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Natural Cafe

361 Hitchcock Way, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-4001
+1 805-563-1163
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tofu” (4 reviews)
“burger” (5 reviews)
“caesar salad” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
361 Hitchcock Way, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-4001
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at the Natural Cafe restaurant. The food was excellent. We got good portions at a good price. The staff was so friendly and accommodating. Loved the ambiance of the cafe with outdoor seating.

Thank Gail Lynn W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I expected to walk into a small dive, but what I found was a really pleasant place, well-lighted with high ceilings. There's indoor and outdoor dining, and I chose to sit outdoors as it was quieter. I asked the man behind the counter where I...More

Thank rubycafe
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Natural Cafe is a chain of restaurants around the Central Coast of CA. Each one I went to was consistently great. They have large salads with fresh ingredients and well prepared protein choices (fish, chicken.). To Go or Eat In options are available too. You...More

Thank Lydia G
Reviewed 20 May 2018

When my husband and I visited the Natural Café, it was Friday lunchtime and very crowded! There were more than a dozen people in line in front of us, but we still got our meals served in about ten minutes. We found the staff friendly...More

Thank SharineCalifornia
Reviewed 8 May 2018

All the food they serve here is above average and very delicious! Out of the way location, but worth finding! Excellent service too.I always stop here when Im in Santa Barbara.

Thank mabow500
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Ate here twice in a week. East Bay Salad was excellent. Had the grilled cheeses with avocado and tomato and a caesar salad with avocado. I will be back.

Thank dayzpen
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Mainly vegetarian but some chicken and fish. Light, bright, clean with an outside patio under umbrellas. Portions large enough to split for kids or small eaters and some soup & salad combos. Free parking. Turn right off the La Cumbre exit from N101 and left...More

Thank IdeasAndOpinions
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

A great lunch spot for a more health-conscious meal! Nice selection of options of fish, other meats, vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free. Able to accommodate a wide variety of dietary restrictions and preferences, which was very much appreciated by both myself and my dining companion....More

Thank SLPlovesPE42
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We went there while visiting Santa Barbara and were very impressed with the restaurant. It is very casual; you order at the counter. I had the Good Karma burger and it was excellent. Veggie burgers can be hit and miss, but this was a real...More

Thank I M
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We have eaten "early dinner" here after work on Friday evenings many times, and we keep coming back. The food is delicious and healthy. The menu is ample, and the only difficulty is deciding what to order, since everything on the menu sounds so good....More

Thank HappyTrails12345
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 361 Hitchcock Way, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-4001
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-563-1163
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