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Backyard Bowls

331 Motor Way, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3436
+1 805-845-5379
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good18%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“acai bowls” (16 reviews)
“oatmeal” (13 reviews)
“smoothie” (9 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
331 Motor Way, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3436
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21 - 30 of 113 reviews

Reviewed 20 January 2016

Unfortunately they add too much processed sugar to their bowls. Fruit doesn't need added sugar so I'm not sure why they insist on making this sickeningly sweet. I wish they had a no sugar option but unfortunately they do not.

Thank Charlotte G
Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

Had some time to kill by myself for lunch. Had the Berry Bowl and it was great. I got a Large, which was huge. Great flavor, great ingredients, great place.

1  Thank Jason D
Reviewed 19 October 2015

We stopped here two mornings in a row. The first visit we ordered the breakfast bowl called PB & J Quinoa. This was amazing but too much food for one person. My husband ordered the same bowl since we love peanut butter. The jelly was...More

1  Thank fivemutts
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Each of the Backyard Bowls are a bit different. I like the La Cumbre Plaza one best of all, don't know if it's their employees, the location, or I go their the most. Every bowl is tasty and every bowl is extremely satisfying.

1  Thank runningtrip
Reviewed 26 August 2015

We enjoyed a great and really healthy breakfast here during our Californian Road trip holiday back in May. This open-fronted venue (with undercover seating is situated quite close to the junction of the main shopping street and the seafront promenade. Super choice of healthy, freshly...More

2  Thank Chosenhiller
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Really enjoyed this place. We had a Mama's Oatmeal Bowl, Spartan Bowl, and shared a Kale Smoothie. Skipped the honey on all of them, personally think this stuff is sweet enough with just the fruit.

1  Thank Amanda Q
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

Didn't want to eat a boring & unhealthy breakfast at our hotel. My husband & I shared a bowl of oatmeal and a bowl of yogurt. Yummy. A little pricey but so much healthier.

1  Thank Jacqueline S
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

Great selection of bowls. Fresh ingredients, huge portions, fast service. A must when looking for healthy options! Yum!

1  Thank Holly L
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Great place for creative, healthy breakfast. You can mix and match and create a great meal with fruit, granola, nuts, superfoods, almond milk.

Thank lindalbert
Reviewed 23 June 2015

This was my very first Acai bowl, so I didn't have much to compare it to. That being said, I loved it! The texture is thicker than a smoothie, but still creamy. Delicious for breakfast or snack. I had a large, but a small probably...More

1  Thank Don W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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