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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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“oatmeal” (13 reviews)
“acai bowl” (19 reviews)
“smoothie” (9 reviews)
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331 Motor Way, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3436
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Reviewed 9 January 2015

I look forward to visiting backyard bowl when in SB. The recipe of their Island bowl is perfectly calculated. The portions are generous and flavor is delicious. I've tried other shops similar to it and none compare. Highly recommended.

Thank luckydean23
Reviewed 4 January 2015 via mobile

Excellent bowls and smoothies. Generous serving of berries and a huge menu to choose from. Went back twice in one day!

Thank Jono L
Reviewed 24 November 2014

Really great, inventive breakfast with beautiful ingredients; if only they did coffee (the coffee from the place a couple of doors away was horrible, even by US standards)

Thank Grays41
Reviewed 13 November 2014

My daughter has raved about Acai bowls for the past 6 months and we got lucky and stumbled on a tiny place on State Street in Santa Barbara that had them. I had the berry bowl and my husband had the tropical bowl. The cost...More

Thank Becky W
Reviewed 12 November 2014

My 26 year old and I had each had yummy large bowls with pureed fruit and acai berries and toppings of granola, more fresh fruit of your choosing, including tropical fruit, if desired. He had the power bowl. Always his request when he visits home.

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 3 November 2014

Fab selection, good and fresh. I hadn't experienced these before but thought them delicious. Puréed acai berries make a great foundation and there was a bit of crunch too.

Thank foodie16
Reviewed 22 October 2014

This is a good place for breakfast, everything is served in a bowl and the combinations are interesting and quite tasty. we really enjoyed it. (the bowls are quite large so sharing is not a bad idea)>

Thank gary s
Reviewed 11 August 2014

We seemed to be the only tourists there, as everyone else were locals. Delicious breakfast bowls full of fresh fruit, granola and other good things.

Thank Spike927
Reviewed 16 July 2014

This was absolutely the most delicious meal I had during my vacation in California, May 2013. We even went there twice. The fruits were fresh an the service quick, although it was pretty crowded in the afternoon. I had Berry Bowl and the next time...More

1  Thank Christina_on_holiday
Reviewed 18 June 2014 via mobile

Lovely healthy breakfast. Absolutely loved it! Smoothies looked good to. Wish we had something like this back home in Holland!

Thank Wendy S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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