We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Shop

730 N Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3029
+1 805-845-1696
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“fried chicken” (5 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (7 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
730 N Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3029
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (55)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 55 reviews

Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

What a great find. The reviews and pictures drew me in. I had the chilaquiles and my husband had the YOLO and both were so yummy. It’s fairly small with some indoor and outdoor seating. You order at a walk up window but they bring...More

Thank Aletha F
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Had heard about this place but initially it was open only for lunch. Finally went there for dinner before a concert at the nearby Santa Barbara County Bowl. It is very much a former walk-up place (I recall hot dogs and then burritos as primary...More

Thank UncleJoeCalifornia
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

I live just up the road from this place and I think I’ve visited every breakfast place in the city. This is my go to when guests are in town and they often have groupons because it is a bit pricey. Get a tugboat (their...More

Thank Lauren A
Reviewed 2 December 2017

The restaurant has no atmosphere, but the food is fantastic. Really everything is tasty, From The fried chicken sandwich to the eggs Benedict. Go before noon as it gets a bit crowded. There is no service as you just wait in line to order and...More

Thank Goletaslim
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Amazing breakfast in Santa Barbra! As soon as we walked up to the order window we were greeted by the helpful and friendly waiter. He gave us some recommendations and helped us navigate through the menu, we told him it was our first time here....More

Thank Athina I
Reviewed 17 November 2017

I love a good eggs benedict and different variations of it. I truly wanted to order everything on the menu as it all looks very good. I will be back when I am in Santa Barbara again

Thank lltman
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

I'd heard the Tugboat was good, but, wow, with maple smoked bacon and a yummy hollandaise sauce.....I'll come back just for this. But to top it off, BEST grits I've had outside Blackberry Farm in Tennessee!

Thank Ontheroad05
Reviewed 19 September 2017

So my son and my wife and granddaughter went to breakfast at The Shop, De la Guerra and Milpas Sts here and Santa Barbara. Been here all my life, didn't know anything about The Shop. Live and learn, it was great! They have food you...More

Thank OLDFirefighter
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

On the Labor Day weekend we decided to explore Santa Barbara and start our day off with a hearty breakfast. The Shop Kitchen is located in a family neighborhood just outside of town. The Shop has a large outdoor seating area which was a bonus...More

Thank Kaisers5
Reviewed 4 September 2017

This is the third time I've been to The Shop. I've been a repeat customer because the menu is so imaginative and tasty sounding; I keep forgetting the follow-through isn't much good. The seating, at lunch time, was full and we waited to assemble and...More

Thank Mary W
Nearby HotelsSee all 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
Spanish Garden Inn
1,307 reviews
1.01 km away
Hotel Santa Barbara
358 reviews
1.49 km away
Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara
796 reviews
1.58 km away
Kimpton Canary Hotel
1,139 reviews
1.59 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Los Agaves
1,100 reviews
.28 km away
La Super-Rica Taqueria
526 reviews
.20 km away
Arnoldi's Cafe
102 reviews
.67 km away
Nearby Attractions
Santa Barbara Certified Farmers Market
66 reviews
1.15 km away
Lobero Theatre
49 reviews
1.31 km away
El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park
106 reviews
1.22 km away
Santa Barbara Historical Museum
49 reviews
1.15 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Shop staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 730 N Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3029
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-845-1696
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing