The abundance of indoor and outdoor seating, its own small parking lot, late night hours and surf theme make this a busy local hangout. Great food along with great coffee. Located on the corner of Mission Street and De la Vina Street.
The homey, living room atmosphere (right down to the fireplace) of this place attracts locals and just those in search of a good cup of coffee. Sit on a couch and linger. Hidden at 4447 Hollister Avenue two blocks past Modoc Road, but worth the journey to find it!
OK, it is a chain, but it is conveniently located on upper State Street, and has both indoor and some outdoor seating. Great coffee and tea! 3905 State Street
Santa Barbara Roasting Company
An oddly hidden place in a high-profile spot, but worth the effort to find it. The industrial decor suits it well, since it is within a block of the 101 Freeway. Great coffee made from locally roasted beans. WiFi. Located at 321 Motor Way behind the City parking lot just off the 300 block of State Street.
Vices & Spices
Looking for the oldest, most unassuming and homey coffee place in Santa Barbara, try this one on Upper State Street. It is so small, you will probably drive right by it, but there is ample parking behind the store. Be ready for great service and rare coffees. 3558 State Street