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The Shop

730 N Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3029
+1 805-845-1696
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“chapati” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
730 N Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3029
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1 - 10 of 44 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm gonna say it... BETTER THAN LA SUPER-RICA or at least the lack of line and hype. This place is so hidden that you will miss it or at least I did AND I was looking for it. It looks like a mechanic's shop with...More

Thank DanielleRenee805
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the eggs Benedict with fried chicken. It was the best eggs Benedict I've ever had. My husband had the one with pork and it was as delicious. I highly recommend this place for breakfast great prices and casual

Thank wagornat
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely spot on Milpas. Nice musical ambiance. Friendly counter people. Mac on Crack was a disaster. The floury? base was grainy, lacked flavor. Too much apple and pecans. not enough blue cheese and other cheese. Too liquidy. Not MY kind of comfort food. :-( Hubby...More

Thank daynacrow
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Heard people mention this while out walking and had to try it. I had the Tugboat and she had the fish tacos. Both were excellent. We sat outside under umbrellas and had choice of several sauces. I was full, she couldn't finish. We will go...More

Thank verifind
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

One of the best eggs Benedict I've ever had, the "tug boat" is pretty awesome. The "French chicken" wasn't very appealing when seen in the menu, but actually is interesting and tastes good. The ingredients seem to be of a decent quality, and the kitchen...More

Thank Raefearless
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

It's a sunny and warm day outside, and we enjoyed a fabulous brunch at The Shop. Ingredients are fresh and the Eastside, Tugboat, Frenchie and the fish tacos were all great. The patio seating is next to a mechanic, but we didn't mind.

Thank nuboy
Reviewed 24 November 2016

The Shop provided the food for our son's recent wedding and it was outstanding in every respect. We would highly recommend them to anyone.

Thank Steen H
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

So delicious and rich and healthy. Simple setting outside, but charming. Eat with the locals, no tourists to find, since it is a block away from State Street.

Thank TinaWachter
Reviewed 7 November 2016

The food is fancier than the setting at this yummy, neighborhood cafe. It was popular on a Sunday morning without being crowded, which indoor and outdoor seating and counter service. The portions were huge - we could have split items. I got the Rollex ($9),...More

Thank Christina W
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

I come here each time I'm in SB for a quick breakfast. The food is local, organic and delicious! It is also served quick and the staff is always incredibly friendly. My only complaint is the coffee if you stay and eat is still served...More

Thank christiemb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 15:00
Monday
08:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 15:00
Thursday
08:00 - 15:00
Friday
08:00 - 15:00
Saturday
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 730 N Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3029
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-845-1696
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