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Santa Barbara is a city and county that has famously good taste. That applies to our coffee preferences as well. Here are the best coffee shops in Santa Barbara.

Vices & Spices

For the past four decades, Vices & Spices has been a go-to spot for delicious espresso and a variety of delicious coffees. There are a number of signature house blends here, and among the most popular are the Obama Blend, and the Magic Blend.

Vices & Spices From Around The World. 3358 State St.

The Santa Barbara Roasting Company

The Santa Barbara Roasting Company is a spacious cafe with large windows that welcome in Santa Barbara’s warm sunlight everyday. The shop comes to life daily with contemporary music, coazy seating, and an enthusiastic staff. When you’re there, try blends from the company’s Naturally Grown Coffee line, comprised of organic and fairly-traded beans.

Santa Barbara Roasting Company. 321 Motor Way.

The Daily Grind

You can come to The Daily Grind all day long for healthy eats like sandwiches, salads, and smoothies. This lunch and breakfast spot also has some cafe favorites including pastries, and some delicious cups of coffee. It’s also well known as being one of the most reputable breakfast burritos spots in Santa Barbara.

The Daily Grind. 2001 De La Vina St.

The French Press

The French Press is a well-known, bustling coffee shop in Santa Barbara. The colorful and spacious interior makes it a great spot to head with a friend or loved one for an afternoon French Press. Along with it you can have a pastry that was made from scratch in house.

The French Press. 528 Anacapa St.

Breakfast Culture Club

Located right downtown, this modern boutique serves up the acclaimed brand Handlebar coffee. The inside is also decorated with unique works of art by creators from around the world, making it a nice cafe to work out of in Santa Barbara.

Breakfast Culture Club. 711 Chapala St.

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