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Worker Bee Cafe

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973 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2044
+1 805-745-1828
07:30 - 14:00
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Englewood, Colorado
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was very rushed and he did not like answering any questions. The food was good nothing outstanding. However they Kombucha on tap that is excellent!

Burbank, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Corned beef hash was some of the best we have ever tasted. Home made gluten free very, very good. We will definitely go back.

Thank Opalann53
Carpinteria, California
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a great place run by the family, love the place and great service all the time, food is great, coffee, cinnamon roll is yummy . you going to love it . enojy !! .

Thank Carpas ollie E
Santa Barbara, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Great breakfast with large portions. The service was excellent and the coffee was always full. We will be back again when we are in the area.

Thank AlanM44
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Came here for breakfast, ended up trying the Worker Burger it was amazing!! My husband had the grilled chicken club which was also amazing, great, friendly service! If we're in the area again, definitely a place we're coming back to!!

Thank andrea m
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84 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Breakfast or lunch can be enjoyed there in this cozy restaurant. Service is attentive and friendly by the pleasant ladies. We like especially the omelets and oatmeal to start the day. Others rave about the pork belly sandwich. In case they are too full one can walk down Linden to Essaus which also has similar wholesome food.

Thank ResponsibleTraveler
Bakersfield, California
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

After eating breakfast at Esau's three times in six days, we decided to shake things up and try the Worker Bee. We were promptly greeted and seated with our orders being taken shortly thereafter. But it was a good 35-40 minutes until we got our food. Way too long for a breakfast joint to make you wait for simple food.... More 

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Ventura, California
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Breakfast for 4. One blueberry milk shake, two breakfast burritos and corn beef potatoes with eggs. Selected the jalapeño bacon and added avocado for the burritos. All good. The coffee was good and the waitress was there each time to refill. It was a hot day. 80 plus. The place does not have air conditioning and it was getting uncomfortable... More 

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Odenton, Maryland
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

This is the best place for breakfast. The owners are transplanted New Yorkers and not only is the food the best but the suggestions they give you is terrific as well. They only do breakfast and I guess brunch but it is the best I have had Ina long time.

Thank nygalt
Carpinteria, California
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67 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Home made specialities - great coffee. Casual and friendly - right on Linden and short walk to the beach.

Thank Patti E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 973 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2044
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carpinteria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-745-1828

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?