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Backyard Bowls

331 Motor Way, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3436
+1 805-845-5379
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good19%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“acai bowl” (17 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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331 Motor Way, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3436
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1 - 10 of 119 reviews

Reviewed 26 April 2017

We called by here for a healthy breakfast. The bowls are made to order with really fresh fruit. A really tasty and healthy breakfast. The place was very busy so you can expect to have to wait a while, but well worth it.

Thank UkSil
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

I love this place. All healthy stuff and made to order. As has been mentioned on other reviews, it's a bit surfer dude / hippy but / trendy tattoos but, you are in California after all!! Even as a hard nosed Londoner, I thought this...More

Thank R1der
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Hippies have difficulty cleaning anything. So don't expect a clean environment here. My nose started running and I was sneezing - while sitting in their semi-outdoor patio. I wondered if my spoon was washed? The food itself is doused in honey or agave. The Acai...More

Thank MitsoukoRussie
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Everything about this lovely, smoothie cafe tucked on the very end of State Street ticks all the boxes Santa Barbara has reputed for - ultimate perfection. Anything off the Backyard menu will leave you feeling full, vibrate and well worth the price. I would eat...More

Thank agnoel
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Acai and fruit bows, different varieties offered. They also have smoothies. We chose the fruit bowls and they were fresh and tasty!

Thank georga b
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We were on a trip up the West Coast, stayed in various hotels along the way, ate all the pancakes, bacon, maple syrup...man v food breakfasts you could imagine, but this place beats them all hands down. Fresh clean, healthy options. I tried the yoghurt...More

Thank NCLman1979
Reviewed 17 October 2016

These guys were the pioneer in the Acai bowl world 6 years ago, and in my opinion have the best acai in town. The 'Backyard Bowl' is their flagship deluxe bowl with all the goodies.

Thank WanderVision
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This place is the real deal. It's a treasure and a treat to yourself when you discover, and it's also addicting. They only use good ingredients, none of that high corn fructose syrup. And for that, all of our bodies are thankful.

Thank Undread
Reviewed 15 July 2016

great mix of healthyand yummy ingredients - only downside is the frozen acai custard base they use , created a brain freeze first thing in the morning...

Thank SavageKing
Reviewed 23 June 2016

After a nice morning bike ride, we headed to Backyard Bowl for a filling, yummy breakfast and it did not disappoint. Service was super friendly, atmosphere was cool and the breakfast was delicious. I ordered the island bowl (regular size and it was a huge!!...More

Thank SweetPeaAdventures
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 17:00
Monday
07:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 17:00
Thursday
07:00 - 17:00
Friday
07:00 - 17:00
Saturday
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 331 Motor Way, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3436
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-845-5379
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