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Lucky Llama Coffee

5100 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-1989
+1 805-684-8811
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“acai bowl” (23 reviews)
“granola” (4 reviews)
“great coffee” (8 reviews)
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6:30 AM - 4:30 PM Hours
Cafe, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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5100 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-1989
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

I can’t vouch either way about the coffee but I go here every time in Carp, for the Moon bowl - it’s just fantastic. Also you can sit outside, away from the road, read your book or paper and just chill, and that’s hard to...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Very popular with the locals. Good coffee with fast service. Great outdoor patio. Right on the main drag with plenty of off street parking. Recommended.

Thank T3079KDstevenb
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Pretty good coffee, friendly service, good for a pastry or quick snack. Seating inside and out. Art work on the walls, younger people work here.

Thank ferdferd
Reviewed 17 January 2018

We went there twice. The first time we had friendly, competent staff and a solid latte and adequate americano. The second time the staff kept screwing up our drinks, which took forever and were ultimately not so great. the outdoor patio is absolutely lovely, and...More

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Not a contender in high-end espresso coffee. We had espresso drinks which were sour and weren't impressed with the flavor. The place is what can be described as beach rustic so beach, gym, or weekend chore clothes fit in perfectly. It seems fine for a...More

Thank PhultonPhorever
Reviewed 29 November 2017

First of all, there aren't any other coffee shops in Carpinteria other than Coffee Bean and Crushcakes, so there is not much point of a comparison to the somewhat artisanal coffee experience in the area. That being said, the staff here are incredibly rude, time...More

Thank UptownGirl805
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Very friendly atmosphere, and very popular with the locals. Everyone feels welcome here and the coffee is just a plus.

Thank James M
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

I’ve been here several times and really enjoy the ambiance of this laid back but always busy little coffeehouse. It’s fun to just sit back and people watch while catching up with friends and sipping a good cup of coffee. Love the atmosphere of it...More

Thank 524char
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Truly excellent espresso, the real test of any coffee establishment. Though just short of world class, Lucky Llama is close and I happily enjoyed it each morning in town. Easy parking and nice indoor and outdoor seating areas make for nice people watching while sipping...More

Thank CaseyfromBoston
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Any visit to Carp is wasted if you don't stop at Lucky Llama for a coffee/pastry or acai bowl. The lines are long, the wait for your acai bowl can be even longer, but it's all worth it. The place is always packed (locals, cyclists,...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 4:30 PM
6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5100 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-1989
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carpinteria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-684-8811
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