order to arrive and seeing other orders that were taken after mine being served and having a time issue, I had to leave. There`s no question, they have good basic food...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank BlakievanHemert
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Met others there for brunch and there was something for everyone, and lots of it. Bloody Marys were great. Every egg dish tried was enjoyed and service was fast and excellent.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Bethany H
Reviewed 31 October 2017

This was a hearty breakfast and just what are family needed before our trip home. As soon as we saw the people waiting outside we knew we had to check it out. Even though there were plenty of people waiting for a table it only...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Crushing73
Reviewed 27 October 2017

If you're hungry for a REAL breakfast, such as eggs, meats, excellent coffee look no further in Santa Barbara than Cajun Kitchen. The food is delicious and the service is so friendly and efficient. Highly recommended for breakfast/brunch.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Waterloonie
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Ate at Cajun Kitchen Cafe twice while we were in Santa Barbara. We ate there for both breakfast and lunch and both meals were fantastic. A testament to how popular this restaurant is is that it is usually very crowded with locals! The service and...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Ken J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 Chapala St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3216
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-965-1004
It seems like every other restaurant in the chain is listed on your site except this one. The one on Chapala Street is definitely the best!!
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